Russian visa travel insurance

Visiting the Kremlin? Spending a few days in St. Petersburg? Are you planning to take the Trans-Siberian Railway? To carry out your project, you need travel insurance to obtain your visa for Russia.
To travel to Russia, you must provide proof of travel insurance when you apply for your visa.


In this article, we tell you all you need to know about Russian visas and compulsory travel insurance.

Visa requirements

To travel to Russia, even for a tourist visit, you need to apply for a visa. There are four types of visa:
– tourist visa
– business visa
– work visa
– private visa

Visa for Russia: necessary documents

Documents to be supplied

To apply for a visa for Russia, you will need to provide the following documents as a minimum:

  • your tourist voucher or invitation to visit Russia,
  • a passport valid for at least six months after the visa expiry date
  • a copy of your passport,
  • the visa application form, completed online,
  • proof of travel and repatriation insurance,
  • a passport photo,
  • payment of visa fees.

Insurance for Russian visas

For any stay in Russia, you’ll need to take out travel and repatriation insurance and present a travel insurance certificate for your visa application.
Your insurance must be valid for the entire duration of your stay in Russia.

Mondassur, the travel insurance specialist, offers you insurance to obtain your visa for Russia. Get a quote and apply online, and get your embassy insurance certificate right away!

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