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Three Year Tourist Visa Application Questions

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I had a few quick yet long-winded questions in regard to the three year tourist visa process.

First, since the original invitation is ostensibly a single-entry invitation, do I still specify multiple entry on the embassy application form?

Second, in the guide on this site it states that I should, "still specify the intended dates of your travel during the next 3 years." I spoke with someone at ILS who seemed to indicate that this meant I should put the exit date on my visa applications as 3 years minus one day on my application. Is this correct? I suppose in this case it's more "first entry date" and "final exit date" for the whole of the 3 year visa, but I just want to make sure since I know that the application should reflect the original tourist invitation (which, of course, is only for one month).

Third, in a similar vein, for the itinerary that ILS requests do I attempt to list every tentative visit over the next three years, each being no more than 90 days (I can actually do this since, being a student, I'll only be traveling during the summer months) or do I just list the first entry date and then the three years minus one day date with a list of all the cities I'll theoretically be visiting?

Fourth, if I took a day trip to Finland, would that start the you-must-wait-180-days-before-re-entry process, or would I have no problems getting back into Russia?

Last, if my health insurance already has a form of travel insurance included, do I still need separate traveller's insurance?

Thank you ahead of time for helping me clear all this up!
asked Apr 1, 2015 in Russian Visa by DST (130 points)
edited Apr 2, 2015 by admin

1 Answer

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1) Yes

2) You could do that, yes.

3) I'd recommend you to list all the cities

4) I don't think there's a 180-days reentry wait, it's just that you can spend max 90 days in every 180 days.

5) No, but you should get a letter from your insurer confirming that their policy is valid in Russia.

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answered Apr 2, 2015 by admin (5,930 points)