You will need
- documents required for obtaining different types of visas;
- - a passport.
Find out on what basis you can come to the UK. This can be teaching at a local University, working in English of the organization, the marriage with a citizen of the country. Also people who are exposed to violence and discrimination, the threat to life from the authorities of his country, can claim refugee status. There is also the opportunity to move, opening his business in the UK, but it is necessary to invest not less than 200 thousand pounds of his own funds.
Select the type of visa suitable for your situation. They are posted on the website of the British visa centre. Keep in mind that the UK though part of the EU, but not yet in the Schengen agreement and visa, for example, Germany, not to help you to enter England.
Gather the necessary documents for obtaining a visa. The website provides a list of the necessary papers. Apply for a passport if you don't have it or if, before the expiry of its validity less than six months.
Come to one of the British visa centers. They are officially working and operating in several cities of Russia. Tell them your documents with the photo and the completed questionnaires. After considering the matter, the officer will inform you of the result of the query. Even if you are denied a visa, you can collect additional documentation and apply again, maybe on another type of visa.
After getting the visa prepare for your departure. If you are going for a long time, for example, for a year, then it makes sense to withdraw from registration in the Russian housing and to register at the Russian Embassy in the UK. In this case, you will be able to save on payment of utilities, and, if necessary, to change the Russian passport, without entering into the country of birth.
Upon arrival in the UK examine how you will need to extend the period of stay in the country. Some of the types of visas you need to have in place to change the residence permit.