Visa type: 
Tourist invitation
The application process: 

Since the 10th of December 2014 the Russian embassy requires you to apply for the visa in person. Unfortunately that means we can not apply on your behalf, but we can still offer a service that can help you.

Other Russian visas:

Russia Tourist visa  |  Russia Business visa  |  Russia Business invitation visa

To order your invitation


Fill out the form below

You will find this form below and its merely a matter of filling it in and clicking submit. If you encounter and difficulties with the form, feel free to call us for more assistance.


We will receive the application via email

Send the application to us along with any additional documents mentioned on this web page. It is best to post it using a secure service such as ‘Royal Mail Special Delivery’ or another reputable courier company.



All tourist visa applications

  • Suitable for tourism
  • Emailed directly to you
  • Print & Take to embassy

Payment methods

3 ways to pay

There are three different ways you can pay for your visa application as listed below. Please note that we submit your application as soon as we receive it so whichever payment method you choose it will not have an impact on the application process. There may be a delay in emailing the invoice to you but this doesn't impact on the delivery time.


You can include cash with your application when you are sending the application forms to us. You would find the appropriate amount on the order form.


You can include a Cheque or Postal Order with your application when you are sending it to us. If so, please make it payable to Visa24.


You can pay by BACS bank transfer while your application is being processed. If you choose this option, we shall invoice you once we have received your application and you make the payment while the embassy considers your request.

Visa application form


Visa24 is not affiliated with the government of Russia. If you want to apply for a visa directly with the Russian Embassy, you can make an appointment to go in person. Click here for the Russian Embassy website in the United Kingdom.

Complementary information

Russian tourist visa applicationSince we receive many questions about getting a Russian invitation visa, we have put together this informal guide about Russian visa applications. As of 10 December 2014, you need to visit the Russian Embassy in London to start the application process for your Russia visa. This means making an appointment, visiting the embassy, filling out the Russian visa application form, and making sure that you have all the required documents with you otherwise you need to visit one more time.

As air travel prices came down, the popularity of this great country has grown and demand for a tourist visa to Russia has increased a lot but there is still only one place to get the Russian tourist visa application in London. This has further increased the waiting time and has put the importance of having all the required paperwork with you to avoid losing out on income due to missing work for more than one day.

We can help getting your visa application for RussiaThey still allow Russian visa application centres like Visa 24 to help you preparing the paperwork and advise you on what documents you need. All you need to do is to download and fill out an application for your tourist visa for Russia, pay a small service fee on top of the embassy fee and we will prepare the paperwork for you to make sure that when you show up for your visa you will be all set. Instead of just showing up and hoping for the best we will help you to be prepared.
Stop reading all the confusing information online about how to apply for Russian visa and let us do the work for you. We will review all the paperwork before sending it to you and ensure that your application process will be smooth and you won’t lose precious time due to missing paperwork. 
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