Citizens of Schengen countries can obtain a visa in any member country of the Schengen area. We offer a remote visa application service for citizens of all EU countries through the Russian Embassy in Bern. The service is also available for citizens of third countries – residents of Switzerland.

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Receive a visa

Get a visa to Russia without complications and personal visits to the embassy or visa agency. You will only need to take a photo, fill in our simple and secure questionnaire, sign a ready-made visa application and mail us a package of documents, including your passport.

Documents required

  1. Letter of invitation from a Russian tour operator – purchasable on this website if needed.
  2. Original passport with at least 2 blank visa pages; valid for at least 6 months after the visa expires.
  3. Application form
  4. Colour photograph ?
  5. Medical insurance policy valid on the territory of Russia – purchasable on this website if needed.
  6. Copy of a valid Swiss Residence permit *

On this site, you can order an invitation letter, or get it for free if booking accommodation with us, issue an insurance policy, file an application for a visa, order fast-track services and courier mail return of your passport with a visa.

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Letter of invitation
from CHF 25
Hotel Booking
from CHF 30 /night
Medical Insurance
max CHF 2 /day
Start application ​for a paper visa

Services & Fees

The standard fee for EU/CH citizens is set at 214 CHF per application covering consular fees, operator’s fee and passport mail-back with regular mail.

Standard processing time lies within 7 to 14 days from the moment of receipt of a full package of documents. The earliest possible day of entry can be no earlier than 14 days after the documents have been received by us.

Fast-track application (within 4 to 7 days) is subject to an extra fee of 102 CHF per application.

Passport mail-back with courier mail is subject to an extra fee of 50 CHF.

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