A 1-year multy visa may be granted if you have used any Russian visa before.
Otherwise, the granted visa is usually reduced to 3 months.
This visa is suitable for frequent short trips to Russia.
This visa is valid 1 year, but allowed period of stay – 90 days every half year period since the visa starts – NOT since you enter first time on this visa.
Early cancellation of a multiple Business visa to get another business visa is not allowed.
This visa is granted to people who state that they are employed by some company, manage or own some business.
A Business visa is not granted to people temporarily not working, unemployed or retired.
To get this visa a Business Letter of Invitation is required.
The Business visa invitation may be issued
in paper form Letter of Invitation:
or in electronic form – Electronic Invitation from Migration Office (FMS):
or Telex visa directive of Foreign Office (MID):
If issued in paper form, an e-mailed copy may be admitted in the Consulate, but the original Letter of invitation also may be required. We advice to ask it at the Consulate.
If issued in electronic form – Electronic Invitation of Migration office – a copy of it is required at the Consulate.
If in form of Telex visa directive – only the number of Telex Directive number is required.
The both forms have the same effect and are admitted in Russian consulates worldwide.
Your Visa Invitation may be issued only in one of the above forms. One order – one form. Never one order may be issued in 2 forms – in paper and electronic forms.
The Letter of Invitation may be processed by Russian Migration Service or by Foreign Ministry.
Processing time is 18 business days, or 13 work days.
Tariff for Letter of Invitation processing
How to get the Letter of Invitation?
There are 2 options:
Option 1 Online order
Select in the table above Processing time and form ( original or Telex ) of Letter of Invitation. Click Select on the selected item. The online Order form will open.