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Can I apply for a 3 year visa from Costa Rica (I'm a US Citizen)?

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I'd like to visit in early may, and will be in Costa Rica until the end of April, so I'd like to apply from here. I'm also curious if I can pay the consular fee in cash?
asked Apr 5, 2016 in Russian Visa by lkward13 (120 points)

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yes, it is possible.you need to make an appointment https://visa.kdmid.ru/PetitionChoice.aspx and come with all the documents including visa support letter to the nearest visa center. The payment could be only made in cash.
answered May 18, 2016 by marumu (1,900 points)