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How can I get a visa to freelance-teach in Moscow, without an official employer?

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Specifically, I want to work with the freelance agency Vash Repetitor, but they don't officially employ teachers, so they're not able to issue the Letter of Invitation.

Would be very thankful for your feedback.
asked Nov 11, 2015 in Russian Visa by Aaron Burhoe (150 points)

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Well, if you want to work as a freelancer in Moscow technically that counts like you're an employee and you need a work visa, which is very difficult to get (expensive, that is, and your employer has to do that, which is impossible). So most foreigners who want to do freelance work in Russia just end up getting standard business visas. Those visas are made for "exploring business opportunities" or providing one-off "consulting services", participating in conferences etc. so they are not official visas for freelancers
answered Nov 29, 2015 by admin (5,930 points)
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Yes Business visas would be the best option. But the last I heard there was a problem with them. The visitor has to leave Russia every 90 days and can only stay 90 days at a stretch in Russia.
answered Dec 4, 2015 by GarethTaylor (180 points)