When applying for a visa it is strictly required to provide documentation that you do not possess Russian citizenship.
EU CITIZENS are required to provide a copy of their health insurance policy card, along with their policy documents that is valid in the Russian Federation for the visa period (except for countries covered by bi-lateral agreements). If you are not EU citizens, then please ask visa center operators whether you require medical insurance. Your policy must include information about clinics covered in Russia.

NON-US CITIZENS must provide a copy of their legal status in the US:

1. US Passport. (dual-citizens who apply for visa on a foreign passport) OR Green Card. OR Long-term US Visa. (tourist visas not accepted) AND
2. Travel insurance (get cheapest insurance here)

UNSTATED CITIZENS

1. Medical insurance covering entire visa period;
2. Green card;
3. Round-trip airfare with confirmed dates.


MINORS

Copy of birth certificate accompanied by copies of both parents' passports. If one of the parents is a citizen of the Russian Federation or Ukraine, that parent would need to provide copies of both his/her external and internal passports. Parents holding multiple citizenship must provide copies of all passports in their possession. If both parents are citizens of the Russian Federation, the child is also deemed to be a citizen of the Russian Federation and is ineligible for a Russian visa.
If you are not born in United States please contact our office first to check the latest Consulate requirements and get the application instructions.
In accordance with Russian law, visas can not be issued to Russian citizens with expired passports.

In accordance to Article 12 of Russian Law “On citizenship of the Russian Federation”, children born to two parents who are Russian citizens, automatically gain Russian citizenship, regardless of the place of birth. In this case visas are not issued, and they must apply for Russian citizenship, or have their information written into the passport of one of their parents, or obtain a Russian passport.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU CURRENTLY HOLD RUSSIAN CITIZENSHIP YOUR VISA WILL BE REJECTED BY THE CONSULATE.
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