Visa information
Guide for the visa application
Disclaimer: Please note that this is meant as a rough guide, and does not replace the instructions given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. When in doubt, please follow the instructions found on the official website of the Consular Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation: https://visa.kdmid.ru, or those given to you by the consulate or embassy.
Visa support letter:
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The visa support letter will be issued by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation within one week of online registration.
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For WHO Member States, it will be sent to the focal point of the delegation. For participants from the UN and other partner organizations, the letter will be sent directly to each participant
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The letter is addressed to the local embassy or consulate of the Russian Federation.
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The letter is in Russian and contains information on the Conference, the dates and the venue, and the names and titles of all those individuals who are applying for a visa to that embassy/consulate.
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On the top left of the letter, next to the date, is the invitation number. An example of the number is 21-2/10/2-6831. Participants will have to enter this in the application form.
Online visa application form:
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Please keep aside sufficient time to complete the application.
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Please have ready access to a printer.
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Suggested documents to have on hand when filling the form: passport, visa support letter, hotel reservation details, travel insurance.
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The visa application form is available online at the official website: https://visa.kdmid.ru
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When beginning the application online, please note the electronic visa application number. An example of the number is 24711304.
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The application is divided into sections which you can see on a menu on the left.
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In the section 'Visa details', please choose a Humanitarian visa as type or category of visa. For applicants from the US, for e.g., this visa can be found under 'Purpose of visit (section)': SCIENCE-CULTURE-SPORTS-RELIGION.
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In the section 'Visit details', choose "Organization"' for 'Which institution are you going to visit', and enter "World trade center" in 'Name of Organization'. For the Address, please enter: " 12, Krasnopresnenskaya Embankment, Moscow, 123610". Leave the field 'Directive (telex) number' empty. If the form asks for 'TIN organization', please fill xxx/leave empty. Fill the invitation number found on the top left of the visa support letter (next to the date) in the field 'Invitation number'.
Visa application at the embassy or consulate:
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Print out the filled visa application form.
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Attach the requisite documents, along with the visa support letter.
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Participants will be issued a visa free of consular fees (either on the day or the next day after application to the Embassy/Consulate of the Russian Federation).
For any further visa support issues, please contact: