Proof purpose of the journey
- Valid round trip ticket for travel and a visa for the bordering the Russian Federation country, a visa for the destination country or a passport in the host country
- A completed declaration on the journey to the Ambassador or General of the Russian Federation requesting locally
- Valid passportpassport that has at least two free, opposing sides and must be valid for at least 6 months after visa expiry
- The visa application. All questions in the visa questionnaire must be fully answered and all fields of the visa application to be filled out completely. Important! Enter the "Destination" to the appropriate visa center. The visa form must be signed by hand. We help you fill out the visa application.
- A passport photo in the format 3,5 x 4,5 cm. The face head-on, recorded on a light background, with no blackout goggles. Headgear are only for people whose religion or national tradition compel, provided the passport photo was also taken with headgear allowed.
- Insurance policy of medical insuranceInsurance policy of medical insurance that is valid in the Russian Federation and the total duration of the intended stay covers (because of reciprocity).
Important to know
A regular transit visa for transit travel through the Russian Federationleft, up to 10 days for a passenger car or train ride. Up to 3 days the transit visa for travel by air is issued.
For transit trip through Russia by land a transit visa for the duration of the respective shortest route will be issued, with a maximum up to 10 days. The duration is calculated with a daily mileage of 500 km.
The validity of a two-time transit visa may not exceed one month. If the applicant has to cross the Russian Federation in his journey to the destination country, or departure takes place only after a month, a one-time transit visa is issued for the first transit, another transit visa must then be submitted to the competent Consular locally in the target country.
Important: a transit visa is required for transit travel through the Russian Federation by air without landing!
No transit visa also need foreign nationals who wish to reside during the change in their onward journey within 24 hours of arrival at the airport, without leaving the transit area or the terminal.
Upon leaving the transit area to apply for a transit visa is required!