Information of the Russian Border Service

In accordance with the Russian legislation, foreign citizens enter the Russian Federation with valid national passport and with a valid Russian visa. Please note that invalid national passport with a valid Russian visa can not be used to enter the Russian Federation. 

Thus, before taking a trip to the Russian Federation a foreign national must contact any Russian consular post for transferring the valid Russian visa from invalid national passport to a valid one.

Please send us a request to  if you need to transfer the valid visa from your old passport.