When a foreign citizen plans to stay in the university residence:

  • On arrival at the study institution the foreign citizen needs to present 1) a document valid in the Russian Federation which proves his/her identity; and 2) his/her migration card to a member of the Preparatory Office for foreign citizens. (in accordance with art. 22 par. 3 On Migration Records of Foreign Citizens and Persons without Citizenship in the Russian Federation valid from 18.07.2006 No. 109-P3)

  • The required documents (migration card, passport, visa) need to be presented within seven (7) working days after crossing the border of the Russian Federation (in accordance with art. 20 par. 3 On Migration Records of Foreign Citizens and Persons without Citizenship in the Russian Federation valid from 18.07.2006 No. 109-P3)

  • After the foreign citizen’s migration statement has been recorded, he/she will receive a form of registration at place of stay (residence of the University) from the study institution.

When a foreign citizen plans to stay somewhere else (i.e. renting an apartment, living with parents etc.):

  • On arrival the foreign citizen has to timeously (within seven (7) working days after entering the territory of the Russian Federation) undergo the migration record procedure according to his/her place of stay (Par. 3 On Migration Records of Foreign Citizens and Persons without Citizenship in the Russian Federation valid from 18.07.2006 No. 109-P3).