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202 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 4DP

Why us?

The Russian National Tourist Office is the leading tour operator in the UK for outgoing tourism and business trips to Russia for individuals, groups and companies. 

The Company was founded in 1997, and today has office in London, with rep. offices in Moscow, St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Rostov-on-Don. 

We have the most knowledgeable and helpful destination specialists who design the most incredible tour programmes for our customers. 

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    Applying for a Russian Visa

    The processing times for visa applicants is up to three business days (expedited processing) and up to twenty business days (regular processing). 

     The digital fingerprints scan is taken from December 10, 2014. 

     What does it mean?

    As a part of the Russian visa processing all applicants applying in the UK will be required to appear in person at our London office to have their fingerprints taken digitally. No appointment required. Fingerprints and personal applications are not required for children under 12 years of age. 

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    For your convenience we will:

    • Assist you with Russian Visa Application form
    • Issue all documentation required by Russian Embassy
    • Pre-check your application form and your supporting documents to avoid risk of any mistakes
    • Take the biometric data
      (available from 9am until 1:00pm only)
    • Collection of Visa on your behalf
    • Return delivery by the method of your choice

    Getting a Russian visa is now a time-saving and traveller-friendly procedure.

    Before arranging to visit Russia, people from most countries must apply for a Russian visa. Visas cannot be obtained at the border, so you are strongly advised to apply in advance in our office in London . If applying in Manchester or Edinburgh use our pre-check service.

    Application forms must be filled in online, then printed out and signed by the applicants. The Russian Consulate decides on each application, and the payment of visa fees does not guarantee that a visa will be granted. 

    Here at the Russian National Tourist Office, you can order a single or double entry tourist visa valid for up to 30 days and a single/double business visa valid for up to 3 months, or a multiple entry business visa valid for 1 year.





    Tours to Russia 

    Russian National Tourist Office offers various tours to visit Russia: tours to St Petersburg, Moscow, Golden Ring, Baikal or Kamchatka 

    Book one of the tours we developed and receive £20 off your standard visa order. Book your tour to Saint-Petersburg now!

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    Cruises in Russia

    Fancy a cruise with a difference?

    river cruises in russia

    Relaxing on deck, soaking up the scenery and waiting for your next fascinating port of call to come into view – could there be a better way to visit Russia?

    Our cruises offer you the best of both worlds – all the bustle and excitement of mighty Moscow and fascinating St Petersburg, with time to put your feet up and watch the world drift by as you cruise the lakes, rivers and canals that link these two amazing cities. And with such varied destinations to explore along the way as the UNESCO World Heritage site at Kizhi and the architectural and historical treasures of Yaroslavl, a cruise with RNTO is a fantastic voyage of discovery you’ll remember forever!







    Russian Service Centre Российский Сервисный ЦентрThe Russian Service Centre provides assistance in preparing necessary forms, statements and other documents for further submission to the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in London. More information is available on www.russianservicecentre.co.uk



    You can check information about Rusisan on this link: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/russia and about general health before travelling to Russia - https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/russia/health and more informa


    Many of the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website - as appropriate are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking conditions for information, or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate



    cheap flights to Russia

    Call us now
    0207 985 1234 
    to book your flights

    • Direct flights to Moscow
      from £186
    • Direct flights to St Petersburg
      from £238
    • Direct flights to Kiev
      from £183

    "Just wanted to say that I had a marvellous trip to Moscow and St Petersberg. Fabulous places. I was let in and out of Russia with no problems, thanks to you! All the best, Pamela"

    Pamela Page, Frankhirth

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