Transit visa is required if the period of stay in Russia exceeds 24 hours or a traveler needs to change the airport.

To apply for a transit visa, an applicant shall present to the Consular Section in Quito the following documents:

1) Valid passport;

The presented passport shall not contain notes, remarks, writings, corrections, which are not certified by the competent authorities of the foreign state, torn or unpicked pages; there must be at least 2 clean pages from both side; passport shall be valid at least after 6 months, starting from the date, when the visa expires.

2) Filled in a visa application form at with a photo;

Answers on the questions shall be detailed. Application form is signed by the foreign citizen personally.

Size of the photo shall be 3×4 cm (made in color or black-and-white), the full face depicted shall have clear image, without sunglasses, without caps and hats (due to the religious tradition, one can present his/her photo with a religious head-dress under the condition that this foreign citizen is depicted the same way in his own passport).

3) Visa of the destination country.

4) Tickets for the whole itinerary.