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Questions tagged [russian-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with Russian passports.

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How do Russians surely increase chances to get tourist Visas to America? [closed]

Russians say that it's hard trying to vacation to America. Is it true one's chances of entry via tourist visa is poorly affected by the following: is a young single woman who has recently finished ...
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Is military service in Russia required with dual citizenship? [closed]

I have British and Russian citizenship and passport. When I go to Russia on my Russian passport there I am no longer British but Russian and likewise in Britain. Under Russian law, you are required ...
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Does the Ukraine travel ban for Russian men apply to (non-Ukrainian) dual nationals?

I am considering going to Ukraine sometime in the future. I am a dual national, Russian and French; male, aged about 30. European Union citizens are currently allowed to enter Ukraine visa-free (for ...
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Re-entering the UK have short-term student child unaccompanied visa

Can I re-enter the UK having this type of Visa (valid until January 1, 2019) for a 12-day tour?
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Volunteering work

I am a Russian woman traveling to America. I am a figure skating coach. My boyfriend is a coach in America. I am planning on traveling on a tourist visa and teach students while I’m there BUT have the ...
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Can I apply for a US visa renewal with no interview while in the US?

Note: I don't think this is a duplicate of the similar existing questions; read the question till the end before marking it as a duplicate. According to USTravelDocs, one can renew their US visa with ...
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Friend from Russia wants to visit Canada

If a friend wants to visit Canada from Russia, would it increase the likelihood that my friend’s visitor visa application (by invitation) would be approved, if my friend first got a Schengen visa?
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What is a legalized copy?

I am from Russia, since September I move to Luxembourg to study. At the moment I am preparing documents for obtaining permission for stay in Luxembourg. In official lists of documents I see the ...
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Russian citizen and Green card holder

I am Russian citizen and green card holder living in the USA. I am planning to visit Russia for the first time. Do I provide a green card when leaving the US, or I have to show my Russian travel ...
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I am going to Crimea from Russia. Will I be able to visit Ukraine later?

I am a citizen of Russia. I am planning to visit Crimea in summer 2018 to attend an educational camp. Apparently, I'm in the clear from the point of view of Russian authorities. I'm not sure if ...
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Necessity of National identity card number in UK visa application

I am Russian citizen and have a national passport number, should I add this number to national identity card point in UK visa application? I am applying for UK Short-term study visa.
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What is the easiest way for my Russian girlfriend to get an EU (Schengen) tourist visa?

I'm a dual Brazilian and US citizen and traveling to Portugal soon to start the process of acquiring Portuguese citizenship (via grandparents). My girlfriend is Russian, and we are soon to get ...
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Being a permanent resident in the Czech Republic, Russian nationality. Do I need a visa to travel to the UK for 1 week (business trip)?

I am Russian, but live for past 15 years in the Czech Republic with a permanent residency card. I have a permanent job in the Czech Republic and now I need to go on a business trip to the UK. Do I ...
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I have been emailing a Russian woman for 7 months [duplicate]

My head tells me it's a scam. She doesn't have a smart phone so all communication is by email. She has already asked for money for air tickets then proof of money in her bank so that she can leave ...
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I want to travel to the Netherlands as a non-EU national, but my Russian passport expires in 1 month

Here is what I have. I am 17 years old, and I have a Russian passport, currently living in greece. I've been living in Greece (a European country) from the age of 2. I also do have a residence permit ...
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Maximum length of stay in Singapore without a visa for Russian citizens?

I'm a Russian citizen living in Australia. I would love to visit Singapore, but I have to travel to another city in Australia to apply for a visa to Singapore. I had read about the 96-hour visa free ...
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Can my Russian girlfriend leave the country if she owes the bank money? [duplicate]

My Russian girlfriend has already been approved for a visa and bought an airplane ticket. She took a loan of $700 from a Russian bank. She was telling me that she may not be able to leave on December ...
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Are original documents for the short-term study visa are also not required anymore?

I got back from UK visa center in Moscow after applying for a Standard Visitor visa. They did not accept any of my originals documents, only copies. They scanned my copies and gave them back to me. I ...
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Russian with Netherlands residency; is a visa needed for UK holiday? [duplicate]

My partner is Russian with a Russian passport, but has a Netherlands residence permit and has lived in the Netherlands for over 7 years. What is required for her to enter the UK? Other info which ...
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How can a US citizen sponsor a Russian citizen for a UK visa?

I want to sponsor my Russian girlfriend to the U.K. this November for a family wedding. I am a U.S. citizen. What paperwork do I have to show on my part?
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My visa application was refused because of the previous frequent travels to the UK with a 6 months tourist visa

So my case seems to be quite complicated. I'm from Russia, currently living in Russia, studying at University there with a programme that allows me to attend only exams sessions and to study from ...
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Is this request for proof of funds for Russian citizen legitimate? [duplicate]

I have a friend in Moscow who has paid for her trip to Australia.She has claimed that 2700 USD is required by the authorities (30 USD / day for a 90 day tourist visa) to support herself. Now she ...
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What visas I need to travel from Netherlands to Belarus as Russian citizen

I am a Russian citizen that currently lives in the Netherlands on MVV visa. I am planning to travel to Belarus. My questions are: Do I need any additional visas to enter Belarus? Do I need any ...
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How to obtain a multiple-entry Schengen visa from the USA for a Russian citizen?

A Russian citizen, permanent resident of the US, lives in the US and travels to Russia 3-4 times a year for about a week or two. Since most convenient flights for her habe an intermediate stop in ...
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Crossing Schengen borders six times during a vacation with different intentions. How to proceed with visas? [duplicate]

Citizen of Russian Federation, permanent resident of the USA needs to travel through Schengen 3 times in a short time span (3 weeks), each time with a different purpose. is traveling on the following ...
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Do Russian citizens need a visa to leave the airport during a long layover in France?

I have a long layover in France. Do Russian citizens need a visa to leave the airport for about 6 hours? I also have South African passport.
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Entering Mexico and re-entering the USA with visitors visa

Some of our friends from Russia will be visiting us in US on a visitors visa. We wanted to go with them to Cancun, Mexico. Will they have any trouble entering Mexico or returning to the US?
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Does Russian customs require outbound RF travellers to evidence destination hotels booked?

A Russian woman I know has been told by her travel agency in Russia that she MUST have evidence of a booked hotel (in this case, in Thailand) before she will be allowed to depart Russia on a holiday. ...
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I have a valid US greencard, is transit visa necessary [duplicate]

I am a Russian citizen with a valiid green card, and I am flying from Miami To Saint Petersburg Russia with 2 layovers in Shengen countries. A 6 hour in London, and 2 hours in Finland. Will I require ...
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Will a Russian citizen with US green card traveling through Stockholm need a transit visa?

I recently flew from LAX to Pulkovo with a layover in Stockholm Arlanda and was not able to go to my connecting flight without going through passport control. I was initially told I cannot enter the ...
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Can Russians exit Russia on an internal passport?

Someone I know is a dual citizen of Sweden and Russia, holding a Swedish ID card and Russian internal passport, but neither a Swedish passport nor Russian external passport. She's planning to travel ...
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Italian residence card

I am a Russian passport holder, who used to live in Italy but moved to the United States two years ago with my husband. I want to go see my family who still live in Italy. My Russian passport is ...
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Issuing authority of passport is only written in Cyrillic script. How to fill it into a Schengen visa application?

I am helping a Russian national fill out an application for a Norwegian Schengen visa (Type C). The form asks for "Issuing authority". In the applicant's passport, this is only given in Cyrillic, (as ...
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Has American Samoa in fact banned citizens of Russia from entry?

There is a report that a controversial Russian photographer has been denied American Samoa visa, because " the American Samoa Immigration Office has a travel ban in effect that now includes travelers ...
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Can you stay in Australia after your work visa expires, if you also have a valid tourist visa (class 600)?

Assuming one has a working visa in Australia (class 457) and a valid tourist visa (class 600), can they combine the two stays by staying past the work visa's expiration date? Or would you need to fly ...
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Does a Russian need a separate New Zealand visa for a cruise that docks in New Zealand?

I am a Russian citizen. At the moment I have obtained an Australian tourist visa to cruise. Voyage starts from Sydney and ship will be docking at New Zealand ports as well. Do I need a New Zealand ...
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Should I disclose our relationship when sponsoring my boyfriend's trip to the US?

He is a Russian citizen lives in China on an M-visa (business visa), and previously studied in a Chinese college. He is gapping a year from college to do business in China. I am an F-1 visa holder ...
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What are the requirements for Russian citizens to leave Russia? [duplicate]

If they already have the documentation, visa, passport and air tickets, can they be stopped at the Moscow airport by their own Customs agents and be made to show proof of funds before being allowed to ...
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Can I use Ryanair Online Check-in with a permanent resident card? [duplicate]

I'm travelling to Italy from Greece for Christmas. I have a valid Russian Passport and a Permanent residence for EU family member card (which allows me to travel to Schengen countries). Since ...
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EEA family permit to UK (spouse EEA nation)

I'm Russian, have a permanent residency in Sweden. My wife is Swedish. We're going together to the UK. Wonder if can I get a free of charge UK visa? When we visited Norway from UK, they issued for ...
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Refused UK visitor visa [duplicate]

I applied on the 11th October for a visitor visa to the UK. Today, my passport was returned and the visa refused. I'm a Russian national, living in Greece for the last 18 years, have a permanent ...
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Uk visitor visa for russian living in Greece [duplicate]

First of all my nationality is Russian but I have lived in Greece for the last 18 years with a permament residence card. My girlfriend left to study in the UK, so I need to get a visa to visit her. My ...
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Landing in Australia without a Visa

In the same narrative as this question, a private ketch sailing the South Pacific will make landfall in Australia about midday on Tuesday (13 Sept 2016). As they were preparing their documents, the ...
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Can I (a citizen of Russia) visit Ukraine without invitation, but with copies of tickets instead?

I want to go to Ukraine from Russia, visit a few cities and then go to Moldova. But the thing is, I cannot make an invitation letter. Instead I can provide all of the train tickets of travels within ...
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Non-EU visiting UK together with EU spouse and UK marriage certificate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Residence_card_of_a_family_member_of_a_Union_citizen Implementation in the United Kingdom As of 6th April 2015, the non-EU family members of an EU national who ...
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EU spouse traveling to Ireland, having Swedish residency and Russian passport

If Russian citizen, has a EU spouse (traveling together) and Swedish permanent residency. Does he/she still required a visa to Ireland? Family member of EU national: If you are a non-EEA national ...
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Should I bother with invitation for Canada Visitor visa

So I want to go to Canada in couple of months as a tourist. I'm a Russian citizen, the trip is going to be about 2 weeks long. I plan to visit different cities/places in Ontario and Quebec (probably ...
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How can a Russian citizen prove they have enough funds to cover a trip without having money in their bank account?

When applying for a US B1/B2 visa from Russia and you can fulfill most of the required documents but can only do partially one of the requirements i.e... The passport as one, the airfare for the third ...
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Urgent help needed with stolen visa

I'm having a vacation in Paris with my girlfriend. She is a Russian exchange student but studying/living until September in Germany. Unfortunately, her bag including the German visa got stolen. Our ...
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Russia to Dublin, transiting Heathrow

I have Russian visitors arriving and transiting at London Heathrow with connecting tickets to Dublin, Ireland. Time between flights is two hours. Baggage is checked from point of departure through to ...