|•||When answering the visa application question "Visa Issuing Office," you must select "ILS Washington."|
|•||You may apply for a Russian visa if your initial date of entry is within the next 60 days.|
Important- Please read before completing the Russian Visa Application Form:
Former citizens of Russia: submit a Certificate of Renunciation of Citizenship obtained from the Russian Embassy.
Former citizens of Soviet Republics: submit a copy of your old passport, even if no longer valid.
Please note: The Embassy may require that the applicant make a personal appearance for an interview at the Embassy in Washington, D.C. Personal interviews are not common however they are requested on a case by case basis and as such there is no way to determine if an interview will be required until your visa application has been submitted to the Embassy.