A Business Visa is required in cases where you wish to enter Russia strictly for business purposes. Business Visa may be valid for 90 days and can be issued for single, double, or multiple entries. Multiple entry visa can be valid for up to 1 year!
Dates of the validity of the visa will have to correspond with the dates of your legal invitation!
Additional Documents Required for Russian Business Visa:
Except for the general documents required, you will need to provide the following:
- An invitation issued by the appropriate Russian Federation Migration Service branch. It must contain the official seal and legal address of the hosting institution, signature and name of the authorized person, purpose of your visit, document registration number and date, exact dates of stay, and the names of the persons invited.
- For multiple entry visa, you will need to send the original invitation, whereas for single and double entry visas the copies of invitations are accepted if not asked otherwise by the Embassy officers.
- Introductory letter from the company / organization (or from yourself if self-employed) providing full details of the traveler, destinations, purpose of visit, dates of visit, the name of the inviting organization, as well as contact details of the person responsible of finances during the trip.