VISA

1. Can I apply for a visa directly to the Embassy?
Yes, you can apply for a visa directly to the Embassy providing you make a prior appointment via http://new_delhi.kdmid.ru/queue-en/
If you are unable to make an appointment, you can submit your documents to the official visa centre (https://www.india-ifs.com/index.php?id=index&lang=en#logo).

2. What documents do I need for a visa?
You can find all information at http://rusembindia.com/visas-consular-services-en/visa-information or https://www.india-ifs.com/main.php?id=travel&lang=en

3. I have booked a hotel, is booking confirmation enough to apply for a visa?
No, you should provide a tour confirmation issued by a Russian travel agent certified to receive foreign tourists by the Federal Tourism Agency (you can contact your hotel to get this document)

4. I am not a citizen of India, can I apply for a visa for Russia in India?
Yes, you can. However, citizens of the following countries need to provide a permission for continuous stay in India for more than 90 days: Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Venezuela, Haiti, Egypt, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg , Macedonia, Mali, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, United Arab Emirates, Oman (not required in exceptional cases), Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Sierra Leone, Finland, Germany, Croatia, Switzerland, Equatorial Guinea, Republic of South Africa, Japan. Citizens of the following countries can be granted a visa without submitting the permission for continuous stay in India for more than 90 days, only in humanitarian cases: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Spain, Macedonia, Slovenia, Norway, Germany, Croatia, Switzerland, Equatorial Guinea, and Estonia.
Depending on the national legislation the documentary evidence of continuous stay in India for more than 90 days may be a student visa, work visa, work permit, temporary residence permit, temporary residence registration, etc.
Permanent residence permit in India or other similar document for the citizens of the following countries: Algeria, Angola, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Georgia, Iraq, Iran, China, North Korea, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Syria, Somalia, Turkey , Chad, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia

5. I have a connecting flight via one of the Russian airport, do I need a transit visa?
In case you remain in transit zone and the period of your stay does not exceed 24 hours, you will not need a transit visa to the Russian Federation.
We recommend you to ask your air company for the details of your flights.

TRANSLATION

6. I need to attest translation of a document, is it possible to translate it at the Embassy?
No, the Embassy does not provide translation services; you need to provide a translation done beforehand.  

7. Should I translate an apostille to attest a translation of a document?
Yes, the whole document has to be translated if you want to attest a translation of a document.

LEGALIZATION

8. I need to legalize my university diploma (put an apostille on it); can I do it at the Embassy?
No, you cannot. Only Russian governmental agencies in charge of education in entities of the Russian Federation can certify educational documents with apostille. We recommend you to address this issue to your university.
However, if you need to submit your documents to countries which are not parties to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents 1961, you may need to legalize your diploma, which can be done only in Russia in the Consular Department of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Russian Federation.

POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE

9. How can I get a “police clearance certificate”?
You can find information regarding a certificate of no criminal record at http://rusembindia.com/visas-consular-services-en/translations

STUDY IN RUSSIA

10. I want to study in Russia, where can I get information?
You can contact the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in New Delhi, web-site http://ind.rs.gov.ru/en, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , tel.: + (91-11) 233-291-00 + (91-11) 233-291-01

NON-OBJECTION LETTER

11. I need a non-objection letter from the Embassy; can I get it?
No, the Embassy does not issue such letters. However, a consul can certify the authenticity of your signature, which is normally accepted by the Indian authorities.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

12. Can I pay a fee for a consular action by card?
No, you cannot. The Embassy accepts only cash.

13.  I do not know Russian language. Can I fill in application forms for documents (passport, power of attorney, certificate of no criminal record, etc) in English?
No, you cannot. In this case we recommend you to consult an interpreter or a translation agency beforehand to help you with your documents.

14.  What is the fee for a consular action?
You can find the tariff at http://rusembindia.com/visas-consular-services-en/tariff

Free Port of Vladivostok

Starting from August 8, 2017, Indian citizens may be granted an e-visa to enter the Russian Federation through the specified border crossing points located on the territory of the free port of Vladivostok.

Information and e-visa application can be found at http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/index_en.html

 

Type of consular action Total (USD / INR) Consular fee
(USD / INR)
Actual expenses reimbursement (USD / INR)

I. Issue of documents proving the identity of citizens of the Russian Federation outside of the Russian Federation

1. Issue of a foreign travel Russian passport 30/1950 30/1950 0/0
2. Issue of a foreign travel Russian passport with an electronic chip 80/5200 80/5200 0/0
3. Issue of a foreign travel Russian passport for citizens under 14 years of age 10/650 10/650 0/0
4. Issue of a foreign travel Russian passport with an electronic chip for citizens under14 years of age 40/2600 40/2600 0/0
5. Amendment of a foreign travel Russian passport 10/650 10/650 0/0

II. Actions related to the citizenship of the Russian Federation

1. Application to acquire citizenship of the Russian Federation (general or simplified procedure) 91/5915 65/4225 26/1690
2. Application for renunciation of the citizenship of the Russian Federation (general or simplified procedure) 91/5915 65/4225 26/1690
3. Verification of circumstances indicating presence or absence of the citizenship of the Russian Federation 91/5915 65/4225 26/1690
4. Issue of a certificate confirming absence of the citizenship of the Russian Federation 91/5915 65/4225 26/1690

III. State registration of civil status

1. Registration of marriage including issue of a marriage certificate 30/1950 30/1950 0/0
2. Registration of divorce including issue of a divorce certificate** 392/25480 280/18200 112/7280
3. Corrections or amendments to civil status records on file in a Consulate of the Russian Federation or in the Consular Division of the Embassy of the Russian Federation irrespective of the number of such corrections and amendments 28/1820 20/1300 8/520
** From each of the spouses      
4. Registration of name change including issue of a name change certificate 90/5850 90/5850 0/0
5. Reissue of certificates on state registration of civil status and other documents proving registration of civil status on file in a Consulate of the Russian Federation or in the Consular Division of the Embassy of the Russian Federation irrespective of the number of such corrections and amendments 28/1820 20/1300 8/520
6. Registration of paternity including issue of paternity certificate 14/910 10/650 4/260

IV. Notary services in the interest of individuals and legal entities

1. Notarization of a power of attorney to use and (or) dispose of the property located in the Russian Federation      
a) children, incl. adopted, spouse, parents, full brothers and sisters 42/2730 30/1950 12/780
b) other individuals 84/5460 60/3900 24/1560
2. Notarization of a power of attorney to utilize and dispose of vehicles      
a)  с hildren, incl. adopted, spouse, parents, full brothers and sisters 42/2730 30/1950 12/780
b ) other individuals 84/5460 60/3900 24/1560
3. Notarization of a power of attorney to receive and use money from individuals and (or) legal entities 42/2730 30/1950 12/780
4. Notarization of a power of attorney to receive parcels, correspondence and documents 42/2730 30/1950 12/780
5. Notarization of a power of attorney under delegation of authority 42/2730 30/1950 12/780
6. Notarization of a gift agreement:      
a) с hildren, incl. adopted, spouse, parents, full brothers and sisters consular fee and actual expenses reimbursement 3% of the actual value of the gift item 40%
of consular fee
b ) other individuals consular fee and actual expenses reimbursement 7% of the actual value of the gift item 40%
of consular fee
7. Notarization of a contract, with the subject to be evaluated, provided notarization is required by the legislation of the Russian Federation consular fee and actual expenses reimbursement 5% of the amount specified in the contract, not less than USD 15 and not more than USD 850 40% of consular fee
8. Notarization of a contract, with the subject not to be evaluated, provided notarization is required by the legislation of the Russian Federation 28/1820 20/1300 8/520
9. Notarization of a surety agreement consular fee and actual expenses reimbursement 5% of the amount specified in the contract, not less than USD 15 and not more than USD 850 40% of consular fee
10. Notarization of a will and testament 35/2275 25/1625 10/650
11. Drawing up an inventory and taking measures for safekeeping of inheritance property consular fee and actual expenses reimbursement 1% of the value of the property, but not less than USD 25 40% of consular fee
12. Notarization of document copies and extracts (per page) 21/1365 15/975 6 /390
13. Notarization of authenticity of a signature 14/910 10/650 4/260
14. Notarization of translation correctness (per page)      
а ) from a foreign language into Russian 35/2275 25/1625 10/650
б ) from Russian into a foreign language 49/3185 35/2275 14/910
15. Notary certification of the fact that an individual is alive and issue of the appropriate certificate 14/910 10/650 4/260
16. Notary certification of the presence of an individual in a certain place and issue of the appropriate certificate 14/910 10/650 4/260
17. Notary certification of identity of an individual and his photograph and issue of the appropriate certificate 14/910 10/650 4/260
18. Notary certification of time of presenting documents 14/910 10/650 4/260
19.  Sea protest 1750/113750 1250/81250 500/32500
20. Other services requiring mandatory notary form by the legislation of the Russian Federation 14/910 10/650 4/260

V. Discovery of documents

  1. Discovery of documents (per document)
56/3640 40/2600 16/1040

VI. Consular legalization

  1. Consular legalization ( per document )
42/2730 30/1950 12/780

VII. Visas for foreigners and stateless persons ***

  1. Common single entry visa
a) issue within 4-20 working days 70/4550 50/3250 20/1300
b) issue within 3 working days 140/9100 100/6500 40/2600
  1. Common double entry visa
a) issue within 4-20 working days 112/7280 80/5200 32/2080
b) issue within 3 working days 224/14560 160/10400 64/4160
  1. Common multiple entry visa
a) issue within 4-20 working days 210/13650 150/9750 60/3900
b) issue within 3 working days 420/27300 300/19500 120/7800
  1. Transit single entry visa TP2
a) issue within 4-20 working days 70/4550 50/3250 20/1300
b) issue within 3 working days 140/9100 100/6500 40/2600
  1. Transit double entry visa TP2
a) issue within 4-20 working days 112/7280 80/5200 32/2080
b) issue within 3 working days 224/14560 160/10400 64/4160
  1. Temporary resident visa
Regardless of issue period 70/4550 50/3250 20/1300

*** Unless otherwise provided for by an international agreement between the Russian Federation and the applicant’s state of citizenship.

VIII. Transfer of visas

Transfer of a visa in the consular mission of the Russian Federation that issued the visa 28/1820 20/1300 8/520

IX. Diplomatic and official visas are issued by the consular offices of the Russian Federation or consular divisions of the embassies of the Russian Federation on a gratis basis except when a consular fee is collected on a reciprocal basis

 

X. Temporary residence permit in the Russian Federation

Application for temporary residence permit in the Russian Federation 21/1365 15/975 6/390

XI.  Temporary certificate to navigate under the Flag of the Russian Federation

Temporary certificate to navigate sea vessels under the Flag of the Russian Federation 210/13650 150/9750 60/3900

XII. Additional consular fee for actions during non-working hours, holidays, and weekends

Additional consular fee 14/910 10/650 4/260

FIFA World Cup 2018 visa information

In accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, entry and exit of foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in Russia as spectators for the FIFA 2018 World Cup (will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018 in the cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saransk, Volgograd) will be carried out without issued Russian visas.

However, in order to be admitted to Russia foreign citizens/stateless persons must have a valid identity document (passport) and a “Personalized card of the spectator” (also known as a “Fan ID”).

Information on the procedure for obtaining a Fan ID can be found on the websites of the organizers of the FIFA 2018 World Cup at: www.fan-id.ru and www.welcome2018.com.

Instruction booklet, Fan ID, English Version
Instruction booklet, Fan ID, Russian Version
Memo for Passengers Entering Customs Union

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