Russia Business Investor Visa

Cost of Living
Talent Migration


Foreign investors can become Russian residents and then citizens, who can:

  • Make a 35 million ruble (approx. $600, 000) business investment.
  • Or run a business in Russia that generates 10 million rubles ($171,000) per year for 3 years.

Application process:

1. Gather the required documents with the application form.

2. Apply in person at the Russian Federal Migration Agency (FMS).

3. Finalize your investment option and verify your investment funds.

4. Provide a detailed business plan, in case you plan to run a business.

5. Within 6 months of application submission, the decision is made.



14 months



52 Month(s)



7,500 (approx.)


P. Residency

14 Month(s)


Processing time

24 weeks




What are eligibility requirements for the Russia Business Investor Visa?

5 Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant should have no criminal record.
  • Applicant should be of good medical health.
  • Applicant should be able to prove the funds available for investment and the stay.
  • Minimum of 35 million rubles business investment must be made.
  • In case of business, you need to have a business plan explaining the revenue generation of 10 million rubles per year, for a period of 3 years.

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

7 Document Required

  • Authorized proof of the applicant’s excellent health and medical insurance.
  • Authorized proof the applicant has no criminal record.
  • Authorized proof of the legality of the applicant’s funds to be used in the business investment.
  • Authorized copies of the applicant and their family member’s passports.
  • Authorized proof of the applicant and spouse’s marriage certificate (if applicable).
  • Authorized copy of the applicant’s original birth certificate.
  • Detailed business plan, in case the investment option is to start a business in Russia.

Talent Migration data for Russia

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

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