Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Russia Visa for Irish Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond the expiry date of the visa
    • Not be damaged in any way

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Letter of Invitation

    An original invitation/telex approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This must:

    • Be requested by the host company in Russia
    • Be sent or addressed to the Russia Consulate in Dublin
    • Include the name of applicant both in cyrillic and latin characters
    • State the purpose of journey Bear the exact entry and exit dates as required by the applicant and as stated on the visa application form
    • State the document registration number and date of registration
    • Bear the signature and name of the official authorised to invite foreigners to Russia
    VisaCentral can obtain a Russia Business Invitation on your behalf. Simply complete and return the Russia Business Invitation Order Form found within the VisaCentral Application Pack.  More information about this service can be found by clicking here

  4. Proof of Insurance

    Copy of actual travel insurance policy certificate (email not accepted). The certificate must:

    • Include the full name of the applicant
    • State that the policy is valid for Russia
    • State that the policy is valid for the duration of the entire trip
    • Include the policy number and dates of validity (as stated in the application form)
    • State that the medical evacuation costs are covered

  5. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed visa application form. This form must:

    • Be completed online at: https://visa.kdmid.ru/PetitionChoice.aspx
    • Bear the applicant's original signature
    • Be no older than 30 days (counted from the date of completion)
    • Have no handwritten changes or modifications 

     

  6. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Confirmation included in this kit.

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Russia Visa for Irish Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond the expiry date of the visa
    • Not be damaged in any way

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Proof of Insurance

    Copy of actual travel insurance policy certificate (email not accepted). The certificate must:

    • Include the full name of the applicant
    • State that the policy is valid for Russia
    • State that the policy is valid for the duration of the entire trip
    • Include the policy number and dates of validity (as stated in the application form)
    • State that the medical evacuation costs are covered

  4. Tourist Voucher and Confirmation

    A copy of a Russia Tourist Voucher and Russia Tourist Confirmation. This must:

    • Include the full name of the applicant
    • State the passport number of the applicant
    • List the cities to be visited
    • Include the agency's registration number
    • Be stamped and signed by an authorised person from the Russian Foreign Ministry
    • Be issued for stay of 30 days or less
    • Bear the exact entry and exit dates required by the applicant and as stated on the visa application form

    Applicants who hold tourist vouchers which state "Aim Tourism" must select this as purpose of trip when completing the online visa form.

    Applicants duration of stay cannot exceed 30 days within the start and expiry dates of the visa support supplied. Russian visas are issued with specific start and expiry dates which are based on the visa support supplied. Travel must be completed within those dates. Completed visas cannot be changed or extended once they have been issued.


    VisaCentral can obtain a Russia Tourist Voucher & Confirmation on your behalf. Simply complete and return the Russia Tourist Voucher & Confirmation Order Form found within the VisaCentral Application Pack  

  5. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed visa application form. This form must:

    • Be completed online at: https://visa.kdmid.ru/PetitionChoice.aspx
    • Bear the applicant's original signature
    • Be no older than 30 days (counted from the date of completion)
    • Have no handwritten changes or modifications 

     

  6. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Confirmation included in this kit.

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