Performance of Agreements on Simplification of Visa Issuing for Foreign Citizens
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation provides support for obtaining business visas to Russia under a simplified procedure, including multiple visas for a term of up to five years for citizens of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Egypt (up to one year), Iceland, India, Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, France, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Estonia. The term of stay in the RF under the business visa is limited to 90 days during each 180-day period.
The list of documents required for issuing business visas at consular offices of Russia abroad at direct requests of the CCI RF:
1. A letter written in the prescribed form (a sample of the letter is available on the Russian version of the website).
2. From foreign companies – an extract from the Trade Register.
3. A copy of the passport’s page with fundamental data.
4. For issuing multiple visas a copy of the latest business visa to Russia and a payment document should be attached. The application completion deadline is three – five working days upon receipt of document confirming the payment.
Under the agreements on visa issuing procedure simplification, multiple visas with validity term from two to five years are issued subject to the existence of two one-year visas in succession.
The CCI RF may request additional information and documents.
Visa issuance period at RF consular offices is up to 10 working days.
Telephones for Consultations:
Lyudmila P. Zyuzkova, telephone: +7(495) 620-02-65
Yuri I. Chernikov, telephone: +7(495) 620-02-21
Olga M. Gladkikh, telephone: +7(495) 620-00-68