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Restrictions for travellers due to the Corona Virus

Various countries have issued temporary entry bans or at least entry restrictions for various citizens.

Most embassies also do not issue a visa if the traveller has recently travelled to one of the following countries: China, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Germany, Italy, Spain and France.

Please note that new restrictions are currently being introduced daily and AVS does not have all the information from the embassies and the expected restrictions.

More details can be found here: NEWS

Russia

Responsible Office

Responsible Office

Please send all your documents to our office in:Bern

Business

Business

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed. Please choose as place of application Russian Visa Centre Bern (online Form)

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

1 passport photo
Biometric and in color (see photo criteria)

Please note that the photos cannot be older than 6 months.

Official invitation

Order the invitation simply here via AVS

Proof of insurance
The proof must include:

  • Valid for Russia or Worldwide
  • Validity / Duration
  • First name / name of the applicant
  • Repatriation & Disease
  • Date of birth

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

Tourist

Tourist

1 Application form
Dully filled and original signed. Please choose as place of application Russian Visa Centre Bern (online Form)

Original passport
Valid for at least six months beyond return date

1 passport photo
Biometric and in color (see photo criteria)

Please note that the photos cannot be older than 6 months.

Official tourist voucher

Order the voucher simply here via AVS

Proof of insurance
The proof must include:

  • Valid for Russia or Worldwide
  • Validity / Duration
  • First name / name of the applicant
  • Repatriation & Disease
  • Date of birth

Residence permit
If necessary, a copy of the applicant´s residence permit valid for Switzerland or Liechtenstein

eVisa

eVisa

An eVisa for Russia is limited valid. You can find further information here

Order your eVisa simply via AVS!

Apply here

Processing time

Processing time

Standard: 7 working days
Express: 4 working days
Super-Express: within 24 hours

Information

Information

The Super Express processing is usually not possible for tourist visa.

Documents

Documents

Application form

Online

Order form

PDF

Pricelist

PDF