Embassies of the Russian Federation
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Transit Visa

(Valid only for 3 calendar days)

Transit visa is need if you travel via Russia. You would not need the transit visa if you have a layover flight in Russia continuing your journey to another country with the same airline and your layover is no longer than 12 hours. In any other case you more than likely to be required to have one. 

Apply for Transit Visa