Visa Fee & Service Fee

VISA FEES CHARGED BY EMBASSY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

AND RUSSIAN CONSULAR INSTITUTIONS IN FINLAND

 

Please note that visa fees may vary depending on the nationality, visa duration and processing time. Please contact Russia Visa Application Centre for more information before applying for your visa.

For citizens of USA visa processing time will take from 7 to 15 calendar days depending on the visa category and visa duration.

Along with the visa fees, there is a service charge of 28 Euro (inclusive of VAT) applicable per visa application. Visa and service fees can be paid by credit / debit card and cash. Please note that the processing of your application will start when the respective visa and service fees have been paid. 

Please note that effective 15th of February 2019 the service fee charged by Russia visa application centres in Finland is 28 euros, incl. VAT 24%. 

For citizens of Finland and EU according to the Russia-EU visa facilitation agreement and bilateral agreements between Russia and Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland  (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Denmark, Spain, Iceland, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Germany, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, Estonia)

 

PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE (FOR FINNISH AND EU CITIZENS), EUR

Tourist, Business, Humanitarian, Private, Transit

1-entry/2-entry visa/multiple entry 

4-20 working days

35

3 working days

70

Short-term Study visas

1-entry/2-entry visa

 

4-20 working days

0

3 working days

70

Work visas and long-term Study visas 

For citizens of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Germany, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Estonia) and in accordance with the bilateral agreements for citizens of Norway, Denmark, Iceland State, Liechtenstein and Swiss

who are not covered by Russia-EU visa facilitation agreement and bilateral agreements.

PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE (FOR FINNISH AND EU CITIZENS)

1 entry visa

4-20 working days

78

3 working days

157

2 entry visa

4-20 working days

125

3 working days

251

Multiple entry visa (only Work visas)

4-20 working days

235

3 working days

470

 

For US citizens *

PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE

1 entry visa

15 calendar days

157

3 calendar days *

157

2 entry visa

15 calendar days

157

Multiple entry visa

15 calendar days

157

3 calendar days *

157

* One-entry visas with the processing time up to 3 days could be issued only in case of emergency. In rare exceptional cases with special directions from Consular department the processing time for multiple entry visas could be shortened up to 3 days. 

 

For citizens of Japan *

PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE

1 entry visa

>10 working days

0

4-5 working days

4000 ¥*

1-3 working days

10000 ¥*

2 entry visa

>10 working days

0

4-5 working days

4000 ¥*

1-3 working days

10000 ¥*

Multiple entry visa

>10 working days

0

4-5 working days

4000 ¥*

1-3 working days

10000 ¥*

*for the citizens of Japan the visa fee is calculated as per the currency exchange rate on the date of submission of the application. The processing time for tourist and transit visas could be from 6 to 10 working days.

For citizens of People’s Republic of China

PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE

1 entry visa

4-20 working days

49

3 working days

78

1 working day *

118

2 entry visa

4-20 working days

98

3 working days

127

1 working day *

167

Multiple entry visa

4-20 working days

147

3 working days

176

1 working day *

216

* Please note that applications for urgent processing for 1 working day could be submitted only to the Consulate.  

For citizens of Angola, Cambodia, India and Vietnam

PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE

1 entry visa

4-20 working days

29

3 working days

59

2 entry visa

4-20 working days

47

3 working days

94

Multiple entry visa

4-20 working days

88

3 working days

176

For citizens of other countries (including Bangladesh, Pakistan, Syria, Turkey)  and Stateless persons

PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE

1 entry visa

4-20 working days

78

3 working days

157

2 entry visa

4-20 working days

125

3 working days

251

Multiple entry visa

4-20 working days

235

3 working days

470

Note – If you are a stateless person or not a citizen of Finland, please find out about your visa fees by contacting our Call-Centre operators at the Russian Visa Application Centre.

Visa fees and processing time for citizens of other countries and stateless persons are calculated according to the ”Tariff for consular fees, charged by Consular institutions of the Russian Federation”.