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THE CONSULATE GENERAL  OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
175 Bloor Street East, South Tower, Suite 801,Toronto,Ontario, M4W 3R8

Business Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10.00 – 12.00
Telephone: (416) 962 99 11 Fax: (416) 962 66 11
visa.toronto@kdmid.ru               www.toronto.mid.ru

Effective from July 15, 2013, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Toronto receive only visa applications submitted via the "Invisa Logistics Services Canada Ltd" located at:

Suite 200, 60 St. Clair Ave East, Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5
Tel. (416) 479 - 7386, Fax. (416) 479 - 7388
WWW.CANADA-ILS.COM
or at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Toronto only if the visa application submitted in person.

Please be advised that if you submit your documents to "Invisa Logistics Services Canada Ltd", you have to choose "Visa application center" as Destination in your application form.

Please be advised, that if you apply to the Visa Section of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Toronto in person you must choose «Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Toronto» as the correct destination when filling in the visa application form. The application form must be printed out on a single peace of paper from both sides and have a destination name and a 12-digit number on top of it.

BUSINESS VISA REQUIREMENTS

Documents for submission:

- Completed visa application with attached photo. The frame size must be 3,5 x 4,5 cm (1 3/8" X 1 3/4"). The Application must be signed by the applicant.

Link to Visa Application https://visa.kdmid.ru

- Valid national passport. At least two pages of the passport should be free from notes. Passport is to be valid for 6 months after the date of the planned departure from the Russian Federation.

- Photocopy of the ID page of your passport

- An Official letter of invitation or Telex Confirmation.

- INVITATION from the Russian host must be issued by the local office of the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation. Theinvitationsmustbesubmittedin original.

The Telex Confirmation is provided by Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation or by Ministry’s local offices only.

If applying for a multi-entry or double entry visa, it should be specifically mentioned in the Letter of Invitation or in the Telex.

- Money Order payable to the Consulate General of the Russian Federation

- Non-Canadian applicants must provide the copy of the document confirming their current resident status in Canada (PR Card, Landed Document, Work Permit).

- No medical insurance is officially required for Canadian citizens. On the basis of reciprocity mandatory medical insurance is required for the citizens of all Schengen Agreement Member-States.

- Applicants who used to be citizens of the USSR or of the Russian Federation and then emigrated from the USSR or from Russia must submit: one of the documents which confirms that they are no longer citizens of the Russian Federation (i.e. so called "Visa to Israel" or stamp in their passport saying that they left for "permanent residence abroad" before February 6, 1992 or official document certifying that their Russian citizenship was abrogated), otherwise the applications will not be accepted.

Consular Fees for visa processing for Canadian nationals ONLY:

Visa category

10 business days

3 business days

Single entry

75

135

Double entry

130

226

Multiple entry

225

405

In order to streamline and improve the visa obtaining process the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Toronto
is no more processing visa applications by mail starting from the 1st of September 2011.

Please note that all visa application received by mail will be returned to the applicant unprocessed.