Frequently asked questions

Here is a list of frequently asked questions, we hope that you will find the answer you are looking for but if not then please call us on 020 7993 8027 or click to live chat.

How much does it cost to get a Russian visa?
The price varies depending on whether you plan to visit Russia as a tourist or on business, how long you plan to stay for and what service you would like throughout your application process.  You can see prices and start the application process by click on this link...do I need a visa and how much does it cost?

What is a 'Tourist Voucher'?
A tourist voucher is an official document issued by an approved organisation within Russia, the document is essentially an invitation that reassures the Russian consulate that you intend to spend your time in Russia solely as a tourist.  This document is essential if you are applying for a tourist visa, you cannot apply for a Russian visa without it.  We can supply this document for you.

What is a 'Business Invitation'?
A business invitation is similar to the 'tourist voucher' (see above) and shows the Russian consulate that you intend to visit Russia to conduct business.  We can supply these for you, you will be offered this service when ordering from us.

What is the maximum duration I can stay as a tourist in Russia?
Whether you apply for a single or double entry tourist visa, your total stay will be limited to 30 days.  For a double entry visa this means that the period between the entry date of your first visit and the exit date of you second visit can be a maximum of 30 days.

Can I get a multi entry visa as a tourist?
No, tourist visas are given for single or double entry but not multi.

Can I get a multi entry business visa?
Yes, but there are some conditions.  The main condition is that you must have at least one previous visa in your passport and it does not matter whether that was as a tourist or on business.  If you have specific questions about your business visa requirements then please speak to one of our agents by calling on 020 7993 8027 or through live chat.