Information on applying for a visa to Russia
All non-Scandinavian citizens have to apply for visa through the Russian Consulate at the land of residence. One can also use services of an authorized visa agency. Pasvikturist provide you with the necessary letter of invitation – LOI (included in the price for our tours to Russia.)
To issue Letter of Invitation we need following: either a scan/copy of the first page of your passport by email, or the following information:
- Date of entry / departure date to Russia
- Name as it appears in the passport
- Date of birth
- Passport number
- Validity of your passport (expiry date)
Please get in contact with a Russian Consulate to find out which documents are required.
Please note: Processing fee for visa Application is to be paid directly to the Consulate.
Price for Letter of Invitation:
Validity for 1-3 days: 375 NOK
Validity for 4-29 days: 525 NOK
(when booking a tour to Russia with us, the invitation letter is included in the price)
If you have a permanent residence in Norway, you can apply for a Visa to Russia through our agency: please click here
Please note that the visa can not be easily purchased at the border.
This information is unfortunately in many guidebooks and is not correct!