Russia visa for Portuguese passport holders

Russia visa

Portugal citizens need visa for travelling to Russia as tourist. COVID travel advice is country is Closed for travel. The stay is usually short with a period of 30 days and visa expires in 30 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for visa and a total of 7 documents are required. You can also find useful tips from fellow travellers.

Visa requirements

Russia Visa requirements for Portugal

Visa Required

: Visa required

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Get visa for Russia from Portugal
  • Complete Visa application form (One per person) online and then print, sign, and glue a passport-sized photo.

  • Take the form and documents to your nearest Russian diplomatic mission or visa centre.

Applicant required

Max Stay: 30 days

Visa Expires: 30 days

short Stay

Documents required for Russia tourist visa : 7

Visa Application Form: Complete application form for Russia


Passport Photo: Photo must be no older than 6 months


Passport: Original Passport or Travel document with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.


Passport Copy: A clear scan of the information pages of your signed, machine readable passport. Provide the pages of your current passport showing your photo, personal details and passport issue and expiry dates. Must be valid for six months beyond the expiry date of the visa.


Travel Insurance: Proof of travel insurance with the Certificate of Insurance and the table of benefits. You can also provide a letter from the bank confirming that you have an insurance with them along with a copy of credit card and the table of benefits.

Proof of international health insurance specifically covering travel to Russia


Invitation Letter: A letter from your relative or friend or company inviting you to visit and their relationship to you. The letter could state: the purpose of your visit and length of stay, if you will be staying with them, If this person will be paying for your stay, provide proof of their funds.

A copy of a Russia Tourist Voucher and Russia Tourist Confirmation. This voucher must: • Be stamped and signed by an authorized person from the Russian Foreign Ministry • Be issued for stay of 30 days or less • Bear the exact entry and exit dates required by the applicant and as stated on the visa application for


Flight Bookings: Flight reservations(s) for the country of your visit and return ticket

✨ Tips for Russia tourist visa

  • Russian visas are issued with specific start and expiry dates.

  • Travel must be completed within those dates.

  • Completed visas cannot be changed or extended once they have been issued

  • 72-hours visa free visit when entering by regular ferry via port of St. Petersburg, provided that a passenger spends the night on-board or in accommodation specifically approved by the travel agency.

  • Portuguese citizens are eligible for eVisas to the Russian Far East, Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast and Kaliningrad Oblast for 8 days.


Travel information of Russia

Russia is part of Europe with main city at Moscow. Its Developed country with a population of 147M. The main currency is Russian Ruble. The languages spoken are Russian.

Last updated: October 18, 2020

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