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RUSSIA IS OPEN: Russia re-opened for tourism in January 2021.

NOTE: Tourist invitations and tourist visas are for foreign citizens who will be staying in hotels or holiday rentals. We require a formal tourist accommodation operator's address to process this visa. A 'private visa' for travelers intended on staying with a friend or relative can be obtained through Russian government portals.

DOCUMENT OVERVIEW
The Russian Invitation Letter is a requirement if you want to obtain the Russian Tourist or Business Visa. The document comes in A4 format and is evidence that you have been invited to Russia by an accredited Russian travel company or hotel. iVisa.com provides Russian Tourist and Business Invitation letters in accordance with the purpose of your trip. There are 2 different tourist invitation letters providing a single or double entry into Russia.

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WHO CAN ENTER RUSSIA WITH THIS DOCUMENT
All nationalities who need a Russian Tourist or Business Visa to travel to Russia will also need the Invitation Letter.

To enter the country, every traveler must have health insurance.

OBTAIN THE RUSSIA TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION
Applying for the Russian Invitation Letter is easy and fast with iVisa.com. The process is 100% online. You can print the invitation letter and use it as a supporting document for your Russian Visa application.

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DISPLAY THE DOCUMENTS
Once your application for the Invitation Letter is complete and payment is made, we’ll send the document to your email inbox.

You must display the invitation letter, visa and health insurance to officials at the immigration checkpoint upon arrival to the country.

Required Documents to Apply
  • Last Page of Passport (if applicable)

  • Passport Scan (if applicable)

  • Proof of Accommodation (if applicable)

Important Instructions
  • Bear in mind that you are applying for a Russian Invitation Letter and not a Russian Tourist Visa. The Russian Visa Invitation Letter is a requirement for you to obtain the Russian Tourist Visa.

  • Besides your passport information, you are required to provide your travel dates and accommodation information in order to apply for the Visa Invitation Letter.

  • You will be required to provide information on which cities you plan to visit during your stay in Russia in order to apply for the Visa Invitation Letter.

  • Proof of accommodation is required to obtain the travel document. The dates in this document MUST match the travel dates selected in the application. This is a government requirement to issue the travel document.

  • The Russian Tourist Invitation you will receive from iVisa.com consists of a tourist confirmation letter.

  • After you receive your Invitation Letter via email, you can apply for the Russian visa at one of their embassies.

  • The Russian Consulate may ask you for your hotel booking or any other proof of accommodation when issuing your Russia Visa.

  • To enter the country, every traveler must have health insurance. There is no quarantine requirement on arrival in Russia.

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If this happens, please contact our customer service team as soon as possible. Our visa experts are available 24/7 and will gladly help you resolve the problem.

Our iVisa experts review all visa applications and accompanying documentation before submission; thus, rejections are rare.

However, if government officials find any errors and reject your application, iVisa will refund your iVisa processing fee, and you will have the option to reapply for your Russian Tourist Invitation Letter.

NB: Government fees will not be refunded.

Travelers passing through Russia on their way to another destination do not require an invitation letter. Russian transit invitation letters do not exist. However, travelers intending to transit through Russia must apply for a Russian transit visa, even if they are just changing planes in Moscow or another international airport in the country.

We understand that unexpected changes in travel plans may happen, and that you may want to request a cancellation of your application and a credit for the amount paid. However, we will only approve the refund/credit if it meets our Refund policy guidelines:

  • If our team has not reviewed your application nor submitted it to the government for approval, then you will receive a credit for the total amount of the iVisa processing fee and government fee (visa cost).

  • If your application has been reviewed by our team but has yet to be submitted to the government for approval, you will receive a credit for the total amount of the government fee (visa cost).

  • If your application has been submitted to the government for approval or a visa is already issued, unfortunately, we cannot issue any refunds or credits.

Our policy also applies to these circumstances:

  • If we make a mistake on your application, a 100% refund of the iVisa processing fee will be issued, and we will process your visa again at no cost.

  • If you purchase Rush or Super Rush processing and we do not deliver the travel document within the agreed timeframe, you will receive a credit for the iVisa Rush or Super Rush processing fee.

  • If you miss your trip because iVisa does not deliver the travel document within the agreed timeframe, you will receive a full cash refund of the government and iVisa processing fees.

NB: There is an exception to the clause above if the government is the cause of the delay or if your arrival date was sooner than our Super Rush processing time. In such a case, you will receive a credit for the iVisa processing fee.

If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with our services, please feel free to contact us.

If this occurs, please contact our customer service team immediately so that we can help you fix the problem. Our experts are available 24/7.
You will receive the documents via email once the application is accepted. In addition, you will receive an email notification if your application has any problems.