To enter Russia, you will need a passport and, in most cases, a visa. A list of visa-free countries can be found here:

In order to obtain a Russian visa, you will need an official invitation.

To draw up the official invitation letter for visa we need:

1. Copy of the first page of passport (with photo, passport number, dates and the other main information). Please, note that your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after intended departure date from Russia and should have at least 2 blank visa-designated pages.

2. Filled form.

Please, send these two files to the local organizing committee by e-mail:

In the form you should indicate country and city where visa will be issued. To find the nearest Russian consulate please visit the following link:

Deadline for official visa invitation request is:
  June 10, 2019 for European Union and China and May 10, 2019 for other countries.

There is another option of fast obtaining the invitation for tourist visa via several Ekaterinburg hotels.