Russia Visa application Centre In Hong Kong
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  • Before applying for your visa to Russia, applicants should decide the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their visa application.



  • Carefully check the requirements, documents and procedures in agreement with the category of visa you want to apply for.



  • When your passport is ready to be collected, you may come to the Visa Application Centre with your visa fee receipt and a Hong Kong ID Card or any other identity document. Please be advise to provide .related documents in order to collect the passport on behalf of the applicant (Marriage certificate, Birth certificate or Authorization letter).

Transit VISA

Common single entry transit visa is issued to foreign citizens entering the Russian Federation for the purposes of passing through the territory of the Russian Federation, for a period of up to 10 days (by road or rail) or for a period of up to 3 days (by air), on the basis of valid tickets for departure from the Russian Federation, and possession of a valid visa for entry into the next state en route, or a visa for the final port of call, or passport for that country.

If you require a visa to the country of your next destination you need to obtain it prior to applying for Russian transit visa.

Please note, that if you have connecting flight at the same Airport terminal within 24 hours and stay in the Transit Zone - no visa is required.You must obtain a transit visa if you intend to leave the transit zone

The period of validity of double entry transit visas must not exceed one month. In cases when foreign citizens need to pass through Russian in transit on their way to a third country, then come back through Russia more than a month later, they must apply for a single entry transit visa and obtain a second transit visa at the Russian consulate in the country which was the foreign citizen’s initial destination.

Passengers of cruise vessels

Please be advised that registered passengers of Cruise vessels going offshore at Russian seaports enjoy a visa waiver for 72 hours if:

  • The Cruise vessel stays in a Russian port for less than 72 hours;
  • Passengers stay overnight on board the ship;
  • Passengers disembark with an organized tour group;
  • Passengers have a valid passport and a tour ticket.

Visa fees vary depending on the nationality of the applicant, visa type, number of entries and processing time.

Please note that in addition to the visa fee applicants are required to pay the Russian Visa Application Centre Service Charge of 297HKD for each visa application.

Payments can be made at the Russian Visa Application Centre in Hong Kong dollars in cash only.

All payments made are non-refundable.

Please click here for the details of visa fees.

  1. Electronic Visa application form

    Visa application form must be filled in on-line, printed out and signed personally by the applicant

  2. One recent photo (size 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) must be glued to the form
  3. Passport: original and copy of its vital pages
  4. Passport must have valid visa (if applicable) of the country of your destination after Russia and at least two empty pages. Passport must expire not earlier than in six months after transit trip to Russia

  5. Confirmed air/train tickets to and from Russia
  6. For citizens of all Schengen countries, Ireland and Israel - Insurance policy valid in Russia for the whole travel period

Please glue to your Visa Application form one recent (not more than 6 months old) personal photo:

  • Size 3,5 x 4,5 cm
  • In color with white background
  • Printed on photo paper
  • Clear and focused
  • Full face with neutral expression
  • Without sunglasses
  • Without hat, cap or other head covering, unless the applicant cannot remove it due to medical, religious or ethnic reasons

Fill in the on-line visa application form at

Please make sure you have written down the access password of your application in case the form needs to be amended. 

You will have to print out the Visa Application form, glue your photo to the form, sign the form personally and indicate the date of submission.

You can submit Visa Application form to our office in person or through an agent or representative.

Helpline +852 39900318
09:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Application Submission: 09:00 to 15:00 from Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Passport collection time: 15:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
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