Visa Information

VISA FEES (for Namibian passport holders only). 

VISA CATEGORY/PROCESSING TIME

1-3 working days

4-10 working days

SINGLE-ENTRY

N$ 2240

N$ 1120

DOUBLE-ENTRY

N$ 3584

N$ 1792

MULTIPLE-ENTRY

N$ 6720

N$ 3360

Please note that visa fees for citizens of other countries are based on reciprocity with the country of your passport. Please consult our staff.

NOTE! Non-Namibian nationals must present valid Namibian Residence or Work Permit or a copy of Namibian ID. If you do not have a long-term immigration status in Namibia you have to apply for Russian visa at our Embassy/Consulate in the country of your citizenship or permanent residence. 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Write in capital letters, use black ink. Don’t forget to sign your visa application form.
  • Only cash is accepted. The payment must be done together with submitting of your visa package documents. 
  • Check your visa immediately when you pick it up. The Consular Section will take no responsibility for any mistakes found in your visa after you leave our office.
  • Remember that you might be refused in issuing visa even if your papers seem to be in order. Explanations for visa refusal are not given under no circumstances. In case of refusal the fee is not refundable.
  • ATTENTION OF AUSTRALIA, CANADA, GEORGIA, UK AND US CITIZENS! On reciprocity basis you have to use special visa application forms that are available in the Consular Section. Please apply in advance, we cannot guarantee an express visa service for you.  

DEPENDING ON THE PURPOSE OF YOUR VISIT TO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION PLEASE FIND THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS FOR DIFFERENT VISA CATEGORIES

Tourist Visa:

  • 1 Application form completed and signed by the applicant with 1 photo (35mm X 45mm, colour) glued to the form.

·Valid Passport (valid for at least six months after the last day of the intended stay in Russia).

·Tourist  Confirmation for Foreign Tourist, issued by any Russian tourist company authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia. This document is in the Russian language and contains the Company reference number, names of applicants, dates of their entry & departure from Russia.

  • Medical (Travel) insurance for the period of stay in Russia (only for citizens of Schengen member states, Israel and China).

Please note:

  • For Namibian citizens  only a single- or double-entry tourist visa can be issued for a maximum stay of 30 days. Please consult our staff on the information regarding nationals of other countries.



Business Visa (could be single-entry, double-entry or multiple-entry):

  • 1 Application form completed and signed by the applicant with 1 photo (35mm X 45mm, colour) glued to the form.
  • Valid Passport (valid for at least six months after the last day of the intended stay in Russia).
  • ORIGINAL or ELECTRONIC invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation must be submitted to the Embassy's disposal.  Telex confirmation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the  Russian Federation  sent directly to the Consular Section is also acceptable.
  • Medical travel insurance for the period of stay in Russia (only for citizens of Schengen member states and Israel).

Study visa (could be single-entry, double-entry):

  • 1 Application form completed and signed by the applicant with 1 photo (35mm X 45mm, colour) glued to the form.
  • Valid Passport (valid for at least 18 months from the date of the intended entrance to the RF).
  • ORIGINAL or ELECTRONIC invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation must be submitted to the Embassy's disposal. Telex confirmation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia sent directly to the Consular Section is also acceptable. 
  • An HIV/AIDS negative test (not older than 3 months) must be provided if you plan to stay in Russia longer than 90 days.

Visitor's/Private Visa (could be single-entry or double-entry):

  • 1 Application form completed and signed by the applicant with 1 photo (35mm X 45mm, colour) glued to the form.
  • Valid Passport (valid for at least six months after the last day of the intended stay in Russia).
  • ORIGINAL or ELECTRONIC invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation must be submitted to the Embassy's disposal. Telex confirmation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia sent directly to the Consular Section is also acceptable. These documents are supposed to be supplied to you by your relatives or friends residing in Russia.
  • Medical travel insurance for the period of stay in Russia (only for citizens of Schengen member states and Israel).

Work visa (could be single-entry, double-entry or multiple-entry):

  • 1 Application form completed and signed by the applicant with 1 photo (35mm X 45mm, colour) glued to the form.
  • Valid Passport (valid for at least six months after the last day of the intended stay in Russia).
  • ORIGINAL or ELECTRONIC invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation must be submitted to the Embassy's disposal. Telex confirmation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia sent directly to the Consular Section is also acceptable. 
  • An HIV/AIDS negative test (not older than 3 months) must be provided if you plan to stay in Russia longer than 90 days.
  • Medical (Travel) insurance for the period of stay in Russia (only for citizens of Schengen member states and Israel).

Transit visa (could be single-entry or double-entry):

  • 1 Application form completed and signed by the applicant with 1 photo (35mm X 45mm, colour) glued to the form.
  • Valid Passport (valid for at least six months after the last day of the intended stay in Russia).
  • Valid visa of the country of final destination.
  • Air ticket to Russia and from Russia to the country of final destination.

Please note: Transit visa cannot be issued for a stay longer than 3 days.

ATTENTION TO TRANSIT PASSANGERS TRAVELLING THROUGH THE TERRITORY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS OR TO THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN
 
ALL TRANSITS TO BELARUS OR KAZAKHSTAN TRHOUGH RUSSIA ARE CONSIDERED TO BE INTERNAL FLIGHTS AND REQUIRE TRANSIT VISAS.