Common business visa is issued to foreign citizens entering the Russian Federation for business purposes (conducting negotiations, holding seminars, conferences or meetings with business partners).
This visa is issued on the basis of an invitation issued by the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation (FMS of Russia), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (telex from MFA of Russia)/ an appropriate government structure electronic invitation.
Common business visa may be issued based on a written invitation* for China (Mainland travel document holders), European Union (except United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark), United States of America, Japan and India citizens from a host legal entity, company, organization, enterprise, institution or their branches, state or local authorities of the Russian Federation, the organizing committees of the trade and industrial exhibitions, conferences and symposiums.
Common business visa may be single entry or double entry with a period of validity of 90 days, or multiple entry.
*Written invitation should contain the following information:
Visa fees vary depending on the nationality of the applicant, visa type, number of entries and processing time.
Please note that in addition to the visa fee applicants are required to pay the Russian Visa Application Centre Service Charge of 280HKD for each visa application.
Payments can be made at the Russian Visa Application Centre in Hong Kong dollars in cash only.
All payments made are non-refundable.
Visa application form must be filled in on-line, printed out and signed personally by the applicant
Passport: original and copy of its vital pages
Passport must have at least two empty pages and must expire not earlier than in six months after trip to Russia.
The original invitation issued by an appropriate Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs branch or a telex number of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Russia / an appropriate government structure electronic invitation.
OR written invitation from your host company ONLY for the citizens of the following countries:
•China (Mainland travel document holders) •European Union (except United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark) •United States of America •Japan •IndiaWritten invitation must be completed in accordance with the relevant international agreement.Please note that for Chinese applicants it is also necessary to provide registration documents for the inviting company (State registration number, TAX certificate) and passport copy of the person who signed the invitation
Please glue to your Visa Application form one recent (not more than 6 months old) personal photo:
Fill in the on-line visa application form at https://visa.kdmid.ru/
Please make sure you have written down the access password of your application in case the form needs to be amended.
You will have to print out the Visa Application form, glue your photo to the form, sign the form personally and indicate the date of submission.
You can submit Visa Application form to our office in person or through an agent or representative.