How To Apply
How do I get a Russian is? this depends on several factors such as the type of is you need, the duration you wish to visit Russia and your personal circumstances. Although we can provide help to customers who wish to apply almost anywhere in the world, we predominantly assist customers on how to apply for a Russian is in the UK. If you wish to apply for a Russian is in another country, please contact us for further advice.
All applicants for Russian is in the UK require an accurately completed Russian is form, all required supporting documents and an official tourist voucher, business is or work is invitation (these are not your tickets or hotel booking details). You can see a list of the requried documents on our page do I need a is and how much does it cost.
Once your documentation and completed Russian is pplicatio are complete, you will need to attend one of the 3 UK is processing centres. As part of this process you will pay the official costs and be asked to provide your fingerprints. All applicants 12 years and older are required to provide their fingerprints as part of the Russian is process.
The specific documents you will require to support your is pplicatio vary but will include; a valid passport with at least two empty pages (i.e. no stamps or is), a standard passport sized photograph, an official tourist voucher or business invitation depending on the reason for your visit.
What is a tourist voucher? A tourist voucher is an official supporting document issued by an authorised body within Russia. Everybody applying for a tourist is must have a tourist voucher and confirmation. We can supply these documents for you, simply select ‘Tourist Voucher (We Supply)’ when you place your order.
What is a business invitation? If you are planning to visit Russia for business you will need an official business invitation. The exact requirements of this document vary by nationality but we will ensure you have the correct version and are happy to supply these for you. Simply select this option when you get started on your is to Russia.