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Visa and registration extension

What documents are needed for extending migration registration of CIS students?

Please provide the following documents to apply for an extension of your migration registration (for up to 1 year): 

Please provide the following documents to apply for an extension of your migration registration (for up to 1 year): 

  • a copy of all pages in your passport; 
  • your registration slip (original and a copy);
  • your original migration card + 2 copies; 
  • a certificate issued by your Programme Office;
  • an extract from the directive on the enrolment; 
  • a copy of your paid educational services agreement, certified by your Programme Office (if you are studying on a fee-paying (contractual) basis),
  • a certified copy of your agreement with an international partner-university (if you are an exchange student);
  • a copy of a recommendation letter issued by the Russian Ministry of Education, and certified by your Programme Office, if you are studying under the Ministry’s quota (for CIS and international students).
  • a request form from HSE (optionally, if it is requested from the police office; see the information "Where can I obtain a request form?" below on this page).

The documents for extension of your migration registration must be submitted at least in 25 calendar days before the current registration’s expiry date.

Upon returning to Russia after leaving the territory of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens (e.g., students, trainees and specialists) must again apply for migration registration at the local office of migration authorities on the day following their arrival. Please make sure to have your passport and migration card on you.

In case your migration card is lost, you may stay in Russia without it up to 3 days. However, you must urgently reapply for a migration card at the local police department.

Please note that, pursuant to the Russian legislation, foreign citizens who violate immigration regulations are subject to a fine and may be deported from Russia on the basis of a court decision.

What documents are needed for extending migration registration of international faculty and researchers from CIS countries?

The following documents will be needed for extending migration registration of international faculty and researchers from CIS countries:

1. a copy of your employment/independent contractor agreement, certified by the HSE Office of Human Resources;

2. a copy of all pages in your passport; 

3. a copy of your registration slip and migration card;

4. a request form from HSE (optionally, if it is requested from the police office; see the information "Where can I obtain a request form?" below on this page).

The documents for extension of your migration registration must be submitted at least 25 calendar days before your registration’s expiry date.

What documents are needed for extending migration registration and visas of international students?

The following documents will be needed for extending migration registration and visas of international students:

- a copy of all pages in your passport, including all empty pages;

- your registration slip (original and a copy);

- your original migration card + 2 copies;

- a certificate of enrolment issued by your Programme Office;

- an extract from the directive on your enrolment;

 - a copy of your paid educational services agreement, certified by your Programme Office (if you are studying on a fee-paying (contractual) basis),

- a copy of a recommendation letter from the Russian Ministry of Education (if you are studying under the Ministry’s quota);

- a slip of a state duty payment for visa extension of 1,600 roubles;

- 1 colour photograph (3.5 х 4.5 cm) and a copy of your visa;

- a request form from HSE (optionally, if it is requested from the police office; see the information "Where can I obtain a request form?" below on this page).

Please make sure that you submit documents for your visa and registration extension not earlier than in 90 days and no later than in 45 calendar days before your current visa’s expiry date.

What documents are needed for extending migration registration and visas of international faculty and researchers?

Please make sure that all documents for your visa’s extension are ready not later than within 25 working days before the expiry date of your visa. Your registration will be extended simultaneously with your visa for the duration of your multiple entry visa. To this end, you will need:

- the original of your passport + a copy (the first page with your photograph + copies of all pages with stamps, notes and visas);

- a copy of your visa;

- the original of your registration + a copy (both sides);

- the original of your migration card + a copy;

- a colour photograph (3.5 х 4.5 cm);

- a slip of the state duty payment of 1,600 roubles;

- a copy of your employment/independent contractor agreement, certified by the HSE Office of Human Resources;

- the original of your new Work Permit + a copy (for HQS);

- a request form from HSE (optionally, if it is requested from the police office; see the information "Where can I obtain a request form?" below on this page).

If you arrive with your family, please also submit their documents to extend their registration. To this end, in regards to each family member accompanying you, you must submit:

- original passport(s) + copies of passports of family member(s) and a copy of your passport (pages with photographs and its validity period);

- a copy of your visa, and copies of the visas of your family members;

- copies of the registration of your family member(s) along with a copy of your registration (both sides);

- the original migration card of your family member(s) + 1 copy;

- colour photograph(s) of your family member(s) (3.5 х 4.5 cm);

- a slip of the state duty payment of 1,600 roubles;

- a copy of your employment/independent contractor agreement, as certified by the HSE Office of Human Resources;

- a copy of your Work Permit (for HQS);

- a copy of your marriage certificate and/or the birth certificates of your children.

 

 

 

Where can I obtain a request form?

To obtain a request form from HSE, please send an e-mail to the HSE Visa and Registration Centre at visa-registration@hse.ru.

What is the correct way to fill in the request form?

а) When filling in the request form, please make sure to edit only the fields highlighted in yellow;

b) If 2 options are available, select as applicable and delete the other option;

c) PLEASE DON’T use CAPSLOCK when filling in the request form;

d) If you are a STUDENT, please note: in the last field, please select 1 of the 2 options: studies under a quota (обучение по квоте МОН) or studies under a tuition fee agreement (обучение по договору).

  • If you are a student (and you don’t need a visa to enter Russia), please download and fill in this request form:

 Request form 1 (DOCX, 16 Кб)

  • If you are a student (and you need a visa to enter Russia), please download and fill in this request form:

 Request form 2 (DOCX, 16 Кб)

  • If you are a foreign faculty member/researcher (and you don’t need a visa to enter Russia), please download and fill in this request form:

 Request form 3 (DOCX, 16 Кб)

  • If you are a foreign faculty member/researcher (and you need a visa to enter Russia), please download and fill in this request form:

 Request form 4 (DOCX, 16 Кб)

 


 

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