Real Russia

Is the UK's premier Russian & regional visa specialist

We process thousands

of visas every year

How to read and understand your visa

Our dedicated page to reading Russian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Chinese and Mongolian visas. After applying for a visa you will find that when your passport is returned a visa will be attached to a page in the passport. We recommend that you take time to check your visa is correct and matches your personal details as it is your responsibility to ensure that everything is in order with your visa before travelling. Trying to read visas is not easy if you are not familiar with the language, so here at Real Russia, we have developed a number of visa reading guides to help you confirm that all of your visa details are correct. If you are travelling to more than one country, obviously you will need to check each visa.
Click on the flags below to read our guide on understanding your visa when travelling to: Russia , Belarus , ChinaMongolia or Kazakhstan.

Emergency Assistance

If you’re in need of assistance whilst travelling we offer a dedicated 24 hour telephone support service.

For all emergencies you can call us on +44 (0) 207 100 7370 where our operators are available to provide help 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

If you experience problems whilst away, our team can offer guidance and support. If for example you have mislaid your passport, you are experiencing difficulty boarding a train or any number of other travel issues, call our emergency helpline for immediate assistance.

Can you tell me more?

We try to give you as much information as we can to help you choose the service you need, though if you still have more questions please feel free to look at our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us directly and we will be happy to help.