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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.

  • 2018 – Activities with foreign children participation in The International Children's Center "Artek" in Yalta.
  • 7 – 20 August 2018 – World Championship in rock-climbing in Moscow.
  • 10 – 22 August 2018 – International historical festival “Times and Epochs” in Moscow.
  • 17 – 20 August 2018 – International sambo tournament “Memorial M.Burdikov” in Kstovo.
  • 21 – 26 August 2018 – International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2018” and International Forum “National security week” in Moscow region.
  • 22 – 26 August 2018 – World Schools Sambo Championships in Orel.
  • 24 – 26 August 2018 - Red Bull Air Race World Championship stage in Kazan.
  • 24 August – 2 September 2018 – Spasskaya Tower Military Music Festival in Moscow.
  • 30 August – 2 September 2018 – International Forum “City of Education” in Moscow.
  • 31 August – 3 September – European Championship in Rugby-7 among women’s teams in Kazan.
  • 31 August – 7 September 2018 – World Boxing Championship among students in Elista.
  • 2 – 7 September 2018 – 8th International Open Taekwondo Championship among Men and Women in Moscow.
  • 3 – 7 September 2018 – The AFI Global Policy Forum 2018 in Sochi.
  • 4 – 7 September 2018 – Courses for representatives of contact points of the OSCE countries on the UN Resolution 1540 in Rostov-on-Don.
  • 4 – 10 September 2018 – FINA Swimming World Cup stage in Kazan.
  • 11 – 13 September 2018 – United Nations Conference on Space Law and Policy in Moscow.
  • 6 – 9 September 2018 – Sambo tournament for the prizes of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Moscow.
  • 13 – 15 September 2018 – II Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo 2018 in Saint-Petersburg.
  • 16 – 23 September 2018 – International Tennis Tournament ATP “St.Petersburg Open” in Saint-Petersburg.
  • 17 – 21 September 2018 – XXIX International Mineral Processing Congress in Moscow.
  • 20 – 21 September 2018 – Second Eurasian Women’s Forum in Saint-Petersburg.
  • 28 – 30 September 2018 – FIA Formula One World Championship in Sochi.
  • 1 – 5 October 2018 – The 70th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora of the CITES Standing Committee in Sochi.
  • 2 – 8 October 2018 –World Championship in Greco-Roman wrestling among veterans in Perm.
  • 3 – 7 October 2018 – Mondioring World Championship in Moscow.
  • 4 – 7 October 2018 – International Sambo Tournament for the prizes of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan in Kazan.
  • 10 – 13 October 2018 – The meeting of representatives of student sports organizations in preparation for the XXIX World Winter Universiade 2019 in Krasnoyarsk.
  • 15 – 17 October 2018 – Annual International Forum “Open Innovations 2018” in Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow.
  • 15 – 18 October 2018 – International Discussion Club’s “Valdai” International Conference “Russia: program for 21st century” in Sochi.
  • 18 – 22 October 2018 – European Championship and children's European karate games under the auspices of IKU (the International Karate Union) in Oryol.
  • 2 – 19 November 2018 – World Trampoline Championships 2018 in Saint-Petersburg.
  • 3 – 7 December 2018 – The General Assembly of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) in Saint-Petersburg.