Documents necessary for Russian visa processing by the Embassy or Consulate are:
- Russian visa application form for US citizens only (PDF), this file requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. Russian visa application form for non-US citizens (citizens of all other countries) (PDF), this file requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Original passport with expiration date at least 6 months after your planned return from Russia. You must have 2 free pages (no stamps or marks) in the passport in which the visa will be inserted
- Travel insurance
- 3 passport photos (3×4)
- Consular processing fee payable at the Russian Consulate
According to the Government Agreement between Russia and China tourist groups can travel to Russia without visa if they organize the trip through a travel agency who has accreditation in the organization “World without borders”. In this case the group can visit Russia up to 14 days.
WANT TO SPEND WEEKEND IN RUSSIA?
It is very easy with new e-visa.
HOW TO GET RUSSIAN E-VISA