VISA TO RUSSIA
Before visiting Russia, we recommend you to apply to the Consulate of Russian Federation in
your country and in case you need entry visa, you should submit there following documents:
National passport to be valid for 6 months after the date of your returning from Russia
Recent passport-sized photos (45mm x 35mm), 3 pcs.,
Completed Consulate Application Form
The invitation letter from conference organizers or your travel agent (original or fax copy
depending on the Consulate requirements)
Application Fee (min €35, but may vary in different countries and depends on the urgency
of visa granting)
Depending on the type of visa you may need to obtain different kinds of invitation letters:
1. Tourist visa
To obtain single-entry tourist visa, you should submit “foreign tourist’s acceptance
confirmation”/in Russian language/ and “hotel booking confirmation” /voucher/.
It is important the same travel company issues both mentioned documents; otherwise, they
To obtain “foreign tourists acceptance confirmation”, please, fill in the FORM 1 and send it
to our address by e-mail.
To obtain “hotel booking confirmation”, please choose the hotel from attached hotels
proposal, fill in the FORM 2 (order for hotel accommodation) and send it to us by e-mail.
We provide our guests free visa support in 3 days.
While filling in the Application Form in the Russian Consulate, you should write Tourism in
the block “Travel purpose”.
2. Business visa
2.1 Citizens of EU-countries (except Great Britain, Ireland and Denmark) should submit
official Invitation Letter from the conference organizer to the Consulate of Russian Federation.
To obtain it, you will need to send us completed FORM 1. Invitation Letter will be sent to you
free of charge in 3 days by e-mail.
2.2 Citizens of other countries should submit the Invitation Letter issued by the Federal
Immigration Service of Russian Federation. To obtain it, in 40 days prior the arrival date, you
should send us completed FORM 1 and a copy of the page of your national passport with
personal information. Invitation Fee is €45, time of execution exceeds 1 month.
If Russian Consulate requires the original invitation letter, we may send it to you via Express
Mail on your account.
If you need a hotel reservation, you may choose any from attached hotels proposal, fill in the
FORM 2 (order for hotel accommodation) and send it to our address by e-mail.
In case of any problems or questions, do not hesitate to contact JSC “Business Travel”:
phone +7 812 973 8130