- Collect all documentation listed below, including the Application form and the Letter of authorization.
- Once you have collected all the information, proceed to fill out and submit the Order form.
- Ship all the documentation including the filled out Application form and Letter of authorization, to:
Visa Services Canada, Inc.
275 Slater Street, Suite 900
Ottawa ON K1P 5H9
For safer and faster service, ship by Puro or FedEx, or by Canada Post trackable courier.
Download the Russian Visa How-To Manual
Russian visas are date specific. They are only valid for the dates on your official Telex or your eLOI issued by the government of Russia.
You must provide the original of the official invitation document from the Russian government, or a copy of the TELEX or eLOI from the Russian government.
You must provide a signed letter from yourself (addressed "To Whom it May Concern") explaining what you will be doing in Russia.
FORMER SOVIET or RUSSIAN NATIONALS - All former citizens of USSR, or citizens that immigrated from Soviet Union or Russian Federation before 06 February 1992 must submit one of the documents confirming that they are no longer citizens of the Russian Federation (visa to Israel or permanent residence abroad stamp, official document certifying that their Russian citizenship was renounced or photocopy of USSR passport); otherwise, applications cannot be accepted and processed. In accordance with Russian laws, citizens of the Russian Federation regardless of any other citizenship must travel on valid Russian documents only.
MEDICAL INSURANCE - No medical insurance is officially required for Canadian citizens. Citizens of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland should submit national medical insurance certificate valid for Russia or guarantee of medical coverage from a Russian hosting organization for all period of stay. Medical insurance certificate should contain Russian contact number for emergency or assistance.
REVIEW YOUR FORMS BY EMAIL Most Russian applications are incorrectly filled out due to the complexity of the Russian visa application system. PLEASE email the PDF of your Russian application form to us for review PRIOR to shipping the package to Ottawa. The first review is free. After we have provided the corrections all further reviews and editing will be charged at the rate of $50.
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