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USA to Russia Tourist Invitation Letter Single Entry

Introduction

The tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia is a document that must be submitted alongside your visa application. It is not an authentic visa, but rather a document that the Russian regime requires when applying for a genuine visa. You can simply provide personal and travel information in Click2Visas.com and the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia can be generated in 1 business day. Tourist invitation indicates that a traveler will be staying in a hotel or in a rental apartment. It is not possible to designate just a private address of a friend or relative.

Why would I want a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

In recent years Russia has become a hotspot for international tourism. As of 2018, 25 million international tourists per year made Russia their destination. It is a place of long history, rich cultural traditions, and and great natural variety. The country contains 23 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Among the man made UNESCO sites are things like the Historic Center of St. Petersberg, sometimes referred to as the “Venice of the North”, with numerous canals and more than 400 bridges. There is also the iconic Red Square, featuring the Kremlin, and St. Basil’s Basilica. Other less-well-known sites include the Kizhi Pogost, two wooden churches built on an island in Karelia in the 18th century, and known for their bold visionary architecture. Also is the cultural and historical Solovetsky Islands, which have archaeological structures dating back to the 5th century BC. Other great sites include Yaroslavl, the ancient city of Derbent, and Ferapontov Monastery. In natural environment UNESCO sites, there are the Virgin Komi Forests, a 3.28 million hectare forest of tundra in the Urals, with one of the most extensive virgin boreal forests in Europe. Lake Baikal, in Siberia, is the oldest and deepest lake in the world and contains 20% of the world’s unfrozen freshwater--known as the Galapagos of Russia. The Western Caucasus is one of the few large mountain ranges of Europe that has gone relatively undisturbed by humans, and the Bikin River Valley contains one of the richest and most unusual temperate forests in the world--home to the tiger and Himalayan bear, as well as the brown bear and the lynx. But Russia is so vast that it’s not all one type of climate and flora, but other sites include the desert landscapes of Dauria, near Mongolia, and the Lena Pillars Nature Park, with magnificent rock pillars that reach 100 m high in a brutally unforgiving landscape where temperatures can range from 105 degrees fahrenheit in the summer to -76 degrees in the winter. Culturally, there are many amazing museums in Russia, such as the Tretyakov Gallery, the Kremlin Armoury and the State Historical Museum in Moscow, the Hermitage Museum, and the Russian Museum in St Petersburg, and the Kazan Kremlin. More modern museums include the Polytechnic Museum of Moscow, the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, and the Museum of Energia Rocket and Space Corporation. Transportation can be made by train on the state owned Russian Railways, including high-speed rail between Moscow and St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg and Helsinki, and Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod. Trains connect Moscow to all of the former Soviet states, including Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan. Sea and river travel are also popular, as is public transport, taxi and Uber. The Seven Wonders of Russia, voted on in 2008, include Lake Baikal, Valley of Geysers, Mamayev Kurgan, Peterhof, St. Basil’s Cathedral, Manpupuner rock formations, and Mount Elbrus.

What is a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

Tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia is a document that states that you are invited to Russia by a Russian company or a hotel that is accredited by the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation. This document consists of two components: a voucher and an affirmation of the admission of a foreign tourist. In order to apply for a Russian tourist visa, you will be required to present an invitation letter as a component of your application while you are submitting your visa application at embassy/Consulate/Mission.

Which nationalities are eligible for the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

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How much does it cost to get a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

The cost varies from $20 to $130 USD, depending on your nationality. Please use our visa widget to find out the cost of your specific nationality. There is also an additional $10 USD as service fee.

How long does it take to obtain a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

A tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia may take 1 day for processing. The applicant must apply once the travel plan is confirmed.

How long is a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia valid for?

A tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia is valid for 30 days for all the eligible nationals. 

What is the maximum number of days I can stay in Russia with a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

The maximum number of days you can stay in Russia is determined according to the visa issued to you. After you receive your tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia, you can apply for the tourist visa to Russia.

What conditions must the applicant’s passport meet for the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

A 6 months valid passport for all the eligible nationals after arrival in Russia is must to apply for invitation letter single entry to Russia.

What else does the applicant need to travel to Russia?

For tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia, the following accompanying documents are required:
  1. Last page of passport (if applicable)
  2. Proof of accommodation (if applicable) 

Can the applicant enter Russia with a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia at any point of entry?

No, the applicant must hold a valid tourist visa for Russia. Tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia is a supporting document to apply for a Russian tourist visa.

Can the traveler apply for the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia while in Russia?

Yes. You can request a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia from Russia but you have to select the country where you are holding legal residence (other than Russia) as your visa request location.

Does the traveler need to carry the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia with them?

No. You have to submit the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia with your visa application.

If the applicant is traveling with children, are they required to apply for a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia as well?

Yes, your children must travel with an accompanying family member visa and a letter of invitation must be prepared by the same inviting travel company that made this for you. 

Can I work under a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

No, you cannot. The tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia is a supporting document for you to apply for the actual Russian tourist visa.

If a traveler possesses 2 passports, what is required of them?

Travelers with dual or multiple citizenship must choose which nationality and passport to use on their trip.

Can a traveler have a passport of an eligible country and live in another country, while applying for an invitation letter single entry to Russia?

Yes. Such travelers can request a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia from any country but they have to select the country where they are holding legal residence (other than Russia) as their visa request location. However, travelers applying for a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia must apply using the passport of the eligible country. 

Can the applicant apply online if they do not have a valid passport, but a temporary travel document?

No. You cannot apply online if you do not have a valid passport from an eligible country. Tourist invitation letter single entry to russia is also not available to diplomatic/official passport holders or laissez-passer/international travel document holders. 

Does the applicant have to submit a physical passport to receive the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

No need to submit a passport physically. The applicant will receive a tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia in their email. The applicant should print out a copy of their invitation letter and bring it with them while submitting to the visa application center.

What types of activities does the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia allow?

Tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia allows you to submit as a supporting document along with your visa application.

How does the applicant prove the purpose of their travel?

No, the applicant need not prove the purpose of travel while applying for the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia. They must prove the purpose of the travel while submitting the tourist visa application.

Does the applicant need to visit the Russian consulate to get their tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia?

No. Click2Visas will send the applicant their tourist invitation letter single entry to russia via email in pdf format. 

Can anyone apply for the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia online?

No. Only citizens from eligible countries can apply for the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia. Use the visa widget to see you qualify.

Does the applicant need to apply for the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia before arriving?

Yes, all travelers need to have a valid tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia before traveling to Russia.

Does the applicant have to enter Russia on the exact date specified in their application?

No, the validity period of the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia begins from the date specified on their application. The travelers are allowed to apply for tourist visas allowing single entry into Russia within the validity period of the invitation letter and they are allowed to enter Russia during the validity period of visa.

Does obtaining the tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia guarantee the applicant entry into Russia?

No. The tourist invitation letter single entry to Russia is just a supporting document for applying for Russian tourist visa. It’s up to Russian visa issuing authorities to grant your visa to enter Russia.