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Additional Services

We constantly strive to offer a range of high end services to enhance customer satisfaction. As part of our constant and ongoing endeavor to add value to your experience we offer additional services designed to make the process easy and effortless. To use them, you will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee.

For your comfort while applying for your Visa you can call us on +971 420 55761 to know more information on the additional services available.

Visa at your Door Step service

Through the Visa at your Door Step service, the applicant can request for their application to be submitted from a place and time convenient to them for an additional cost of AED 525 (all applicable taxes included) per application. The Russia Visa Application Centre will have a team of trained officers who will attend to the applicant who wish to submit their visa application through the Visa at your Door Step Service. This service aims to offer convenience to applicants who are occupied and find it difficult to submit their application at the visa application centre.

Process:

  • This service is for the applicant / groups who wish to apply for their Russia visa from Dubai.
  • Applicant can opt to avail this service by visiting our VAC website or calling the dedicated contact number 00971 56 5398601 or by sending an email to the dedicated email address (vayds@vfsglobal.com), please make sure to mention the following mandatory details:
    1. Full Name
    2. Nationality
    3. Country you wish to apply for
    4. Number of applicants
    5. Location (Where the documents have to be collected from) and
    6. Contact details (mobile number & email address).
  • Upon receipt of email and call, the applicant will be contacted and requested for further information such as preferred date of appointment, company details, group size and location.
  • Applicants opting for this service will need to make the required payments (Visa fees + Service Charge + VAYDS Fees) during the booking of the appointment.
  • Applicant is required to have the completed Visa Application and the same to be counter checked by the staff. Requirements being:
    1. Fully completed application form
    2. Passport
    3. Photograph
    4. All supporting documents as per the checklist. (soft copy of checklist to be sent to the applicant)
  • On receipt of request for visa at your door step service, visa application centre officer will contact the applicant to explain about the prerequisites of the process and confirm the order.
  • Once the service is confirmed, the visa application centre officer will send a checklist specific to purpose of travel to so that the applicant can ensure visa application and documents are ready for pick up.
  • Trained visa officer will attend request received for ‘Visa at your Door Step”, prior appointment will be fixed with the applicant for the officer to visit and accept application.
  • All such applications will be picked up by visa application centre officer as per the time agreed with the applicant between 09:00 Hrs– 16:00 Hrs.
  • Officer attending the applicant will verify visa application and document submitted according to the checklist and will notify of any document which is required to be submitted. If the applicant does not wish to submit a document, same will be marked on the checklist as per regular process at VAC for visa officer’s attention.
  • Applicant will pay Visa fee, VFS Service fee and charges applicable for VAYDS service to the officer attending the applicant for accepting visa application.
  • Visa Application Centre officer will provide acknowledgments and payments receipts to the applicant on receipt of visa application, documents and payments.
  • The visa application accepted will be then transferred to visa application centre where in the submission officer will enter details of the application in the system which is as per the regular process.
  • Visa application centre will send an email update to the applicant with the reference number once the application is registered in the system.
  • Visa applications accepted through VAYDS once received at the VAC are treated as regular applications and will be submitted to the Russia Embassy/or Consulate General of the Russian Federation on the next working day as per the regular process.
  • Consulate will return processed passports in sealed envelopes which will be transported back to the VAC and then the VAC officer again contact the applicant to update status regarding receipt of passport and fixes an appointment for delivery as agreed between applicant and officer between 09:00 Hrs to 17:00 Hrs on all working days.
  • Passports are delivered to the applicant and acknowledgements are collected and stored in the VAC for the retention period agreed.

Prime Time Service:

The Prime time service is mainly aimed to facilitate working professional and business executives who would prefer to apply outside of their own working hours.

Prime time service allows applicants to submit their application at Russia Visa Application Centre outside of normal business hours, at a cost of AED 189.00 for each applicant, in addition to the visa fee and service charges (all applicable taxes included).

Prime time will be available as per the timing below:

Prime Time Business Hours
Sunday – Thursday 08:00 - 09:00
15:00- 16:00

The service fee is non-refundable.

Important: This service does not imply or guarantee in any way that applicants using the prime time service will have a faster turnaround time or be successful in their visa application. All visa applicants must meet the requirements of the Embassy/Consulate rules.

Russia E-Visa Form Filling

A dedicated member of VFS officers will assist you to complete your E-Visa application for Kaliningrad Region at charge of AED 105.00 per application. (All applicable taxes included)

Please note the Original Passport, Hotel Booking, Provisional tickets, Insurance and 1 photo will be required in order to complete the form.

This service is only available for following eligible nationalities:

Austria, Andorra, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Vatican, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Qatar, Cyprus, China (including Taiwan), The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Northern Macedonia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Philippines, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Japan.

VFS Global and its employees shall not be responsible for the contents and the accuracy of the information entered on the Visa Application Form, the responsibility lies with the applicant.

VFS Global shall not be responsible or liable for any adverse decision arising out of the contents or the accuracy of the information provided on the Visa Application Form

Assisted Form Filling Service:

A dedicated member of VFS officers will complete your visa application form online at a charge of AED 105.00 per application (all applicable taxes included).

Please note the Original passport, Hotel booking, Air tickets and Insurance will be required in order to complete the form filling service.

* All applicants are requested to verify the application form before submitting the documents.

VFS Global and its employees shall not be responsible for the contents and the accuracy of the information entered on the Visa Application Form, the responsibility lies with the applicant.

VFS Global shall not be responsible or liable for any adverse decision arising out of the contents or the accuracy of the information provided on the Visa Application Form

Courier Service:

Have your passport couriered to your location.

The visa application centre will courier your passport back to you once a decision has been made regarding your visa application. You can purchase this service at the visa application centre for a fee of AED 42.00 (all applicable taxes included). Please enquire about the courier service when you submit your visa application.

SMS Alerts Service:

Receive SMS updates informing you of the status of your visa application

SMS news updates will be sent to you informing you of the status of your visa application. Once purchased, you will receive several automated feedback messages to your mobile number informing you on the status of your application. The service supports English language and re-assures you that your visa application is progressing towards the final stages of the visa application process. At the end of the process you will receive an automated email message to your registered email address provided in your application form, informing you that the Embassy/Consulate General has arrived at a decision with regards to your application. You will, however, not be informed on the outcome of this decision.

You can avail this service for AED 10.50 at the time of submission (all applicable taxes included)..

Note: This value added service is optional and is available only in UAE for local SMS only.

Photograph service:

Applicants using this service can have their photograph taken at the visa application centre. This service can be availed for an extra fee of AED 36.75 for 4 passport size photographs.

Photocopying Documents Service:

You may avail this service in the Visa Application Centre for a fee of AED 2.10 (all applicable taxes included).

Documents printing service:

Applicants may avail this service for a fee of AED 5.25 per page to have any document printed by e-mailing it to us (all applicable taxes included). Please note: this service can be availed only before the submission process at the counter.

Services Provided Fee (all applicable taxes included).
Visa at your Door Step Service AED 525.00
Prime Time Service AED 189.00
Assisted Form Filling Service AED 105.00
Russia E-Visa Form Filling AED 105.00
Courier Service AED 42.00
SMS Alerts Service AED 10.50
Photograph Service AED 36.75
Photocopying Documents Service AED 2.10
Documents Printing Service AED 5.25