(Work Visa can be single-entry or multiple-entry. Study Visa is issued  for a period no longer than 90 days and can be single-entry only)

  • 1 Application form completed and signed by applicant with 1 photo (35mm X 45mm, color) glued to the form. NOTE! Incomplete visa application may result in rejection of documents. 
  • Valid Passport (only in original and valid for at least eighteen months). NOTE! Non-south african nationals must submit valid Residence Permit (Work Permit) in RSA or copy of RSA ID (RSA passport). 
  • The original invitation issued by the Federal Migration Service of Russia must be submitted to the Embassy's disposal. NOTE! Only original invitation is accepted when lodging a visa application. (Sample of an invitation issued by the Federal Migration Service of Russia)
  • An HIV/AIDS negative test (not older than 3 months) must be provided.
  • Medical (Travel) insurance for the period of stay in Russia.

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