Entry Visa

Who can apply?

  1. Sports teams and sports persons

The visa can be extended by the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer in India. Validity is at the discretion of the FRRO officer

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. One good quality color photograph 3.5cm x 4.5cm.
  4. Copies of the relevant pages of the Internal Passport (front page, the page where the address is mentioned, the page about previously issued international passports).
  5. Copy of the photo page of the International Passport.
  6. If applicant has second valid international Passport he has to provide copy of all pages with original Passport.

Family member:

  1.  Marriage Certificate (If they got marriage in Russian notary copy, English translation, if in India Just copy).
  2. Invitation Letter from husband (if husband in India he has to sent notary Invitation Letter, if husband in Russia he has to come to Visa Center and write Letter of Invitation by hand).
  3. Copy Passport of husband (first and last page).
  4. Up and down tickets (Just a Reservation).


  1. Birth Certificate (if child was born in Russia notary copy with translation in English, if in India just copy).

To join Auroville, Ashram, Temples:

  1. A letter of invitation from the concerned company in India with signature and stamp.
  2. Copy of the Certificate of Incorporation or Registration. ( in the presence of).
  3. Original letter of petition from Russian company in English. The letter must be on the letter head of company with original stamp and signature. In the letter of invitation from Indian company and in the letter of petition from the Russian company must be specified: period of visa, number of entries, passport's details of applicant.
  4. Copy of the certificate of incorporation or registration with translation in English (in the presence of).
  5. Bank Statement (the amount is not specified).

Citizens of other countries should provide the following additional documents:

  1. A copy of migration card, a copy of registration certificate / visa, as well as evidence of their work in the territory of the Russian Federation for more than 2 years. If the applicant in the last two years living in Russian Federation , He/She has to provide copies of supporting documents (visa / registration, work permit, residence permit, etc.).
  2. Additional Form for Foreigners.

The deadline for issuance of visas for Russian citizenship is 5 working days (may be more than five working days it depend on Embassy).
The deadline for issuance of visas for foreigners is 10 working days (may be more than five working days depend on Embassy).

Application for submission for visa may be by applicant or through accredited travel Agency or by a Notarized Power of Attorney.

(Cash payment, Rubles).

Visa Fee Schedule

Visa Fee ( July 20, 2022)

As part of further liberalization, simplification and rationalization of visa regime in India to facilitate greater movement & interaction between the people of the two countries, multiple entry, Tourist and Business visa for a period of 5 years can be granted to the Russian nationals.

The new rates for the Visa Service charge, for all types of visa is as follows with effect from July 20st 2022.









2600 RUB

195 RUB

237 RUB

3032 RUB


5850 RUB

195 RUB

237 RUB

6282 RUB


7800 RUB

195 RUB

237 RUB

8232 RUB

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.