Russian Transit Visa
Russian Transit Visa

Russian Transit 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

Travel Enterance Visa icon To benefit from our Visa Support Service simply email our Visa Consultants at the following information:

  1. scan copy of your passport
  2. the type of visa you require
  3. dates of your travel
  4. cities to be visited
  5. your contact phone number

and we’ll take care of the rest! Or get in touch by clicking the button below:

Apply for Visa Support

Required documents:

  1. Original passport
    Must have at least 2 blank pages and valid for more than 6 months after visa expiration date
  2. 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)
  3. 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
  4. Covering letter

    Explaining the purpose as well as the routes of journey together with the
    photocopy of the car registration certificate, stating the details of the owner and the vehicle in case
    you are travelling by car. Transit visa would be issued based on the fastest journey to the destination.
    The average daily distance to be covered by car should not be less than 500 km.

  5. 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)

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 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 Transit Visa Prices

Transit Visa

Total Visa


Filling in
Visa Form

single entry
(max 10 days)
£108.40 £22 £30
single entry
(max 10 days)
£186.60 £22 £30
double entry
(max 10 days)
£151.40 £22 £30
double entry
(max 10 days)
£270.60 £22 £30

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 Russia 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 £ 10.00 will apply.

Contact us by phone or email today with any queries, to book, or for excellent rates and service on add-ons to your trip.

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