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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Transit Visa

Transit Visa is not required if you remain in the transit zone of the airport in order to catch an onward or connecting flight within 24 hours of arrival. Transit visas are normally valid for maximum of 3 days if travelling by air and 10 if travelling by train.

Passengers travelling to and from Belarus via Russian Federation need to obtain transit Russian visa irrespectively of their length of stay in the airport.

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. The photocopy of your confirmed ticket and a valid visa (where it is applied) to the country of the final destination.

5. A covering letter explaining the purpose as well as the routes of journey together with the photocopy of the car registration certificate, stating the details of the owner and the vehicle in case you are travelling by car. Transit visa would be issued based on the fastest journey to the destination. The average daily distance to be covered by car should not be less than 500 km.