Foreign volunteers at the Olympics-2014 will get free of charge visas within a day

This information has been announced by Gennadiy Gatilov, Russian Federation Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

It is supposed to allow the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to make a decision on the issuance of a visa to a foreign citizen under a petition of the ANO “Organizational committee “Sochi 2014”. This procedure will considerably shorten the period for visa issuance. Besides, no state duty will be charged for this service.

The process of execution of an invitation currently lasts up to 30 days from the day of appeal.

English Translation by BSN
Adapted from SOCHI-24