Visa Support

Visa procedures

Dear participants, please be informed that in order to obtain a Russian visa you will need to apply to an Embassy/Consulate General of the Russian Federation nearest to you. Please visit their websites for more information (

The Government of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra will assist you with getting the supporting telex number from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation required for obtaining a Russian business visa (please kindly note, that you will not have to have any other types of invitation letters or hotel vouchers since the role of invitation letter will be performed by the said telex).

For the Government of Ugra to submit a supporting note for your entry visa to the Ministry, please fill out and email a form (please see below) and the scan of your passport’s front page to (please pay special attention to the place where you are planning to apply for Russian visa) and a scan of your passport’s first page to the below contacts in Khanty-Mansiysk.

The Ministry then provides a telex number and a date for you to apply. It usually takes about 7 days (for single entry visas), and up to 14 days (for multiple visa) to get a telex from the Ministry to the corresponding Russian Embassy/Consulate General confirming that the visa is to be issued.

The Government of Ugra forwards this information to you and, upon having these data, you will be able to address the Russian Embassy/Consulate General in your city, refer to the telex number and date, and apply for the visa.

Once the Government of Ugra sends you the telex number, please provide the Consular Section with the following:

- support telex number, (copy of the email with the telex number and the date to apply);

- the filled-out application form with a passport-size photo attached (PLEASE NOTE that you will have to fill in the visa application form posted on the respective Russian Embassy/Consulate General, print it out, sign and take it to the Russian Embassy/Consulate General together with all other required documents – please visit their websites;

 - national passport;

- insurance policy (if requested by the Consul).

Please keep in mind the importance to observe the migration laws of the Russian Federation, in particular, the need for the foreign nationals invited by the Russian public authorities to use hotels which provide the service of filling and submitting their guests’ migration cards.

Contact persons in Ugra:

Ms. Natalya Zubko, deputy head of International Cooperation Unit of the Department of Public and External Relations of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra, tel.: +7(3467)357-498,;

Mr. Vladislav Rishko, deputy head of External Relations Division, head of International Cooperation Unit, Department of Public and External Relations of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra, tel.: +79097103311, +79227953940,

Information about invited person

Family name

Family name

First Name

First Name


Country of residence

Date of birth (dd\mm\yyyy)

Place of birth


Number of ID

Date of issue (dd/mm/yyyy)

Valid till

Name of organization

Occupation / position

Address of employer, tel.

Children under 16 travelling with applicant


Travel information



Entry date to Russia


Stay till


Number of days


Visa type


Visa category


Cities to be visited in Russia


Place of issue of visa (country, city where visa is to be issued)

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