To obtain a visa for tourists in Russia, requirements vary depending on the origin of the applicant.

It is requested at the Embassy or Consulate of Russia.

For Spanish citizens, the requirements for a tourist visa are:

Original passport in good condition. (No cracks or damage), with a validity of six months from the expiration date of the visa application and at least two adjacent blank pages.

A current photograph (taken within the last six months), 30mm by 40mm and printed on photo paper color.Copia of Travel Assistance Insurance, in force for the duration of the stay and the full name of the person who requested.

Letter of Invitation: “Visa Support Letter”. It should contain your name as it appears on passport, passport number, nationality and date of birth must include stamp and signature of authority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Russia, written in Russian and must cover the period for which application, with precise indication of the dates for both input and output of Russia.

Original or clear copy of the invitation for tourist visa “Visa Support Letter”, it must:

Application form duly completed and signed visa. This form is completed online via the website of the Consular Department of the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation. Follow the instructions listed there.

The visa is valid on the dates specified in the invitation letter with a maximum of thirty days’ length of stay. The trip can only be done within that period. The dates can not be changed after the application.