Visa issues

Приём во визовым вопросам осуществляется ТОЛЬКО по предварительной записи. Консультации по телефону не осуществляются. Для назначения даты приема следует направить заявку на электронную почту консульского отдела (

В заявке необходимо указать Ф.И.О., гражданство, разновидность визы и приглашения, подтверждающие документы о легальном положении  на территории Республики Казахстан на 90 дней и более (вид на жительство, виза, талон регистрации).

Documents required for obtaining a Russian visa from

the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Kazakhstan


1. Passport (should have at least two clear pages for visas, must be valid no less than six months after  expiration date of visa) and a photocopy of the page with the passport holder’s personal information;

2. Visa application form signed by the applicant. Incomplete visa application forms will not be processed. The application must be filled online at and printed out;

3. One recent photo of the applicant (3,5 x 4,5 cm). The person on the photo should not have a headdress or tinted eyeglasses;

4. Visa invitation

  • Tourist visas -  a ‘tourist voucher’ document, issued by a Russian tourist company authorized by the MFA of Russia, stamped and signed by authorized person (original) or a hotel reservation confirmation form, issued by a hotel authorized by the MFA of Russia (original, signed and stamped by a representative of the hotel),
  • Visas for other purposes, e.g. work, business, study, religious ties etc. - invitation issued by a regional Directorate for Migration Affairs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia on the request of inviting party (original),
  • Transit through Russia - copies of the corresponding plane tickets or train tickets (from Kazakhstan to Russia and from Russia to the country of destination). If you’re travelling through other countries or exiting Russia to a country that requires visas, the corresponding visa is required. If you travel by car you should provide your driver’s license, the documents for the car and their copies, and a cover letter mentioning the details of the journey (originals and photocopies).

5. A photocopy of a valid Kazakhstan visa included in the applicant’s passport (should be valid for no less than 90 days);

6. Medical insurance valid on the territory of Russia for the duration of stay;

7. Medical HIV test certificate (for trips to Russia over 3 months long);

8. Permanent residence permit in Kazakhstan (only for the citizens of Algeria, Angola, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Iraq, People Republic of China, Korean Democratic People’s Republic, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Syria, Somalia, Chad, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Georgia).

 The passport should not contain unsolicited markings, records, erasures, any corrections and removed pages.

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