Private Guest visa

Private Guest ( Homestay ) Russian visa is issued for a period of up to three months.

It is provided to foreign citizens to travel to Russia

with a guest visit to stay with friends or relatives.

The Private visa is usually for a single entry.

To apply for this kind of Russian visa  a foreigner must attach to the visa application a special visa invitation for Russia

issued at National Migration Service.

Persons authorized to apply for a private visa invitation for Russia are citizens of Russia.

They must apply to the local Bureau of Migration Service at the place of permanent residence.

Issuing time for this kind of visa invitation is up to 3 months.