You will need
  • - your Russian passport or a residence permit in the Russian Federation;
  • - completed application for issuing of an invitation to a foreigner;
  • - copy of passport of the foreigner;
  • - a letter of guarantee from your name on the commitment to provide additional housing, medical care, money for the whole period of his stay in Russia;
  • - proof of income (do not provide pensioners and students).
  • receipt about payment of state duty (in 2011, 500 p.)
The first thing to ask a foreigner who is invited in Russiato send you e-mail a scanned copy of your passport pages with personal data. Print it if you are going to refer to the FMS. If you will fill the application for issuing of an invitation to the government services portal, the system will require you to attach the document in electronic form.
When filling in the application online you will be able to choose the division of the FMS, in which you prefer to apply.Besides passport data value, you have to specify in the request, where and whom he works, and the address of the place of work. Or to write that the unemployed, in the working ' home.
The form of the letter of guarantee on providing value you can download on the website of the regional Department of the Federal migration service or the state services portal. At last there are also samples of filling.
Requirements for the income statement and find out its size in FMS. Usually the best option - the certificate on form W-2. Details for payment of the state duty tell in the FMS and branches of Sberbank.
With a complete set of documents come to office hours in the Department of FMS. If they are all right, the invitation should be ready after 30 days.
If you need a visa urgently and it is documented (need for emergency treatment, serious illness of a relative, funeral, etc.) - in 5 days.