Russian visas are date specific. They are only valid for the dates on your official voucher of invitation, or your Telex, or your eLOI issued by the government of Russia.
VOUCHER & CONFIRMATION DOCUMENT FROM RUSSIA
You must provide your personal VOUCHER & CONFIRMATION DOCUMENT from Russia. A voucher from Russian hosting tourist company explaining who is travelling, where, when, services as paid, issued by the Russian hosting company. It will have a Russian address on it. This is provided by hotels and river boat companies. The voucher contains your passport details and details of your hotels or river cruise.
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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