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.

  • 2019 – Activities with foreign children participation in The International Children's Center "Artek" in Yalta.
  • 22 April 2019 – 02 May 2019, European Championship and European Wushu Championship in Moscow.
  • 26 – 29 April 2019, International tournament category "A" memorial Y. Potapov Sambo in Vladivostok.
  • 01 – 06 May 2019, Fencing World Cup in men's rapiers "Rapier of St. Petersburg" in St. Petersburg.
  • 10 – 12 May 2019, The FINA world series in diving in Kazan.
  • 14 – 18 May 2019, The St. Petersburg International Legal Forum in St. Petersburg.
  • 14 May 2019 – 21 July 2019, The 14th International Chekhov Theatre Festival in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Voronezh, Yaroslavl, Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk.
  • 16 – 18 May 2019, The 12th international exhibition of the helicopter industry in MVC ‘Krokus Expo’ in Moscow Region.
  • 24 – 27 May 2019, the European Rugby Sevens Champions Cup among men’s and women’s club teams in St. Petersburg.
  • 29 – 30 May 2019, International conference “STARTUP VILLAGE-2019” will be held on the territory of the innovation center “Skolkovo”.
  • 01 – 11 June 2019, Open All-Russian chess competition “White Rook” among teams of educational institutions in Sochi.
  • 04 – 10 June 2019, the 10th European Taekwondo Cup and an international competition among juniors, boys and girls in taekwondo in Sochi.
  • 05 – 12 June 2019, meting of the Commission on the Herding Services of the International Cynological Federation in Moscow.
  • 06 – 08 June 2019, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in St. Petersburg.
  • 07 – 17 June 2019, the Art-Football Football and Music Festival in Moscow.
  • 15 – 16 June 2019, the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Kazan.
  • 17 – 30 June 2019, the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
  • 20 June – 01 July 2019, European championship in diving among juniors in Kazan.
  • 21 - 24 June 2019, The stage of the European Championship Rugby-7 among men's teams (Grand Prix series) in Moscow.
  • 23 – 28 June 2019, The 6th Forum of Future Leaders of the World Petroleum Council in St. Petersburg.
  • 25 – 30 June 2019, international military-technical forum "Army-2019", organized by the Ministry of Defence of Russia in Moscow region.
  • 27 – 30 June 2019, XXXIX International Hanseatic Days of the New Time in Pskov.
  • 27 June – 1 July 2019, the European Championships in Sport Cheer among men and women and the European Championship in Sport Cheers among juniors and juniors in St. Petersburg.
  • 30 June – 08 July 2019, European championship in swimming among juniors in Kazan.
  • 01 – 02 July 2019, 2nd international parliamentary forum "Development of parliamentarism” and July 3 - Russia-Africa Parliamentary Conference in Moscow.
  • 03 – 05 July 2019, the XXVIII International Financial Congress in St.Petersburg.
  • 07 – 15 July 2019, the international cultural forum "Week of Culture and Art of the Deaf” in St. Petersburg.
  • 8 – 11 July 2019, the 10th international industrial exhibition INNOPROM-2019 in Yekaterinburg.
  • 13 – 14 July 2019, the European Championship of Rugby-7 among women's teams in Kazan.
  • 15 – 22 July 2019, the European Dragon Boat Championship in Moscow
  • 17 – 22 July 2019, the World Junior Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Moscow.
  • 14 – 21 November 2019, The General Assembly of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) in Moscow.