Russian Work Permit
and Work Visa

Visafirst arranges over 80,000 work and travel visas and additional migration services for individuals and corporates to over 100 countries every year. We are not affiliated with any Government but we do use registered migration agents in the provision of our immigration services. Our service and fee covers the review and assessment of your documents and preparing your application for lodgement to the immigration authorities. You can also apply for your visa via the Government website at a lower cost should you decide to apply directly.

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Russian Work Permit and Work Visa

To work in Russia, you will need a Russian Work Permit and a Russian Work Visa. Visa First may organize both documents for you.

To apply for the Work Permit, please, provide the following documents:
  • Copy of first page of your passport notarised and translated into Russian
  • Copy of Graduation Degree certificate notarised and translated into Russian
  • 4 passport-sized photos

The processing of the permit usually takes about 2 months and costs €1500.

Once you obtained your Work Permit you need to apply for a visa. These are the documents required for the visa application:
  • Completed Russian Visa application form (one per person) signed by the applicant;
  • Your current passport. It should be valid for at least six months after your departure date from Russia and have at least 2 blank pages;
  • One recent passport-sized photo with your name written on the reverse side;
  • The work invitation.
  • Travel insurance.
  • HIV Tests

The Work Visa costs €230.