Russian Business Visa Prices

Obtaining a business visa for Russia is a two part process – first we need to obtain your invitation and then we need to apply for your visa. Business invitations for UK nationals must be issued through the Russian Federal Migration service or through the Russian Foreign Ministry.

To calculate the total cost for your visa, you need to add the cost for the invitation to the cost for the visa processing.

 

BUSINESS INVITATIONS

Number of entries Validity Processing time Fee
SINGLE ENTRY (for UK, US, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, Canada, New Zealand nationalities) 1 or 3 months 15 working days £60
SINGLE ENTRY (for UK, US, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, Canada, New Zealand nationalities) 1 or 3 months 8-10 working days £120
SINGLE ENTRY (for EU nationals from the list below*) 1 or 3 months 1-3 working days £60
DOUBLE ENTRY (for UK, US, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, Canada, New Zealand nationalities) 1 or 3 months 15 working days £65
DOUBLE ENTRY (for UK, US, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, Canada, New Zealand nationalities) 1 or 3 months 8-10 working days £130
DOUBLE ENTRY (for EU nationals from the list below*) 1 or 3 months 1-3 working days £65
MULTIPLE ENTRY (for UK, USA, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, Canada, New Zealand nationalities) 12 months 20 working days £150
MULTIPLE ENTRY (for UK, USA, Ireland, Denmark, Australia, Canada, New Zealand nationalities) 12 months 14 working days £180
MULTIPLE ENTRY (for Japan, USA and EU nationals from the list below*). To use this invitation, the applicant must have used a Russian visa within the last 12 months 12 months 5 working days £150
MULTIPLE ENTRY (for Japan and EU nationals from the list below*). To use this invitation, the applicant must have used a Russian multiple entry visa within the last 12 months 24 months 5 working days £250
MULTIPLE ENTRY (for Japan, US and EU nationals from the list below*). To use this invitation, the applicant must have used a Russian multiple entry visa within the last 12 months 36 months 5 working days £350
MULTIPLE ENTRY (for nationals of China, Egypt, India). To use this invitation, the applicant must have used a Russian visa within the last 12 months 12-36 months 10 working days £500

*Countries included in the EU-Russia agreement on Visa facilitation:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

*Prices include courier delivery of the original document from Moscow to London.

Processing time for business invitations is approximate. The exact invitation issue date is specified by the Russian Authorities up to 5 working days after we have submitted the request. Please do not make travel arrangements before we have your invitation issue date approved.

 

BUSINESS VISA SERVICE

Processing Time* Single Entry Double Entry Multiple entry EU nationals**
22 working days £136.40 £174.40  £261.40  £108.40
20 working days £141.40 £179.40  £266.40   £113.40
5 working days £215.60 £290.60  £466.60  £155.60
4 working days £220.60 £295.00  £481.60  £165.60

*Processing Time
Processing time starts on the day you give your fingerprints at the Russian visa centre and does not include time for delivery of your passport back to you.
Prices Include: consular fees, additional Russian visa application centre service fee, and our visa service fee.  
Prices above do not apply for nationals of Angola, Bangladesh., Vietnam, India, Cambodia, Pakistan, Turkey and Syria.

**Agreement between the European Community and the Russian Federation
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:22007A0517(01) 
The provisions of this Agreement do not apply to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ireland and the Kingdom of Denmark.

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PASSPORT DELIVERY OPTIONS

Delivery option Price
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 1pm guaranteed £7.40
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 1pm guaranteed including additional insurance £10.40
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 9am guaranteed £21.80
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 9am guaranteed including additional insurance £27.78
Royal Mail Special Delivery, Saturday guaranteed £11.88
Central London Courier collection or delivery £25.00
Courier delivery in the UK (UPS, TNT, Fedex or DHL) contact us