Russia

For Instructions on obtaining a Russian Multiple Entry Business Visa please click HERE.
For Instructions on obtaining a Russian 3 Year Multiple Entry Tourist/Private Visa please click HERE.

VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR U.S. CITIZENS
TOURIST VISA

– Submit your signed passport having two (2) completely blank “visa” page and 6 months validity beyond the travel dates.
– One (1) passport photo required.
– One (1) Online Visa Application Form, fully completed and signed.
– If you would like On Time Visa to complete the online application on your behalf, please contact On Time Visa to request White Glove Service. There is an additional charge of fifty five (55) US Dollars per person for this service.
-Confirmation of stay. A standard Tourist confirmation from a hosting authorized Russian travel agency or a hotel, registered with the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a voucher from your hotel or travel agency in Russia is required for all Tourist Travel. On Time Visa is able to obtain Voucher and Confirmation documents on your behalf. There is an additional charge of 50 US Dollars per person for this service. If you would like us to provide this service please contact On Time Visa at (202) 701-4262.
-Applicants may apply for a 3 year multiple entry visa, if you apply for this visa only regular processing applies, rush and emergency processing will not be considered by the Russian Embassy or Consulates. Please access Instructions on obtaining a Russian 3 Year Multiple Entry Tourist/Private Visa at the top of the page.
Former USSR citizens must submit the following additional documents:

– A copy of your Birth Certificate (translation from Russian into English is not required).

– A copy of your USSR passport (first page and visa pages) or Departure Record card.

– A copy of US naturalization Certificate.

– A copy of your Marriage Certificate, court order and/or other documents that can serve as legal proof of the name change (if applicable).

– If some of the required documents listed above are missing, a detailed letter of explanation, addressed to the Consulate of the Russian Federation in Washington DC, must be submitted along with the application. The letter must include the following

-Applicants full name, date and place of birth;
When and under what circumstances did applicant emigrate from the USSR to the US;
Any additional information pertaining to the loss of the USSR citizenship.

BUSINESS VISA

– Submit your signed passport having two (2) completely blank “visa” page and 6 months validity beyond the travel dates.
– One (1) Online Visa Application Form, fully completed and signed.
– If you would like On Time Visa to complete the online application on your behalf, please contact On Time Visa to request White Glove Service. There is an additional charge of fifty five (55) US Dollars per person for this service.
– One (1) passport photo required.
– Applicants may apply for a 3 year multiple entry visa, if you apply for this visa only regular processing applies, rush and emergency processing will not be considered by the Russian Embassy or Consulates. Please access Instructions on obtaining a Russian Multiple Entry Business Visa at the top of the page.
– An official letter of invitation is required. If you are applying for a Multiple Entry -Business Visa the ORIGINAL Letter of Invitation is required.
– Your Hosting company or organization in Russian must request your letter of invitation through the Russian Ministry of Interior.
– A business letter of responsibility is required, to be typewritten on your company letterhead and addressed to:
Embassy of Russia, Visa Section, Washington D.C.

The letter must explain all of the following:

– The purpose of travel
– Business reference to be visited in Russia
– Guarantee financial support for the applicant while in Russia
– Return transportation to the U.S.A
– The letter must be signed by a company officer other than the applicant.

Completed Work Order form (Printed) – Click HERE to download the work order form.

Processing Instructions –Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:

On Time Visa, Inc.
2028 S Shirlington Rd
Arlington, Va 22204
(202)701-4262

Fees:
On Time Visa Service Fee:
$80 per visa regular processing within 14 business days
$100 per visa rush for 5-7 days
$150 per visa emergency 1-2 days

Special Handling fee will be applied to Rush Service depending on the embassy.

Consular Fee:

$288.00 – Single / Double Entry Visa
$288.00 – Multiple Entry up to 1 Year Visa, Regular processing (14 – 21 Business days)
$318.00 – Multiple Entry up to 1 Year Visa, Emergency processing (5-7 Business days)
$198.00 – Multiple Entry 3 Year Visa (Please note Rush and Emergency services are not available).

Return Postage

Continental USA Only:
$49.00 FedEx Letter (Next Business Day – up to three passports)
$39.00 Fedex 2nd Business Day
$75.00 Fedex Letter (Saturday Delivery)

Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI –
Add $35.00 to the shipping fee chosen above

For International Shipping costs please contact On Time Visa

PLEASE NOTE:
The Russia’s single entry tourist visa is issued for an exact staying period of time, for a period of stay not to exceed 30 days. Although vaccination certificate is not required for visa issuance, check with physician or local health clinic for vaccination requirements and recommendations.

Passport must have at least six months remaining validity and contain at least one blank visa page for visa to be issued.

Special requirements exist for U.S. Official and Diplomatic passport holders.

Send ALL the requirements above (and a check payable to On Time Visa & Passport) via registered mail or FedEx to the On Time Visa office immediately. On Time Visa will hand-carry your application to the Embassy if applicable. Please allow at least 30 business days of processing time.