HOW TO OBTAIN A TOURIST VISA TO RUSSIA
All foreign nationals are required to have entry visas to travel
to the Russian Federation. To obtain a Russian tourist visa you first need to get a tourist invitation. Tourist visa can be valid for up to 30 days. The invitation comprises a tourist voucher and a reservation confirmation, which can only be issued by specially authorized travel agency, registered in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
You can apply for a Russian visa support.
The invitation and the voucher will be prepared the next business day and sent to you by email to any country in the world.
The total visa expenses include: payment for an invitation (paid to Russian authorities agency), visa application fee (paid to a Russian consulate), visa registration fee (paid upon arrival to Russian authorities agency) only if your stay is longer than 7 working days (weekends and holidays do not count).
VISA SUPPORT THROUGH PETERSBURG-LODGING.COM
If you need our visa support (letter of invitation and tourist voucher), there is a fee of EUR 25 (per person) included a registration fee when you are here in St. Petersburg in case your stay is longer than 7 workings days. If your stay is shorter than 7 working days, the fee will be EUR 10 per person for people from Europe, America, Canada, and etc.
Please note that invitation fee is higher for some African and Asian countries. Please ask for more details.
The cost should be sent with the deposit when you make definite booking. Then we need the scan passport data by email. We would send you the letter of invitation within 1-2 working days so that you could apply for your Russian tourist visa at Russian consulate in your country.
If you can't get your passport scanned, please let us know, we will send you some questions that should be answered for us to be able to make your letter of invitation.
Please note that we only provide you letter of invitation by e-mail. The visa support fee does not include any charge to send you an original letter of invitation by fast post service from Russia.