Visa Registration in Russia
All Russian Visas should be registered upon arrival to
the Russian Federation.
Your Russian visa must be registered within 72 hours 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