Russia Tourist Visa Invitation Letter

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How to apply for a Tourist Invitation Letter

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Its really easy to get a Russian Tourist Invitation letter with iVisa-. We have assisted thousands of travelers to obtain theirs in only a few short steps, best of all is that the entire application process is online.

Tourist Invitation Letter — WHAT DO YOU NEED?

  • Valid Passport (at least 6 months after arrival in Russia)
  • Details regarding your accommodation (Airbnb/Hotel/ etc)
  • Credit/Debit card or Paypal account

Tourist Invitation Letter Requirements for Russia

If you are planning to visit Russia for tourism AND you need to apply for a visa to enter Russia then you need an Invitation letter from an authorized Russian authority.

iVisa can assist you in getting the required invitation letter so that you may complete your visa application at the Russian consulate closest to you. The process for the letter application is completely online and you will receive it by email.

Important notes for when you apply only

  • For a trip up 30 days - SELECT a single (or double) tourist invitation.
  • A trip to Russia where you would like to visit Russia several times OR more than 30 days - SELECT business invitation for six months or for one year.

  • For most Russian consulates a simply copy of the invitation letter is sufficient to apply (for Europe, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China and others)

  • Your Russian Tourist Invitation letter will be in Russian

After you receive the tourist invitation letter, you must:

  • Print it in color.
  • Submit the letter and all other required docs for your visa application at the Russian embassy. The required docs typically include:, color visa/passport sized photo, health insurance, proof of finance, returns flights, travel itinerary etc. (iVisa suggest that you consult directly with the embassy nearest to you for a full list of required documents.)
  • After your visa interview at the Russian consulate they will issue you your visa if approved.

Additional fees may apply to certain nationalities. Please note that this happens on a cases by case basis. You will have to pay an additional fee to complete your order in case this happens. Payments can be made directly to your credit card on file or via Paypal (Note that we will confirm this via email and will NEVER charge you additional fees without your acknowledgement)

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