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INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR VISA APPLICATION


You must apply for your Russian visa in advance.Visas are not available on arrival.Once you have received your Letter of Inviation it is your responsibility to apply for your own visa either directly at an Russian embassy or consulate in your country or by using a visa agent.We do not recommend trying to obtain your Russian visa outside of your home country or place of residence as your application may be refused.

Use ONLY the information and dates on your Letter of Inviation when filling in your visa application .There is no need to reference Lookrussia or include a copy of your itinerary.Do not be concerned if the destinations and accommodation listed do not match your trip exactly.This information is for the purposes of obtaining the visa only,not an indication of where you must travel and stay in Russia.


LETTER OF INVITATION


Most nationalities require a visa for Russia.You will need a Letter of Invitation, Voucher or Visa Support Letter in order to apply for your visa.Letter of Invition will be sent to you at the time of booking.Read the instructions carefully and fill in the application form.You will then be able to download your Letter of Invitation instantly.Please note that we will add 3 days to the Letter of Invation duration before and after your trip dates for your convenience.If you are planning to stay longer than these dates please let us know.The Letter of Invation included in the cost of your tour is for a Single Entry Tourist Visa.


DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VISA APPLICATION


Letter of Invitation,Photocopy of your passport,Passport size photo (up to 4) Flight or other transport details-if required.Please check with the embassy or consulate for any other specific requirements.


VISA EXTENSIONS


Please be aware that visa extensions are NOT possible in Russia.


WARNING:IMMIGRATION CARDS


All foreign citizens entering Russia are required to fill in a migration card.The entry portion of the card will be retained by Immigration upon arrival.The stamped exit portion of the card must be kept with your passport during your stay in Russia and submitted to Immigration upon departure.


TRAVEL INCURANCE


All passengers travelling with LookRussia are required to purchase travel insurance before the start of their trip.Your travel insurance details will be recorded by your leader on the first day of the trip.


EMBASSIES AND CONSULETES OF RUSSIA FEDERATION


Australia


Embassy in Canberra

Address: 78 Canberra Avenue Griffith ACT 2603                             

Phone: (+612) 629 59 033                                                             

Hotline:(+61)413004816                                                                 

Fax:(+612)6295184                                                                         

E-mail:australia@mid.ru

Website: http://www.australia.mid.ru


Consulate Department in Canberra                               

Address:78 Canberra Avenue,Griffith,ACT 2603                       

Phone:(+612) 629 59 474                                                    

Hotline:(+614)13004816                                                           

Fax:(+612)62951001                                                                     

E-mail: consul.australia@mid.ru


Consulate in Sydney

Address:7-9, Fullerton Street,Woollahra,NSW 2025

Phone: (+612) 9326-1866,(+612) 9326-1702                             

Fax: (+612) 93275065                                                                     

E-mail:sydney@mid.ru

Website: http://www.sydney.mid.ru


Canada


Embassy in Ottawa

Address: 285, Charlotte Street,Ottawa,Ontario,K1N8L5,Canada

Phone:(+1 613) 235 43 41, 236 14 13

Hotline: (+613) 235 43 41

Fax: +1 613 236 63 42

E-mail: info@rusembassy.ca

Website: http://canada.mid.ru

Consulate in Ottawa

Address: 52 Range Road,Ottawa,Ontario K1N 8J5

Phone:(+613) 236 72 20, 236 62 15

Hotline: (+613) 235 43 41                                                           

Fax: (+613) 238 61 58

E-mail: info@ottawa.rusembassy.ca


Consulate in Toronto

Address:175,Bloor Street West,South Tower,Suite 801,802,Toronto, Ontario,Canada M4W 3R8

Phone:(+1416) 962 99 11

Fax: (+1416) 962 66 11

E-mail: toronto@kdmid.ru

Website: http://toronto.kdmid.ru

Consulate in Montreal

Address: 3655,Avenue de Musee, Montreal,Quebec,H3G2E1,Canada

Phone: (+1 514) 843 59 01, 842 53 43

Hotline: (+514) 623 59 05.

Fax: (+1 514) 842 20 12

E-mail: consulat_mtl@bellnet.ca

Website: http://www.montreal.mid.ru


China


Embassy in Beijing

Address: 4,Dongzhimen Beizhongjie Str.,Beijing,100600 China

Phone:(+8610) 653 22 051, 653 21 381

Hotline: (+86 10) 6532 1381, (+86 10) 6532 2051

Fax: (+8610) 653 24 851

E-mail: embassy@russia.org.cn

Website: http://www.russia.org.cn/rus

Consulate Department in Beijing

Address: 4,Dongzhimen Beizhongjie Str.,Beijing,100600 China

Phone: (+8610) 653 21 267, 653 21 991

Fax: (+8610) 653 24 853

Email: visa@russia.org.cn

Consulate in Shenyang

Address: 20 Huang Pu Rd.,Shanghai,China,Post Code 200080

Phone: (+8621) 632 42 682; 632 48 383

Hotline:(+86)13917745377

Fax:(+8621)63069982

E-mail:gkshanghai@mail.ru

Website: http://rusconshanghai.mid.ru


Consulate in Shanghai

Address: 26A Development Centre,No.3 Linjiang Dadao,Zhujiang Xincheng, 510623 China

Phone: (+8620) 851 850 01, (+8620) 851 850 02

Hotline:(+86138)25051775

Fax:(+8620)85185099,(+8620)85185088

E-mail:info@rfcg.org

Website: http://guangzhou.mid.ru


Consulate in Hong Kong

Address:2106,-2123,21/Fl,Sun Hung Kai Centre,30 Harbour Road,Wanchai,Hong Kong

Phone: (+852) 287 77 188, 287 75 024

Hotline:(+852)91947659

Fax:(+852)2877-7166

E-mail:rusvisahk@ya.ru

Website: http://hongkong.mid.ru


Cyprus


Embassy in Nicosia

Address: Ag.Prokopiou street,Engomi,Nicosia,Republic of Cyprus

Phone: (+357) 22 774 622, 22 772 141, 22 772-142

Fax: (+357) (357) 22 774 854

E-mail: russia1@cytanet.com.cy

Website: http://www.cyprus.mid.ru

Consulate in Nicosia

Address:

Phone:(+357) 22 776 832

Fax: (+357) 22 773 030

E-mail: russianembassy.consulate@cytanet.com.cy


France


Embassy in Paris

Address: 40-50,Boulevard Lannes,Paris,75116,France

Phone: (+331) 450 40 550, 450 44 030

Hotline: (+331) 450 46 1 23

Fax: (+331) 450 41 765

E-mail: ambrusfrance@mid.ru

Website: http://ambassade-de-russie.fr

Embassy in Paris

Address: 40-50,Boulevard Lannes,Paris,75116,France

Phone: (+331) 450 40 550, 450 44 030

Hotline: (+331) 450 46 1 23

Fax: (+331) 450 41 765

E-mail: ambrusfrance@mid.ru

Website: http://ambassade-de-russie.fr


Consulate in Marseille

Address: 3,avenue Ambroise Paré,13272 Marseille Cedex 08,France

Phone: (+334) 917 71 525, (+334) 917 62 679

Hotline: (+334) 917 62 679

Fax: (+334) 917 73 454

E-mail: consrusmarseille@wanadoo.fr

Website: http://www.marseille.mid.ru

Consulate in Strasbourg

Address: 6,place Sébastien Brant,67000,Strasbourg

Phone: +33 3 8836-7315

Hotline: (+33) 388 36 73 15

Fax: +33 3 8835-3481

E-mail: gkrfstbg@wanadoo.fr

Website: http://www.strasbourg.mid.ru

Germany


Embassy in Berlin

Address: Unter den Linden 63-65,10117 Berlin

Phone: (+4930) 229 11 10, 229 11 29, visa requirements

Hotline: (+49157) 366 55 231

Fax: +49 30 229-93 97

E-mail: info@russische-botschaft.de

Website: http://www.russische-botschaft.ru

Consulate in Berlin

Address: Behren Str. 66, 10117 Berlin

Phone: (+4930) 226 51-184, 226 512 07

Fax: (+4930) 226 519 99

E-mail: infokonsulat@russische-botschaft.de


Consulate in Frankfurt am Main

Address: Eschenheimer Anlage 33-34,60318 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: (+4969) 596-74-503

Hotline: (+49151) 168 81 563

Fax: (+4969) 596-74-505

E-mail: spravka@ruskonsulatfrankfurt.de

Website: http://frankfurt.mid.ru

Consulate in Bonn

Address:Waldstrasse 42, 53177 Bonn

Phone: (+4922) 838 67 930

Hotline: (+49170) 801 86 47

Fax: (+4922) 831 21 64

E-mail: info@ruskonsulatbonn.de

Website: http://www.ruskonsulatbonn.de

Consulate in Munich

Address: Maria-Theresia-Strasse 17,D-81675 München

Phone: (+4989) 592 503, 592 528

Hotline: (+49160) 946 222 66

Fax: (+4989) 550 38 28

E-mail: ruskonsmchn@t-online.de

Website: http://rusconsmchn.mid.ru

Consulate in Hamburg

Address: 20, Am Freenteich,22085 Hamburg

Phone: (+4940) 229 52 01, 229 53 01

Hotline: (+49160) 284 19 85

Fax: (+4940) 229 77 27

E-mail: mail@generalkonsulat-rus-hamburg.de

Website: http://hamburg.mid.ru

Consulate in Leipzig

Address: Turmgutstrasse 1,04155 Leipzig

Phone:(+49341) 585 18 76, 590 29 23

Hotline: (+49176) 954 20 671

Fax:(+49341) 564 95 89

E-mail: leipzig@mid.ru

Website: http://leipzig.mid.ru


Greece


Embassy in Athens

Address: 28,Nikiforou Litra str.,Pafleo Psikhiko,Athens 15452

Phone: (+30210) 672 52 35, 672 61 30

Hotline: (+30210) 672 52 35, 672 61 30

Fax: (+30210) 674 97 08

E-mail: embraf@otenet.gr

Website: http://www.greece.mid.ru

Consular Department

Address: 5,Tzavella str.,Halandri,152 32 Athens

Phone: (+30210) 674 29 49

Fax: (+30210) 672 91 57

E-mail: athenes@dks.ru


Consulate in Thessaloniki

Address: 5,Dimosphenus str.,Thessaloniki 54624

Phone: (+30 2310) 257 201,257-666

Hotline: (+30697) 412 72 07

Fax: (+302310) 257 202

E-mail: saloniki@dks.ru

Website: http://www.saloniki.mid.ru

Italy


Embassy in Rome

Address: 5,Gaeta st., Rome,00185,Italy

Phone: (+3906) 494 16 80; (+3906) 494 16 81; (+3906) 494 16 83

Hotline: (+39366) 560 46 14

Fax: (+3906) 491 031

E-mail: rusembassy@libero.it

Website: http://roma.mid.ru


Consular Department

Address:Via Nomentana 116,00161 Roma

Phone: (+3906) 442 35 625; (+3906) 494 16 80; (+3906) 494 16 81

Hotline: (+39366) 560 46 14

Fax: (+3906) 442 340 31

E-mail mail@rusconsroma.com

Website: http://rusconsroma.mid.ru


Consulate in Milan

Address: 3,Sant’Aquilino st.,Milan 20148,Italy

Phone: (+3902) 487 50 432, (+3902) 487 05 912

Hotline: (+39335) 549 79 74

Fax: (+3902) 400 90 741

E-mail: mail@rumilan.com

Website: http://milan.mid.ru


Consulate in Genoa

Address: 16,Ghirardelli Pescetto st.,Genoa Nervi,16167,Italy

Phone: (+39010) 372 60 47, (+39010) 372 63 04

Fax: (+39010) 374 13 61

E-mail: genova@mid.ru

Website: http://genova.mid.ru


Consulate in Palermo

Address:Mondello,Viale Orfeo 18,Palermo,90149, Italy

Phone: (+39091) 684 21 21, (+39091) 611 39 70

Hotline: (+39388) 406 64 69

Fax: (+39091) 32 93 79

E-mail: text@consolatorussopa.it

Website: http://palermo.mid.ru

Japan


Embassy in Tokyo

Address:1-1, Azabudai;2-chome,Minato-ku,Tokyo,106-0041,Japan

Phone:(+813) 358 342 24,(+813) 358 359 82,(+813) 358 342 97

Hotline: (+8190) 396 546 39

Fax: (+813) 350 505 93

E-mail: tokyo@mid.ru

Website: http://tokyo.mid.ru


Consular Department

Address: 2-1-1,Azabudai, Minato-ku,Tokyo 106-0041

Phone: (+813) 358 344 45,(+813) 358 604 08

Fax: (+813) 358 604 07

E-mail:visajp@mid.ru

Website: http://tokyo.mid.ru


Consulate in Osaka

Address:Toyonaka-shi Nishi Midorigaoka 1-2-2,Osaka-fu,560-0005,Japan

Phone: (+816) 684 834 52, 684 834 51

Fax: (+816) 684 834 53

E-mail: gkrfosaka@gmail.com

Website: http://osaka.kdmid.ru


Consulate in Niigata

Address: 12 F,Bandaijima Bldg.,5-1,Bandaijima,Chuo-ku,Niigata,apan,950-0078

Phone: (+812) 524 460 15, 524 463 15

Fax: (+812) 524 460 77

Email: niicons@be.wakwak.com

Website: http://niigata.mid.ru


Consulate in Sapporo

Address: 2-5,Nishi 12-chome Minami 14-jo,Chuoku,Sapporo,064-0914, Japan

Phone:(+811) 156 131 71,(+811) 156 131 72

Fax: (+811) 156 188 97

E-mail: ruscons.sapporo@gmail.com

Website: http://sapporo.mid.ru

New Zealand


Embassy in Wellington

Address: 57 Messines Road,Karori,Wellington

Phone: (+644) 476 61 13

Hotline: (+644) 476 61-13

Fax: (+644) 476 38 43

E-mail:embassynz@mid.ru,info@rusembnz.com

Website: http://www.newzealand.mid.ru


Consular Department

Address: 57 Messines Road,Karori,Wellington

Phone: (+644) 476 67 42

Hotline:(+644)4766113

Fax:(+644)4763843

E-mail: consul@clear.net.nz ,wltvisa@clear.net.nz


Spain


Embassy in Madrid

Address: Madrid, C/Velazquez 155

Phone: (+3491) 562 22 64, (+3491) 411 08 07

Hotline: (+3491) 563 71 92, (+34670) 848 773

Fax: (+3491) 562 97 12

E-mail:embrues@infonegocio.com

Website: http://www.spain.mid.ru


Consular in Madrid

Address: Madrid,c/Joaquin Costa 33,28002 España

Phone:(+3491) 411 29 57

Hotline:(+34670) 848 773

Fax: (+3491) 562 78 30

Website: http://spain.mid.ru


Consulate in Barcelona

Address: Barcelona, av. Pearson, 34

Phone: (+3493) 280 02 20, (+3493) 280 54 32

Fax: (+3493) 280 55 41

E-mail:barcelona.mid@mail.ru

Website: http://barcelona.mid.ru


United Kingdom


Embassy in London

Address: 6/7 Kensington Palace Gardens,London,W84QP

Phone:(+44207) 229 64 12,(+44207)229 72 81,(+44207) 243 14 10

Hotline: (+44776) 856 68 68

Fax: (+44207) 727 86 25

E-mail:office@rusemblon.org

Website: http://www.rusemb.org.uk


Consular Department

Address: 5 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W 8 4QS

Phone: (+44207) 229 80 27

Hotline:(+44776)8566868

Fax:(+44207)2293215

E-mail:info@rusemblon.org


Consulate in Edinburgh

Address: 58 Melville St.,Edinburgh EH3 7HF

Phone: (+44131) 225 70 98

Hotline: (+44780) 593 24 54

Fax: (+44131) 225 95 87

E-mail:visa@edconsul.co.uk

Website: http://edinburgh.mid.ru


USA


Embassy in Washington

Address: 2650 Wisconsin Ave.,NW.,Washington D.C.,20007, USA

Phone: (+1202) 298 57 00

Hotline: (+1202) 332 07 37 (+1202) 365 21 24 (+1202)-298-5700

Fax:(+1202) 298 57 35

E-mail:rusembusa@mid.ru, ruspressusa@mid.ru

Website:http://www.russianembassy.org


Consular Department in Washington

Address: 2645, Tunlaw Road.,NW, Washington DC,20007, USA

Phone: (+1202) 939 89 07,(+1202) 939 89 13

Hotline: (+1202) 332 07 37, (+1202) 365 21 24

Fax: (+1202) 483 75 79

E-mail: waconsru@prodigy.net rusconswdc@gmail.com


Consulate in Houston

Address: 136 East 67th St., New York, N.Y., 10065, USA

Phone: (+1212) 861 49 00,(+1212) 861 49 01,(+1212) 861 49 02

Fax: (+1212) 628 02 52

E-mail:mission@russiaun.ru

Website: http://www.russiaun.ru


Consulate in New York

Address: 9 East 91 Street, New York, NY, 10128, USA

Phone: (+1212) 534 37 82,(+1212) 348 06 26

Hotline: (+1917) 612 78 42

Fax: (+1212) 831 91 62

E-mail:mailny@mid.ru

Website: http://newyork.mid.ru


Consulate in San Francisco

Address: 600 University Street, 25th floor, #2510 One Union Square Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: (+1206) 728 02 32

Hotline: (+1206) 495 57 50

Fax: (+1206) 728 18 71

E-mail:consul@seanet.com

Website: http://seattle.mid.ru


Consulate in Seattle

Address: 1333 West Loop South, Ste.1300,Houston,TX 77027,USA

Phone: (+1713) 337 33 00

Hotline: (+1713) 337 33 00 ; (+1713) 213 84 84

Fax: (+1713) 337 33 05

E-mail:info@rusconshouston.org

Website: http://rusconhouston.mid.ru