Entry to the Russian requires a valid visa. When applying for a
visa, please note that the permission to enter Russia is a courtesy of
In accordance with the International Law, the Embassy reserves the right
to invite Applicants to be interviewed in person as well as to consider
visa applications for as long as it deems necessary.
The Embassy is authorized to request any supplementary documents and
information regarding to the application.
Visa can be denied if the Embassy has reasons to believe that the
Applicant's visit to the Russian Federation is not desirable, and the
disclosure of the particular reason for the denial can be withheld.
In cases where the Embassy does not issue a visa, the submitted
invitations will not be returned and previous payments made by Applicant
will not be refunded.
Type of visa or dates of entry/departure can not be changed or extended.
After the visa is received, it should be checked by the traveler. For
corrections of mistakes, not of the Embassy‘s oversight, traveler should
apply for a new visa including payment of the relevant fee. The Embassy
assumes no responsibility for any discrepancies in visas which were not
brought to its attention before the traveler's departure from Saudi
While passing through the border control in Russia travelers are
strongly recommended to have along with a valid visa documents
confirming the purpose of trip (originals/copies of the letter of
invitation, work/study contract, work permit, tourist voucher and
confirmation, letter of Guarantee, confirmed return ticket, contact
phone numbers and address of the host organization, etc.) and to agree
with the host organization on meeting at the port of entry.
We do not issue visas for the other states of the former USSR.
Saudi residents should apply for a visa at the Russian Embassy in Riyadh
or the Russian Consulate General in Jeddah.
On the basis of reciprocity, non-Saudi citizens may apply for visa to
Russia at the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in KSA only if
they have a Saudi resident permanent and CPR, work or study permit. In
all other cases they have to apply for Russian visa at the Russian
consular missions in the state of their origin.