Russia visa application and requirements

                    Russia Visa

Russia Visa

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Russia Tourist visa is required for citizens of Germany.

IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for Tourist visas to Russia. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of Russia . Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of Russia directly.

To apply for a travel visa to Russia requires the following documents:

a
Original passport valid for at least 180 days and with two free pages. Printed or already stamped pages do not count.
b
Photo requirements. 3,5x4,5 cm photo in front of light (white or light blue) background. Please ensure neck and shoulders are clearly visible.
c
Bank Statement. Copy of a recent bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds.
d
Invitation. A confirmation of the admission of a foreign tourist from a tour operator registered in the Uniform Federal Tourist Register.
e
Insurance policy. Insurance policy as evidence of a foreign-accident insurance, which is valid in Russia and covers the total duration of the planned stay.
Insurance policies must include the following information:
• date of the insurance contract;
• number of the insurance policy;
• name and surname of the insured;
• information on the insurance company;
• The period of validity of the policy must cover the length of stay of the first trip in Russia when issuing a single or double visa and a multiple visa;
• Overview of insured medical services, including transportation, including the transfer in case of death.
• The minimum cover must be EUR 30 000;
• Signature of the insurer.

f
Confirmation of return. Certificate of merit or equivalent proof as a guarantee of the willingness to return to the State of residence. As proof of return, the following can be submitted:
• Guarantee from a German travel company
• Proof of regular income through a certificate of employment and income
• Registration of the company (commercial registration)
• Tax return or omission from the tax consultant
• Statement of account
• Pensioner's pension / pensioner's certificate
• Student ID / BAFöG-certificate / enrollment certificate
• Land register extract

g
Power of attorney. Completed and signed form.

Take advantage of our extensive embassy and consular database to find the nearest one. Upon contacting the embassy confirm the required documents, the time it takes to process the visa and whether the consulate accepts applications by mail.

The consular fees may vary. Please contact our Visa Specialists to get the current fee for your nationality.
Russia visa for citizens of Germany is required. For more information please contact the nearest Russia embassy.

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