Russian Visa


To apply for a Tourist visa, an applicant should submit the following set of documents:
1) Application available online at 
http://visa.kdmid.ru
All questions in the application form should be answered. If a question is not applicable to the applicant, he should put "N/A". Each application form must be signed by the visa applicant personally. Incomplete visa application forms shall not be processed. HANDWRITTEN APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED!
2) Valid national passport (original only and it should have at least two clear visa pages). It must be valid not less than six months after the visa expiration date;
3) Visa support document - Tourist Voucher and Confirmation (NOT the hotel reservation). This document can be provided by the tourist companies or hotels approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. The tourist voucher and the confirmation include special reference number, details on the route of the trip, intended dates of travel, number of entries, passport details. Both documents should be stamped and signed by the authorized person. Copies of these documents are accepted;
4) Copy of the medical insurance valid in Russia and fully covering the period of the trip; you can get it in any insurance company in the UAE; the Consulate General cannot provide you with the insurance;
5) Travel document (flight ticket, etc.), confirming the dates of the trip;
6) One photo (passport size) should be glued to the visa application;
7) Copy of the main page of the passport;
8) Copy of the residence permit for non-UAE citizens.


Visa application process takes 1 week - normal, 3 days - urgent.

Visa processing government toll for UAE citizens are:

Single entry visa Double entry visa Multiple entry visa
Normal processing $ 85 Normal processing $ 125 Normal processing $ 205
Urgent processing $ 135 Urgent processing $ 205 Urgent processing $ 360


NOTE:
Visa fees for other countries' citizens are subject to the bilateral agreements with the Russian Federation.
In case of absence of such an agreement the UAE nationals' rates are applied.


Our company in UAE offers you service of collecting and filling Visa application forms and applying them to the Consulate of Russian Federation with service charge from 85 $ to 125 Depending on Passport*
Following charges include Insurance, Voucher, Collection and delivery of Visa and document completion.


Europe - Estonia and Latvia 85 $
Europe 100 $
India 95 $
Egypt 95 $
Algerie 95 $
Turkey 95 $
Iran 100 $
Canada 100 $
Australia 115 $
Montenegro 115 $
Morocco 115 $
Tunis 115 $
Brazil 115 $
Philipins 115 $
UAE & all GCC market (exept Syriya, Egypt, Yemen) 115 $
For USA 125 $
Pakistan 125 $
Palestine 125 $


*Please be informed all above prices are subject to change and depend on nationality and special requirements.
IMPORTAINT: passport holders of the following countries may require personal attendance to Consulate by appointment ( Syria, Iraq , Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Qatar, Pakistan) List will be updated


EUROPEAN UNION, DENMARK, NORWAY, ICELAND AND SWITZERLAND PASSPORT HOLDERS
According to the provisions of the Russia-EU, Russia-Denmark, Russia-Norway, Russia-Iceland and Russia-Switzerland Visa Facilitation Agreements citizens of the above mentioned countries may apply for a business visa on the basis of a written request of the host Russian organization printed on its official paper. It can be made in any form but shall necessarily contain the INN (tax) number of the company.
A copy of such invitation can be submitted. If necessary, the Consular Department may request the original invitation.
However these provisions are not valid for the non-signatory states: United Kingdom and Ireland.
Citizens of these countries should submit medical insurance certificate valid for Russia or guarantee of medical coverage from a Russian hosting organization for the period of stay. Medical insurance certificate should contain Russian contact phone number for emergency or assistance.
Holders of diplomatic passports of the signatory states enjoy a visa-free regime during their visits to Russia.
For other requirements see the general visa information.
The fees for all types of visas (including multiple entry) are:
Normal processing - $ 50
Urgent processing - $ 100


NOTE:
EU passport holders can also attach a written statement from the host organization as a Visa Support Document, which should give: the full name of the host organization, its official address, contact information and the individual taxpayer number (if the host organization is a legal entity or enterprise, an institution, or their affiliate established in the territory of the Russian Federation), the surname, first name, patronymic, and position of the person who signed the statement, and basic information regarding the visa applicant: the surname, first name, other names, date of birth, citizenship, sex, passport number, multiplicity of the visa, purpose of travel, requested period of entry, location of intended residence of the visa applicant, and the cities to be visited.


BUSINESS AND HUMANITARIAN VISAS
To apply for a single, double or multiple Business or Humanitarian visa an applicant should submit the following set of documents:
All questions in the application form should be answered. If a question is not applicable to the applicant, he should put "N/A". Each application form must be signed by the visa applicant personally. Incomplete visa application forms shall not be processed. HANDWRITTEN APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED!!!;
Application available online at 
http://visa.kdmid.ru
Valid national passport (original only and it should have at least two clear visa pages). It must be valid not less than six months after the visa expiration date;
Visa Support document which is provided by your Russian host organization through Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia or the Invitation from your Russian host which is issued by the Federal Migration Service or its local office (only original of the document is accepted).
Medical insurance valid in Russia and fully covering the period of the trip; you can get it in any insurance company in the UAE;
The Consulate General cannot provide you with the insurance;
Travel document (flight ticket, etc.), confirming the dates of the trip;
One standard picture;
Copies of the main page of the passport and the residence visa.