Hours and Contact

Our Hours
  • Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00 EST
Telephone
  • 877-393-3745 (toll free)
Fax Number
  • 202-747-6553

  • Allied Passport & Visa

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Russia Visa Requirements

Quick Answer


NATIONAL PURPOSE OF TRAVEL VISA REQUIRED?
United States

Business

Yes

Tourist

Yes
 

NOTES FOR RUSSIA VISAS:

  • Maximum Stay: 90 days

  • Visa will be written for your exact dates of stay in Russia

  • You must register with OVIR if staying longer than 72 hours. Hotels offer this service

  • We only accept Fedex is what we prefer when receiving your documents

Allied Passport will only provide service for business visas if you have already obtained an original (not an email or scanned copy) letter of invitation approved by the Russian Ministry of Interior or the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Here's an example of what this invitiation looks like.

 

You must provide your login details in order for us to update your application:


BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS FOR RUSSIA VISAS:

  • One completed, printed and signed online Russia visa application. Submit "ILS Washington."
  • Your login details to your online application.
  • One passport type photo
  • One original invitation from Russia host

We CANNOT provide assistance in obtaining this business invitation letter.

 
TOURIST REQUIREMENTS FOR RUSSIA VISAS:
  • One completed, printed and signed online Russia visa application. Submit "ILS Washington."
  • Your login details to your online application.
  • One passport type photo
  • One invitation from Russia host. Please contact your hotel or tour agent to obtain this

We CAN obtain tourist invitations on your behalf for a nominal fee. Please email us for quote.

  • Physical passport with 6 months validity beyond trip completion and one blank visa page
  • Non-USA passport holders must provide a copy of green card or US Visa and I-94
  • One Allied Passport & Visa order form

RUSSIA EMBASSY FEES:

Russia visa fees for US Citizens

Type of visa

Maximum validity

Processing time

Embassy fee

 

Multiple entry

3 years

15 business days

$ 193.00

Single or double entry

exact days

4 business days

$ 283.00

Multiple entry/business only

exact days

15 business days

$ 183.00

Multiple entry/business only

exact days

4 business days

$ 483.00

 

ALLIED PASSPORT SERVICE FEES:

Service fee is per person per visa

Process Time Allowed

Service Fee

 

Standard Processing 10+ business days:

$ 45.00

Expedited Processing 4-9 business days:

$ 100.00

Emergency Processing 0-3 business days:

$ 200.00

 

RETURN SHIPPING:

We do not accept customer prepaid labels or return envelopes.
We offer Federal Express combined shipping rates! .
Federal Express 2nd Day $ 22.00
Federal Express Next Afternoon $ 26.00
Federal Express Next Morning $ 33.00
Federal Express Saturday Delivery $ 45.00
When available
One Way Local Delivery within Washington city per applicant $ 25.00
One Way Local Delivery within Washington beltway per applicant $ 50.00