The latest update on the payment of the state fee for issuing an invitation for foreign citizens to enter the Russian Federation
Please be informed that starting from May 17, 2019, pursuant to the directive of the Moscow Migration Office of the MIA of the RF, the state fee for extending invitations to foreign citizens and stateless persons shall be paid for only by bank transfer. Such a transfer shall be made from the host organisation’s bank account and accompanied by an original payment order with the bank’s stamp confirming the execution of payment.Individual payment orders shall be issued for each invitation to a foreign citizen to enter Russia.
Therefore, receipts for state fees paid for in cash in bank offices (including “Sberbank” and other banks) will not be accepted by the Moscow Migration Office of the MIA of the RF.
Please request the bank details to pay the state fee by e-mailing at: email@example.com. Please contact the HSE University’s Accounting Office if you have queries on the payments of state fees.