Choose the Expedited Russia Visa Application Service option below that meets your travel needs

Choose Your Russia Visa Type

How to get a
Tourist Visa to Russia

Russian Tourist Visas are issued for:


Tourism & Recreation • Sightseeing • Cruise Line Travel • Tour Groups

U.S. Citizens


A Tourist Visa is required for a Citizen of the United States traveling to Russia with a U.S. Passport for the purpose of tourism.


Legal Residents


Tourist Visas are required for most foreign nationals residing in the United States and traveling to Russia with Non-U.S. Passports for the purpose of tourism. Requirements & eligibility vary according to nationality.


How to get a
Business Visa to Russia

Russian Business Visas are issued for:


General Business Travel • Sales • Meetings • Providing Services Expositions & Trade Shows • Conferences & Seminars

U.S. Citizens


A Business Visa is required for a Citizen of the United States traveling to Russia with a U.S. Passport for business related purposes.


Legal Residents


Business Visas are required for most foreign nationals residing in the United States and traveling to Brazil with Non-U.S. Passports for business related purposes. Requirements & eligibility vary according to nationality.


How to get a
Work/Employment
Visa to Russia

Russian Work/Employment Visas are issued for:


Working in Russia • Teaching Classes in Russia Being employed by a Russian based company or organization

U.S. Citizens


A Work/Employment Visa is required for a Citizen of the United States traveling to Russia with a U.S. Passport for work or employment related purposes.

Legal Residents


Work/Employment Visas are required for most foreign nationals residing in the United States and traveling to Russia with Non-U.S. Passports for work or employment related purposes. Requirements & eligibility vary according to nationality.

How to get a
Humanitarian
Visa to Russia

Russian Humanitarian Visas are issued for:


Humanitarian Relief • Charity • Cultural Exchange Religion Based Travel • Missionary • Church Visits Attend Sporting Events • Scientific Visit

U.S. Citizens


A Humanitarian Visa is required for a Citizen of the United States traveling to Russia with a U.S. Passport for Humanitarian related purposes.


Legal Residents


Humanitarian Visas are required for most foreign nationals residing in the United States and traveling to Russia with Non-U.S. Passports for Humanitarian related purposes. Requirements & eligibility vary according to nationality.


How to get a
Student/Study
Visa to Russia

Russian Student/Study Visas are issued for:


 Enrollment as a Student in a Russian University Study at a Educational Institution in Russia

U.S. Citizens


A Student/Study Visa is required for a citizen of the United States traveling to Russia with a U.S. Passport for the purpose of educational studies.


Legal Residents


Student/Study Visas are required for most foreign nationals residing in the United States and traveling to Russia with Non-U.S. Passports for educational studies. Requirements & eligibility vary according to nationality.


How to get an
Official or Diplomatic
Visa to Russia

Russian Official/Diplomatic are issued for:


Diplomats & Government Staff • Official Travel & Missions Family Members of Diplomatic and Official Visa Holders Authorities on Non-Official Visits Employees of International Organizations with Diplomatic Status

U.S. Citizens


An Official/Diplomatic Visa is required for a Citizen of the United States traveling to Russia with a U.S. Passport for official, diplomat or government related purposes.


Legal Residents


Official/Diplomatic Visas are required for most foreign nationals residing in the United States and traveling to Russia with Non-U.S. Passports for official, diplomat or government related purposes. Requirements & eligibility vary according to nationality.


How to get a
Home/Private Stay
Visa to Russia

Russian Home/Private Stay Visas are issued for:


Visiting Family • Visiting Friends • Stay at a Private Residence

U.S. Citizens


A Private/Home Stay Visa is required for a Citizen of the United States traveling to Russia with a U.S. Passport for the purpose of visiting family/friends in Russia.


Legal Residents


Private/Home Stay Visas are required for most foreign nationals residing in the United States and traveling to Russia with Non-U.S. Passports for the purpose of visiting family/friends in Russia. Requirements & eligibility vary according to nationality.


How to get a Visa
for Transiting Through
Russian Territory

Russian Transit Visas are issued for:


Persons travelling through Russian Federation territory to an onward destination, will be spending less than 24 hours in Russia and do not intend to leave the airport International transit area

U.S. Citizens


A Transit Visa is required for a Citizen of the United States for transiting through Russian Federation Territory with a U.S. Passport.


Legal Residents


Transit Visas are required for most foreign nationals residing in the United States for transiting through Russian Federation Territory with Non-U.S. Passports. Requirements & eligibility vary according to nationality.


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Passport & Visa Services?

Between the 5 Star customer service, super quick processing times, & affordable rates; the real question is Why Not? US Visa Connection makes getting US Passports & International Travel Visas as easy as 1-2-3!

Step 1.
Gather & Complete
Your Documents

Our easy to follow step by step Passport & Visa Instruction Guides make Expediting Applications for Travel Visas and US Passports a breeze! If there are any issues, we will work with you to resolve them quickly.

Step 2.
Place Order & Ship
Your Documents

Placing your order provides UVC with your contact, payment, and return shipping information as well as the level of service needed to get your passport/visa in time to meet your intended travel date.

Step 3. 
Receive Your Visa/Passport

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