Business Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Business Visa is intended for those who come to Russia for business purposes (to meet business partners, sign a contract, take part in negotiations, visit an exhibition, etc.).

Types of entries:

  • Single entry visa valid for 90 days.
  • Double entry visa valid for 90 days.
  • Multiple entry visa valid for 12 months.

Note: A person who obtained a multiple 1-year business visa can continuously stay in Russia for a period not longer than 90 days every 180 days.



12 months max.



90 min. (approx.)


Processing time

2 weeks max.




What are eligibility requirements for the Business Visa?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have a valid passport min. of 6 moths from the arrival date.
  • You must have a business invitation issued at a division of the Federal Migration Service of Russia or Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • You must be of good character and health, HIV test results should be negative, taken in the recent 3 months.
  • You must have sufficient financial means to cover your stay.
  • Additional requirements maybe present based on your nationality.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Business Visa?

5 Document Required

  • Copy of passport bio page.
  • Completed application form.
  • Medical test certificate with negative HIV results, done in the recent 3 months.
  • Business invitation letter issued by the division of the Federal Migration Service of Russia or Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • 2 passport size recent photos.

Talent Migration data for Russia

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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