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.

  • 11 – 17 May 2017 – European Cup and training event among (M&W) in Orenburg.
  • 16 – 18 May 2017 – IATA Aviation Fuel Forum (International Air Transport Association) Saint Petersburg.
  • 19 – 22 May 2017 – General Assembly of the World Union for disabled people (WDU) in Moscow.
  • 16 – 20 May 2017 VII Petersburg International Legal Forum in Saint Petersburg.
  • 18 – 21 May 2017 – International competition Judo Grand Slam among (M&W) in Orenburg.
  • 24 May – 20 June 2017 – XIII Chekhov International Theatre Festival in Moscow, St Petersburg, Voronezh, Ekaterinburg, and Novosibirsk.
  • 25 – 26 May 2017 – VIII Nevsky International Ecological Congress in Saint Petersburg.
  • 25 May – 15 June 2017 - Rifle World Championship in Odintsovo city, Moscow region.
  • 25 – 27 May 2017 is 10th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2017 will be held in Moscow.
  • 27 – 30 May 2017 – First Congress Eurasian people Assembly will be held in Moscow.
  • 1 – 3 June 207 – St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg.
  • 1 – 5 June 2017 – International competition FIE Grand Prix “Moscow Saber 2017” in men and women to be held in Moscow.
  • 1 – 12 June 2017 – International Historical Festival “Times & Epochs. The Gathering” in Moscow.
  • 2 – 5 June 2017 – Rugby Europe Men’s Sevens Grand Prix Championship in Moscow.
  • 5 – 10 June 2017 – 8th Barents Parliamentary Conference in Naryan-Mar city.
  • 2 – 13 June 2017 – Football and music festival “Art-Football” will take place in Moscow.
  • 17 June – 2 July 2017 FIFA Confederation Cup in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi.
  • 28 June – 2 July 2017 – The 8th International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS – 2017) will be held under Russian Federation Government order in Saint Petersburg.
  • 6 July – 22 July – International Silk Way Rally 2017
  • 12 – 14 July 2017 – XXVI International Financial Congress, organized by Central Bank of Russian Federation and St. Petersburg administration will be held in Saint Petersburg.
  • 21 – 23 July 2017 – #1 Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Kazan. #2 International DTM Moscow Raceway in Volokolamsky district, Moscow.
  • 4.08 - 6.08 August 2017- WTF World Taekwondo Grand-Prix Series
  • 8.08 - 11.08 August 2017 - 7th International competition in taekwondo G1
  • 30 August – 11 September 2017 – ISSF World Championship Shotgun in Moscow region.
  • 16 – 18 November 2017 – VI International Cultural Forum in Saint Petersburg.