Dear Applicants, below you can find the major requirements before you apply for a visa:
All fees are paid ONLY in cash in Russian rubles. We kindly ask you to prepare the necessary amount without change.
The visa fees and service charges once paid are not refundable.
The applicable visa and service fees in Rubles are as per the current exchange rate provided by the Consulate. The same is subject to change without notice.
All the fees mentioned above are inclusive of VAT.
|Category||Visa Fee in EURO||Visa Fee in RUB||BLS Service Charge in Euro||BLS Service Charge in RUB||BLS Service Charge in Euro||BLS Service Charge in RUB|
|If you apply for a visa in Moscow||If you apply for a visa in other regions of Russia|
|Nationals of Russian Federation, Ukraine, Armenia, Former Yugoslav, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Georgia||35||3019.85||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Nationals from other countries, Nationals of Russian Federation (business purpose)||80||6902.52||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Children under 6 y.o.||0||0||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Children from 6 to 12 (nationals of Russian Federation, Ukraine, Armenia, Former Yugoslav, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Georgia)||35||3019.85||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Children from 6 to 12 (nationals of other countries)||40||3451.26||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Urgent Visa for nationals of Russian Federation, Ukraine, Armenia, Former Yugoslav, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Moldova, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Georgia||70||6039.71||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
|Urgent Visa for gratis categories mentioned in Visa Facilitation Agreement||35||3019.85||30||2588.45||34.5||2976.71|
Exemption of Visa Fee charges:
In case of an application within three days before the intended travel, the fee waiver shall only apply to categories b), e) and f).
Please note that additional visa waivers may apply to certain categories of applicants, as per Portuguese national legislation.
* As defined in Recommendation No 2005/761/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 September 2005 to facilitate the issue by the Member States of uniform short-stay visas for researchers from third countries travelling within the Community for the purpose of carrying out scientific research.
Important: if a child is travelling alone, confirmation from airlines (follow-me service) is also to be provided.
In case of an Urgent visa tickets should be fully paid, in case of ordinary visa booked tickets are acceptable.
If traveling by car, copy of the “Technical Passport” of the vehicle, international driving license and car insurance (Green Card). If the vehicle is rented, the leasing contract. Also must be provided a printed itinerary of planned trip.
Applicants who have their own business must provide a copy of business registration and a copy of the tax identification number (TIN).
Participants in scientific, cultural and artistic activities:
Pupils, students, post-graduate students and accompanying teachers:
Participants in international sports events and accompanying persons in their professional capacity:
You should look directly at the camera. Face should be open with no hair around it. Eyes should be open, mouth closed. There should not be shadows on the face or red eyes because of the light.
Head coverings are not permitted except the religious one. Please avoid heavy framed of glasses.
Dear applicants, please pay attention that as per the requirement of the Consular section of the Embassy of Portugal in Moscow the Visa centres can refuse to accept the whole set of documents in case the photo doesn’t correspond the above mentioned rules.
Applications shall be decided on within 15 calendar days (or up to 3 days, in justified urgent cases) of the date of the lodging of an application which is admissible. That period may be extended up to a maximum of 45 calendar days in individual cases, notably when further scrutiny of the application is needed.
Dear applicants, please note that this processing time does not include courier services to other locations other than the Visa Centre.
It is important to note that as per the art.11 of the Visa code every applicant must sign its visa application form personally. Parent or official representative must sign the application form for minors.
Visa Application Form can be completed in Latin letters (transliteration), in English or Portuguese language.