Russian Visa

Russian Visa


ExploRussia is a certified tour-operator listed in the Uniform Federal Register of the Tour Operators of the Federal Tourism Agency. We issue travel invitations, which are in the list of obliged documents for Russian visa application. ExploRussia issues invitation letters only for travellers purchasing any of our services.

ExploRussia assists individual travellers with creating their unique trips to Russia.
We help with route planning, transportation and accommodation, and suggest the best places to visit, eat and have fun – everything according to your individual needs and expectations.

If you don’t need a guide, but just some help with trip planning, this service is for you!

First and foremost, please check whether your country of citizenship is eligible for visa-free entry or not.


Tourist Visa


Citizens of most countries will need a visa for Russia. It cannot be obtained at the border, therefore you should apply for a Russian Visa prior to travelling.

At the present day tourist visa to Russia is usually granted to any foreigner on the basis of the tourist invitation to Russia. Contact us and we will prepare all the required documents. Tourist visa to Russia (visa is issued at the Consulate of the Russian Federation in the country of citizenship on the basis of a tourist invitation) can be issued for single or double entries, if the total stay in Russia does not exceed 28 days. Term of registration of the tourist invitation takes up to 2 business days. You can find the price list below:

  • Single (for 1 to 14 days) – 35 euro
  • Single (for 15 to 30 days) – 40 euro
  • Double (for 15 to 30 days) – 45 euro
  • Single (for 1 to 30 days)* – 75 euro

* – For migration risk countries only

In Russia visa requirements also include travel insurance and a photograph of you. Make sure you have those under your belt when you apply!

Sometimes it can be a long process but we will be there to help you every step of the way to your Russian tourist visa.


Business Visa


If you are planning a business trip to Russia, you need to obtain a special business visa. This visa is issued on the basis of business invitations for foreigners and gives the right to stay on the territory of Russia a specified period of time with commercial purposes. Business visa can be issued for single, double or multiple entries. Term of registration of the business invitation takes up to 10 business days with the starting price of 50 euro.


Here we provide general information only.


You should confirm details or any queries with a local Russian Consular Office.


Please fill in the form below in case you need a Russian visa invitation and plan your trip to Russia!