Private (guest) visa is issued for a period no longer than 90 days and is valid for single and double entry.
Please note that there is a simplified visa application procedure for the family members of Russian citizens who accompany them to Russia (requirements are given in the Russian part of the website).
It must be filled out online and printed out double-sided. One per person. No blank spaces must be left. If a question does not apply, please type "N/A". If the answer is none, write "None". Kindly ensure that the dates of your entry and exit, as entered in the application form, match with or fall within the period specified in the supporting documents. The form should bear the original signature of applicant. Application form of children under 18 must be signed by one of the parents. Question no.25: 30 entries is sufficient. Incomplete forms, forms without signature, forms with corrections, will be returned to the applicants unprocessed. Please choose "visa application centre" from dropdown menu as the place of submission.
- One photograph
size: 3.5 by 4.5 cm, less than 6 months old, in colour, with a light background. The photo must be glued (not stapled or attached using adhesive tape) on the form strictly at reserved place. Please find photo requirements here.
or other travel document recognized as such in the Russian Federation with at least 2 blank pages for visas. The passport should be submitted in original only and should be valid for at least 6 months after planned departure date from Russia.
- Letter of invitation
In original. In urgent cases a copy of good quality is accepted. The letter is issued by local migration office of the Internal Ministry of the Russian Federation either in paper form or in electronic form (received directly by the Consulate). In case of urgent medical treatment in Russia or visiting seriously ill or deceased relative, an applicant can submit instead of the invitation a certificate issued by a medical institution or a death certificate and a document proving the kindred between the applicant and the ill or deceased relative.
- Visa fee payment
Visa processing fees and time can be found on the website interlinkservice.world/australia
Attention to non-Australian passport holders: please read additional requirements