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Visa Invitations for Russia


STEP 1 - Obtain the official RUSSIAN VISA Invitation Letter.



RUSSIAN TOURIST VISA Invitation in three easy steps:

1. MAKE PAYMENT, by clicking on the blue link below if you wish to pay by a debit / credit card. Or, for payments by a bank transfer here are OUR BANK DETAILS: Travel Direct UK ltd. Sortcode: 801120. Account: 06030445. SWIFT CODE/BIC: BOFSGB21002. IBAN: GB33 BOFS 80112006030445.

  • Click here for on-line payment - Russian Tourist Visa Invitation and Voucher - £25.00
  • 2. DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM - Invitation Request Form

    3. EMAIL YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO: info@travel-direct.com. Once we have received your completed form and payment, your visa support documents will be sent to you via email within 24 hours (weekends and public holidays not included).



    RUSSIAN BUSINESS VISA Invitation in four easy steps:

    1. DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM - Invitation Request Form

    2. Along with the completed form you must send a good quality Scan / Copy of your passport information page.

    3. Make payment, by clicking on one of the blue links below. OUR BANK DETAILS for BACS payments and bank transfers: Travel Direct UK ltd. Sortcode: 801120. Account: 06030445. SWIFT CODE/BIC: BOFSGB21002. IBAN: GB33 BOFS 80112006030445.

    Single Entry 16 working days processing - £75.00

    Single Entry 7 working days processing - £130.00

    Double Entry 16 working days processing - £85.00

    Double Entry 7 working days processing - £140.00

    Multiple Entry 16 working days processing - £160.00

    Multiple Entry 10 working days processing - £250.00

    Single-Entry for AIRCREW, 7 working days processing - £220.00 (original watermarked paper invitation)

    Multiple-Entry for AIRCREW, 10 working days processing - £260.00 (original watermarked paper invitation)

    4. Email your completed form to info@travel-direct.com. Once we have received your completed form, payment and scan of your passport, your visa support documents will be sent to you via email on the last processing day. Please note: the above processing times for the single/double-entry invitation letters are based on us emailing you a copy of the invitation letter; should you require the original watermarked hard copy please add 3-4 working days as these are delivered from the Russian Immigration Service from Russia. Please also note that we are not affiliated with the Russian governmental bodies - the acceptance of your visa application, the granting of the visa, its type and its terms are always at the sole discretion of the Russian Consulate.


    STEP 2 - Complete the Russian Embassy visa application form.

    Once your "invitation letter" is ready, you will receive an email from us with the link to the official Russian Embassy Visa Application Form, and instructions on how to complete your application. The Russian Embassy has strict policies on the format and presentation of the visa application form, your application will be turned down if the form is incorrectly filled in or presented. If you ordered the "invitation letter" from us, we will check your application form free of charge to ensure that your visa application goes as smoothly as possible - simply email it to us for checking.


    FINAL STEP

    Once all of your application documents are ready, you will need to take your visa application (including the "letter of invitation") to the nearest Russian Visa Application centre and submit it at the same time as you submit your fingerprints. Currently, normal hours for submitting the fingerprints/application are Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 3pm (please check this with the appropriate visa centre). Please note, normally you do not have to collect your visa in person. Your passport/visa can be returned to you by post.