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VISAS

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Russia

To obtain a visa to Russia the following documents must be submitted:

1. Visa application form (https://visa.kdmid.ru/PetitionChoice.aspx) filled out in English, printed and signed.
IMPORTANT: please provide us with PASSWORD that you have created on the website.  HELP NOTE:  If you are unsure of an answer on the application, write “n/a” or “unknown”, so the application would let you through to the next section. If you are unable to provide us with electronically generated application form, we would be glad to provide you such assistance for $35/application.

Former Russian (or Soviet) citizens, who entered US after February 6th, 1992, please call for more information.

2. ORIGINAL PASSPORT, must be signed and valid for at least six months beyond the visa expiration day. 
PASSPORT needs to have at least 2 clear visa pages. For non-US citizens COPY OF GREEN CARD, VALID US VISA, or copies of other documents of the US immigration services, which must also be valid for, at least six months beyond the applicant’s last day of stay in the country.

3. COPY of the birth certificate and copies of parent’s passports for minors under 18 only.

4. LETTER OF CONSENT from non-traveling parent (for minors under 18).

5. TWO PASSPORT-SIZE PHOTOGRAPHS recently taken (not older than 6 months) or submit your photo electronically via our e-mail for $8.00 per print. * The photo must be high resolution, full face, and front view, taken on a white background.

6. FOR TOURIST VISA: COPY OF THE TOURIST VOUCHER* issued by an authorized Russian travel agency.
* If you do not have an official invitation for tourism or for business CTVC can obtain one  through Russian Authorities:

7. FOR STUDENT AND WORK VISAS:  ORIGINAL LETTER OF INVITATION from the Ministry of Internal Affairs or its Regional Office.  A recent HIV test is required (not valid over 3 months). PASSPORT should be valid for more than 1.5 years.

8. FOR BUSINESS VISA:  ORIGINAL BUSINESS INVITATION* or telex # through the Russian Ministry of Interior Affairs.

9. INVITATION LETTER FEE:

* If you do not have an official invitation for business CTVC can obtain one  through Russian Authorities:
Tourist Voucher  (same day processing) - $75.00 + Visa Fee
Business Invitation – (20 business days processing, valid up to 3 months) - $200.00 + Visa Fee
Business Invitation – (12 business days processing, valid up to 3 months) - $255.00 + Visa Fee
Business Invitation – (7 business days processing, valid up to 3 months) - $305.00 + Visa Fee
Multiple-Entry Business Invitation (25 business days processing, valid for 1 year) - $410.00 + Visa Fee
Multiple-Entry Business Invitation (15 business days processing, valid for 1 year) - $670.00 + Visa Fee
Multiple-Entry Business Invitation – (3 business days processing, valid up to 3 years) - $500.00 + Visa Fee

10. VISA FEE(including consular fee)

TOURIST VISA                                          

For US citizens: 

SINGLE ENTRY VISA (1 month)
$ 275.00 – 12 business days processing
$ 315.00 – 5 business days processing  

 

DOUBLE ENTRY VISA (1 months)
$ 355.00 – 12 business days processing
$ 435.00 – 5 business days processing

 

MULTIPLE-ENTRY 3 YEAR VISA
$ 550.00 – 12 business days processing

 

For NON-US citizens: 

SINGLE ENTRY VISA (1 months)
 
$ 250.00 – 12 business days processing
$ 385.00 – 5 business days processing

 

DOUBLE ENTRY VISA (1 months)

$ 260.00 – 12 business days processing
$ 395.00 – 5 business days processing

 

 

STUDENT, WORK AND BUSINESS VISA                                                                   

SINGLE ENTRY VISA (1 month)
$ 275.00 – 12 business days processing
$ 315.00 – 5 business days processing  

DOUBLE ENTRY VISA (1 month) 
$ 355.00 – 12 business days processing
$ 435.00 – 5 business days processing

MULTIPLE-ENTRY 1 YEAR VISA
$ 525.00 – 12 business days processing
$ 823.00 – 5 business days processing

 

 

 

MULTIPLE-ENTRY 3 YEAR VISA
$ 585.00 – 10 Business days processing

For processing time less then 5 business days, please contact one of our representatives

11. PAYMENT by: money order, check issued to CTVC or credit card (5% service charge)
Please fill out a Credit Card Charge Authorization (PDF or Word)  form and enclose it with your documents.

Citizens of Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden should submit national medical insurance certificate valid for Russia or guarantee of medical coverage from a Russian hosting organization for all period of stay.

12. SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE or enclose:
$25.00 - FedEx 2nd day delivery 
$35.00 - FedEx overnight delivery 
$50.00 - FedEx Saturday delivery - check availability in your area.

 

Notes:

In case of denial of visa by the consulate or cancellation, or amendments by client, visa processing fee is not refundable.
Visa processing time does not include mailing time.
Consular fees, processing time and requirements are subject to change without notice.
Consulate may require additional information.
CTVC is not responsible for any loss, damage or delay of documents in the mail.