Applying for a Russian visa in Shanghai doesn’t have to be a difficult experience. This article will properly explain it and save you money as well!
The video below explains exactly what you need and how to get to the Russian Embassy in Shanghai:
200080, Shanghai, Huangpu Road, 20
*All info as of June, 25 / 2013*
Visa Fees (always changing and different by nationality):
1 Week = ¥389 ($63 USD)
3 Days = ¥699 ($114 USD)
*Goat Note: Same Day Service Not Currently Available*
What To Bring:
1 x Passport Photo (2.5cm x 4cm Light Background)
1 x Passport
1 x Photo Copy Of Passport Picture Page & Chinese Visa Page
1 x “Original Invitation Letter” (Contact Real Russia £15)
1 x Photocopy Of Invitation Letter
1 x Proof Of Hotel Booking For Every Nights Stay (Booking.com / Hostelworld.com O.K)
1 x Insurance Policy Valid In Russia
1 x Application Form (can fill out at the embassy)
Goat Note: At the Russian Embassies in China, you’re supposed to hand in the original copy of your invitation letter. To save £65 on a sending the original to China, take the file that the inviting company emailed you to a good print shop and have the letter printed on the best possible paper. Cost us 85¢ and saved us $85!
If you have any questions, feel free to contact us or leave a comment below!
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