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Russian visa for French citizens

Do French citizens need a visa to visit Russia? The answer is yes, due to the existence of a visa regime between France and the Russian Federation.

A requirement for any type of a Russian visa (tourist, business, working and others) for a citizen of France is an invitation. Our company provides official issuing of invitations and assistance in visa support for citizens of France. Below we describe in detail how to get a Russian visa if you are a citizen of France.

How to get a Russian visa if you are a citizen of France

Step 1. Determine what type of visa you will need for your trip.

1.1. Tourist visa to Russia for French citizens:

1.2. Business visa to Russia for French citizens:

1.3. Work visa to Russia for French citizens:

1.4. Private visa to Russia for French citizens:

Step 2. Get an invitation.

To do this, you must fill out a form and send it along with a copy of the passport of the French citizen.

The cost of tourist invitations for citizens of France

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Tourist voucher and invitation to Russia Time Cost
For citizens of countries with low immigration risk from 5 minutes 1100a
Get a tourist invitation

The cost of business invitations for citizens of France

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  Telex MIA URGENT Telex MIA
Single or Double entry
1 month 3500a
17-20 business days
8-9 business days
3 months 3700a
17-20 business days
8-9 business days
Multiple entry
6 months 4800a
17-20 business days
13-14 business days
1 year 5000a
17-20 business days
13-14 business days
Business visa application

Step 3. Prepare the documents.

Standard package includes:

With these documents, you have to apply to one of the consular offices of the Russian Federation in France:

Foreign citizens do not have to apply directly to the consular office, instead they can use the services of one of the visa centres, which are open to improve the quality of service for the citizens of France, other states and stateless persons who wish to receive a visa to the Russian Federation. Detailed information on applying for a visa through the Visa Application Centre is available at vfsglobal.com

In the consulate, you will be offered a choice of several rates for a visa:

A visa fee Russia will range from 90 to 540 USD, depending on the selected tariff. More accurate information on tariffs can be found on the official website of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in France.

Step 4. Register upon arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation.

Remember, that registration is compulsory if your stay is longer than 7 working days, excluding the day of entry. Registration should be done at the place of the actual residence of the guest. If you or your guests, citizens of France, have any difficulties in this matter, Travelmart is ready to assist in solving the issue of migration registration.


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