Welcome to VFS Global website for FAN ID distribution centers..

Please note that due to ongoing global COVID-19 developments FAN ID distribution is suspended.

Please go to for the latest updates.

Be advised that if you wish to collect the FAN ID at VFS Global Centre, kindly make sure that you prepare the following points in advance:

  1. Your personal appearance is mandatory. For the safety and security of your FAN ID, it will not be handed over to any person other than the FAN ID holder. If you are unable to collect your FAN ID in person, an authorized representative may collect your FAN ID on your behalf subject to him/her presenting an original notarized Power of Attorney letter (mentioning your FAN ID application number) along with a copy of your identity document (passport) specified in the FAN ID application and his/her original identity document to our staff when collecting the FAN ID
  2. If you come in person, you should present your original identity document (passport) specified in the FAN ID application and the FAN ID application number. Children are also required to present the original identity document (passport) specified in the FAN ID.
  3. For accurate and updated address and operational timing, always recheck the VFS Global FAN ID website before collecting your FAN ID at a VFS Global Visa Application Centre.

The FAN ID will not be handed over to a representative without the original notarized Power of Attorney letter.

For further assistance, please contact or 24-hour free multichannel phone line for calls from Russia: 8 (800) 5507528; for calls from outside of Russia: +7 (495) 2527436.

  • If you are not able to visit our centre's, you can opt for our courier service

  • Have you already applied for your FAN ID?

    Before you apply for our courier service, you should complete FAN ID online registration here

    Continue to Buy

Travel Insurance

Disclaimer - Usage Of Google Analytics

This VFS Global website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help VFS Global analyze how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website, compiling reports on your website activity for pages visited, the duration and bounce rate, while providing other miscellaneous services relating to website activity and usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can prevent Google’s cookie generated collection of data, referring to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), plus the processing of the data, by downloading and installing the browser-plugin, which you can find here: