Getting a Visa and Going Abroad
Получение визы и поездка за границу
MISS DODGE: Good afternoon. Could I speak to somebody from the Consular Department, please?
SECRETARY: Good afternoon. Secretary's speaking.
MISS DODGE: My name is Dodge. I am going to visit Moscow as a tourist.
SECRETARY: You are welcome, Miss Dodge.
MISS DODGE: Should I apply for a visa personally or by post?
SECRETARY: Any way you wish.
MISS DODGE: What documents should I submit to the Consular Department, please?
SECRETARY: A completed application form, your passport, three recent passport-size photographs, and a letter from your travel agent.
MISS DODGE: Do I have to get in touch with a travel agency?
SECRETARY: Yes, Miss Dodge. All individual tourist trips are arranged through travel agencies. They will take care of the tickets and your hotel accommodation.
MISS DODGE: Thank you very much. When are you open?
SECRETARY: Monday through Friday. Our Consular office is closed on Saturdays and Sundays and on all legal holidays.
MISS DODGE: Thank you again, Miss Secretary.
SECRETARY: You are welcome. Goodbye.
MISS DODGE: Goodbye.
to submit a document - предъявлять документ
a recent passport-size photograph - недавняя фотография паспортного размера
legal holidays - официальные праздники