The official invitation issued by the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation on request of a receiving person /relative/friend in Russia in original only sent to an applicant by post or courier Faxed and scanned copies are not accepted.
     For a single entry visa a confirmation of booking an air ticket (e-ticket, itinerary) is required
     One passport size photo (3x4 sm.) with light background.
     Filled in and duly signed visa application form (A completed visa application form (one per person). Must be completed on Web portal (
    Valid Passport (should be valid at least for 6 months after expected visa expiry date) with two empty (without any stamps, messages, etc.) pages facing each other.
     A duly filled payment slip, which is collected at the Visa Section at the moment of submission.
Maximum period of validity of a single entry visa is three months.