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VisaHQ is a private visa agency, not affiliated with the government of Russia. VisaHQ provides expediting services for visa to Russia and charges a service fee. Russian visas might also be obtained directly from Consulate at the lower cost of government fee. See how we compare in the 90 seconds

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			Russian Visa

Russian visa

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Canadian permanent resident?
Tourist visa
required
Business visa
required
Private visa
required
Student visa
required
Transit visa
required
Humanitarian Visa
required
Work visa
required


There is no Rush or Expedited processing time for applicants holding a Canadian Travel Document.

Fill out Russian tourist visa application form online

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

a
Russian visa application form. Upon order completion, please download, print and sign Russia visa application, prepared by our system under your account.
b
Original, signed Canada passport valid for at least 6 months from date of departure from the Russian Federation.
c
Passport-type photograph: 1. Photo size MUST be 35mm x 45mm and taken within the last 6 months, with certification of the photographer on the back of the photo.
d
Tourist Voucher. Copy of tourist voucher issued by tourist company or hotel in Russia approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
e
Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Russia, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and places of accommodations.
f
Double/Multiple entry request. For double or multiple entry requests, you must provide a flight itinerary, train ticket or detailed tour description showing more than one entry into Russia and visiting neighbouring countries.
Additional requirements for applicants born in the former USSR or Russia
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

Evidence of emigration. Original copy of old passport and stamps showing date of emigration. If applicant emigrated on a parent's passport, then parents’ emigration papers must be submitted, including copies of passport pages showing the children included in their passport.
Naturalization Certificate. Original copy of the applicant's Naturalization Certificate.
Renunciation Certificate. Original copy of the Certificate of Renunciation of Citizenship from the Russian Embassy (if available).

The embassy may request additional documents and a personal interview, at their discretion.

Russian tourist visa fees for citizens of Canada, residing in Quebec

Single entry
  • Validity: up to 1 month
  • Processing: 20 business days
  • Total cost:
  • Validity: up to 1 month
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost:
Double entry
  • Validity: up to 1 month
  • Processing: 20 business days
  • Total cost:
  • Validity: up to 1 month
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost:
Maximum stay in Russia: 30 days Russia visa help

Invitations for tourist visa to Russia for citizens of Canada

Invitation type Processing time Cost
Russian Tourist Visa Invitation - Single entry (up to 30 days) Same day 50.00
Russian Tourist Visa Invitation - Double entry (up to 30 days) Same day 50.00
Russian Tourist Visa Invitation - Multiple entry (up to 1095 days) Same day 50.00
Maximum stay in Russia: 30 days Russia visa help
Credit card
Russian visa for citizens of Canada is required. For more information please contact the nearest Russian embassy.

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@VisaHQ were easy to deal with in getting my #Russian visa completed. Certainly will deal with them in the future.
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Just had a great phone chat with @visaHQ. I'll def be using their service for my Russian application. Thanks!
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@VisaHQ Thanks or the great service. I had limited time to get it done and you came through with time to spare :-)

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Everything you need to manage Russian visa application in one place. Fast forward your application process for visa to Russia

Reduce your Russian visa application to 3 simple steps: print, sign and ship (inbound and return shipping labels are generated automatically)
Apply for several visas at once automatically, no need to enter repetitive information
Upload and reuse your digital photographs without ever needing a printer
Get immediate expert assistance while applying online shall you have any questions
Enjoy transparent processing with real-time status updates and full tracking
Work with the most reliable and knowledgeable team of people who power this system

VisaHQ is simple, intuitive and made for travelers

One-and-Done Application Form

We will never ask you to enter repetitive information. All data you entered is securely stored for future use, even if you apply for a different visa. This is the last application form you will ever see and it takes a breeze to use it.

Efficient and Secure Ecosystem

Everything from start to finish is done on our website. Our system error-proofs the application as you go with additional review by visa agents. No redirects to external websites, no time and no paper to waste.

Built and Powered by Frequent Travelers

No technology in the world can replace human touch. We treat every single application like our own. The only disruption of our seamless service for you would be real-time status updates.

I am a Travel Ninja. Why should I hire VisaHQ?

We enable you to apply online, guide you through the application process, answer questions, error proof the application according to Russia visa requirements, navigate traffic while hand-delivering your documents to the Embassy, look for parking, stand in lines, keep you informed, pick up the passport when the visa is ready, insure that the visa is correct, courier the documents back in time for your trip, and it all feels great

Because it’s mission critical