Consular Section
of the Russian Embassy
in Poland
Address: ul. Belwederska 25C, 00-761 Warszawa.
Phone: (+48-22)-122-10-12
Fax: (8-10-48-22) 849-40-85
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Business visa

Business visa is required in case you wish to enter Russia for business purposes. Business visa can be valid for up to 90 days and can be issued for single or double entry. Also business visa can be issued for multiple entries and can be valid for up to 1 year. Dates of validity of the visa will correspond with mentioned on your letter of invitation issued by a Russian Federal Migration Service agency or a telex from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Required documents:

1. Current passport which should be valid for a minimum of six months after visa's expiration date and has at least 2 blank pages which do not need to be consecutive.

2. Visa application form filled in and printed out from the following website: Kindly ensure that the dates of your entry and exit, as entered in the application form, match with or fall within the period specified in the supporting documents.

3. One recent passport size photo glued to the indicated space on the application form.

4. Invitation issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry or its regional representatives or by an appropriate Russian Federation Migration Service branch. The invitation must contain: official seal and legal address of the host institution, document registration number and date of registration, signature and name of the official authorized to invite foreigners to Russia, purpose of visit, dates of stay, names of persons invited. For a multiple entry visa you are required to submit the original invitation; for single and double entry visas copies of invitations in particular cases may be accepted, though the Embassy's immigration officer may ask you to present the original invitation.

5. Medical insurance at least 30 000 € in coverage valid for Russia.

Citizens of EU-countries (adopted the Russia–EU Visa facilitation agreement) and USA submit one of following documents: original visa support letter (issued by a local visa office of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs); telex confirmation; a copy (or original) of invitation letter issued by state or private company/organization which are registered in the territory of Russia and have a Taxpayer Identification Number.