To the attention of travelers applying for E-visas to Russia! Foreign citizens can be denied entry at a border crossing point if an E-visa application form is filled incorrectly. Please follow the instructions carefully when filling in your name and surname.  If characters of the national alphabets (such as Ä, Ö tai Å) are used […]

Processing time for one-entry and double-entry tourist visas issued by the Consular institutions of Russian Federation abroad is shortened up to 4 working days to ensure export potential and incoming tourism growth in the Russian Federation within the national project “International cooperation and export”, the federal project “Export of Services” and “The strategy of tourism […]

From the of 1 October 2019 citizens of a number of states (the list of the states is below) will be able to obtain electronic visas (single entry e-visas for business, humanitarian and tourist purposes) for travelling to St Petersburg and the Leningrad Region. E-visas can be obtained on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s e-visa website […]

Please note that effective 15th of February 2019 the service fee charged by Russia visa application centres in Finland will change. New service fee is 28 euros, incl. VAT 24%.  For more information please contact Russia visa application centres. 

FIFA World Cup 2018 FAN ID Starting from mid October 2017 all fans have had an opportunity to get tickets for football tournaments allocated by a random selection draw process organized by FIFA. At the same time fans are encouraged to apply for a FAN ID – the official identity document issued to fans on […]

 Announcement of the opening of new visa centers New Russia visa centres commence operations on January 9th, 2018 and will be located at the following addresses: HELSINKI Länsisatamankatu 24, 00220 Helsinki TURKU Kauppiaskatu 8, 20100 Turku LAPPEENRANTA Raatimiehenkatu 20, 53100 Lappeenranta Applications can be submitted from 9.00 to 15.00 Monday to Friday (except declared Holidays). […]