Travel And Cruises • 760-942-4970 • www.Travel-and-Cruises.com
We arrange and process Tourist, Transit and Business entry Visas (single,
double, or multi-entry, valid for up to one year), We also arrange Letters of
Invitation, required for all but transit visas. We will be glad to help you with your
all your entry Visas to CIS countries. US and most foreign citizens require an entry visa for
travel to Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan. Processing time, document
requirements and fees frequently change for all countries.
We carefully monitor all regulations and will keep this site up to date. We can also inform
you of of the current requirements and fees for any specific country upon request. We strongly
suggest that you check with us the specific regulations of local authorities of the destination
country concerning your stay there (passport registration, driver's license validity, etc.).
Check the expiration date of your passport. It must be valid at least 6 months after the
expiration date of your visa. Visas cannot be changed or extended.
How long does it take to get a Russian visa?
It takes Russian Consulate approximately two weeks to process a tourist visa. The actual
processing time may be delayed due to national holidays in Russia and the US, and postal service
delays. The sooner you apply for your visa, the better. If you are running short on time, you
can use our expedited visa processing service. Contact us for details. The processing time does
not include time required for postal office to deliver your passport(s), but includes basic
Step-by-step Russian visa application instructions
Please be advised:
Applicants — former citizens of the USSR or of the Russian Federation, who emigrated
from the USSR or from Russia, must submit one of the following documents to confirm that they
are no longer citizens of the Russian Federation:
- so called "Visa to Israel", or
- stamp in their passport saying that they left for "permanent residence abroad"
before the February 6, 1992, or official document certifying that their Russian citizenship
was renounced otherwise the visa application will not be accepted.
The Consulate reserves the right to call the applicants for an interview and ask questions on
personal, financial, business and corporate related issues as well as on applicant's Russian
contacts and relatives.
VISA REGISTRATION IN RUSSIA
According to Russian law, you must register your Russian visa within 3 business days after
your arrival. Visas can be registered either at a hotel where you're staying or at local
Although we guarantee our services, there are circumstances which we cannot control. We are
not responsible for stolen visas or those lost or damaged in the mail. We cannot guarantee that
a visa will be issued as the Consulate may refuse to grant entry/exit visa for any reason. Your
Consular fees are reimbursable only if you are denied an entry visa and the Consulate has
offered to refund it's fee. Otherwise, such fees are non-refundable and subject to change
without notice. Please note that we start processing on the day we receive your complete
paperwork. One day should be added for FedEx delivery of your visa to your home. Be aware that
Consulates are closed for all U.S. and their National holidays. Please call us for information
on specific country's National holidays. Also, registration of your visa may be necessary upon
arrival - consult us before your departure.
US CIS TRAVEL DOCUMENT
As additional and exceptional services to our clients, we can expeditiously obtain a US CIS
travel passport for you (reentry permit or refugee travel document depending on alien's
immigration status in the United States). Travel and Cruises can obtain a rush travel document
within 4-6 weeks waiting time period, which enables you to make your travel plans in a
significantly narrower time frame. To apply for a travel document, we need the following
- Evidence of your immigration status in the United States: copy of your "green-card" red
stamp in your national passport, or any evidence of your refugee (asylee) status (I-94
"white" card, immigration court's decision, etc.);
- Two passport-type photographs of the applicant;
- Expired travel passport (if any) should be returned to CIS.
- Fee payable to "Travel and Cruises" (for prices - call us)