Russian Tourist Visa

United Kingdom

When traveling to Russia, citizens of Great Britain are required to have valid tourist visas. Visa processing time is 7-10 calendar days. Urgent processing service (next working day) is available for additional fee.

Documents required to apply for Tourist Visa:

  1. Filled in on-line, then printed out and signed application form, one per person;
  2. National passport (original);
  3. One professional passport sized (3,5 x 4,5 cm) photo;
  4. Visa support documents: an invitation/ confirmation and a tour voucher, issued by an authorized Russian hosting travel company, a copy of your travel itinerary showing arrival and departure dates, confirmation of the prepaid hotel reservation and insurance (if available).

When all documents are ready, you must submit your application either to the Russian Visa Application Center in London

                                                                                                               or to the Russian Visa Application Center in Edinburgh

                                                                                                           Official Visa Requirements and Visa Fees


  • Use our document preparation service which includes visa invitation, itinerary, review of your application (please contact us if this service is required).
  • Ideal time to start your visa process is 60 days prior to your departure.
  • Kindly ensure that the dates of your entry and exit, as entered in the application form, match with or fall within the period specified in the supporting documents.
  • If you plan to enter country more than once on your trip, you will need a double entry visa.
  • Your passport must be  valid for at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from Russia. At least two pages (side by side) of the passport should be free from notes.
  • Photos should be not more than 6 months old,  taken against light background and display a full frontal view of the face.

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