• Visa to Russia

    A smooth visa to Russia application process requires a clear understanding of the step-by-step lodging procedure as well as the necessary set of the documents. Using our 20 years’ experience, we ensure that all your forms are in the right order and completed in accordance with the standards of The Russian Consulate. This minimises the possibility of visa rejection.

    You can start your visa processing 3 months prior to entering Russia.

    Global Singapore offers assistance with the application process for the following categories of visas to Russia:

    COVID-19 Update

    From December 22, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Russia and land border checkpoints are closed to passenger transport. This policy does not apply to persons arriving by air from Belarus, Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, Serbia, Seychelles, South Korea, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, or the United Arab Emirates. Further exemptions exist for lawful residents, diplomats, airplane crew members, or those travelling for urgent business or medical reasons. Persons seeking to enter Russia must present documentation issued in either English or Russian showing a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. Persons travelling to Russia for purposes of employment must undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival. At the moment, it is possible to apply for a business visa with a business invitation from the MFA of Russia for crew members, technical maintenance personnel and highly skilled specialists. Apply for a business visa to Russia.

    To apply for a Russian visa you will need to go through a few steps:

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    Check whether you require a visa to Russia or whether your nationality falls into one of the visa-free regime nationalities to enter Russia.

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    Check if you are eligible to apply for a Russian visa in Singapore (for non-Singaporean passport holders).

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    Before applying for a visa, you must have a tourist voucher/business invitation which is the main document which is required for a formal visa application at the Russian Consulate. if you don’t, please, apply for a Russian tourist voucher or business invitation.

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    You must have at least 2 empty pages in your passport. The passport must be valid for at least six months from the date of exiting Russia.

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    Choose the required visa type:

    Tourist visaSpecific tourism visaBusiness visaPrivate visaTransit visa

    A tourist visa is granted for the purpose of tourism (sightseeing, leisure). For additional information, fees and the list of the required documents, refer to the Tourist visa requirements and fees page.

    A specific tourism visa is granted to the foreigners who come to Russia as tourists on a specialised tour to address business issues with local partners (participation in auctions, exhibitions, business meetings), as well as medical consultation and medical examination. For additional information, fees and the list of the required documents, refer to the Specific tourism visa requirements and fees page.

    A business visa is granted for individuals going to Russia for business purposes. For additional information, fees and the list of the required documents, refer to the Business visa requirements and fees page.

    A private visa is granted to the foreigners who come to Russia for a personal visit, i.e. visiting friends and relatives, and are staying at their house. For additional information, fees and the list of the required documents, refer to the Private visa requirements and fees page.

    A transit visa is granted when a passenger needs to travel through Russia, where their final destination is outside of Russia. For additional information, fees and the list of the required documents, refer to the Transit visa requirements and fees page.

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    Submit all the documents to us, so we can process your visa application:

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    Collect or have your passport with the visa affixed delivered.

    Do not have time to collect your passport? Let us save your time and money and deliver it to you for as low as SGD 10.00. Please, enquire at the time of submission or over the phone.

    Should you have any further questions regarding a visa to Russia after reading the information on our website, email us at info@globalsingapore.sg and one of our consultants will help you with the query.