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Russia business visa allows individuals to travel to Russia for performing business-related activities. It is a short term C category visa issued to applicants who intend to visit Russia for business purposes. For a long term employment visa, the applicant needs to apply for a D visa or work permit. Russia has good business opportunities and its competing business market is vastly expanding. This makes the nation a suitable place for companies/individuals to explore their business options. We help you with the requirements in accordance with country’s official checklist, visa appointment, Russia business visa form, processing, and visa guidelines.

RUSSIA VISA Business | WORK Requirements From India


Common Documents

  • Original Passport [Current and Previous if applicable].

  • Copy of All Bio-Data pages of Passport.

  • The Photograph must be 35 mm wide and 45 mm high. Face zoom of 70-80% is required, in a white background.

  • A travel medical insurance copy of the policy is required for applying for the visa. The coverage should be not less than 30,000 Euros.

  • Employment/Business related documents.

  • Financial Documents.


Covering Letter: Covering-letter from the applicant on business letterhead mentioning his name, designation, passport number, purpose, and duration of the visit. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, Embassy of the Russia, New Delhi.


  • An original Work permit to be arranged by the company in Russia.

  • An appointment letter from the employer with the description of his salary and benefits is given to him/her.


Russia Business Visa

  • Valid for a duration of up to 90 days in a 180 day period. However, the applicant can ask for a multiple entry business visas, if you require to travel multiple times to Russia. The minimum validity of the visa is decided by the Embassy.

Russia Work Visa​

  • Russia work visa validity is based on the contract duration.


  • You can track the Russia business visa and work visa status, with the help of the reference number. To clarify, the applicant gets a reference number once he/she submits the application. Consequently, the applicant gets the updates over the emails and phone SMS.


Russia Business Visa Processing Time

  • The Russia Embassy generally takes the decision within a time period of 8-9 working days. The processing time starts post the submission date. Also, individuals can apply for the visa within 3 months from the travel date.  

Russia Work Visa Processing Time

  • For Russia work visa processing time please contact our consultant.

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