Need a Visa?
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United Kingdom // Russia // Tourist

The following information is for UK Passport holders; additional documents may be required for other nationalities, please contact us.

Single entry (valid for 30 days)

Processing time is 6 or 2 working days

What you will need to submit:

From 10th December 2014 all foreign nationals applying for Russian visas in the UK are required to apply in person, Biometric data (fingerprints) will also be taken at the time you submit your visa application

  • Passport (must be valid for 6 months after the expiry date of your visa and have at least two blank pages)
  • One recent coloured passport photo on a white background
  • Completed visa application form URL *
  • Tourist invitation. If necessary BAT Visas can get this for you WORD
  • Self-employed and company directors must provide the last three months bank statements which can be photocopies but the home address must be on the statement. You must be able to prove an available minimum spend of £100 for each day you will be in Russia
  • Completed visa procurement form PDF

*The online form can be difficult and time consuming to complete, if you prefer, BAT Visas can email you a form to be completed by hand.  We will then complete the online form on your behalf

What it will cost:

PRE CHECK SERVICE

  • Pre-check of your documents
  • Complete your online application form
  • Collect your passport and visa

£60.00 + VAT

Where to send your documents:

BAT Visas Ltd
Tower Bridge Business Centre
46-48 East Smithfield
London
E1W 1AW

Double entry (valid for 30 days)

Processing time is 6 or 2 working days

What you will need to submit:

From 10th December 2014 all foreign nationals applying for Russian visas in the UK are required to apply in person, Biometric data (fingerprints) will also be taken at the time you submit your visa application

  • Passport (must be valid for 6 months after the expiry date of your visa and have at least two blank pages)
  • One recent coloured passport photo on a white background
  • Completed visa application form URL *
  • Tourist invitation. If necessary BAT Visas can get this for you WORD
  • Self-employed and company directors must provide the last three months bank statements which can be photocopies but the home address must be on the statement. You must be able to prove an available minimum spend of £100 for each day you will be in Russia
  • Completed visa procurement form PDF

*The online form can be difficult and time consuming to complete, if you prefer, BAT Visas can email you a form to be completed by hand.  We will then complete the online form on your behalf

What it will cost:

PRE CHECK SERVICE

  • Pre-check of your documents
  • Complete your online application form
  • Collect your passport and visa

£60.00 + VAT

Where to send your documents:

BAT Visas Ltd
Tower Bridge Business Centre
46-48 East Smithfield
London
E1W 1AW

Special Tourism (if attending an exhibition or conference)

Single entry (valid for 30 days)

Processing time is 6 or 2 working days

What you will need to submit:

From 10th December 2014 all foreign nationals applying for Russian visas in the UK are required to apply in person, Biometric data (fingerprints) will also be taken at the time you submit your visa application

  • Passport (must be valid for 6 months after the expiry date of your visa and have at least two blank pages)
  • One recent coloured passport photo on a white background
  • Completed visa application form URL  *
  • Special Tourist invitation. If necessary BAT Visas can get this for you WORD
  • Self-employed and company directors must provide the last three months bank statements which can be photocopies but the home address must be on the statement. You must be able to prove an available minimum spend of £100 for each day you will be in Russia
  • Completed visa procurement form PDF

*The online form can be difficult and time consuming to complete, if you prefer, BAT Visas can email you a form to be completed by hand.  We will then complete the online form on your behalf

What it will cost:

PRE CHECK SERVICE

  • Pre-check of your documents
  • Complete your online application form
  • Collect your passport and visa

£60.00 + VAT

Where to send your documents:

BAT Visas Ltd
Tower Bridge Business Centre
46-48 East Smithfield
London
E1W 1AW

Important Information

  • A processing fee of £24.00 is payable if ordering invitations only
  • Russian visas are issued as per the dates on your invitation and not the dates you indicate on your application form
  • Registration in Russia All foreign citizens must register either with the local migration authority or at their hotel if staying for more than 7 days