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Russia Visa for United Kingdom Passport Holders

Important Notes:

  • Very important note to read for all of the applicants - All applicants must come to the Russian Visa Centre (VFS) in person to apply for the Russian Visa and get their biometric collection i.e. finger prints taken expect applicants under 12 years of age.

Why use D&V?

  • Russian visa application will be checked thoroughly to avoid any refusal or rejection by embassy 
  • All application documents will be checked before submission and make sure all relevant dates and data are matching 
  • Providing last minute assistance if needed at the Russian Visa Centre (VFS) by our dedicated team
  • Collection of your passport from Russian Visa Centre and send back your documents to you which will saves time
  • Competiative rates - execllent service

What I need to do next?

  • Make payment towards your visa application upon submission to Russian Visa Centre (VFS) 
  • Biometrics will then be taken accordingly based on your turn in the queue
  • Once done please send us your receipt via email for collection and safe delivery of your document 

The original passport must be provided including the followings:

  • The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond travelling with at least two blank visa pages facing each other.
  • The passport must not be damaged by any means.

The applicant must provide 1 passport sized photograph that: 

  • Is taken against a white background.
  • Must have been taken within the last 6 months.
  • Must be attached to the visa application form.

Visa application form must be filled online and printed out from this website only!  
Kindly ensure that the dates of your entry and exit, as entered in the application form, match with or fall within the period specified in the supporting documents.

The UK employer must provide a UK Supporting Letter that:

  • Addressed to the consulate/embassy
  • Includes the applicants full name 
  • Includes the reason for the applicants journey and name of organisations/company to be visited
  • Includes the number of entries required and the duration of the stay
  • Includes a statement of acceptance of financial responsibility for the visa applicant trip
  • Includes the signature of the applicant's supervisor or HR department representative

UK Supporting Letter Sample can be found on application package.

The applicant must submit Letter of Invitation (LOI) or Telex issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry or its regional representatives or by an appropriate Russian Federation Migration Service branch. The letter of invitation must contains the followings: 

  • Includes the applicant full name
  • Purpose of visit including dates of entry and exit dates with duration of stay
  • Official seal and legal address of the host institution, document registration number and date of registration, signature and name of the official authorized to invite foreigners to Russia
  • For a multiple entry visa applicants are required to submit the original invitation 
  • For single and double entry visas copies of invitations in particular cases may be accepted, though the Embassy's immigration officer may ask you to present the original invitation.

2 working days Express service is embassy processing time from day after receipt of passport. Passports are released from 5:00pm onward, and can be sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery or collected from our office in person at 6:00pm on the day of completion. Click Here to find our location.

  • Now Russian Visa Centre team of experienced officers can come to our office to check your visa application documents, collect your fingerprints and securely delivered this information to the Embassy for the decision. To make use our services please contact us to arrange for your appointment and discuss the costs.
  • Other wise the Russian Visa Centre  (VFS) team of experienced officers can come to your home or office to check your visa application documents, collect your fingerprints and securely delivered this information to the Embassy for the decision.
  • The cost of the service within the London (M25 border) will be 300GBP +VAT+ travel expenses (for up to 3 hours submission time)
  • Please note that visa fee and service charge for the visa is a separate cost depending on applicants visa type and nationality.

Applicants who are self-employed, company directors, working from home or unemployed need to provide bank statements for the last three months which have a current balance of aminimum of £100 per day for the duration of the visit (not required for housewives, students and retired applicants). Please note that if you wish to provide online banking printouts please make sure they will be certified and stamped by your bank.

Order online:

  • Complete D&V online order; by filling your personal details; choose your delivery options and make your payment.

Receive Confirmation:

  • You will then receive order confirmation via email along with visa application package please print the online order confirmation, fill visa application form print, date and sign.

Send your documents:

  • Mail us your original documents using reliable courier(s) such as Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed - Next Day Delivery.
  • By submitting this form you accept the D&V Terms and Conditions- Privacy Policy and declare that the information provided is correct. You grant authorisation to D&V to submit visa application(s) to embassies/consulate(s) of selected countries on your behalf.

Russia Visa Fees for United Kingdom Passport Holders

Entry Type Duration of Stay Processing time Consulate Fee (£) D&V Charges (£)
Single Entry Three Month Validity Next Working Day 186.60 50.00
Single Entry Three Month Validity 5 Working Days 108.40 50.00
Double Entry Three Month Validity Next Working Day 270.60 50.00
Double Entry Three Month Validity 5 Working Days 151.40 50.00
Multiple Entry One Year Validity Next Working Day 468.60 50.00
Multiple Entry One Year Validity 5 Working Days 250.40 50.00

Important Notes:

  • Very important note to read for all of the applicants - All applicants must come to the Russian Visa Centre (VFS) in person to apply for the Russian Visa and get their biometric collection i.e. finger prints taken expect applicants under 12 years of age.

Why use D&V?

  • Russian visa application will be checked thoroughly to avoid any refusal or rejection by embassy 
  • All application documents will be checked before submission and make sure all relevant dates and data are matching 
  • Providing last minute assistance if needed at the Russian Visa Centre (VFS) by our dedicated team
  • Collection of your passport from Russian Visa Centre and send back your documents to you which will saves time
  • Competiative rates - execllent service

What I need to do next?

  • Make payment towards your visa application upon submission to Russian Visa Centre (VFS) 
  • Biometrics will then be taken accordingly based on your turn in the queue
  • Once done please send us your receipt via email for collection and safe delivery of your document 

The original passport must be provided including the followings:

  • The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond travelling with at least two blank visa pages facing each other.
  • The passport must not be damaged by any means.

The applicant must provide 1 passport sized photograph that: 

  • Is taken against a white background.
  • Must have been taken within the last 6 months.
  • Must be attached to the visa application form.

Visa application form must be filled online and printed out from this website only!  
Kindly ensure that the dates of your entry and exit, as entered in the application form, match with or fall within the period specified in the supporting documents.

Parents of children that are aged under 18 must provide:

  • Original and a copy of birth certificate showing the names of both parents.
  • The written letter consent of one or both parents for the child to travel or and a sworn affidavit of guardianship/ or original court order in the case of sole guardianship.
  • Copies of parents passports showing their names as it appears on the birth certificate.

The applicant must provide a 'Tourist Voucher' that: 

  • 'Tourist confirmation' document stamped and signed by authorized person. 
  • Obtained through hotel or an approved travel agent who deals with trips to Russia.
  • Should be valid for the entire duration of the trip. 
  • The stamp and all details should be clearly readable. 

A tourist voucher can be obtained through D&V at an additional cost - please contact us

2 working days Express service is embassy processing time from day after receipt of passport. Passports are released from 5:00pm onward, and can be sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery or collected from our office in person at 6:00pm on the day of completion. Click Here to find our location.

  • Now Russian Visa Centre team of experienced officers can come to our office to check your visa application documents, collect your fingerprints and securely delivered this information to the Embassy for the decision. To make use our services please contact us to arrange for your appointment and discuss the costs.
  • Other wise the Russian Visa Centre  (VFS) team of experienced officers can come to your home or office to check your visa application documents, collect your fingerprints and securely delivered this information to the Embassy for the decision.
  • The cost of the service within the London (M25 border) will be 300GBP +VAT+ travel expenses (for up to 3 hours submission time)
  • Please note that visa fee and service charge for the visa is a separate cost depending on applicants visa type and nationality.
  • Applicants who are self-employed, company directors, working from home or unemployed need to provide bank statements for the last three months which have a current balance of aminimum of £100 per day for the duration of the visit (not required for housewives, students and retired applicants). Please note that if you wish to provide online banking printouts please make sure they will be certified and stamped by your bank. 
  • Applicants/Tourists on board large cruise Ships have the right to stay in the Russian Federation without a visa for up to 72 hours. They have the right to leave the ship and come back on board the ship only as part of an organized tourist group Tourists who wish to leave the ship on their own or in a group of less than 5 tourists must have a visa.
  • Notice: Tourist Visa is issued according to the dates specified in the voucher and confirmation and can be for a maximum period of 30 days. Kindly ensure that the dates of your entry and exit, as entered in the application form, match with or fall within the period specified in the supporting documents.

Order online:

  • Complete D&V online order; by filling your personal details; choose your delivery options and make your payment.

Receive Confirmation:

  • You will then receive order confirmation via email along with visa application package please print the online order confirmation, fill visa application form print, date and sign.

Send your documents:

  • Mail us your original documents using reliable courier(s) such as Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed - Next Day Delivery.
  • By submitting this form you accept the D&V Terms and Conditions- Privacy Policy and declare that the information provided is correct. You grant authorisation to D&V to submit visa application(s) to embassies/consulate(s) of selected countries on your behalf.

Russia Visa Fees for United Kingdom Passport Holders

Entry Type Duration of Stay Processing time Consulate Fee (£) D&V Charges (£)
Single Entry Varied Validity Next Working Day 186.60 50.00
Single Entry Varied Validity 5 Working Days 108.40 50.00
Double Entry Varied Validity Next Working Day 270.60 50.00
Double Entry Varied Validity 5 Working Days 151.40 50.00

Important Notes:

  • Very important note to read for all of the applicants - All applicants must come to the Russian Visa Centre (VFS) in person to apply for the Russian Visa and get their biometric collection i.e. finger prints taken expect applicants under 12 years of age.

Why use D&V?

  • Russian visa application will be checked thoroughly to avoid any refusal or rejection by embassy 
  • All application documents will be checked before submission and make sure all relevant dates and data are matching 
  • Providing last minute assistance if needed at the Russian Visa Centre (VFS) by our dedicated team
  • Collection of your passport from Russian Visa Centre and send back your documents to you which will saves time
  • Competiative rates - execllent service

What I need to do next?

  • Make payment towards your visa application upon submission to Russian Visa Centre (VFS) 
  • Biometrics will then be taken accordingly based on your turn in the queue
  • Once done please send us your receipt via email for collection and safe delivery of your document 

The original passport must be provided including the followings:

  • The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond travelling with at least two blank visa pages facing each other.
  • The passport must not be damaged by any means.

The applicant must provide 1 passport sized photograph that: 

  • Is taken against a white background.
  • Must have been taken within the last 6 months.
  • Must be attached to the visa application form.

Visa application form must be filled online and printed out from this website only!  
Kindly ensure that the dates of your entry and exit, as entered in the application form, match with or fall within the period specified in the supporting documents.

The applicant must provide a Letter of Invitation (LOI) issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry or its regional representatives or by an appropriate Russian Federation Migration Service branch.

Parents of children that are aged under 18 must provide:

  • Original and a copy of birth certificate showing the names of both parents.
  • The written letter consent of one or both parents for the child to travel or and a sworn affidavit of guardianship/ or original court order in the case of sole guardianship.
  • Copies of parents passports showing their names as it appears on the birth certificate.

2 working days Express service is embassy processing time from day after receipt of passport. Passports are released from 5:00pm onward, and can be sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery or collected from our office in person at 6:00pm on the day of completion. Click Here to find our location.

  • Now Russian Visa Centre team of experienced officers can come to our office to check your visa application documents, collect your fingerprints and securely delivered this information to the Embassy for the decision. To make use our services please contact us to arrange for your appointment and discuss the costs.
  • Other wise the Russian Visa Centre  (VFS) team of experienced officers can come to your home or office to check your visa application documents, collect your fingerprints and securely delivered this information to the Embassy for the decision.
  • The cost of the service within the London (M25 border) will be 300GBP +VAT+ travel expenses (for up to 3 hours submission time)
  • Please note that visa fee and service charge for the visa is a separate cost depending on applicants visa type and nationality.
  • Applicants who are self-employed, company directors, working from home or unemployed need to provide bank statements for the last three months which have a current balance of aminimum of £100 per day for the duration of the visit (not required for housewives, students and retired applicants). Please note that if you wish to provide online banking printouts please make sure they will be certified and stamped by your bank
  • In case of a visit to the Russian Federation for urgent medical reasons, for urgent treatment, or to visit a seriously ill or a deceased relative, an applicant should present a certificate issued by a medical institution or a death certificate and a document proving the kindred between the applicant and the ill or deceased relative. 
  • Documents proving the family relations are copies of the certificates issued by registrar offices. In case the applicant is a grandparent or a grandchild he should submit a copy of the certificates issued by registrar offices proving their next of kin. Passport's validity of the applicant should exceed the visa expiry date. 

Order online:

  • Complete D&V online order; by filling your personal details; choose your delivery options and make your payment.

Receive Confirmation:

  • You will then receive order confirmation via email along with visa application package please print the online order confirmation, fill visa application form print, date and sign.

Send your documents:

  • Mail us your original documents using reliable courier(s) such as Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed - Next Day Delivery.
  • By submitting this form you accept the D&V Terms and Conditions- Privacy Policy and declare that the information provided is correct. You grant authorisation to D&V to submit visa application(s) to embassies/consulate(s) of selected countries on your behalf.

Russia Visa Fees for United Kingdom Passport Holders

Entry Type Duration of Stay Processing time Consulate Fee (£) D&V Charges (£)
Single Entry Three Month Validity Next Working Day 186.60 50.00
Single Entry Three Month Validity 5 Working Days 108.40 50.00
Double Entry Three Month Validity Next Working Day 270.60 50.00
Double Entry Three Month Validity 5 Working Days 151.40 50.00

Invitations for Business visa to Russia for citizens of United Kingdom

Invitation type Processing time D&V Charges
LOI - Single entry (up to 3 months) 7 Working Days 149.00
LOI - Double entry (up to 3 months) 7 Working Days 149.00
LOI - Multiple entry (up to 6 months) 14 Working Days 185.00
LOI - Multiple entry (up to 12 months) 14 Working Days 185.00
Invitation Not Required 00.00

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