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).

Private VISA

Common private visa is issued to foreign citizens entering the Russian Federation as guests on the basis of an invitation completed in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, following an application by a citizen of the Russian Federation or a foreign citizen who has obtained residency in the Russian Federation, or a legal entity.

Please note that Russian individuals can enjoy simplified procedure to arrange Personal Invitation Letter for their co-travelling spouse or minor children. Russian spouse or parent will need to visit our Visa Center with valid Russian passport and original Marriage Certificate Child’s Birth Certificate* to sign Personal Invitation Letter. Processing time for co-traveller visa is 5-20 working days.

*Certificates must be legalized or have Apostille where applicable

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

    Passport must have at least two empty pages and must expire not earlier than in six months after trip to Russia

  4. Original invitation issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry or its regional representatives or by an appropriate Russian Federation Migration Service branch

    In case of a visit to the Russian Federation for urgent medical reasons / urgent treatment, or to visit a seriously ill (deceased) relative, an applicant should present a certificate issued by a medical institution or a death certificate and a document proving the kindred between the applicant and the ill or deceased relative. Passport’s validity of the applicant should exceed the visa expiry date

  5. For citizens of all Schengen countries, Ireland and Israel - Insurance policy valid in Russia for the whole travel period
  6. Permission to stay for more than 90 days (Long-Term Visa) in the country of application (i.e. China Mainland, Hong Kong SAR or Macau SAR).Check the requirements

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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