UK national to Russia Business visa

Visa Requirements: 
  • Passport with at least two blank pages and valid for at least 6 months beyond the requested visa (how to renew your passport)
  • 1 recent passport size photo
  • 1 application form (see below)
  • Official business invitation letter (see below for details)
  • Supporting letter from employer (draft)
Supporting Information: 

Applicants of all nationalities over 12 years old must submit fingerprints. Fingerprinting is required with every visa application even if one had already been fingerprinted for previous visa application. Our knowledge and years of experience will ensure that your visit to the one of the visa centres will go as smooth as possible.

Application form
Will be completed by us using information from your order form or/and previously used application forms.

Invitation letter
Invitation can be issued by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Federal Migration Services only. If you do not have one, we will obtain it on your behalf for an additional fee (see visa costs below).

Holders of valid Russian visas
Those with still valid at the time of application Russian visas must supply those visas in original to be cancelled for the new visa to be issued.

Self-employed applicants
Must provide self-supporting letter (draft) and bank statements for the last three months with a balance of at least £100 per day of stay in Russia. Online banking printouts must be certified by a stamp from issuing bank.


AnyVisa Solution:
The following is included in our service:

  • Complete your online visa application form to ensure it meets the embassy's standards
  • Obtain an invitation appropriate to the type of your trip (if required)
  • Advise on supporting documents that may be required
  • Check your application materials prior to submission

Applications submitted in London
The applicant only needs to attend the Visa Centre at a convenient date and time to submit their documents & fingerprints. Full guidance on the submission will be provided. After the submission is done we will:

  • Collect the visa
  • Check it for errors and typos
  • Deliver it back to the traveller

Applications submitted in Edinburgh or Manchester
The applicant only needs to attend the Visa Centre at a convenient date and time to submit their documents & fingerprints and pay appropriate visa fee. Full guidance on submission will be provided. Passport with visa will be delivered to the traveller by the Visa Centre. Important - Please email us a copy of your visa so we can check it for errors.

Handling Fees: 
Visa type Processing time at the consulate Visa fee Handling fee (exc VAT) Total (inc VAT)
Single - up to 30 days Express service £186.60 £65.00 £264.60
Single - up to 30 days Standard service £108.40 £65.00 £186.40
Double - up to 90 days Express service £270.60 £65.00 £348.60
Double - up to 90 days Standard service £151.40 £65.00 £229.40
Multiple - up to 12 months Express service £468.60 £65.00 £546.60
Multiple - up to 12 months Standard service £250.40 £65.00 £328.40


Visa invitation fees:

Invitation type Processing time Cost (exc VAT) Cost (inc VAT)
Single entry - up to 30 days 8 working days £119.00 £142.80
Double entry - 90 days 8 working days £139.00 £166.80
Multiple entry - 365 days 18 working day £329.00 £394.80


Processing time:
Please note processing time does not include issuance of visa invitations (if you do not have one already) and return delivery of your passport with issued visa.

Place of submission Express service Standard service
London 4 working days 5-20 working days
Manchester 5-6 working days 5-20 working days
Edinburgh 2 working days 5 working days


Next steps:
Please email us completed Order Form along with your invitation (if you have it). Once received, we will process your order and be back with further instructions.

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