Visa information


All foreign nationals are required to have entry visas to travel to the Russian Federation.

The following documents should be submitted to the Russian Embassy or Consulate to obtain Russian Tourist Visa to enter Russia.


  1. Your original passport with at least 2 blank visa-designated pages (passport must be valid for at least 6 months after intended departure date from Russia).
  2. Two copies of completed and signed Russian visa application form.
  3. ONE passport-size photo signed on the back.
  4. Confirmation of hotel arrangements from authorized Russian travel company, or directly from the Russian hotel, showing reference number and confirmation number for the visa.


More on Russian visa requirements.


Foreign participants are asked to get the health insurance valid for Russia.