Russian Private Visa
The Application Process
PLEASE NOTE: From 10 December 2014 all Russian visa applications must be made in person at a visa processing centre, located in London, Edinburgh and Manchester. At the time of application, fingerprints will be taken.
Apply for IntoRussia Visa Support
To benefit from our Visa Support Service simply email our Visa Consultants at email@example.com the following information:
and we’ll take care of the rest! Or get in touch by clicking the button below:
- Original passport
Must have at least 2 blank pages and valid for more than 6 months after visa expiration date
- Completed application form
If you choose IntoRussia Visa Support, the application form will be filled in for you by our Visa Consultants in accordance with the Consulate standards)
- 1 colour passport sized photograph
No older than 6 months. Taken against a light background (white or off-white) so that features are distinguishable and contrast against the background. High quality and with the face in focus. (70-80% of the picture). Non-smiling. Printed on normal photographic paper (camera print). 35mm x 45mm in size
- Official Business Invitation
Included in IntoRussia Visa Support
- 3 months bank statements showing a current balance of a minimum of £100 per day for the duration of the visit - for directors of their own companies, self-employed, working from home and unemployed applicants. Not required for students, housewives and retired applicants
Please note that the bank statements must be original and stamped by your bank. In case your bank does not provide stamps, they can certify it with a cover letter (each bank has a template)
Russian Private Visa Invitation
In order to get a Russian Private Visa you are required to obtain a Private Invitation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In the case of a Private Invitation, this cannot be provided by IntoRussia. However, we can help you to get a tourist invitation if you need to travel to Russia urgently and you cannot wait 4-6 weeks until your private invitation is arranged.
Filling in a Visa Application Form and Pre-Check service
The Russian visa application form is required to be completed online. The process can be confusing and even a small mistake can lead to the decline of your Visa. Therefore, we offer a service of completing a Russian visa application form on your behalf and checking of all your support documents before submission to the Visa Centre.
Please fill in the questionnaire (click here) and email to us along with a scanned copy of your passport, a tourist invitation (if you have your own) and any other supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. We fill in the visa form online, check your visa support documents and email back them you.
If you have already filled in the visa application form we offer the Pre-Check Service. Documents will be reviewed within 3 hours of receipt. Requests received after 3:00 pm will be responded to by 11:00 am the following business day. Please ensure that you scan and attached these documents.
Russian Private Visa Prices
|Tourist Visa |
Tourist Voucher &
|single entry |
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|double entry |
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Prices listed above are for British passport holders. Please contact us today for prices if you hold a different passport.
Visa fee is payable to the Russian Visa Application Centre when you are submitting your documents.
IntoRussia will only check the documentation submitted at the time. We will be unable to advise of any missing documentation, please ensure that all documents requested are submitted for pre- checking.
Service costs for filling in a visa application form and the pre-checking service are non-refundable and charges will apply at the time of checking.
If the documents require re-checking after amendments have been made additional fee of £10 will apply.