Генеральное консульство Российской Федерации в Калькутте (Индия)
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Информация о визах

Dear applicants, 

In case of a foreign citizen entering the Russian Federation with a new passport and a valid Russian visa in the cancelled old passport, the foreign citizen will be denied entry to the Russian Federation.

We request you to pay head in advance to the transfer of the Russian visa from a cancelled passport to a new passport at any consular mission of the Russian Federation.



To fix an appointment regarding legal matters and visa issues please visit our web-site kolkata.kdmid.ru or call +91 916 353-81-05 or 2479-7006.


Documents Necessary for Visa application

Online Visa Application (https://visa.kdmid.ru/PetitionChoice.aspx)


Tourist visa (single or double entry):

1. Valid Passport (+ a good quality scanned copy of the page with the photo and the address page). The passport should be valid for at least 6 monthsafter the expected visa expiry date and have at least two blank (without any stamps, inscriptions, etc.) pages facing each otherfor stamping by the Immigration Officer;

2. Visa Application form filled in on the website  visa.kdmid.ru, printed out and signed personally by the applicant in the due field of the form. When selecting the location for submission of the documents please specify the Visa Center/Russian Consular Institution you will be applying at;

3. One passport size good quality photo (35x45 mm) with the light background;

4. Confirmation of acceptance of a foreign tourist(good quality color scanned copy is acceptable) issued by a Russian organization which is authorized to carry out tour operator activities and is registered in the Unified Federal Register ofTour Operatorsunder a unique reference number (MVT); the confirmation should contain:

confirmation number;

number of entries;

full name, date of birth, sex, citizenship and passport number of thetourist;

duration of stay (dates of entry and exit);

purposeof visit (specified by the current Russian legislation);

itinerary and places of accommodation;

receiving organization’saddress and its MVT;

signature of an authorized person of the tour agency and its official seal.



Business visa (single, double & multiple entry):

1. Valid Passport (+ a good quality scanned copy of the page with the photo and the address page). The passport should be valid for at least 6 months after the expected visa expiry date and have at least two blank (without any stamps, inscriptions, etc.) pages facing each other for stamping by the Immigration Officer;

2. Visa Application form filled in on the website  visa.kdmid.ru, printed out and personally signed by the applicant in the due field of the form. When selecting the location for submission of the documents please specify the Visa Center/Russian Consular Institution you will be applying at;

3. One passport size good quality photo (35x45 mm) with the light background;

4. The official original invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation upon the request of the Russian receiving organization/companysent to the applicant by post or courier

OR a good quality fax or scanned copy of the invitation issued by:

the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (CCI of Russia);

the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP);

the Russian Organization for Small and Medium Entrepreneurship (OPORA Russia);

theRussian Union of Manufacturers (Employers).



Private visa (single or double entry):

1. Valid Passport (+ a good quality scanned copy of the page with the photo and the address page). The passport should be valid for at least 6 months after the expected visa expiry date and have at least two blank (without any stamps, inscriptions, etc.) pages facing each other for stamping by the Immigration Officer;

2. Visa Application form filled in on the website  visa.kdmid.ru, printed out and personally signed by the applicant in the due field of the form. When selecting the location for submission of the documents please specify the Visa Center/Russian Consular Institution you will be applying at;

3. One passport size good quality photo (35x45 mm) with the light background;

4. The official original invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation upon the request of the receiving person/relative/friend in Russiasent to the applicant by post or courier.



Student visa (single or double entry):

1. Valid Passport (+ a good quality scanned copy of the page with the photo and the address page). The passport should bevalid for a period of 1.5 years from the first day of the visa validity periodand have at least two blank (without any stamps, inscriptions, etc.) pages facing each other for stamping by the Immigration Officer;

2. Visa Application form filled in on the website  visa.kdmid.ru, printed out and personally signed by the applicant in the due field of the form. When selecting the location for submission of the documents please specify the Visa Center/Russian Consular Institution you will be applying at;

3. One passport size good quality photo (35x45 mm) with the light background;

4. The official original invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation upon the request of the receiving educational institution/university/academy/college in Russia sent to the applicant by post or courier

OR original visa request/admission letter issued by a hosteducational institution/university/academy/college of the Russian Federation with the obligatory mentioning of:

a) for the invited person - name and surname, date of birth, sex, citizenship, number and type of the identity document, period and purpose of the travel, number of entries;

b) for the inviting organization - full name and legal and de facto addresses; name, surname and position of the authorized signatory of the letter, and his/her telephone number

OR original student card issued by a host educational institution/university/academy/college of the Russian Federation;

1. The HIV blood test certificate. The test is to be takennot earlier than 3 months prior to the application.



Employment visa (single entry):

1. Valid Passport (+ a good quality scanned copy of the page with the photo and the address page). The passport should be valid for a period of 1.5 years from the first day of the visa validity period and have at least two blank (without any stamps, inscriptions, etc.) pages facing each other for stamping by the Immigration Officer;

2. Visa Application form filled in on the website  visa.kdmid.ru, printed out and personally signed by the applicant in the due field of the form. When selecting the location for submission of the documents please specify the Visa Center/Russian Consular Institution you will be applying at;

3. One passport size good quality photo (35x45 mm) with the light background;

4. The official original invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation on request of the receiving organization/companyin Russia sent to the applicant by post or courier

5. The HIV blood test certificate. The test is to be taken not earlier than 3 months prior to the application.



Transit visa (single entry):

1. Valid Passport (+ a good quality scanned copy of the page with the photo and the address page). The passport should be valid for at least 6 months after the expected visa expiry date and have at least two blank (without any stamps, inscriptions, etc.) pages facing each other for stamping by the Immigration Officer;

2. A valid visa to the country neighboring the Russian Federation/country of the destination or the passport of this country;

3. Visa Application form filled in on the website  visa.kdmid.ru, printed out and personally signed by the applicant in the due field of the form. When selecting the location for submission of the documents please specify the Visa Center/Russian Consular Institution you will be applying at;

4. One passport size good quality photo (35x45 mm) with the light background;

Transit visa is not required in case a person does not leave the territory of the airport of arrival, joins the connecting flight at the same airport and the time period between the two connecting flights does not exceed 24 hours.



Humanitarian visa (single, double & multiple entry):

1. Valid Passport (+ a good quality scanned copy of the page with the photo and the address page). The passport should be valid for at least 6 months after the expected visa expiry date and have at least two blank (without any stamps, inscriptions, etc.) pages facing each other for stamping by the Immigration Officer;

2. Visa Application form filled in on the website  visa.kdmid.ru, printed out and personally signed by the applicant in the due field of the form. When selecting the location for submission of the documents please specify the Visa Center/Russian Consular Institution you will be applying at;

3. One passport size good quality photo (35x45 mm) with the light background;

4. The official original invitation issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation upon the request of the receiving organization in Russia sent to the applicant by post or courier.

ORthe visa request letter (in original or a good quality color scanned copy) issued by a hostscientific/cultural/educational/sports/religious/philanthropic organization of the Russian Federation with the obligatory mentioning of:

a) for the invited person - name and surname, date of birth, sex, citizenship, number and type of the identity document, dates and purpose of travel, number of entries;

b) for the inviting organization - full name and legal and de facto addresses; name, surname and position of the authorized signatory of the letter, and his/her telephone number


Visa Fees for Citizens of India


ProcessingTime

Visa Fee for Citizens of India

Single-Entry Visa

4-20 working days

Rs 2130 

1-3 working days

Rs 4260 

Double-Entry Visa

4-20 working days

Rs 3408 

1-3 working days

Rs 6816 

Multi-Entry Visa

4-20 working days

Rs 6390 

1-3 working days

Rs 12780

Visa reissue

4-20 working days
Rs 1988