Transit visa
Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Singapore
Phone: (65) 6235 1832, 6235 1834
/9:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:15

Transit visa

To apply for a TRANSIT VISA you must have CONFIRMED TICKETS from Singapore to Russia and from Russia to a third country (return trip Singapore – Russia – Singapore is not regarded as transit).

 The tickets must be issued by the Carrier Company, not by a travel or booking agency. You can submit electronic tickets printouts from Carrier Company web-site.
 If you travel by air, period of stay in Russia cannot exceed 3 calendar days;

 If you travel by railroad, period of stay in Russia cannot exceed 10 calendar days;
 If your stopover is more than 1 day you need to provide hotel booking in Russia;
 If you require a visa to the country of your next destination you need to obtain it prior to applying for Russian transit visa.

 Please note, that if you have connecting flight at the same Airport terminal within 24 hours (e.g. Singapore - Moscow - Houston by SQ in “Domodedovo”) and stay in the Transit Zone - no visa is required. This transit visa waiver is NOT applied to passengers travelling to the Republic of Belarus or the Republic of Kazakhstan.

 Please click on the tabs for further information on Transit visa application.


Besides, regardless of the visa type the following documents must be submitted to the Consular Section:

1.Completed visa application form signed by the Applicant only

       2. Valid national passport (valid for no less than 6 month before the end of the visa period) 

   3. For Non-Singaporeans – valid Singapore Employment Pass or other Visit Pass/Permanent Resident Identification Card/Disembarkation Card: original AND photocopy.

         4. One 3,5x4,5 color picture of an applicant.

5. Travel insurance for the citizens of European Union for the full duration of your stay in Russia.