What is a telex number for Russian visa​?

Telex Russian business invitation is a message sent by a special communication channel from the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation to a particular Embassy or Consular office. It is basically an instruction to grant the Russian entry visa to a patticular foreign national. Telex invitation can be arranged only by foreigners who seek to obtain the business visa to Russia.

The advantage of this type of invitation would be a significant saving in time and money, as it is not needed to be sent using the international express mail service. The foreign citizen is simply informed of the Telex number and the inviting company's details, which should be indicated in the application form when applying for the visa.

Russian Telex Invitation - Quick overview:

Period of stay: 90 days (up to 1 years)
Entries: Multiple entry
Processing time: 7-14 days
Price:   $125 USD - Get Invitation

How to get Telex Russian invitation?

Telex invitations may be issued only upon an application filed by a Russian-based company, that is accredited by the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. You can expect your Telex invitation in support of a single- or double-entry visa (valid for 30-90 days) to arrive in 3 days, for a multiple-entry visa (valid for 180-365 days) it will take 14 days. It is advised to arrange a Telex invitation in not less than 45 days prior to the planned date of entry in the Russian Federation.

Find out more: Why use Telex or issue the invitation at the FMS when I can arrange an invitation from an organization

Our experts will take care of your Telex invitation. Please send us a copy of the following documents in the electronic format: passport of the invited foreign citizen and a copy of his/her previous visa to Russia (if available) You will also need to fill out the form.

Consider taking these three simple steps:

  • Step 1: Fill out the form
  • Step 2: Pay by credit card or via PayPal
  • Step 3: Get your Russian telex invitation

If the foreign person intends to obtain the Russian visa in a country, which is not his/her country of citizenship, he/she will need to send a copy of his/her temporary residence permit papers allowing him/her to stay in that country. 

For more information about how to obtain a business visa to Russia, please see the Russian Business Visa section.

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# Nader Saboori 2019-08-28 13:39
I would like to get a telex for a one year VISA to Russia. Pleas let me know how long it takes for you provide the telex number. Thank you.

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