RUSSIA TOURIST VISAS


Apply Now for Your 3 Year Tourist Visa
for Tourism Travel to the Russian Federation
!

Service fees starting at only $125

Step by Step Instructions • Quick Processing
Never Any Hidden Fees • Secure Online Forms
Fast Tourist Invitation Voucher Orders

 

 

 

RUSSIA TOURIST VISA
Get Your Visa for Russian Tourism Travel Now!

Service fees starting at only $125

Step by Step Instructions
Quick Processing
Never Any Hidden Fees
Secure Online Forms
Fast Tourist Invitation Voucher Orders

 

Russia Tourist Visas are issued for the following travel types:

Tourism Travel | Leisure | Vacation | Sight Seeing
Tour Groups | Cruise Ship Passengers


Planning a sight seeing tour to the Russian Federation?
Let UVC expedite your visa.

Whether your are touring the beautiful Winter Palace in St Petersburg or the majestic Red Square in Moscow, it’s quick and easy to apply using our step-by-step Russia tourist visa instructions to help guide you through the entire application process. Give yourself security and peace of mind knowing that UVC has been obtaining visas for tourism from the Russian Embassies/Consulates and tourist invitation vouchers from the Russian Foreign Ministry since 1989. Put our 30+ years of experience in the visa expediting industry to work for you. Getting visas quickly is what we do best. Start the process now and we’ll get you on your way.


Russian tourist visas are required for all US Citizens and most foreign nationals prior to leaving the United States.

An official tourist invitation (tourist voucher) issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry must be submitted with all tourist visa applications. UVC can acquire your this for you quickly & easily.

The validity of the Russia tourist visa is normally issued for 3 years and allows for a multiple entries. Processing time is 10 business days with rush service allowed only for emergencies at consulate discretion.

You must register your visa at a local police station within 72 hours of your arrival into the Russian Federation.

Step 1:
Gather Documents

Step 2:
Complete Forms

Step 3:
Ship Documents

Step 4:
Place Order

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RUSSIA TOURIST VISA


 

STEP 1: REQUIREMENTS

Things you will need to get a tourist visa for Russia.
Gather together the following:

| PASSPORT

Your actual, currently valid & signed passport which must:

  • have a minimum two blank side by side visa pages;
  • not be expiring 6 months or less from the date you leave Russia.

Please note that the last six pages of your passport cannot be used for entry/exit stamps or visa issuance. These are amendment pages specifically designated for State Department use only.

If your passport does not meet these requirements, UVC can Renew Your U.S. Passport or get you a New U.S. Passport as quickly as one business day, then process your Russia Tourist Visa Application in time for your trip.

| PHOTO

Two passport photographs which should be:

  • in color & not blurry;
  • 2×2 in size;
  • front view with body completely facing forward;
  • on a plain white background;
  • with no glasses or head wear;
  • not older than 90 days;
  • taken at a reputable facility such as Walgreen’s, CVS or Fed Ex.

| OFFICIAL INVITATION

An official Tourist Invitation (aka Tourist Voucher) from Russia is required to apply for a Russian tourist visa.

UVC can acquire this for you quickly and easily. Just add this service fee when completing the UVC Order Form.

| MINORS 21 & UNDER

All minors age 18 or younger must provide:

  • a copy of their birth certificate
  • a copy of both parents/guardians passports or valid ID
  • a letter of consent to obtain a visa signed by both parents

Additionally, minors traveling with a parent/guardian who is not applying for a visa at the same time must provide:

  • a copy of the parents/guardians Russian visa or certificate of Russian citizenship

| FORMER RUSSIAN NATIONALS

When applying for a visa, it is necessary to provide one of the following as proof that you no longer possess Russian citizenship:

  • a copy of your USSR passport with a stamp showing you left for permanent residence abroad prior to February 6th 1992
  • a copy of a Israel visa issued prior to February 6th 1992
  • copy of a U.S. Naturalization Certificate issued prior to 1996
  • a document confirming the renunciation of your Russian citizenship
  • a copy of the main pages of a passport issued by a former USSR state after February 1992
  • a written statement of explanation in the case that you have none of the above documentation

Please note, in accordance with Russian law:

  • visas can not be issued to Russian citizens with expired passports
  • children born to two parents who are Russian citizens automatically gain Russian citizenship regardless of their place of birth

| MORE INFORMATION

Russian tourist visas are required for all US Citizens and most foreign nationals prior to leaving the United States.

If you possess a currently valid Russian visa in an expired or previous passport, you must also submit that passport as that visa must be cancelled before a new one can be issued in your current passport.

An official tourist invitation (tourist voucher) issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry must be submitted with all tourist visa applications. UVC can acquire your this for you quickly & easily.

The validity of the Russia tourist visa is normally issued for 3 years and allows for a multiple entries.

Processing time for Russian tourism visas is 10 business days with rush service allowed only for emergencies at consulate discretion.

You must register your visa at a local Police Station within 72 hours of your arrival into the Russian Federation. It is recommended that you carry a copy of your invitation letter with you when traveling to and within Russia.

The Russian Federation Tourist Type Visa is valid for the following travel:

  • Tourism Travel
  • Leisure
  • Vacation
  • Sight Seeing
  • Tour Groups
  • Cruise Ship Passengers

STEP 2: FORMS

Forms required to get a tourist visa for Russia.
Complete, print & sign the following required documents:

| RUSSIA VISA APPLICATION FORM

Complete, print, and sign two copies of the Online Russia Tourist Visa Application Form.

Important Notes: 

  • You will get a application ID number and create an application password. Ensure to save this information as UVC will need this to make corrections or amendments to your application as needed.
  • Where it asks from what country you will be applying, choose “United States”;
  • Where it asks for the visa issuing office, choose the option “VFS Houston”.

If for whatever reason you cannot complete the online Russia visa application, a UVC agent can complete the application for you for an additional 35.00 fee.

STEP 3: ORDER

What is the cost to obtain your tourist visa for Russia.
Choose the processing option that best meets your travel needs.

| FEE'S

UVC SERVICE FEES

Regular (10 business days): $125.00
Emergency Rush (at consulate discretion): $150.00

RUSSIA GOVERNMENT FEES

Single Entry / 30 Day Validity
Regular (10 business days): $203.00
Emergency Rush (at consulate discretion): $203.00

Multiple Entry / 3 Year Validity
Regular (10 business days): $203.00
Emergency Rush (at consulate discretion): $203.00

INVITATION (VOUCHER) FEES

Single Entry / 30 Day Validity: $45
Multiple Entry / 3 Year Validity: $75

Please Note: The Consular fees shown above include a $5 check writing fee.

| ORDER FORM

Complete, print & sign the US Visa Connection Russia visa order form and include it in your package to UVC along with all other required documents.

​STEP 4: SHIP

Where to ship your Russia tourist visa documents?
UVC address and return shipping options.

| SHIPPING FEE'S

Choose from the following return shipping options:

  • Overnight / Next Business Day: $38.00
  • 2 Day / 2nd Business Day: $28.00
  • Saturday Delivery: $48.00

Please Note: If you are sending a pre-paid return label or will be using a FedEx or UPS account, ensure to supply that information on the UVC order form.

Alaska/Puerto Rico/Hawaii/USVI:

  • Next Day / 2 Day (No Saturday Delivery): $48.00

International:

  • Call UVC for Prices (Varies by Location)

| SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS

Send all required items listed in steps 1 thru 3 to:


US Visa Connection

Address: 510 Earls Court Drive, Katy TX 77450
Phone: 877-VISADOC (847-2362)


This office processes applications from all Russian consulate jurisdictions.
Once your order has been completed, your passport with newly issued visa will be returned to you with the return shipping option you choose.

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