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For the nationals of the countries that have a visa regime with the Russian Federation

​Issue of invitations  ​

In order to obtain a visa to enter the territory of the Russian Federation, you need to have an official invitation compiled in the format prescribed by the migration authorities. For the invitation to be issued to you, you need:  
  • To fill in the application form in English and in Russian and send it to our e-mail address (interdec@fa.ru​):

​​NB! The passport should not expire earlier than 18 months from the date of entry into the Russian Federation. 
It should not take more than 30 days to issue the official invitation.
The original of the official invitation will be sent to you by post by the migration authorities (if required) or by email (or fax).
After receiving the invitation, you should contact the consular department of the Russian Embassy in your country of origin and apply for a single entry student visa. 
If you have any questions concerning the issue of invitations, please call Elena Kozlova at: +7(499)943-94-77 (Leningradsky Prospekt, 49, room 403).  

For the students having the student visa that is valid for 3 months who enter the territory of the Russian Federation for the first time and need to register as migrants  

In order to obtain a multiple entry student visa and to extend the period of stay on the territory of the Russian Federation, a foreign national should show up within 3 working days and submit the following:  
  • An original of the passport with a visa; 
  • Four copies of the passport pages containing your personal information and the expiry date; 
  • An original of the visa;  
  • Four copies of the visa;  
  • An original of the migration card bearing a stamp of the border authority (with the ‘training’ indicated as the purpose for the entry);   
  • Four copies of the migration card;
  • A copy of  the educational services agreement  (for fee-paying students)
  • Public due payment receipt (in the amount of 1,600 rubles); should be paid through Sberbank (Savings bank);  
  • 2 photographs (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm, on matte paper, color or black and white);
  • Notice of arrival of a foreign national (with the period of stay indicated that corresponds with the single entry student visa expiry date (you should submit hard and soft copies (on the USB flash drive)).  
  • ​Notice of arrival of a foreign national (with no period of stay indicated (you should submit hard and soft copies (on the USB flash drive).  
  • Visa application with no period of stay indicated. Please indicate the names of close relatives only in line 19 (mother, father, sisters, brothers who are the Russian nationals, sample form filled)

Proof of payment of the visa due 
NB! We will not be able to start processing your documents if there are errors in them or if any of the above documents is lacking.   

Extension of the multiple student visa validity period and extension of the period of stay on the territory of the Russian Federation  

In order to extend the multiple entry student visa validity period and to extend the period of stay on the territory of the Russian Federation, a foreign national should show up not later than a month before the visa expiry date and submit the following:   ​
  • An original of the passport with a visa; 
  • Three copies of the passport pages containing your personal information and the expiry date;
  • Three copies of the visa;  
  • An original of the migration card bearing a stamp of the border authority (with the ‘training’ indicated as the purpose for the entry);   
  • Three copies of the migration card;
  • A copy of  the educational services agreement  (for fee-paying students) or a copy of the placement document of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (for the students whose tuition fee expenses are covered from the budget funds) certified by the general administrative department (Leningradsky Prospekt, 49, room  139 or 138);
  • Public due payment receipt (in the amount of 1,600 rubles); should be paid through any bank;  
  • 2 photographs (of any size and color);
  • Notice of arrival of a foreign national   
  • Visa application with no period of stay indicated. Please indicate the names of close relatives only in line 19 (mother, father, sisters, brothers who are the Russian nationals, sample form filled)

You should submit hard and soft copies (on the USB flash drive) of the above documents (the passport, the migration card, the agreement, visa, visa application and the notice).   
  
NB! We will not be able to start processing your documents if there are errors in them or if any of the above documents is lacking.   

Migration registration of nationals of the countries that have a visa regime with the Russian Federation    

Every time after entering the territory of the Russian Federation a foreign national should show up within 3 working days in order to obtain the migration registration and submit the following documents:  
  • An original of your passport and visa;  
  • A copy of your passport (incl. the pages where the personal information and expiry date is indicated);   
  • An original of the migration card bearing a stamp of the border authority (with the ‘training’ indicated as the purpose for the entry);   
  • A copy of the migration card;
  • A copy of the visa;
  • Notice of arrival of a foreign national  
You should submit hard and soft copies (on the USB flash drive) of the above documents (the passport, the migration card, and the visa).      
NB! We will not be able to start processing your documents if there are errors in them or if any of the above documents is lacking.   

Contact person
Elena Kozlova 
Leningradsky Prospekt, 49, room 403,
 tel.: 8-499-943-94-77    

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