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Russia Tourist and
Business Visas

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Russia Tourist and Business Visa: Your Questions Answered!
 
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Once you contact us on the phone or on the web to request information for one of our services we will provide you with a free eligibility assessment which will determine the most appropriate visa for you. The assessment will include preliminary information on the visa conditions and how you meet the eligibility requirements. Once you agree to use our service we will process your visa application through to completion. Our service covers the checking of your documents and personal details for correctness before we lodge your application with the relevant Government/Embassy. In the event that we spot any missing information/documents from your application we will follow up by giving you a phone call or sending you an email to request the necessary details.

Thousands of customers choose Visa First to organise their working holiday visas every year because:

  • We make getting the visa you need fast and hassle-free.
  • We provide a free initial assessment on the process.
  • We developed the unique online visa status engine which allows you to check the status of your visa 24/7. Check your status now.
  • We're visa experts and have organised over 130,000 visas for people like you.
  • We have a price and service promise to you to ensure a low cost effective service.
  • We offer a step-by-step consultation as we do the visa.
  • We provide an end-to-end service from assessment, through gathering and processing the documents till visa grant.
  • We have local offices supporting the visa process.

 

 




The fees for Russia Tourist Visa processing are:

Irish Residents
Tourist, 1-month Single-Entry visa for Irish nationals (Express service – 5 working days) – €220
Tourist, 1-month Single-Entry for Irish nationals (Standard service – 10 working days) - €135
Tourist, 1-month Double-Entry for Irish nationals (Express service – 5 working days) - €265
Tourist, 1-month Double-Entry for Irish nationals (Standard service – 10 working days) - €180 

Tourist, 1-month Single-Entry visa for British nationals (Express service – 5 working days) – €245
Tourist, 1-month Single-Entry for British nationals (Standard service – 10 working days) - €135
Tourist, 1-month Double-Entry for British nationals (Express service – 5 working days) - €290
Tourist, 1-month Double-Entry for British nationals (Standard service – 10 working days) - €155 


UK Residents
Holiday, 1-Month Single Entry – 2 working days – £230
Holiday, 1-Month Single Entry – 6 working days – £140
Holiday, 1-Month Double Entry – 2 working days – £270
Holiday, 1-Month Double Entry – 6 working days – £150


The fees for Russian Business Visa processing are:

Irish Residents
Business, 1 month, Single entry for Irish nationals (Standard processing – 10 working days) – €175
Business, 1 month, Single entry for Irish nationals (Express processing – 5 working days) – €220
Business, 1 month, Double entry for Irish nationals (Standard processing – 10 working days) – €220
Business, 1 month, Double entry for Irish nationals (Express processing – 5 working days) – €265
Business, 12 months, Multiple entry for Irish nationals (Standard processing – 10 working days) – €300
Business, 12 months, Multiple entry for Irish nationals (Express processing – 5 working days) – €375

Business, 1 month, Single entry for British nationals (Standard processing – 10 working days) – €250
Business, 1 month, Single entry for British nationals (Express processing – 5 working days) – €395
Business, 1 month, Double entry for British nationals (Standard processing – 10 working days) – €290
Business, 1 month, Double entry for British nationals (Express processing – 5 working days) – €465
Business, 12 months, Multiple entry for British nationals (Standard processing – 10 working days) – €395
Business, 12 months, Multiple entry for British nationals (Express processing – 5 working days) – €540

UK Residents
Business, 3-Month Single Entry – 2 working days – £240
Business, 3-Month Single Entry – 6 working days – £140
Business, 3-Month Double Entry – 2 working days – £270
Business, 3-Month Double Entry – 6 working days – £155
Business, 1-Year Multiple Entry – 2 working days – £430
Business, 1-Year Multiple Entry – 6 working days – £290

US residents:
Holiday visa, single entry, 1 months. 15 days – 199USD
Holiday visa, single entry, 1 months. 10 days – 239USD
Holiday visa, single entry, 1 months. 5 days – 399USD
Holiday visa, double entry, 3 months. 15 days – 199USD
Holiday visa, double entry, 3 months. 10 days – 239USD
Holiday visa, double entry, 3 months. 5 days – 399USD

Business visa, single entry, 1 months. 15 days – 199USD
Business visa, single entry, 1 months. 10 days – 239USD
Business visa, single entry, 1 months. 5 days – 399USD
Business visa, double entry, 3 months. 15 days – 199USD
Business visa, double entry, 3 months. 10 days – 239USD
Business visa, double entry, 3 months. 5 days – 399USD
Business visa, multiple entries, 1 year. 15 days – 209USD
Business visa, multiple entries, 1 year. 10 days – 249USD
Business visa, multiple entries, 1 year. 5 days – 599USD

Canadian residents:
RUSSIA
Tourist visas
Single Entry visa (processing 20 working days) – CAD 160
Single Entry visa (processing 3 working days) – CAD 285
Double Entry visa (processing 20 working days) – CAD 215
Double Entry visa (processing 3 working days) – CAD 376

Business visas
Single Entry visa (processing 20 working days) – CAD 160
Single Entry visa (processing 3 working days) – CAD 285
Double Entry visa (processing 20 working days) – CAD 215
Double Entry visa (processing 3 working days) – CAD 376
Multiple Entry visa (processing 20 working days) – CAD 310
Multiple Entry visa (processing 3 working days) – CAD 555

NB: If you hold a passport from another country not listed above, please contact the Visa First Help Desk to confirm the fee which will apply for you.

*Please note, Embassy fee is set by the Embassies themselves and Visa First has no control over it. Usually, the Embassy fee varies according to embassy, applicant’s nationality, type and duration of visa. The prices given here consist of Visa First handling fee and embassy fee. They are for one person, inclusive of VAT and are an estimate only. Please note that, additional fees may apply. These are dependant on the way you want to receive your passport, exchange rate changes, changes in the Embassy fees etc. In the event that in your case an additional fee is due we will contact you to organize the payment in the most convenient way for you.


You will need to provide:
  • Valid passport with at least two clear pages. Your passport must be valid for at least six months after the date of your departure from Russia;
  • Completed and signed Russia Visa application form (one per person);
  • One recent passport-sized photo with your name written on the reverse side;
  • If tour group or cruise passenger: Letter from the tour company or cruise line confirming your itinerary and including a copy of the confirmation from an authorised Russian travel company which shows the reference number and confirmation number for the visa;
  • A standard tourist acceptance confirmation issued by a hosting Russian travel agency or hotel registered with the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a tourist voucher from your travel agency (or hotel). The voucher must contain your name, passport number, dates and ports of arrival and departure in and from Russia, cities to be visited, agency's reference or registration number. Please note that the hotel booking is not sufficient for visa application.



Your visa is valid for 30 days (starting from when you arrive in Russia). It cannot be extended.


No, it is not an electronic visa. It is a paper document.


The visa must be activated within 180 days after the issue date.


The standard processing time for Russian Visas is 7 working days, after receipt of your application.


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At Visa First we do everything we can to make sure you receive the best possible service. If you feel that we have not achieved this goal we have set up a complaints handling process:

Complaints Process:
  1. Where an official complaint is received by Visa First, the company will record the nature of the complaint and issue an acknowledgement email to the client within 5 business days of receiving the complaint. The acknowledgement will provide the client with the contact name who is responsible for dealing with the complaint. The official complaint must be made by email (you may also write, although this will slow down the process), and confirm that the client wishes to enter this process. Please email your complaint to complaints@visafirst.com
  2. Visa First will investigate the complaint as swiftly as possible and where applicable, the complainant will receive a regular written update on the progress of the investigation at intervals of not more than 20 business days.
  3. Visa First will try to resolve the complaint within 40 business days of having received the complaint. If the complaint cannot be resolved within 40 business days, the Firm will write to the complainant notifying them of the anticipated timeframe for the conclusion of the investigation.
  4. Within 5 business days of the conclusion of the investigation of the complaint, Visa First will issue a resolution letter detailing the outcome of the investigation. This letter will include, if applicable, an explanation of the terms of any offer that the company is prepared to make in settlement of the complaint.



Visa First can organize both tourist and business invitation letters for you. The application takes 5 minutes.

Click here to apply for the Tourist Invitation letter.
Click here to apply for the Business Invitation letter.



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