There must be a lot of people who are planning to go on a vacation in Russia this summer and you are one of them. If you really want to enjoy the magnificent historic sites of St. Petersburg being a history lover, you will require a Russia visa to enter inside the Russian borders. Russia is, without a doubt, a huge and beautiful country with pictorial landscape cultural and entertainment activities.

You would have to apply for a Russian passport through the Russian Visa Application Centre and not at the Consulate. And this process is applicable for all types of Visas for Russia like private, tourist, business, student, work and other visas as well.

Acquiring a Russian visa cannot be considered as a task which cannot be achieved in the blink of an eye. In fact, it is a simple procedure. What you need to do in the beginning is to verify the requirements for what type of visa you need. You can go online and access the Visa Centre website. And then a quick online research will get you the right link for your country.

If you’re living in the US and want to apply for a Russian visa, you would have to visit The next step is to have all the required documents collected from and fill in an application form. Ensure that you don’t get the form printed so that you can fill in the same by hand. If you do, it will not be accepted at all. You would have to complete the form online as it’s mandatory to do so.

If your documents are electronically printed, they can be printed and then submitted. While the application process is taking place, you would be given a username and password as well so that you can log onto the required link and do the needful. Don’t forget to save the username and password or else there can be a problem for you if electricity goes off or your system has some technical problems.

It is a must for you to consider the below mentioned tips if you want some help regarding how to the fill the visa application online.

  • You must make sure that the purpose section, the travel dates and the details of the inviting organization must match with those details mentioned on the invitation or tourist voucher.
  • If we talk about the question about the number of countries you ‘visited in the past decade, you would have to make sure that you mention only and only those countries that have been stamped on your passport (legal travel document) on the arrival or departure.
  • When it comes to the question of previous employment and education, there is absolutely no need for you to fill in anything in the sections. You don’t have to enter any information but the city and country where you worked. If you have not gone for any type of education in any country, it’s necessary for you to send a letter to the Russian embassy proving this fact.
  • After the visa application has been duly filled in by you, don’t forget to have the same printed. Once printed, sign the application and mention the date on which you filled it. You have two options in hand to apply for a visa for Russia. You can either apply for the same by visiting the Russian Visa Centre in person or mail the visa application.