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How long will it take for the original Russian visa invitation to be posted to me in Australia? and at what cost?

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The Russian Embassy in Canberra requests the original business visa invitation.

How long will it take for the original to reach me by post from the day I order?

Is there an additional cost for postage?

Many thanks,
asked May 20, 2015 in Russian Visa by Eddie (160 points)
edited May 26, 2015 by admin

1 Answer

0 votes
Don't you want to try telex instead?

The price of sending it by courier post should be about $100 and will take only a few days. A standard post is much cheaper (like $5?) but it might take months, so I would advise against it.

I'd say try to apply with a copy first. Even if they say the need an original, you can always say that it takes too long for it to arrive so please could they try with a copy... there are real people working at the consulates and more often than not they actually do help :)
answered May 26, 2015 by admin (5,930 points)
Thank you but I have already ordered my invitation elsewhere.