Russian Visa News

Tourist tax may be introduced in Russia

Tourist tax may be introduced in Russia

Monday, September 29, 2014
The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation proclaimed the possible amount of dues which will be charged from the tourists when staying in hotels in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Read
Foreigners will be able to stay in Sevastopol without a visa for three days

Foreigners will be able to stay in Sevastopol without a visa for three days

Monday, September 22, 2014
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree introducing a visa-free stay of foreign citizens on the territory of Sevastopol within 72 hours. The innovation concerns foreigners arriving in the city by ferry as a tourist group. Read
A unified system of multilingual navigation launched in Moscow

A unified system of multilingual navigation launched in Moscow

Monday, September 15, 2014
“1268 multilingual information indexes will be set in Moscow by the end of the year, and this number will reach 10,745 in the next five years,” – reported the head of the Moscow Tourism and Hotel Industry Committee (Moskomturizm) Sergey Shpilko to the website “Turprom”. Read
Foreign ships were given an opportunity to cross the Russian border without customs control

Foreign ships were given an opportunity to cross the Russian border without customs control

Monday, September 8, 2014
The Russian Government identified a number of cases in which Russian and foreign vessels would be able to cross the state border without customs inspection. This innovation simplifies not only the ships transfer from one part of Russia to another, but also the navigation in several other cases of merchant shipping. Read
The number of foreign students in Russian universities will increase

The number of foreign students in Russian universities will increase

Monday, September 1, 2014
Russia will increase the quota for foreign students in Russian universities – said Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with students of Kazan State Power Engineering University. Read
Foreign citizens won’t be able to use Wi-Fi without presentation of passport

Foreign citizens won’t be able to use Wi-Fi without presentation of passport

Monday, August 25, 2014
Amendments introduced by the government into the bill of rendering of communication services will deprive foreign citizens of the opportunity to access public Wi-Fi networks without registering the passport data. Read
The form of the notice of double citizenship approved

The form of the notice of double citizenship approved

Monday, August 18, 2014
August 17 was approved the notification form of double citizenship. From that moment the person possessing the nationality in Russia and in any other country comes within the preview of the law on double citizenship which came into force on the 4th of August. Read
Guests of the Russian stage of Formula-1 will get Russian visas by simplified rules

Guests of the Russian stage of Formula-1 will get Russian visas by simplified rules

Monday, August 11, 2014
Foreign fans, who decided to come to the first Grand Prix of the Russian Formula 1, will be able to obtain Russian visas by simplified rules. Read
The first train went from Simferopol to Moscow

The first train went from Simferopol to Moscow

Monday, August 4, 2014
August 1 the first train “Crimea” went from Simferopol to Moscow with 200 passengers. Read
In Russia appeared the first “non-smoking” street

In Russia appeared the first “non-smoking” street

Monday, July 28, 2014
From July 26, Arbat became the first non-smoking street in Moscow. Read
The largest hostel in Russian has been opened in Moscow

The largest hostel in Russian has been opened in Moscow

Monday, July 14, 2014
The new six-storey hostel with total area of 2.2 thousand square meters is meant for 300 seats. Apart from the rooms it has a two-level bar open to all comers, a gym, an underground parking and a cinema for 20 seats. Read
A tourist police began to work in Russia

A tourist police began to work in Russia

Monday, July 7, 2014
In Russia the tourist police began to work, the officers patrol the most popular among tourists streets of the city. It is planned that in the future these services will appear in other big cities of Russia. The division consists of 80 police officers. Read

Tourist visa

Tourist visa is ideal for a short-term trip to Russia (for up to 30 days) and allows to enter the country not only for the purpose of tourism but also to participate in business negotiations or visit Russian relatives and friends, etc. More...

Tourist Visa Invitation can be issued only by a Russian certified tourist company.

Visa House will issue a Tourist Invitation and send it to your e-mail in several minutes, once the order is placed and paid.

Business visa

Business visa is the most popular type of Russian visa for businesspeople and long-term trips.

Business visas vary in number of permitted entries (for single-, double- and multiple-entry trips) and validity period (from 30 days to 1 year and more). The complete term of stay in Russia on a business visa should not exceed 90 days within each 180 days.

Business visa is issued only on the basis of the Invitation from a Russian legal entity. The Business visa Invitation processing time and the way to submit it to the Consulate (original or copy) depend on its issuing organization (Federal Migration Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs or a Russian organization). More...

Visa House will issue a Business Invitation for you in the most convenient way and as faster as possible.