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How Much Does a Russian Visit Visa Cost

Here's how much a Russian visa will cost you.


Russia, the land of the majestic Siberian tiger, the historic Bolshoi theater and the iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral, is the largest country in the world by area. Russia’s numerous natural attractions as well as its rich cultural heritage, make it a popular destination for tourists from across the world. The country was visited by almost 25 million people in 2018 alone, making it the sixteenth most attractive destination worldwide.

The first step in planning your visit to Russia is to fill up the Russian Visa Application Form. The form can be filled online, from the comfort of your home or office. When you submit the completed form and required documents, you will also need to pay a visa fee. Here’s a look.

Russian Visa Fees

The fee for a Russian visa varies according to your nationality, visa duration and the processing time. A service fee, in addition to the visa fee, will also be charged.

For Citizens of the European Union

Single entry, double-entry or multiple entry

Private visa, Study visa, Business visa, Humanitarian visa, Transit visa and Tourist visa

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days35
3 working days (does not apply for tourist visas)70 

Single entry Work and Study visa (for a stay in Russia not more than 90 days)

Russia, the land of the majestic Siberian tiger, the historic Bolshoi theater and the iconic St. Basil’s Cathedral, is the largest country in the world by area. Russia’s numerous natural attractions as well as its rich cultural heritage, make it a popular destination for tourists from across the world. The country was visited by almost 25 million people in 2018 alone, making it the sixteenth most attractive destination worldwide.

The first step in planning your visit to Russia is to fill up the Russian Visa Application Form. The form can be filled online, from the comfort of your home or office. When you submit the completed form and required documents, you will also need to pay a visa fee. Here’s a look.

Russian Visa Fees

The fee for a Russian visa varies according to your nationality, visa duration and the processing time. A service fee, in addition to the visa fee, will also be charged.

For Citizens of the European Union

Single entry, double entry or multiple entry

Private visa, Study visa, Business visa, Humanitarian visa, Transit visa and Tourist visa

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days35
3 working days (does not apply for tourist visas)70 

Single entry Work and Study visa (for a stay in Russia not more than 90 days)

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days84.6 
3 working days169.2 

Double entry Work and Study visa (for a stay in Russia not more than 90 days)

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days135.4
3 working days270.8

Multiple entry Work and Study visa (for a stay in Russia not more than 90 days)

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days253.9 
3 working days507.8 

Visa to get Temporary Residence Permit in Russia

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days84.6
3 working days169.2

For Indian Citizens

Single entry

Private visa, Study visa, Business visa, Humanitarian visa, Work visa, Transit visa and Tourist visa

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7 calendar days37.6
3 working days (does not apply to tourist visas)75.2

Double entry 

Private visa, Study visa, Business visa, Humanitarian visa, Work visa, Transit visa and Tourist visa

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7 calendar days60.2 
3 working days (does not apply to tourist visas)120.4 

Multiple entry 

Private visa, Study visa, Business visa, Humanitarian visa, Work visa, Transit visa and Tourist visa

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7 calendar days112.8
3 working days (does not apply to tourist visas)225.7

Visa to get Temporary Residence Permit in Russia

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days37.6 
3 working days75.2 

For US Citizens

All types of single entry and double entry visas

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
15 calendar days150.4
3 working days (only in case of emergency)150.4

Multiple entry visas 

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7 calendar days150.4
Urgent procedureNot Applicable

For Australian Citizens

Single entry

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days75.2
3 working days (does not apply to tourist visas)150.4

Double entry 

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days120.3 
3 working days240.7 

Multiple entry 

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days225.7
3 working days451.4

Transit visa

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days75.2
3 working days150.4

Visa to get Temporary Residence Permit in Russia

Processing TimeConsular Fee in Euros
7-20 working days75.2
3 working days150.4

For more details, you can contact the Russian consulate in your country.


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