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:
You will find this form below just complete it and click submit. If you encounter any difficulties with the form, feel free to call us for more assistance.
Our specialized team will prepare the application for you. This is to ensure there are no errors on the form and to minimize reasons to reject your application. We will send the application to you once completed.
As soon as the application is ready, the latest by 24 hours, we will email it to you along with any additional information and list of documents required to submit your application at the Visa Application Centre.
After you received all documents by email you are ready to go to the Visa Application Centre to submit your application and to provide your fingerprints. Please refer to the current opening times on the Russian Visa Application Centre website.
Your photograph needs to be exactly 45x35mm. This is the standard passport photograph size and can be obtaining from the majority of the photo booths in the country.
The photo needs to have taken with the last 3 months. If you use the same photograph that is in your passport then your application would not be accepted.
The photo-print should be clear and with a continuous tone and printed on proper photographic paper.
The passport should be valid for at least another 6 months. If it is due to expire before then, you will need to get a new passport. Additionally, if the passport was issued less than 6 months ago, you will need to include your previous passport with the application.
The passport needs to have two completely free pages facing each other in order that the visa can be stamped in. If you do not have two pages side by side then you will need to get a new passport.
You must hold a valid UK passport in order to apply under the standard conditions. If you hold another type of passport, please see the additional documentation section on this page to find out what else you need to include.
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.
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.