Quite often Russian visa applicants are not sure how to go about their visas and they are naturally dependent on the company invited them. But it is not rare when those instructions are misunderstood; the information is not up to date or incomplete.
To avoid delays in the visa application process you are wise to check the website of the Russian Embassy or Consulate (in the country and the area you live in) or related to the institution of visas will always be able to provide the necessary information about visas, supporting documents, pricing and processing time.
Here are the most common mistakes applicants make when applying for a Russian visa:
– A visa application form is required for each applicant. This should be filled online on the website of the Russian Visa Application Center, printed, signed and photographs should be attached to it. Application forms filled out by hand are not accepted.
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– Before you start filling out the application form, if you will do this for the first time, we see the instructions on how to do it. From our experience, we know that the struggle of many applicants with the forms of lines and found some puzzling questions.
– Be specific when answering the questions. For example, when you come to the question of all the countries you've visited in the last 10 years, you cannot just put "a lot" or "I do not remember". Check the stamps in your passport, there is a date when you are traveling abroad.
– It's okay though if you leave the right addresses and phone number details of your education and former employment. It is necessary to type a combination of numbers if the computer system will not allow you to complete the form.