Visa Information

Most of foreign participants of the CBI 2019 should obtain a visa to enter the Russian Federation. Visa support will be provided for all delegates and accompanying persons.

Please note: Visa vouchers are issued to delegates whose registration has been completed.

Invitation letters are for visa purposes only, and do not imply any financial commitment from the organizers. All expenses involved with attending the conference, including airfare, transportation, lodging, meals, insurance and show entry fees, will be the responsibility of the attendee.

It is the responsibility of the participant to make the visa application early. Please be prepared and find out about processing time. In general, it is recommended to apply for a Russian visa at least 4 weeks in advance.

To entry the Russian Federation, visa is not required for citizens of visa-free countries entering Russia for a specific period (from 30 to 90 days) and for specific purpose (tourism, business, etc.) and with some restrictions. Duration of their stay in Russia is limited. The list of countries that have a visa-free regime with Russia is regularly changed and supplemented, depending on how successfully international relations develop.

Humanitarian visa

Organizing Committee provides visa support for humanitarian visa as well. For a request please contact MAKO Congress Management by email and send the copy of your passport.

Please note: price of the invitation letter for Humanitarian visa depends on the country.

Aim tourism visa

Official Service Agent MAKO Congress Management will provide participants upon request with the aim tourism visa voucher to obtain Russian visa. The voucher is solely for the purpose of visa application. With prepared voucher MAKO team will send your instructions how to get Russian visa.

Please note: Visa voucher is free of charge for participants who have booked and paid for room in the hotels using their Personal Accounts. If you are going to stay in the other hotels please send a confirmation of booking to

How to get voucher:

  1. Register for the Conference and go to your Personal Account.
  2. Click on the «Visa Support» section.
  3. Press the button «Visa Request Form».
  4. Fill in the required information.
  5. We will process your application and send you vouchers (it will takes from 1 to 3 working days).

Important guidelines for your visa application will be sent to you together with the visa support documents. When you get the invitation letter, please read the information carefully.