To apply for a visa, you will have to pay a visa fee and a service fee.
The visa fee is collected on behalf of the Consular Authority and the service fee is collected for the processing of your visa application at TLScontact.
To apply for a visa, you will have to pay:
Attention: Payment of the visa fee and the service fees do not give any guarantee or right that a visa will be granted. The visa fee and service fee are both non-refundable and non-transferable if the visa application is denied by the Embassy staff or if the applicant decides to terminate his or her application.
|Long stay national visa, more than 90 days*||180.00||14,940.00|
|Short stay Schengen visa, less than 90 days:
|Short stay Schengen visa, less than 90 days (citizens of other countries)||80.00||6,640.00|
|Short stay Schengen visa, for children below 18 years old (citizens of Ukraine and Moldova)||Free||Free|
|Short stay Schengen visa, for children between the age of 6 and below 12 years old (citizens of other countries)||40.00||3,320.00|
|Short stay Schengen visa, for children between the age of 6 and below 12 years old (citizens of Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan)||Free||Free|
|Short stay Schengen visa, for child under six years of age||Free||Free|
The visa fee is mandatory for all visa applications unless you are within the exemption categories.
* The visa fee, only collectable in RUB, may change as a result of currency fluctuation.
The visa fee is fixed in EUR but payable only in RUB. The exchange rate between these currencies is decided by the Consular Authority and is updated periodically, therefore the amount you are requested to pay may differ from those quoted above.
The service fee, mandatory for any visa application, is RUB 2,075.00 (Moscow, Saint Petersburg) and RUB 2,324.00 (Ekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Rostov on Don). This amount has been decided in agreement with the Consular Authority and corresponds to the different services provided by the TLScontact centre (i.e. visa application reception, data processing, information collection, appointments booking, etc.).