Russia

Order Expedited Visa for Russia

Russian Visa Requirements

U.S. citizens who have valid passports are required to have a visa. Non U.S. citizens should select the FAQ option on the top menu bar to see if a visa is necessary.

Important: The consulates we will obtain your visa from will only accept forms available from FastPort Passport. If you download a form from another web site it will result in a rejected visa.

Business Visa Requirements for Russia

U.S. citizens who have valid passports are required to have a visa. Non U.S. citizens should select the FAQ option on the top menu bar to see if a visa is necessary.

Important: The consulates we will obtain your visa from will only accept forms available from FastPort Passport. If you download a form from another web site it will result in a rejected visa.

1. Submit Valid Passport

You must send your current valid and signed passport. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least one blank visa page for the visa stamp. (The last three pages of the passport are not visa pages and cannot be counted as such.) If your passport does not meet these requirements, click here to see our passport services.

2. Complete Visa Application Form

Russian Visa application for U.S. Citizens: click here to download, completely fill out and sign the form. One form per applicant is required.

Application for Non-U.S. Citizens: click here to download, completely fill out and sign the form. One form per applicant is required.

3. Submit original Letter of Invitation or Voucher

For individual travelers: You must submit a standard tourist confirmation from a hosting authorized Russian travel agency or a hotel, registered with the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a voucher from your hotel or travel agency in Russia.

If you would prefer, we can obtain the invitation for you. Call us to see the instruction and fees for obtain the invitation through us.

4. Submit Passport Photographs

You must provide one recent 2"x2" passport photo. Click here for photo requirements and where to have passport photos taken. Snapshots, vending machine photographs and digital photographs taken by the applicant are not acceptable.

5. Submit Travel Documentation

You must provide a copy of your round-trip ticket or a booked itinerary showing travel to and from Russia (confirming the purchase of the ticket, with passenger’s name, itinerary, flight number and arrival/departure dates).

6. Submit Proof of Health Insurance

Medical insurance should cover you for your stay in Russia

7. Submit Aids Test

If you need a visa valid for more than 3 months for multiple re entry visas, submit Hiv Test Certificate

8. For Non-U.S. Passport Holders

You must provide a copy of both sides of your U.S. Permanent Resident Card (green card) or your U.S. re-entry visa. If you do not have these, you must provide a copy of a visa to the country of final destination after the trip. This requirement does not apply to applicants returning to their country of citizenship.

9. Prepare US Postal Money Order for Consulate Fee

• Submit a U.S. Postal Service money order payable to Russian Consulate.

• Consulate fees are subject to change.

VISA TYPEPROCESSING TIME
(BUSINESS DAYS)
SINGLE ENTRYDOUBLE ENTRYMULTIPLE ENTRY
BUSINESS (With Invitation)*1 Day$300$350$450
BUSINESS (With Invitation)*3 Days$200$250$350
BUSINESS (With Invitation)*10 Days$150$200$300
BUSINESS (Without Invitation)**10 Days$300$350N/A
BUSINESS (Without Invitation)**25 Days$200$250$500
BUSINESS (Without Invitation)**32 Days$150$150$400

10. Customer Order Form

• Complete and submit the FastPort Passport Customer Order Form online. Once you have submitted the form, print a copy and send it along with rest of the documents to FastPort Passport. If the service fee is by credit card, make sure to sign the printed customer form.
• Return shipping is offered on the online visa order form, you can also include a prepaid shipping envelope back to you.


11. Ship all of the above documents to:


Fastport Passport
Attn: Visa Department
1318 Coney Island Ave  
Brooklyn, NY 11230

You must send your documents via a traceable method such as: FedEx, UPS, DHL, or registered mail. For drop-off locations, click on one of the following:
DHL

FedEx

UPS

Questions or concerns? Please visit our Visa FAQ section or Call us immediately:
877-910-7277

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