1. Make reservation at hotel; and get Visa Voucher from that hotel.
2. Make sure your passport is not expired!
3. Please make sure that you apply for
(NOT business visa).
Because purpose of your visit to Russia - travel.
You are not doing any business deal
in Russia or sell anything.
We all are independent artists. Each of us is doing independent travel
hotel reservations, etc.
do not have to have official invitation:
If you apply for visa directly to Russian Consulate: you will need
confirmation of your
reservation at that hotel and Visa support document (Visa Voucher).
Two hotels which
are giving to Salon special prices will provide them for you.
For details email Salon host please at firstname.lastname@example.org
B) If you use
visa online companies (for example
www.gotoRussia.com) . They provide
invitation themselves ; Please have hotel reservation. Visa Support document
(Visa Voucher) - also is a plus
4. It could take couple weeks or up to 3 moths or sometimes longer
to get your visa.
5. Please write on application form your dates correctly:
in Russia the date is
(versus in USA it is Month/Date/Year)
Check with Embassy in your country (you can email them or call). But:
You can apply for single entry
Tourist visa 3 months in advance.
For multi-entry visa - now.
What is Visa support document?
Russian visa support document (also known as
invitation) is needed in order to get a Russian visa.
The tourist visa support is comprised of 2
a Tourist Voucher
and a Reservation confirmation from hotel.
Many hotels will give you Tourist
Voucher or free or for a little charge when you book a room.