Russia Tourist Visa Requirements

  1. Passport: 

An original passport with minimum 6 months validity beyond the anticipated travel date and at least two blank pages for visa stamping is required.

  • A copy of any previous passports or visas that have been issued.
  • Include all of your previous passports (if any).
  • If a visa request is denied, the information of the original letter sent by the country’s authorities is preferred.


  1. Russia Visa Application Form: 

The applicant must complete and sign the visa application form.


  1. Photo requirements: 

Two current passport-size photos with a semi-matt finish.


Please note: the photograph must be less than 3 months old, scanned/stapled, and not have been used in any previous visas.

  1. Covering-Letter: 

A covering letter from the application detailing the applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, and who will be responsible for the entire trip’s costs, including travel, lodging, and expenses. Addressed to: The Visa Officer, Russian Embassy in Dhaka.


  1. Invitation Letter: 

Original and copy of the Russian Federation’s Federal Migration Service’s Invitation for Entry. In the Russian Federation, the invitation will be organized by inviting a person, a business partner, or an educational institution. Copies are not taken into account. Originals of Tourism Voucher or Confirmation of Receiving of a Foreign Tourist received from a Russian Travel company registered with the Consular Department of the Russian Federation, should be submitted by those planning to visit Russia for tourist purposes.

  1. Forwarding-Letter: 
  • On the applicant’s company letterhead, a forwarding letter / NOC from the applicant’s company authority specifying the applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, and duration of visit.


  •  A letter from the educational institution requesting a visa or a student card/proof of school enrolment (if student)


  1. Proof of Occupation: 
  • If the applicant is a first-time traveler or a proprietor, a company registration certificate (original notarized English translation and original photocopy).


  • Copies of the office ID card and visitor cards.


  1. Financials: 
  •  Company or personal bank statement for the previous six months, clearly stating the bank’s name and phone number.


  •  Payslip for the previous six months. (If applicable)


  1. Make a reservation for a plane ticket and a hotel room.


So-way Tours & Travels offers Visa Consultancy in Russia.

The Russian Federation’s Embassy

Phone: (+88) 02 988 4224, 

+88) 02 988 9379, 

+88) 02 988 0011 Telex: (780) 632310 (SOVEM BJ Fax: (+88) 02 8823735 E-mail: rusemb@citech-bd.com; info@rusdhaka.org

Website: http://bangladesh.mid.ru/home


Consular Department


Address: House NE(J)11, Road 83, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212

Phone: 02 988-48-47, Fax: (8802) 986-32-85 

E-mail: dhakaconsul@yandex.ru 


Consular hours are from 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.


Russia Visa Fee:


Regular visa fee: 6,800/-

Express visa fee: 13,600/-


Regular visa fee: 10,800/-

Express visa fee: 21,760/-


Regular visa fee: 20,400/-

Express visa fee: 40,800/-


Processing time:

Regular time: 4-20 working days

Express time: 1-3 working days

** The service (consultancy) price of So-way Tours & Travels is subject to a 15% VAT.

Fees for Consultation and Service (BDT)


10,000/- Consultancy

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