Russia visa 🇷🇺
Last updated: September 18, 2020
US Virgin Islands citizens need visa for travelling to Russia as tourist. The stay is usually short with a period of 30 days and visa expires in 30 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for visa and a total of 7 documents are required. You can also find useful tips from fellow travellers.
Russia Visa requirements for US Virgin Islands
Complete Visa application form (One per person) online and then print, sign, and glue a passport-sized photo.
Take the form and documents to your nearest Russian diplomatic mission or visa centre.
Max Stay: 30 days
Visa Expires: 30 days
Visa Application Form: Complete application form for Russia
Passport Photo: Photo must be no older than 6 months
Passport Copy: A clear scan of the information pages of your signed, machine readable passport. Provide the pages of your current passport showing your photo, personal details and passport issue and expiry dates. Must be valid for six months beyond the expiry date of the visa.
Travel Insurance: Proof of travel insurance with the Certificate of Insurance and the table of benefits. You can also provide a letter from the bank confirming that you have an insurance with them along with a copy of credit card and the table of benefits.
Proof of international health insurance specifically covering travel to Russia
Travel Insurance Travel medical insurance for everyone from all over the world. Get coverage for travel delay, lost checked luggage, emergency response & natural disasters, personal liability. Get ready for for unexpected medical problems and accidents.
Invitation Letter: A letter from your relative or friend or company inviting you to visit and their relationship to you. The letter could state: the purpose of your visit and length of stay, if you will be staying with them, If this person will be paying for your stay, provide proof of their funds.
A copy of a Russia Tourist Voucher and Russia Tourist Confirmation. This voucher must: • Be stamped and signed by an authorized person from the Russian Foreign Ministry • Be issued for stay of 30 days or less • Bear the exact entry and exit dates required by the applicant and as stated on the visa application for
Flight Bookings: Flight reservations(s) for the country of your visit and return ticket
✨ Tips for Russia tourist visa
Russian visas are issued with specific start and expiry dates.
Travel must be completed within those dates.
Completed visas cannot be changed or extended once they have been issued
72-hour visa-free for international cruise ship/ferry passengers only if travelling with an organized tour and accompanied at all times by a tour operator.
Registration required after 7 business days.
American citizens may receive multiple entry visas valid for three years.