Travel to Russia

This is a simple guide through the application process. We guarantee excellence in your customer experience and your application expedite it with the appropriate consulate. Our team is here to help with phone & email support if you need some more assistance

US Citizens Requirements

Passport Require: YES
Visa Required:YES

NON-US Citizens Requirements

Click HERE request requirements for traveling to this country


Visa Requirements

There are different types of visas that are required to travel to this country. Please take the time to review them to confirm which visa type is best suited for you.

CLICK YOUR VISA TYPE BELLOW to list all the REQUIREMENTS for your visa.



1.Passport Requirements:

Your most recent passport (Original version) NOT COPY.
  • Be valid for the next (6) six months 
  • Have at least two blank visa pages back to back 
  • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way
    1. If you are a U.S. alien resident, provide a copy of your Green Card, copy of original or valid alien registration card or valid U.S. resident visa, Student ID Card or a valid U.S. Work Visa




2.Visa Application Form:

Russia Visa Application Form: 


-*Application preparation or rewrite will be charged additional fees on site*

-Please make sure that your name is spelled exactly the same as the name appearing on the relevant ID or document. No variations are permitted.

-An original signature of the applicant on the signature line on the application form. Please make sure that your signature is on the line, and that the signature must match the signature in the applicants passport.

Every question on the application must be answered, answer NONE where it does not apply to you. 

-Applications must be typed in BLOCK CAPITAL LETTERS; handwritten changes are not accepted. on the applicant’s passport. 


-Two Visa Application Forms per applicant properly completed and signed. Signature must be original on each application. Improperly completed forms may delay the processing of your visa.

3.Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/light background. (snapshots are not accepted).

 To see passport photograph examples  CLICK HERE


4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

Photocopy of your round trip ticket OR Travel Itinerary from the airline or travel agent, (Rush processing ONLY)

5. Invitation Letter:

Applicant must furnish two copies of a letter of confirmation and a voucher from the receiving Russian travel agency, hotel or joint venture. Receiving organization should be duly registered as a tourist company at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and assigned a special index. This index and a corresponding reference number should be indicated on the letter of confirmation. Both the letter of confirmation and the voucher must be carried with the visa. 

6. Medical Requirements:

Copy of Valid health/accidental insurance with full international coverage. (Non-US Applicants ONLY ) 


– You must save the Application ID password for any changes or corrections to the application form.
– Select the location where you will be applying “Visa Application Center VFS (city)”. 
– For applications to be filed in New York single or double entry visas can only be processed as Rush processing. If choosing regular processing please follow instructions for a Tourist 3 year visa.

Former citizens of the USSR or the Russian Federation must submit documentation confirming they are no longer citizens of the Russian Federation. such as “Visa to Israel”, or stamp in their passport saying that they left for “permanent residence abroad” before February, 06 1992, or an official document certifying their Russian citizenship was renounced. 

7. Emergency Expedited Service Order Form

     Complete and Print out Service Order Form
    CLICK HERE to begin process Emergency Expedited Service Order Form
View Our Rates & Processing Options bellow 
Processing Time*Consular Fee Service fee Total cost
3 Business Days$233.00+$250.00=$483.00
9 Business Days$203.00+$198.00=$401.00

*Consular fees are inclusive of $5 check writing fee

  • Tamara Nikolas AvatarTamara Nikolas

    I can’t recommend this place enough. Allan and Tanya were so kind and made this extremely stressful time for me much easier and put my mind at ease. I had a trip booked that was only a few days away and I realized i needed an emergency passport. They were in contact with me through the entire process. I first... read more - 29/12/18 

  • Pauline Leong AvatarPauline Leong

    This is THE place to go for any passport or visa services. From my very first phone call to ask about the process, Tanya was absolutely delightful and so willing to help and answer any questions. She explained all my options for renewing my passport and even got there early on a very rainy Saturday morning to take care of... read more - 19/01/19 

  • Ricky P. AvatarRicky P.

    5 star rating Great service! The staff were all friendly and took time to explain each step of the process and all of my options. Highly recommended. - 21/05/19 

  • Stacy M AvatarStacy M

    Their expedited passport services are amazing, highly recommend. We needed to replace an expired passport on very short notice and they delivered! Thank you! - 15/03/19 

  • Mark B. AvatarMark B.

    5 star rating We were in a panick, and frankly, not sure if our problem will get solved. From the very beginning Alan said he could not help. Well that was honest. Nice! Since the passport was already in process, we had to stick with the process and could not start over with Alan. ... read more - 03/06/19 

  • francwon . Avatarfrancwon .

    I needed a passport ASAP emergency passport not only delivered they were extremely professional and efficient throughout the entire process. Consistent communication throughout the process me at ease. I highly recommend this service to amyany in need of a passport immediately! - 29/09/18 

  • Ray Lord III AvatarRay Lord III

    Absolutely the best people, called and they could help me but it would take longer than I needed and Allen was kind enough to take a moment and explain what I should do, where best to go, and it worked out great! - 16/06/19 

  • Chris Zelig AvatarChris Zelig

    Best passport place in nyc. Good prices, reliable and fast. Staff is super Friendly. They once again exceeded my expectations. - 29/07/18 

  • Havilah Franklin AvatarHavilah Franklin

    So friendly and helpful! Highly recommend for passport services! - 07/05/19 

  • Carly S. AvatarCarly S.

    5 star rating This office is amazing!!!!!! I had to get a visa to China in just a few days from a different city and Allan and Tanya were so incredibly helpful. They answered all of my questions and made sure that my paperwork was perfect so there wouldn't be any issues with the Consulate. And because I was nervous about not getting... read more - 19/06/19 

  • Faaria Kalam AvatarFaaria Kalam

    Allan is THE Man!!!! I came in looking for an emergency passport renewal for a work trip that I had in two weeks. I was so panicked that I wouldn’t be able to travel. I frantically walked into the office on a Saturday (after the hours even) and purchased the 3-5 business day passport renewal option. Allan walked me... read more - 26/04/19 

  • John Z. AvatarJohn Z.

    5 star rating What awesome customer service. We ended up not using them as our flight was in 12 hours, but that did not stop them from taking the time and assist us like we were paying customers. If you find yourself in a passport jam, give these folks a call! BTW, we made our international flight with hours to spare. - 26/07/18 

  • Lo P. AvatarLo P.

    4 star rating I never thought I'd be one of those people. You know, the ones with an international trip in two weeks and a passport that expires in in less than 6 months. After frantically Googling and Yelping on the hunt for a reputable, cost effective, and well reviewed place I landed on Emergency Expedited Passports.

    Their office is a small...
    read more - 24/05/19 



If you are traveling in less than 2 weeks call us at 1-212-967-0042 to reserve your submission slot. before booking