Visa Information

Do I need a visa to enter Russia?

All foreign citizens are required to have visas to enter and travel to Russia unless the country of citizenship is among the visa-free countries. Visitors should be aware about visa requirements, and should plan travel well in advance. Please, check the list here:

Where should I apply to get my visa?

Russian entry visas can be obtained at local Russian Consulate/Embassy. You can find the nearest one to you by the link:

What are the documents required?

To apply for your Russian visa you will need the following documents (the list of the documents needs to be confirmed by the correspondent Russian Consulate/ Embassy):

Apart from that in some cases other documents can be required. Please, check with your local Russian Consulate / Embassy for the exact list of the documents required for your visa application

We can assist you

  • with getting the student visa invitation for nationals of states that have a simplified visa procedure agreement with Russia (the European Union, China, India and others). Processing time: up to 3 days.

Please note: we recommend that you do not purchase tickets or make bookings which cannot be cancelled without cost prior to the issuance of your visa

For any further questions concerning visas, please, contact:

International Relations Division or