Nationals of many countries need to apply for a Russian visa. To find out if you do, please contact the Russian Consulate in your country or check this website.
If you will need a visa, please click here to apply for an invitation letter for a humanitarian visa. The application deadline is 13 April 2021. Once you have your invitation letter, please apply for a humanitarian visa by following the steps below.
1. Get the invitation
2. Prepare all the required documents
You will need:
Please check the exact list of documents on the website of the Russian Consulate or Visa Application Centre where you plan to submit your application.
3. Apply for a Russian visa
Check online for the website and address of the Russian Consulate or Russian Visa Application Centre in the country where you will submit your documents. Please note that you will need to pay the consular fee and Visa Application Centre services.
4. Visa registration
You don’t need to register if you will be staying in Russia for less than seven working days. If your trip to Russia lasts more than seven working days, you will need to register. Your registration is a confirmation of your lawful stay in Russia, and you will need to submit your documents the next working day after entering Russia.