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USA to Russia Business Invitation Letter Multiple Entry

Introduction

The Russia Business Invitation Letter is a document that must be submitted alongside your visa application. It is not an official visa, but rather a document that the Russian administration requires while applying for a genuine visa. You need to provide your personal and travel information in Click2Visas.com and the Russian business invitation Letter will be generated in 5  business days. You can print the Business Invitation Letter and use it as one of the documents required for your Russian visa.   turkey travel document

What is a Russia business invitation letter?

The Russian Business Invitation Letter is a record that provides an assurance that you are invited to Russia by a Russian organization or a hotel that is accredited by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. This document consists of two components: A voucher and an affirmation from the Admission of a Foreign Tourist. In order for you to apply for a Russian Business Visa, you need to present an Invitation Letter as a component in your application.

Is it compulsory to possess a Russian Business Invitation Letter before applying for a business visa for Russia?

Yes. You need to have a business invitation letter before you can apply for Russian business visa.

What is the difference between a business invitation letter and visa?

The business invitation letter is a prerequisite to apply for visa. For example, while applying for a visa, it need to be submitted as a supporting document. You cannot get into Russia using a business invitation letter alone, and as a traveller you need to carry a visa while entering Russia.

What is the procedure to extend the validity of Business invitation letter?

The business invitation letter provided to you will have a specific valid time period, within which you need to apply for your visa. Currently, an extension of validity of a business invitation letter is not allowed.

Is the hotel reservation different from a business invitation letter?

Yes. A hotel reservation and business invitation letter are different. A hotel booking is not mandatory to apply for a visa, but the business invitation letter is mandatory when applying for a business visa for Russia.

What information will be furnished in the business invitation letter?

The Russian business invitation letter will be issued in a standard format: ie., a voucher and confirmation slip. The invitation letter will contain your personal information, the duration of your stay, the purpose of your visit and the details of your receiving party.

What information in the business invitation letter is needed to be reused while applying for Russia business visa?

The purpose of visit, and  the date of arrival and departure need to match with the business invitation letter while applying for a business visa to Russia.

Will the money spent on a business invitation letter be refunded if you fail to get a Russian business visa?

No. Since both are different transactions, we won’t be able to refund the amount spent on the business invitation letter if you failed to receive your business visa.

 Which nationalities are eligible for the Russia business invitation letter?

The following nationalities are eligible for the Russia Business Invitation Letter: Russia Invitation Letter for Austria Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Belgium Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Bulgaria Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for China Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Croatia Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Cyprus Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Czech Republic Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Denmark Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Finland Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for France Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Germany Citizens, Russia Invitation Letter for Gibraltar Citizens, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Norway Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Poland Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Portugal Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Puerto Rico Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Romania Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Slovakia Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Slovenia Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Spain Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Sweden Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for Switzerland Citizens, Russia Business Invitation Letter for United States of America Citizens

 Which nationalities are exempt from the Russia business invitation letter?

Currently the visa issuing authority of Russia has shared the national list who are eligible for the business invitation letter and not shared any details about the exempted nationals.

How much does it cost to get a Russian business invitation letter?

The cost of Russia business multiple entry visa ranges from $75 to $200 USD, depending on your nationality. Please use our visa widget to find out the visa cost matching your nationality. Additionally we will charge you USD $10 for our service.

How long does it take to obtain a Russian business invitation letter?

A Russian business invitation letter may take 5 days for processing. The applicant must apply once the travel plan is confirmed.

How long is a Russian business invitation letter valid for?

A Russian business invitation letter is valid for 3 years for USA nationals and 1 year for all other eligible nationalities.

What is the maximum number of days I can stay in Russia with a Russian business invitation letter?

The maximum number of days you can stay in Russia is determined according to the visa issued to you. After you receive your invitation letter, you can apply for the Russian business visa.

What conditions must the applicant’s passport meet for the Russian business invitation letter?

A passport should have at least 3 years of validity for USA nationals and 1 year of validity for all other eligible nationalities after arrival in Russia.

What else does the applicant need to travel to Russia?

For the Russian Business Invitation Letter, the following accompanying documents are required:
  1. Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
  2. Passport Personal Details Scan
  3. Proof of Accommodation (if applicable)

Can the applicant enter Russia with a Russian business invitation letter at any point of entry?

No, the applicant must hold a valid business visa for Russia. Russian business invitation letters are supporting documents to apply for a Russian business visa. But, after obtaining your business invitation letter, you are allowed to enter Russia through all the international airports.

 Can the traveler apply for the Russian business invitation letter while in Russia?

Yes. You can request a business invitation letter from Russia but you have to select the country where you are holding legal residence (other than Russia) as your visa request location.

Does the traveler need to carry the Russian business invitation letter with them?

No. You must submit the Russian business invitation letter with your visa application.  But it is necessary to carry your visa while you are visiting Russia.

If the applicant is traveling with children, are they required to apply for Russian business invitation letter as well?

Yes, your children must travel with an accompanying family member visa and a letter of invitation must be prepared by the same inviting company that made this for you.

Can I work using a Russian business invitation letter?

No, you cannot. The business invitation letter is a supporting document for you to apply for the actual Russian business visa.

 What is required of a traveller with two passports?

Travelers with dual or multiple citizenship must choose which nationality and passport to use on their trip.

Can a traveler have a passport of an eligible country and live in another country?

Yes. Such travelers can request a business invitation letter from any country but they have to select the country where they are holding legal residence (other than Russia) as their visa request location. However, travelers applying for a Russian business invitation letter must apply using the passport of the eligible country.

 Can the applicant apply online if they do not have a valid passport, but a temporary travel document?

No. You cannot apply online if you do not have a valid passport from an eligible country. Russian business invitation letters are also not available to diplomatic/official passport holders or laissez-passer/international travel document holders.

 Does the applicant have to submit a physical passport to receive the Russian business invitation letter?

No, there is no need for physical submission of your original passport. The applicant will receive Russian business invitation letter through their email address. The applicant should print out a copy of their invitation letter and bring it with them while submitting to the Visa Application Center.

What types of activities does the Russian business invitation letter allow?

Russian business invitation letters allow you to submit them as supporting documents along with your visa application.

How does the applicant prove the purpose of their travel?

The applicant need not prove the purpose of travel while applying for the Russian business invitation letter. They must prove the purpose of the travel while submitting the Business Visa Application.

Does the applicant need to visit the Russian consulate to get their Russian business invitation letter?

No. Click2Visas will send the applicant their Russia Business Invitation Letter via email in PDF format.

Can anyone apply for the Russian business invitation letter online?

No. Only citizens from eligible countries can apply for the Russian business invitation letter. Use the visa widget to see whether you qualify to receive a business invitation letter.

Does the applicant need to apply for the business invitation letter to Russia before arriving?

Yes, all travelers need to have a valid Russia business invitation letter before applying for a business visa to Russia.

Does the applicant have to enter Russia on the exact date specified in their application?

No, the validity period of the Russian business invitation letter begins from the date specified on their application. The traveler can enter Russia on any date within this period.

Does obtaining the Russian business invitation letter guarantee the applicant entry into Russia?

No. The Russian business invitation letter is just a supporting document for applying for Russian Business Visa. It’s up to Russian visa issuing authorities to grant your visa to enter Russia.