Important Notice:Due to the expulsion of 23 diplomats from the Russian Embassy, including a number of Consular Section staff, the official processing times for visa applicants in the Embassy has increased. For expedited processing this has increased from one business day up to three business days. For regular processing there is an increase from 5 to twenty business days, in accordance with the current Schedule of consular fees. These changes currently effect applications submitted at the London and Manchester visa centres only.

Russian Visa Application

this can seem a little daunting and prove rather expensive if you get it wrong. Our services are designed to give you the level of support that you need for a successful and stress free experience.

  • Determine if you need a visa to visit Russia (do I need a visa and how much does it cost?)
  • Determine which type of Russian visa you need
  • Prepare the visa supporting documents
  • Complete, check and print your visa application
  • Attend the visa application centre to provide your biometric fingerprints, pay official fee (you can't do this online) and submit your application (it is essential for you to visit the visa centre to submit your application)
  • Collect your visa from the visa centre or receive it by post

How we can help with your visa for Russia

  • We will lead and support you through every step of your visa application process
  • We will not charge you for services you do not need
  • We can help you obtain supporting documents
  • We will help you correctly complete your visa application form
  • We will check your application and supporting documents
  • We can provide you with advice about your trip at no extra cost

All of this is included in our Check & Send service, apply for your Russian visa online.