I’ve had to apply for tourist visas to Russia for family and friends on several different occasions and in different countries. In this article, based on my experience, I want to explain step by step how to obtain a Russian visa in China (or Hong Kong) on your own to travel to Russia. I’ll explain how to gather all of the documents you’ll need to apply for a visa from your computer in a
1.2. Russian visa in China, Japan and India
Most Asian countries, including China, Japan, India or Iran, need a visa to travel to Russia.
In this section you will find articles on how to independently process your visa quickly and and how to get the letter of invitation in an economic way in different Asian countries:
Is it worth going to the center of Moscow on a stopover? How long does it take to get to Red Square since you get off the plane? Which tourist attractions in Moscow are worth seeing in a few hours visit? Do you need a transit visa? How to apply for it? In this article I answer all these questions. 0. Introduction If you are going to take a flight to Japan, Thailand, Vietnam or some
There are around 40 nationalities which are not required to have a visa to enter Russia. If you are not a citizen of any of these countries (and you don’t have a diplomatic passport), then you need to apply for a visa to Russia before departure. However, there are some minor exceptions to this general rule: travelers arriving to Russian ports in a cruise, for example, to St. Petersburg or those
A frequently asked question is where to apply for a Russian visa if you are in a foreign country. Well, to request and process the Russian visa in a foreign country, you must have legal residence in that country, and go to the Russian consulate or the Russian visa center. To process a Russian visa in a foreign country, you need to have legal residence in the country for more than 90 days,