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Head Migration Office at Boyarskiy Pereulok stops issuing work permits

Head Migration Office at Boyarskiy Pereulok stops issuing work permits

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Starting from 5 April 2019, the Russian Head Migration Office located at 4/1 Boyarskiy Pereulok will cease accepting initial or renewal applications for work permits and visa invitations for highly qualified specialists (HQS) and their dependents. Read
Proposal to reduce the period for issuing entry visas to Russia

Proposal to reduce the period for issuing entry visas to Russia

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
According to the statement of Alexander Agamov, Executive Director of the Tourist Association “World without Borders”, the reduction of the period of issuing visas for foreign tourists to go to Russia from 20 to 10 days, as well as the increase of the time line for the submission of documents for a visa will contribute to the growth of tourist flows. Read
The first Russian visa center has been opened in Japan

The first Russian visa center has been opened in Japan

Monday, April 8, 2019
According to the press secretary of the Russian Union of Travel Industry Irina Tyurina, the first Russian visa center allowing Japanese tourists to avoid long queues when applying for a Russian visa, has been opened in Tokyo. Read
Test introduction of electronic visas in St. Petersburg in 2020

Test introduction of electronic visas in St. Petersburg in 2020

Monday, April 1, 2019
According to the chairman of the city tourism development committee Evgeny Pankevich, St. Petersburg authorities are planning to introduce the system of electronic visas and simplified visa procedures in the city in 2020. Read

Tourist visa

Tourist visa is ideal for a short-term trip to Russia (for up to 30 days) and allows to enter the country not only for the purpose of tourism but also to participate in business negotiations or visit Russian relatives and friends, etc. More...

Tourist Visa Invitation can be issued only by a Russian certified tourist company.

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Business visa

Business visa is the most popular type of Russian visa for businesspeople and long-term trips.

Business visas vary in number of permitted entries (for single-, double- and multiple-entry trips) and validity period (from 30 days to 1 year and more). The complete term of stay in Russia on a business visa should not exceed 90 days within each 180 days.

Business visa is issued only on the basis of the Invitation from a Russian legal entity. The Business visa Invitation processing time and the way to submit it to the Consulate (original or copy) depend on its issuing organization (Federal Migration Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs or a Russian organization). More...

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