Visa Registration in Russia
All Russian Visas should be registered upon arrival to
the Russian Federation.
Your Russian visa must be registered within 7 days of
arrival (excluding weekends and official holidays).
1) At a hotel where you're staying
2) At the inviting organization/travel agency
If you are staying at a hotel in Russia, you can register
your visa at the front desk. You will be asked for your visa
and a passport. A small registration fee may be imposed.
If you are not staying at a hotel or you are in Russia on a
business visa, our office in St. Petersburg will provide
registration services. It takes 1 working day.
If your final destination is not Moscow or St. Petersburg
and you are not staying at a hotel, you will need to register
your visa with a local UVIR. We will provide you with an
official letter requesting UVIR officials to register your
Please note that not registering your Russian visa may lead
to serious problems: detention by police, fines on departure,
prevention from boarding the plane, etc. We strongly advise
you to register your Russian visa to avoid possible
28 USD - for tourist visa
45 USD - for business visa