Project Visa

Who can apply?

  1. Foreign national coming to India for the execution of project in Power & Steel sector.
  2. Project visa would be issued on the basis of project/contract assigned to the particular foreign company by the Indian company/organization concerned.
  3. The employment/working of the foreign national would be restricted to the location of the project.
  4. Project visa would be issued only for skilled/highly skilled foreign nationals.

Required Documents

  1. Original passport with minimum 6 months validity and two blank pages.
  2. Visa application form, should be filled out in English at printed out and signed twice: under the photo and after the declaration
  3. Application form for Project visa, in triplicate.
  4. One color photograph 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm is to be pasted on each visa application and project visa application form (total 4).
  5. Copies of the relevant pages of the Internal Passport of Russian nationals (front page and the page where the address is mentioned).
  6. Copy of the of the International Passport.
  7. Copy of the contract between Indian and the Russian company.
  8. Visa support letter from the Indian company which shall also be responsible for the conduct of the foreign national during his stay and also for his departure upon expiry of visa.
  9. Visa support letter from the foreign company. If an existing employee of the foreign company is deputed for the execution of the contract/project then it should be clarified in the visa support letter. Alternatively, if the applicant is engaged only for the execution of the contract/project then copy of the Employment Contract may be provided.

Application for submission of documents for visa may be filed by the applicant in person OR through accredited travel Agency OR by a Notarized Power of Attorney

Visa Fee Schedule

In addition to the visa fee RUB 237* will be chargeable (per application) as BLS service charge.

  1. Russian nationals are required to pay Rubles 1600as the Service Charges (for all types of visa)
  2. Passport holders of the below mentioned Countries would be eligible to receive “gratis” visas. However they need to paid Rubles 350 as telex Charges.




DPR of Korea





South Africa


  1. Special category countries:

Special category countries


Visa not required except when entering from China and that too gratis


Visa not required


RUB 605


RUB 1805


RUB 1555


RUB 905

Sri Lanka

(6 months)- RUB 655
(1 Year)- RUB 755


Project Visa Fee

6 Months Multiple- RUB 3755
1 Year Multiple- RUB 5355

Click below mention links to download forms

Additional Form for Foreigners

Additional form for project visa


Processing Time

The Processing time  is a normal  processing time, however this processing time is dependent on various factors, such as city of application, place of previous issue of your old passport, your current visa status etc, and may vary from time to time. Processing time mentioned here, do not include delivery time taken by courier companies. Incomplete applications will lead to delay of processing time and applicants will need to comply with any changes in the procedure that may occur during this time.
You are requested to make your travel arrangements only after receiving relevant service. BLS/EOI/CGI will not be liable for any claims of inconvenience or penalties should applicant need to make changes to their travel plans owing to the delays and/or any inconvenience caused due to any rejections.
The normal processing time is five working days for all types of visas including Business visa provided all documents are in order. However, issuance of visa to foreign nationals is subject to procedures and will take longer