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 RUSSIAN ENTRY VISA can be obtained by applying through Visa Application Centre in Guangzhou (please see Visa Application Centre link).

At the same time individual applicants have the right to apply for a visa personally at the Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou according to the electronic queue. To make an appointment please click <<here>>.

 

IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A RUSSIAN ENTRY VISA THE FOLLOWING PAPERWORK SHOULD BE SUBMITTED:

The Applicant has to submit the Chinese permit for residence (an original and its photocopy). Valid national passport and photocopy of its main pages. It must be valid for the period of no less than six months from the intended date of departure from Russia.

The completed visa application form (one per person). The form must filled on line on this link (https://visa.kdmid.ru/PetitionChoice.aspx), and then printed and signed by the applicant. One colored passport-size photo should be sticked to the application form.

 Applicant has also to provide:


FOR  BUSINESS VISA:

Letter of invitation (only original is accepted) issued by Migration Service of Russia, MFA of Russia or company (only for citizen of EU or PRC).

FOR HUMANITARIAN VISA:

Letter of invitation (only original is accepted) issued by by Migration Service of Russia, MFA of Russia or company (only for citizen of PRC).


FOR PRIVATE VISA:

Letter of invitation (only original is accepted) issued by Migration Service of Russia.

Photocopy of the Applicant’s relative or friend’s national passport (including photo, name and address pages).


FOR WORKER VISA:

Letter of invitation (only original is accepted) issued by Migration Service of Russia.

Certificate of HIV test (an original and its photocopy).

FOR STUDENT VISA:

Letter of invitation (only original is accepted) issued by Migration Service of Russia.

Certificate of HIV test (an original and its photocopy).


FOR TOURIST VISA:

Confirmation letter issued by any authorized Russian travel agency (an original, for US cityzen photocopy is accepted), ticket ( train/ airplane)  booking conformation photocopy.


FOR TRANSIT VISA:

Valid visa of the country of destination. Travel tickets for the whole route.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

To enter the Russian Federation, the Applicant must have a valid visa. When applying, please, be advised that the permission to enter Russia is a courtesy of the State.

In accordance with the International Law, the Consulate in certain cases reserves the right to consider your visa applications for as long as it feels necessary.

Visa can be denied if the Consulate has serious reasons to believe that the Applicant's visit to Russia is not desirable.

Consulate is not authorized to renew visas issued by other agencies.

In case the Consulate does not issue visa, the submitted invitations will not be given back.

Incomplete Visa Application Form shall not be processed.

The Consulate is authorized to request any supplementary documents and information in regard of the application.

For visitors traveling as a group the complete set of documents should be provided by each person.

Documents for visa processing must be submitted by the Applicant in person or through an authorized travel agency or by the Applicant's responsible representative.

Travelers planning to stay in Russia for a period of more than 90 days must attach a Certificate of HIV test.

After the visa is received, it should be checked by the traveler.  The Consulate assumes no responsibility for any discrepancies in visas which were not brought to its attention before the traveler's departure from China.

During the border control, except visa, the copy of the letter of invitation and tourist voucher (for tourist visa) is required.

When you submit an application, you have to pay all visa fees at once. In case of visa issue refusal, previous payment will not be refunded to the Applicant.