Visa Information

Dear visitors!

The Agreement between the Russian Federation and Republic of Mauritius on Mutual Abolition of Visa Requirements, which was signed in Port Louis on 23.12.2015, will enter into force on 10.04.2016.

Under the Agreement, citizens of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Mauritius holdinga valid passport, including a diplomatic or service passport, and who have no intention to be employed, study or reside on the territory of the other state, are exempted from visa requirements and may enter into, stay in or transit through the territory of the other state  for up to 60 days for every period of 180 days, beginning from 10.04.2016.

Citizens travelling for the purposes of working, residing or studying on the territory of the Russian Federation or of the Republic of Mauritius have to apply for visas in accordance with national legislation of every state.

Visa Information

Visa fee is paid by cash ONLY directly at the Consular Section of the Embassy.

Please, study carefully all visa types to prepare the complete set of documents. 

IMPORTANT! Please, book an appointment beforehand by e-mail (rusemb.mu@yandex.ru) or by telephone (696-15-45, 696-55-33).

Dear applicants,

Please note, that in case of annulation of your foreign passport it is necessary to transfer your valid Russian visa to the new one. Otherwise, the entry to the Russian Federation will be rejected.

TOURIST VISA

To apply for tourist visa an applicant should submit the following documents:

  1. National passport (valid at least after 6 months, starting from the date when the visa expires).
  2. Completed visa application form via http://visa.kdmid.ru. (Answers on the questions shall be detailed. Application form is signed by the foreign citizen personally).
  3. One recent passport size photo (3,5*4,5 cm).
  4. Confirmation letter from travel agency which has a corresponding reference number. Tourist documents should contain  personal data of the applicant such as full name, date of birth, passport number, dates of entry and departure to/from Russia, itinerary of the trip, reference and registration number of the Russian hosting agency, its official seal and signature of an authorized person of the hotel reservation.
  5. Plane/railway tickets.
  6. A document confirming legal stay in Mauritius - for Citizens of third countries.
  7. Visa fee.

After the visa is received it should checked properly by the applicant (passport number, date of birth, term of validity, etc). Any misprints or inaccuracies should be reported immediately. The Consular Section assumes no responsibility for any discrepancies in visas which have not been brought to its attention prior to the departure from Mauritius.


STUDY VISA

  1. National passport valid at least 1,5 years after the date of issue of the visa;
  2. Completed visa application form via http://visa.kdmid.ru. Application form is signed by the foreign citizen personally
  3. One recent passport size photo (3,5*4,5 cm).
  4. Paid travel insurance: the medical insurance should cover the entire period of the applicant’s stay in Russia.
  5. Original HIV blood test (AIDS) Certificate. HIV blood test should be taken not earlier than 3 months before applying for a visa.
  6. Original letter of Invitation from your Russian host (educational) organization must be issued by the Federal Migration Service or its local office.
  7. A document confirming legal stay in Mauritius - for Citizens of third countries.
  8. Visa fee.


BUSINESS VISA

A citizen of Mauritius can visit the Russian Federation for business or commercial purposes or to attend a conference, exhibition, to participate in scientific, cultural and artistic activities, international sport events or official exchange programmes. To apply for a business visa an applicant should submit the following papers:

  1. National passport 
  2. Completed visa application form via http://visa.kdmid.ru. Application form is signed by the foreign citizen personally.
  3. One recent passport size photo (3,5*4,5 cm)
  4. Paid travel insurance: the medical insurance should cover the entire period of the applicant’s stay in Russia.
  5. Original HIV blood test (AIDS) Certificate. HIV blood test should be taken not earlier than 3 months before applying for a visa.
  6. A written request from a host legal entity or company, organization, or an office or their branches, state and local authorities of the Russian Federation or organizing committees of trade and industrial exhibitions, conferences and symposia held on the territory of the Russian Federation.  An invitation must be signed by an authorized person and sealed with the official seal of the organization.
  7. A document confirming legal stay in Mauritius - for Citizens of third countries
  8. Visa fee.


WORK VISA

  1. National passport valid at least 1,5 year after the date of issue of the visa.
  2. Completed visa application form via http://visa.kdmid.ru.  Application form is signed by the foreign citizen personally.
  3. One recent passport size photo (3,5*4,5)
  4. Paid travel insurance: the medical insurance should cover the entire period of the applicant’s stay in Russia.
  5. Original HIV blood test (AIDS) Certificate. HIV blood test should be taken not earlier than 3 months before applying for a visa.
  6. Official invitation for work issued by the General Administration for migration issues of the Interior Ministry of Russia. The invitation could be processed on behalf of the organization inviting you to visit Russia with work purposes by a Local Office of the General Administration for migration issues of the Interior Ministry of Russia. The original of the invitation should be sent to the applicant directly.
  7. Document confirming legal stay in Mauritius - for Citizens of third countries. 
  8. Visa fee.


PRIVATE VISA

  1. Valid national passport
  2. Filled in a visa application form via http://visa.kdmid.ru.
  3. One recent passport size photo (3,5*4,5 cm)
  4. Original letter of invitation from the Russian citizen must be issued by the Federal Migration Service or its local Office.
  5. Document confirming legal stay in Mauritius - for Citizens of third countries. 
  6. Visa fee.


HUMANITARIAN VISA

A person can visit the Russian Federation to attend a conference, exhibition, to participate in scientific, cultural and artistic activities, international sport events or official exchange programmes.

  1. Valid national passport.
  2. Completed visa application form via http://visa.kdmid.ru
  3. One recent passport size photo (3,5*4,5 cm)
  4. Paid travel insurance: the medical insurance should cover the entire period of the applicant’s stay in Russia.
  5. Written request from the host organization to participate in the activities, specified in the request containing the following information: for the host organization – full title, legal address of the organization in the Russian Federation, tax registration number; for the guest person - name, surname, date of birth, gender, citizenship, passport number, purpose and a period of the trip, number of entries. An invitation must be signed by an authorized person and sealed with the official seal of the organization. 
  6. Document confirming legal stay in Mauritius - for Citizens of third countries. 
  7. Visa fee.


TRANSIT VISA

Transit visa is needed when a person travels through the Russian territory to another country. Transit visa is normally valid for 3 days only.

To apply for a transit visa an applicant should submit the following documents:

  1. Valid national passport
  2. Completed visa application form via http://visa.kdmid.ru
  3. One recent passport size photo (3,5*4,5 cm)   
  4. Paid travel insurance 
  5. Valid visa for the country of your destination
  6. Air tickets (original or a copy confirmed) to and from Russia
  7. Visa fee.