To a foreigner was able to come to Russia, he will have to overcome some difficulties. Getting a Russian visa is impossible without an invitation, which should formalize the receiving side.
There are two ways to do this.
You will need
- Your internal Russian passport and a photocopy of the alien's passport.
Write down all of your personal datafriend-foreigner. This information you will need when you make the invitation. In addition to basic information specified in the copy of his passport, write down the information on the work of the foreigner, namely: name, mailing address and office phone / fax of the company, born of its activities, position and responsibilities of the invitee. You must also specify how long your friend is going to stay in RussiaWhich is planning to visit the city, and in what Consulate he will receive a visa.
Fill out the questionnaire in OVIR. Then just have to wait, design invitations - it's not fast. Sometimes waiting for the weeks, or even months. Remember that your own invite a foreigner can only be the case if he is going to come with a personal visit. For all other purposes of the invitation procedure is different. If you want to speed up the receipt of the invitation, it is better to use the following method.
Apply for a business or tourist invitation. The invitation of this kind can not be made out on behalf of a private individual. We need to find an accredited organization that submits an application to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Registration of such invitations are engaged in many of the major travel companies. In this case, the invitation will be received quickly, but costs will be higher.