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Update to visa processing time by mail beginning March 11, 2019

Dear clients,

Due to an increase in the volume of visa applications during the spring months, the processing time when applying by mail can take up to 5-7 weeks .

Due to the excess volume of applicants in Washington D.C., you can apply for a visa by mail to any office of our company (except San Francisco),  regardless of jurisdiction.

Please Note!

Single Entry, Double Entry, 1/3 Year Multiple-Entry Visas can be expedited only under Emergency circumstances at the discretion of the Consulate (effective as of 4^th March, 2019 )

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Working schedule of our visa application center for May 27, 2019

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, May 28.            

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New service!

New service of the Russian visa application center in USA

From April 24, 2019, our offices in Washington DC, New York, San Francisco and Houston starts offering to book Hotels, Air, Transfers, Russian river cruises, Excursions and Tours.
Please call our travel department +1 (202) 813-3937 or send your inquiry over email: info@worldvisitcenter.com.
We are connected with local providers and provide competitive rates. 

 

Best regards,
ILS Management

   
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We are open!

Dear applicants,
Please be aware that ILS in Washington, New York, Houston and San Francisco remain open as normally scheduled
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New working schedule of the Russian visa application center in San Francisco

From March 25, 2019, our office in San Francisco starts accepting documents for a visa only by prior appointment on our website. We also recommend mailing documents directly to our offices in New York, Houston and Washington.

Best regards,
ILS Management

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Changes to Consular Fees

 

We ask that you acquaint yourself with the updated consular fees required to obtain a Russian visa, effective as of 4th March, 2019 

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

1. Single-Entry Visas


4-20 Business days                                                 

        160


3 Business days      can be expedited  only under Emergency circumstances at the  discretion of the Consulate.-

        160

2. Double-Entry Visas


4-20 Business days                                                  

        160


3 Business days            can be expedited  only under Emergency circumstances at the discretion of the Consulate.-

        160

3. Multiple-Entry Visas- 1/3 year


4-20 Business days        

        160


3 Business days     can be expedited  only under Emergency circumstances at the discretion of the Consulate.-

        160

 

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.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center in the USA for 8th 2019

Dear visitors!

In observance of International Women's day, our offices will be closed on Friday, March 8th 2019 and will reopen on Monday, March 11th at normal business hours.

Best regards,
ILS Management

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Closing of the Russian visa application center in Washington D.C. due to inclement weather

Due to the weather conditions in Washington D.C., the Visa Center will be closed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 and will reopen to normal schedule again on Thursday, February 21. 

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for February 18, 2019

Dear visitors!

Our offices in Washington and San Francisco will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019 for President’s Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, February 19.

Our offices in New York and  Houston will be open that day.

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Changes to Consular Fees

We ask that you acquaint yourself with the updated consular fees required to obtain a Russian visa, effective as of 1th February, 2019. 

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

1. Single-Entry Visas

4-20 Business days

    80

3 Business days

    160

2. Double-Entry Visas

4-20 Business days

    128

3 Business days

    256

3. Multiple-Entry Visas

4-20 Business days

    240

3 Business days

    480

4. Single-Entry Transit Visas

4-20 Business days

    80

3 Business days

   160

5. Double-Entry Transit Visas

4-20 Business days

   128

3 Business days

   256

 

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.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for January 21, 2019

Dear visitors!

Our offices in Washington and San Francisco will be closed on Monday 21, 2019 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, January 22.

Our offices in New York and  Houston will be open that day.

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Change of address of the Visa Application Center in San Francisco

Beginning on December 11, 2018 the Invisa Logistic Services office in San Francisco

will be relocated to 315 Montgomery Street, office 941 A, San Francisco, CA 94104.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center during Christmas and New Year Holidays, 2018-2019

Dear visitors!

 All our offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 for Christmas Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Wednesday, December 26.

Our offices in Washington and San Francisco will be closed from December 29 to January 7, 2019 for Holidays and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, January 8.

Our offices in New York and  Houston will be closed from December 29 to January 8, 2019 for Holidays and will reopen to normal schedule again on Wednesday, January 9.

In this regard, ILS Management advise our clients to apply for a visa in advance.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for November 22, 2018

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018 for Thanksgiving Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Friday, November 23 with the exception of the Houston office, which will be closed on Friday, November 23 as well.            

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for November 12, 2018

Dear visitors!

The Russian Consulate along with ILS offices in Washington D.C. and San Francisco will be closed on Monday, November 12th, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day. Our offices will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, November 13th.

Russian Consulates and our company's offices in New York and in Houston will be open on November 12, 2018.ur offices will reopen to normal schedule again on Monday, November 7th

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for November 5, 2018

Dear visitors!

Russian Consulates along with ILS offices in New York and Houston will be closed on Monday, November 5th, 2018 in observance of Unity Day in Russia. Our offices will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, November 6th.
The Russian Consulate and our company's offices in Washington (and in San Francisco) will be open on November 5, 2018.ur

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for October 8th of 2018

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Monday, October 8th, 2018 for Columbus Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, October 9th.            

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for July 4, 2018

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 for Independence Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Thursday, July 5.            

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Update to visa processing time by mail beginning May 14, 2018

Dear clients,

Due to an increase in the volume of visa applications during the summer months, the processing time when applying by mail can take up to five (5) weeks.
Likewise, the Visa Center in Washington D.C. will not be able to process expedited visas by mail from May 14 through July 15, 2018.

Due to the excess volume of applicants in Washington D.C., we recommend that all persons who would normally apply by mail to the Washington D.C. office rather send their documents to our office in New York, Houston, or San Francisco.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for June 12, 2018

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 for Russia Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Wednesday, June13.            

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for May 28, 2018

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 for Memorial Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, May 29.

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Update to visa processing time by mail beginning May 14, 2018

Dear clients,

Due to an increase in the volume of visa applications during the summer months, the processing time when applying by mail can take up to five (5) weeks.
Likewise, the Visa Center in Washington D.C. will not be able to process expedited visas by mail from May 14 through June 15, 2018.

Due to the excess volume of applicants in Washington D.C., we recommend that all persons who would normally apply by mail to the Washington D.C. office rather send their documents to our office in New York, Houston, or San Francisco.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for May 1, 2 and 9th of 2018.

Dear visitors!

Our offices (Washington and San Francisco) will be closed on May 1, 2018 for International Worker’s Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Wednesday, May 2. 

Our offices (New York, Houston and Seattle) will be closed on April 30 and May 1, 2, 2018 for International Worker’s Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Thursday, May 3. 

All our offices will be closed on May 9, 2018 for Victory Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Thursday, May 10.

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ILS in Seattle remains open

Dear applicants,

Please be aware that the Russian Visa Application Center (ILS) in Seattle will remain open as normally scheduled.

 Persons living in the jurisdiction of the Seattle Consulate are encouraged to continue to apply to our Visa Center in Seattle. We accept documents by mail, and on a walk-in basis, and as always, no appointment is necessary.

 The address of the Visa Center is 2226 Elliott Avenue, Suite A, Seattle.WA 98121

The consular district of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Seattle includes states and territories: Idaho, Iowa, Alaska, Wyoming, Washington, Hawaii, North Dakota, South Dakota, California, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, as well as Guam, American Samoa and Northern Mariana Islands.

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Closing of the Russian visa application center in Washington D.C. due to inclement weather

Due to the weather conditions in Washington D.C., the Visa Center will not be accepting applications after 11:00 on Wednesday 21 March 2018. All other offices are open as normally scheduled.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center in the USA for 8th 2018

Dear visitors!

In observance of International Women's day, our offices will be closed from March 8 2018 to March 11 and will reopen on Monday, March 12 at normal business hours.

Best regards,
ILS Management

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Офис **ИНВИЗА** в Сиэтле продолжает работу

Уважаемые Клиенты!

Российский визовый центр в Сиэтле продолжает работу по расписанию.

Резидентам штатов подпадающие под юрисдикцию консульского округа в Сиэтле, рекомендуется обращаться в наш Визовый центр в Сиэтле. 

Вы можете отослать документы по почте или лично подать документы в визовый центр, в любое удобное для Вас время.

Наш адрес-2226 Elliott Avenue, Suite A, Seattle, WA 98121

Штаты подпадающие под юрисдикцию: Idaho, Iowa, Alaska, Wyoming, Washington, Hawaii, North Dakota, South Dakota, California, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, as well as Guam, American Samoa and Northern Mariana Islands.

Администрация компании Инвиза

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for February 23, 2018

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Friday, February 23, 2018 in observance of Defender of the Fatherland Day, and will resume regular hours on Monday, February 26.

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Office Houston

Dear clients,

Due to the uncertainty of the morning weather, we will open the office 
for passport pick up only, Wednesday January 17th at 2:30pm.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center during Christmas and New Year Holidays, 2017-2018.

Dear visitors!

 All our offices will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2017 for Christmas Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, December 26.

Our offices will be open on December 29 only for passport pick-up.

From January 1, 2018 through January 8, 2018 our offices will be closed for New Year Holidays and will reopen as normally scheduled on Tuesday, January 9th.

Please be aware that our office in San Francisco will not be accepting application submission on December 28, 29, and will only be open for passport pick-up. The San Francisco office will resume full operation on Monday, January 8, 2018 as normally scheduled.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for November 23rd, 2017

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 for Thanksgiving Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Friday, November 24th with the exception of the Houston office, which will be closed on Friday, November 24th as well.            

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Change of address of the Visa Application Center in New York

Dear clients,

Beginning on November 7, 2017 the Invisa Logistic Services office in New York will be relocated to 352 Seventh avenue, Suite 703, New York, NY, 10001.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for November 6, 2017

Dear visitors!

Russian Consulates along with ILS offices will be closed on Monday, November 6th, 2017 in observance of Unity Day in Russia. Our offices will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, November 7th.ian Consulates along with of Unity Day in Russia.

Our offices will reopen to normal schedule again on Monday, November 7th

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for October 9th of 2017

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Monday, October 9th, 2017 for Columbus Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, October 10th.            

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Change of operations of the Russian visa application center in Houston on September 27, 2017

Dear clients, 


The Visa Application Center in Houston will only be open for passport pickup on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 due to technical reasons.
The office will resume full, normal function on Thursday, September 28. 

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ILS Houston office is open in accordance to its schedule

Please note that ILS office in Houston is open and functioning at its full capacity after the hurricane Harvey.

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Labor Day closure

ILS offices are closed in recognition of Labor Day on Monday, September 4th.

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ILS in San Francisco remains open

Dear applicants,

please be aware that the Russian Visa Application Center (ILS) in San Francisco will remain open as normally scheduled, despite the closure of the Russian Consulate.

Persons living in the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Consulate are encouraged to continue to apply to our Visa Center in San Francisco. We accept documents by mail, and on a walk-in basis, and as always, no 
appointment is necessary.

The address of the Visa Center is 145 Natoma St., Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94105.

The states which fall under the jurisdiction of San Francisco are as follows:  Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah.

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Hurricane Harvey - ILS Houston office is closed until further notice

Due to the weather conditions and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, our office is closed until further notice.

Updates regarding the functionality of the Visa Center in Houston will be posted on the News section located on the left-hand side of our website.

Until the offices functionality is restored, please mail your documents to our offices in either Washington D.C., or New York.

If you have emergency circumstances, please contact our Washington D.C. office at info-washington@ils-usa.com 

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for July 4, 2017

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 for Independence Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Wednesday, July 5.            

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for June 12, 2017

Dear visitors!
Our offices will be closed on Monday, June 12, 2017 for Russia Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, June13.
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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for May 29, 2017

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 for Memorial Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, May 30.            

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5 year anniversary of Invisa Logistic Services

ILS celebrates its 5th anniversary. This event is not only for our employees, but also for our clients and business partners. We extend our deepest congratulations to all parties on this 5-year anniversary of Invisa Logistic Services!

Best regards,

ILS Management

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for May 1, 8 and 9th of 2017.

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on May 1, 2017 for International Worker’s Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, May 2.             Our offices will be also closed on May 8, 9, 2017 for Victory Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Wednesday, May 10.

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center in the USA for 8th 2017.

Dear visitors!

In observance of International Women's day, our offices will be closed on Wednesday, March 8th 2017 and will reopen on Thursday, March 9th at normal business hours.

Best regards,

ILS Management

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for February 23 and 24, 2017

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, February 23 and on Friday the 24, 2017 in observance of Defender of the Fatherland Day, and will resume regular hours on Monday, February 27.

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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

 

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center during Christmas and New Year Holidays, 2016-2017.

Dear visitors!

All our offices will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016 for Christmas Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Tuesday, December 27.

Our offices will be also closed from January 2 to January 6, 2017 for Holidays and will reopen to normal schedule again on Monday, January 9.

(The New York office will be closed from December 30 to January 6, 2017 for Holidays and will reopen to normal schedule again on Monday, January 9).

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Working schedule of the Russian visa application center for November 24th, 2016

Dear visitors!

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24th, 2016 for Thanksgiving Day and will reopen to normal schedule again on Friday, November 25th with the exception of the Houston office, which will be closed on Friday, November 25th as well.            

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