Russia Visa Support
Step 1: Do you need a Russia visa invitation? If necessary, apply.
Currently all foreigners must apply for a letter of invitation (excluding most citizens of the CIS). Follow the link to apply for a Russian visa invitation.
Step 2: Complete a visa Russia application form.
The second step requires that you complete the appropriate Russia visa application form and submit it with your invitation, passport-size photo and the original copy of your passport to the nearest Russian consulate.
a. To obtain the application form, you need to visit the Russian embassy or consulate's website. A very useful tool for locating embassies and consulates can be found at www.embassyworld.com. If there is no Russian consulate in your resident country, look for the consulate in a larger neighboring country.
b. Once you find the the Russian embassy or consulate's website, follow the links to the Consular Section (Visas, Passports) where there will be a printable version of the application form.
c. Print, complete and sign the application form.
d. Submit the application form along with your invitation, visa application fees, passport-size photo and original copy of your passport to the nearest Russian consulate.
Step 3: Russia Visa Registration
In Russia, you have 3 business days (excluding weekends and holidays) to register your visa.
For further information on Russia visas and for quick, dependable Russia Travel Visa support, visit Direct-PassportVisas.com
See also, RussianPassportsAndVisas.com, providing Russia visa support for foreigners and Russian Passport Renewal service for Russians residing in the United States.