Changes to Consular Fees

Changes to Consular Fees

On 14 December 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has issued decree № 23359, which outlines the implementation of a uniform method in calculating the consular fee, which includes the actual expenses involved in the process of issuing a visa, incurred by the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The decree regulates the procedure for assessing the fee due from foreign nationals applying for a visa, as of the 28th of January, 2017 (The date on which the decree came into effect).

We ask that you acquaint yourself with the updated consular fees required to obtain a Russian visa, effective as of 28th January, 2017.

 

Consular Fees Associated With Issuing Visas to US Citizens and Stateless Persons

1. Single-Entry Visas

4-20 Business days        90
3 Business days        180

2. Double-Entry Visas

4-20 Business days       144
3 Business days       288

3. Multiple-Entry Visas

4-20 Business days      270
3 Business days      540

4. Single-Entry Transit Visas

4-20 Business days     90
3 Business days     180

5. Double-Entry Transit Visas

4-20 Business days    144
3 Business days    288

6. Visas for Temporary Residency

Irrespective of Processing Time    90

Visa Transfer or Replacement through a Consular Division or Diplomatic Missions of the Russian Federation, which initially issued the visa.

Visa transfer or replacement at a Consular Division or Consular Section of a Diplomatic Mission of the Russian Federation, which initially issued the visa.    36