It's not possible to get an eVisa for Russia at the moment, but iVisa can assist you with the Tourist Invitation Letter. An invitation letter is mandatory for you to get a consular visa, especially for tourism purposes.
You can also get a Far-East Vladivostok eVisa, but as you can see, it's only available in that region of the country.
With iVisa’s help and by following a few simple steps, Tunisians can get that letter in as little as 30 minutes. Learn more with the FAQs below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need a visa to enter Russia if I'm from Tunisia?
Yes, Tunisians need a visa to visit Russia, despite the time they want to stay in the country. However, this visa is available only at any Russian Embassy.
What is a Russian Invitation Letter for Tunisian Citizens?
It's an authorized document that confirms that you're invited to Russia by a Russian travel company or any other company allowed by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
This permission has two steps: the first one is a voucher and the second is the confirmation for the foreign tourist.
How long is the Russian Invitation letter valid for Tunisian?
The Tourist Invitation Letter is valid for 30 days after arrival.
What do I need to provide?
iVisa will assist you through the whole application process. Just do your part by submitting the required documents. iVisa can begin the process once you have all the needed below:
- A Valid passport – You have to scan the last page of your passport. Additionally, it has to be valid for at least six months from your flying date in Russia.
- E-mail address – iVisa will send you the invitation letter via e-mail. It is quite important to offer a valid e-mail address. Make sure that the spelling is appropriate.
- Proof of accommodation – you can get this document by uploading a hotel booking or even a letter from a host in Russia.
- Arrival and departure date
- Number of entries you want to make in Russia
- Proof of income – A bank statement can work.
- Payment Options – you have to pay the service fee before filling in your application. For your convenience, iVisa allows you to pay with PayPal or credit/debit card payment.
How many types of letters are there for anyone traveling to Russia?
There are 2 types of documents that you can get with iVisa if you want to travel to Russia:
- Tourist Invitation Letter
- Far East (Vladivostok) e-Visa
What are the prices and the processing times?
As mentioned previously, you have to pay iVisa's fees, and that's aside from the visa cost. The cost depends on the type of letter you want, while the fee depends on the processing time. Luckily for you, iVisa comes with three options:
Standard Processing Time – your application will be processed in 24 hours, and it will have a price of USD $118.99.
Rush – You'll wait 6 hours this time, and you will pay USD $169.99 for your letter.
Super Rush – if you are in a rush, you can select this option for USD $228.99. You'll only have to wait 30 minutes.
These fees are available only to a single-entry tourist letter. If you want to see the different costs for other documents to travel to Russia, then you can click here.
How much time do I need to apply?
You need less than 20 minutes to complete the online form.
How can I apply?
The application process itself consists of three steps. After getting all the required documents, you can start accomplishing the online form. In case you need assistance, iVisa’s customer service is ready to take your call anytime.
The first thing to do is to provide some general information. After that, you have to select the type of invitation letter (single-entry or double-entry) and the processing time. Those factors will help determine the price of your visa so be wise in choosing.
The next step will ask you to review the information provided and proceed with the payment. Since it is impossible to do corrections after the application is processed, reviewing and revision are more crucial than people think about it.
The last step will ask you to upload additional documents. The number and type of documents vary for each applicant, so that will depend on certain aspects (including nationality). After that, just the submit button and wait for the invitation letter
You will need to go to the Russian embassy for an interview once the invitation letter is received. Remember to print the letter you receive in color. Some additional documents might be needed upon arrival, so it's better if you call the embassy to get that information.
Can I travel to Russia just with my invitation letter?
No, you can't enter Russia only with the Invitation letter. If your country is not a visa-exempt, then you must obtain a consular visa.
How does this Russian Invitation letter look like?
Is it safe to get my Russian Invitation Letter with iVisa?
Yes, it is, since we have an efficacious team that has been working with invitation letters for more than six years, so you can be convinced that you're dealing only with the best service possible to make your trip smoother.
If you want to know how well-qualified our services are, check out our testimonials with more than 19,000 reviews from Trustpilot.
Where can I find more information about Russian visas?
You can start your application form now to avoid an extra tedious step to get a Russian visa.
Keep in mind that once the invitation letter arrives, you will need to visit the Russian embassy for a personal interview. Do not forget to print the letter you receive from iVisa in color. Don't lose the chance to know this enigmatic and interesting country!