Tourist invitation&visa service


To obtain a visa to Russia you need an «invitation» from a licensed by Ministry of tourism of Russian Federation tour operator. SV-TOUR51  renewing all the necessary licenses every year to issue this important document. In addition to confirmation you get a travel voucher sent along with the invitation on an A4 sheet. Together confirmation and voucher what one usually refers to as «invitation» like this.


Do you have such an «invitation» you can apply for a visa. Our confirmations are approved by the two Russian consulates in Norway and also in all other Russian consulates in other countries.
A tourist visa valid max. 28 days, therefore, also the invitation issued for a maximum of 4 weeks. A tourist visa is always a one-journey visa. However, you can search tourist visa for 2 entries, they can not be combined into one continuous stay. To apply a visa valid for more than two weeks can expect additional control of payment confirmation for booked hotel rooms.

When applying for a visa, make sure that your passport is valid at least 6 months after the last travel day. In your passport must also be at least two blank pages.

«Order of invitation»:

Send an email with the following information:
- Name
- First
- Nationality
- Date of birth
- Gender
- Passport number
- The expiration date of your passport
- Itinerary / destinations
- Period (of entry / departure days)
- Information on hotel booking (or confirmation of already completed and paid hotel booking

If in doubt this is an ordinary tourist travel write a few words about the purpose of travel (participation at the conference, exhibition or similar)
Once we have made the invitation (usually within 24 hours time Monday — Friday) you will receive it along with a invoice. email. The invoice amount is payable to our account in Norway.

  • Tourist invitation and visa possible to obtain via our visaservice in Oslo and Kirkenes. We need your passport copies by e-mail to make a visa invitations. Visa procedures takes 3-10 days in Oslo Visa Centre or you can send your passport and visa applications to Kirkenes Visa Centre and than we can pick up your passport on the way to Murmansk. We will help you to fill inn the application form and will guide you how to obtain a visa with our Visaservice agent in Oslo and Kirkenes.  Visum handling 4-10 working days for Norwegian and EU citizens 1250 NOK for tourist visa inkl. invitation. We will provide support for you visa application and help to fill inn the application. You can download tha application here at the Consular Departamnet of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Russia

In order to apply for a common single- or double-entry tourist visa the following must submitted:

  1. Tourist invitation/Confirmation
  2. Passport with no less than 2 empty pages for visas, valid for 6 months from the visa expiry date;
  3. Visa application form filled in on the website, printed and signed personally by the applicant;Visa Office
  4. Colour photograph 3.5 x 4.5 cm with a light background and with a clear frontal view of the full face without tinted glasses or a headwear (except for the persons who in accordance with their nationality or religious beliefs are depicted with a headwear on their passport photography). At the Russian visa center in Oslo or Kirkenes you may ask for the additional service «Express Photo«;
  5. Copy of medical insurance policy valid on the territory of Russian Federation and during the validity of the visa, except for the mutual insurance cases.
  6. If you are not a citizen of Norway, it is also necessary to submit a proof of employment or local municipal statement of residence, confirming temporary or permanent residence on the territory of Norway.


Order a visa invitation to Russia