Visas for special events

For the attention of applicants visiting the below events:

All the supporting documents must be provided according to the visa category you are applying for. Instead of a letter of invitation, issued by a Russian Federal Migration Service agency, you can provide written invitation from organizers of the below events.

Important Note: Your visa application will be processed and decided by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in London. The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by the Embassy and VFS have no influence over that process. All applications are considered on their own merits, against the requirements set out by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in UK.

  • 2017 – Activities with foreign children participation in The International Children's Center "Artek" in Yalta.
  • 28 June – 04 August 2017 – FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017 in Moscow.
  • 4 - 6 August 2017- WTF World Taekwondo Grand-Prix Series
  • 8 - 11 August 2017 - 7th International competition in taekwondo G1
  • 20 – 23 August 2017 - International sambo tournament “Memorial M.Burdikov” in Kstovo.
  • 22-27 August 2017 - International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2017” in Moscow Region.
  • 25-27 August 2017 – International historical festival “Times and Epochs. The Gathering” in Moscow.
  • 26 August – 3 September 2017 - International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower” in Moscow.
  • 30 August – 4 September 2017 – Fishing World Championship (Spinning from boats) in Konakovo.
  • 30 August – 11 September 2017 – ISSF World Championship Shotgun in Moscow region.
  • 3-9 September 2017 – International Jigoro Kano Junior Judo Tournament in Vladivostok.
  • 16-24 September 2017 – XXII International Tennis Tournament “St.Petersburg Open 2017” in Saint-Petersburg
  • 18-22 September 2017 – International Festival of Student and Youth Sports “Moscow Games 2017” in Moscow.
  • 02 – 13 October 2017 – International Electronic Commission 81st General Meeting in Vladivostok.
  • 14-18 October 2017 – 137th Assembly of the Interparliamentary Union in Saint-Petersburg.
  • 16-18 October 2017 – Moscow International Forum for Innovative Development “Open Innovations”.
  • 9-13 November 2017 – World Sambo Championship in Sochi.
  • 16 – 18 November 2017 – VI International Cultural Forum in Saint Petersburg.