Russian visa support

All tourists who are travelling to Russia must obtain a Russian visa, with the exception of visitors whose countries have a visa-free agreement with Russia.

Should you require a visa to enter the Russian Federation, our reservations team will be pleased to provide you with the necessary information and support to ensure your visit to Russia is as smooth, and stress-free as possible.

For a Russian visa you will need

  • Your passport with at least two blank visa-designated pages
  • Passport must be valid for at least six months after intended departure date from Russia
  • Two copies of your completed, signed visa application form
  • Two passport-sized photos taken within the last three months
  • Applicable fees
  • Visa support letter from a hotel
  • Hotel booking voucher
  • Confirmation of your booking in a hotel

next steps

After you receive confirmation of your booking at Corinthia St Petersburg, please complete this Visa Support Request Form and send this alongside your booking confirmation to reservations.stpetersburg@corinthia.com - then we will issue a hotel voucher and visa support letter.

You can then begin your online visa application

Once you have printed your online visa application, all your documents must be taken to your nearest Russian Consulate

Please note: Our hotel provides this service free for all guests who arrive at the hotel. Should the reservation be cancelled or the guest does not arrive, a fee of €60 will be charged automatically to the credit card for each person who receives a visa support letter.

It's never been easier to visit St. Petersburg

From 1 October 2019, citizens of 53 countries including most EU countries, Iceland, Qatar, China, Malaysia, Mexico, Korea & Japan can obtain a free Russian e-visa for stays in St Petersburg for up to eight days.  This new e-visa can be used to enter the Russian Federation through air, naval, automobile, and pedestrian checkpoints located in the territory of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

MORE INFORMATION AND A FULL LIST OF INCLUDED COUNTRIES

 

Russian Consulates

Argentina: + 5411 4813 1552

Australia: + 61 6 6295 9033

Brazil: + 55 61 223 3094

Canada: + 613 235 43 41

China: + 86 10 6532 1381

Denmark: + 3542 5585

Finland: + 358 9 661 876

France: + 01 45 04 05 50

Germany: + 030/22 65 11 84

Japan: + 03 3583 4445

Netherlands: + 70 346 88 88

Norway: + 22 55 32 78

New Zealand: + 04 476 6113

South Africa: + 2712 362-1337/8

Spain: + 91 411 29 57

Sweden: + 46 8 13 04 41

Switzerland: + 31 352 0566

United Kingdom: + 0131 225 7098

USA: + 202 298 5700

Any other country