It takes between 4 working days and 6 weeks to get your Russian visa depending upon the type that you need. The cost also varies according to the visas type and how quickly you need it. Please see our visa-specific pages for Russian visas (accessible here) for price options.
How much is a Russian visa for US citizens?
Visa Fees At A GlanceNUMBER OF ENTRIESCONSULAR FEE REGULAR* / EXPEDITED**Single Entry**$160 / $160Double Entry**$160 / $1603 Year Multiple Entry **$160 / $160
Can US citizen enter Russia?
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Embassy Moscow advises U.S. citizens not to travel to Russia. The Russian Federation is one of the countries most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
How long can a US citizen visit Russia?
The US passport holders can stay in Russia up to 180 days in a row. A tourist or business visa cannot be extended.
How soon can I apply for a Russian visa?
Tourist visa applications are accepted only within 90 days of the proposed entry date to Russia. Russian business visa applications are accepted only within 45 days of the proposed entry date to Russia.
Can Russian visa be extended?
EXTEND YOUR VISA. You can extend the period of your lawful stay in Russia for up to 1 year by extending your Russian visa. You can extend a single-entry visa and a multiple-entry visa.