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I am currently applying for a Russian visa. My Indian passport has only the first name (all my names are together in the first name section), it doesn't have a surname. As I understand, for US visas, one usually fills "FNU" in this case. Can someone please tell me what should be filled in the Russian visa application?

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    Is the field mandatory? – Neusser Jan 24 '18 at 16:20
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    Yes, it is mandatory. – Aarvi Jan 24 '18 at 16:34
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    How many names do you have? – VMAtm Jan 24 '18 at 18:05
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    My name follows the pattern name.A.B where A and B are my initials. In my passport, the first-name field has all these together, with full forms of my initials too. – Aarvi Jan 25 '18 at 2:32
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    You can split your name into first and last for the visa. When visa arrives it will matches with passport name. All they care for is a match. except for spelling mistakes. Immigration understands the first and surnames are different based on every countries etc.. – Rafee Jan 25 '18 at 3:10
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The instruction from the Russian consulate is to use '-' (hyphen) in the surname field. Got it as a reply to the mail concerning this query.

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