UK national to Russia Tourist visa

Visa Requirements: 
  • Passport with at least two blank pages and valid for at least 6 months beyond the requested visa (how to renew your passport)
  • 1 recent passport size photo
  • 1 application form (see below)
  • Tourist visa invitation (see below)

Please be advised that until further notice, visa centres will be operating by appointment only.

The mandatory appointment fee of 50 GBP is applicable per application + mandatory passport deliery fee of 23 GBP and these can be only refunded if cancelled more than 24 hours prior to appointment.

Supporting Information: 

Applicants of all nationalities over 12 years old must submit fingerprints. Fingerprinting is required with every visa application even if one had already been fingerprinted for previous visa application. Our knowledge and years of experience will ensure that your visit to the one of the visa centres will go as smooth as possible.

Application form
Will be completed by us using information from your order form or/and previously used application forms.

Invitation letter
Visa invitation (tourist voucher and confirmation) can be issued only by a Russian tourist agency or hotel. If you do not have one, we will obtain it on your behalf for an additional fee (see visa costs below).

Holders of valid Russian visas
Those with still valid at the time of application Russian visas must supply those visas in original to be cancelled for the new visa to be issued.

Self-employed applicants
Must provide self-supporting letter (draft) and bank statements for the last three months with a balance of at least £100 per day of stay in Russia. Online banking printouts must be certified by a stamp from issuing bank.

AnyVisa Solution:
The following is included in our service:

  • Complete your online visa application form to ensure it meets the embassy's standards
  • Obtain an invitation appropriate to the type of your trip (if required)
  • Advise on supporting documents that may be required
  • The applicant only needs to attend the Visa Centre at a convenient date and time to submit their documents & fingerprints. Passport with visa will be delivered to the traveller directly by the Visa Centre. 
Handling Fees: 
Visa type Processing time at the consulate Visa fee Handling fee (exc VAT) Total (inc VAT)
Single - up to 30 days Express service £192.80 £130.00 £348.80
Single - up to 30 days Standard service £115.60 £130.00 £271.60
Double - up to 30 days Express service £272.80 £130.00 £428.80
Double - up to 30 days Standard service £155.60 £130.00 £311.60


Visa invitation fees:

Invitation type Processing time Cost (exc VAT) Cost (inc VAT)
Single entry - up to 30 days 1 working day £29.00 £34.80
Double entry - up to 30 days 1 working day £39.00 £46.80

 The mandatory appointment fee, charged by the Russian visa centre, of 50 gbp plus delivery fee of 23 GBP are not included in the fees above.

Processing time:
Please note processing time does not include issuance of visa invitations (if you do not have one already) and return delivery of your passport with issued visa.

Place of submission Express service Standard service
London 5 working days 20 working days
Edinburgh 2 working days 5 working days



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