Russian visa for citizens of Liechtenstein

Published by Mike Lomberg May 19, 2020
Passport cover of Liechtenstein citizens

Russia has long been an attraction to travelers of all sorts. Whether you need to go there on touristic, business, private or other purposes, the first question that arises is:

Do citizens of Liechtenstein need a visa to Russia?

It does sound like a challenging process – to get a visa on your own. Especially, considering the fact there’s no Russian embassy in your country, and you’ll have to go to Switzerland to apply. However, all is possible, and in this article we’ll guide you through the process step by step.

Step 1. Determine the reason for your traveling and choose the travel dates

Think about the time suitable for your trip, the purpose for which you are going and the Russian party, who will be able to provide you with the required visa support – invitation to Russia. Below you can read about the main visa types and choose among them the one that suits you best.

RUSSIAN TOURIST VISA FOR CITIZENS OF LIECHTENSTEIN

You need it if:

RUSSIAN BUSINESS AND HUMANITARIAN VISA FOR CITIZENS OF LIECHTENSTEIN

You need it if:

RUSSIAN PRIVATE VISA FOR CITIZENS OF LIECHTENSTEIN

You need it if:

RUSSIAN STUDENT VISA FOR CITIZENS OF LIECHTENSTEIN

You need it if:

RUSSIAN WORK VISA FOR CITIZENS OF LIECHTENSTEIN

You need it if:

RUSSIAN TRANSIT VISA FOR CITIZENS OF LIECHTENSTEIN

You need it if:

Choose the appropriate visa type and follow on to collect the documents for your visa application.

Step 2. Get the documents you need for your visa

Before you book your appointment at the Russian embassy or visa center in Switzerland, you should collect the list of required visa documents. It includes:

You can get your tourist visa support or business invitation from us here: Get Visando visa support

If you have another visa type, please contact your Russian host to obtain the required document with his help

Collect all these and proceed to the application

Step 3. Apply at the nearest Russian Consulate or Visa Center

Since there’s no embassy of Russia in Liechtenstein, you can apply at the nearest Consular division of the Russian Federation in Switzerland in Bern or Geneve. Book your appointments here:  http://bern.kdmid.ru/fr.aspx or here http://test.kdmid.ru/geneva

There’s another option: Apply in person or by post at the Russian visa center Artionis in Geneve or Bern.

You can find the addresses of consulates and visa centers here: Russian Consulates and Embassies

Your application should be accompanied by the payment of required visa fees:

Visa typeStandard processing (4-20 working days)Expedited processing (1-3 working days)
Single entry80 CHF160 CHF
Double entry127 CHF254 CHF
Multiple entry238 CHF477 CHF

For applicants, who apply at the visa center it’s required to pay consular fees (the amount varies depending on the visa type and can be found on the website of the visa center), as well as extra service fee of 28 CHF. Payments are made at the visa center in cash or major credit cards.

For applicants sending documents by post, it’s required to pay the above mentioned fees, as well as mandatory: Express courier charge 75 CHF, postal fee 15 CHF, SMS fee 2 CHF for each individual application. 

Step 4. Receive your passport and check your visa

We recommend applying through visa center to facilitate the process, you can also pay for the delivery of passport back to you. 

Once you get it, make sure to carefully examine your visa details. The way it looks is this:

Russian visa stamp in passport

If all is fine, you can start preparing for your trip. Don’t forget to carry in your handbag:

Step 5. Get two more documents upon arrival

You have finally arrived to Russia. At the airport you’ll need to complete the migration card, which is given by the immigration officer. Please, carry it along in your passport throughout the trip. You’ll need to return it back at the immigration control when leaving the country. It looks like this:

Russian migration card filled form

If you are going to stay over 7 working days you’ll also need to get yourself a Registration. Hotels will provide it for you. If you stay at a private accommodation, ask the owner to get it at the local post/police office department within the 7 days after your arrival. Carry it with you during your stay. It looks like this:

Russian registration form

That’s all for now. Hope you’ve found the article useful and were able to get your Russian visa without any problems. If you have any questions, our team we’ll be glad to help! Find out contacts on the site and write an email.

Happy Trip to Russia!

Airport of Sheremetyevo in Russia