Dear Applicants! Please note that on 24th February 2020 Russia visa centres in Finland are closed due to official holiday of Russian Federation. For more information please visit our Public Holidays and Closures page.   

  Effective from January, 9th, 2020 opening hours on the Russia visa centre  in Turku will change. Application submission (from Monday to Friday): Travel Agencies: 10.00 – 12.00 Individual Applicants: 10.00 – 13.00 Please note that in some emergency cases applications could be exceptionally accepted after the submission hours prior to the appointment made through […]

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 […]