Consular Section
of the Russian Embassy
in Poland
Address: ul. Belwederska 25C, 00-761 Warszawa.
Phone: (+48-22)-122-10-12
Fax: (8-10-48-22) 849-40-85
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Private visa

Private visa is required in case you wish to enter Russian Federation to visit family or friends. Private visa can be valid for up to 90 days and can be issued for single or double entry. Dates of validity of the visa will correspond with the dates mentioned on your private invitation from relatives/friends in Russia.

Required documents:

1. Current passport which should be valid for a minimum of six months after visa's expiration date and has at least 2 blank pages which do not need to be consecutive.

2. Visa application form filled in and printed out from the following website: Kindly ensure that the dates of your entry and exit, as entered in the application form, match with or fall within the period specified in the supporting documents.

3. One recent passport size photo glued to the indicated space on the application form.

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

5. In case of a visit to the Russian Federation for urgent medical reasons, for urgent treatment, or to visit a seriously ill or a 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. Documents proving the family relations are copies of the certificates issued by registrar offices. In case the applicant is a grandparent or a grandchild he should submit a copy of the certificates issued by registrar offices proving their next of kin.

6. Medical insurance at least 30 000 € in coverage valid for Russia.