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Visa support


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Arranging an official Letter of Invitation is a complicated process that needs time. Please note that applying for a Visa in your country will also take time. 

Please complete the form below and e-mail it to zhanna@midexpo.org with a scanned copy of your passport (pages with a photograph, validity and personal details).



America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand

Types of business invitations

Single entry

Multiple entry (1 year)


Urgent (telex)





Processing time

15-16 days

6-7 business days

21 days

Please note, processing time may be longer due to delay at the Migration Service or because of public holidays.
The cost of business invitations for citizens of other countries is provided upon request and depends on the country.

! Notice: The invitation cost does not include the Consular fee that is paid directly at the Embassy/Consulate in your country for reviewing an application.

! Notice: A letter of invitation isn’t an entry Russian Visa. You should apply for a Visa at the Russian Consulate in your country. You can find all the telephone numbers of the Russian Consulates in different countries at the web-site: http://www.mid.ru/zu_r.nsf/strawebeng

We can also provide you with an urgent business invitation. The invitation is sent directly to the Consulate via telex. The process takes 6-7 business days and then we inform you when telex will be sent. The cost of an urgent business invitation for European, American, Australian and New Zealand’s citizens is 100 Euros per person.

For getting a multiple entry Visa it’s necessary to submit the original letter of invitation to the Russian Embassy/Consulate in your country.
! Notice: The delivery is accomplished via DHL and the cost of this service isn’t included in the invitation cost.

In most countries for getting single entry Visas the original invitation isn’t obligatory and a scanned copy is enough. The delivery will be made upon the prior request only.
! Notice: In some Consulates the original invitation letter is OBLIGATORY! We kindly ask you to find out at the Russian Embassy/Consulate in the city where you are going to get a Visa if you need the original.

Necessary conditions to apply for a letter of invitation:
1. Invitation support procedure is initiated on our bank’s confirmation of funds receipt in full only but not earlier than 45 days prior to the first day of invitation!
2. Your passport must be valid for 6 months after leaving the Russian Federation.
3. There must be two empty pages in your passport.
4. A passport scanned copy is obligatory.
5. A scanned copy of a previous Russian Visa is obligatory only for getting a multiple entry letter of invitation.

This form should be submitted by e-mail with your passport scanned copy (double page spread with a photograph, validity and personal details).
Contact person: Zhanna Aladysheva.
E-mail: zhanna@midexpo.org
Tel.: +7 499 551-99-80, ext. 220.

Please choose type of business invitation
  • Standard single entry (€65)
  • Urgent single entry via telex (€100)
  • Multiple entry (€110)

Company name (Don’t forget to note the pattern of ownership of your company )


The main activity of the company


Company address in full








Job title




Name, first name, given name


Surname, last name, family name


Date of birth


Place of birth (city, state)






Arrival date


Departure date


City, region and state
where you live now


City with the Russian Consulate/Embassy where you are going to get a Visa in your country (OBLIGATORY!)


Validity of the passport (date of expire)


The hotel you’re planning to stay at


Russian cities where you are going to stay


If you need standard single entry business invitation please answer question below

Do you need the original invitation?
You should check it at the Russian Embassy/Consulate in your country


If yes, or if you need multiple entry invitation please answer question below

Full address for DHL delivery
(incl. ZIP CODE)