How to do registration, visa, how to properly extend and in what time limits
Here is some basic information that you should know about the migration-visa procedures for international students at PGUPS. If you do not find the answer to your question, please contact us.

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Check your passport: it must be valid. It should also have space for entry and exit stamps. The period of stay in Russia is limited to the period of validity of the passport and the period of study.
To apply for a study visa you must be accepted to the PGUPS program for Bachelor's, Specialist's, Master's or Postgraduate studies.

Please check your passport: it should be valid for at least 18 months from your planned arrival in Russia. Your passport should also have at least four pages to include your visa and arrival and departure stamps. If your passport does not have all four blank pages, you will need a new one.

For a 90-day, single-entry study visa, you will need an invitation letter. Please email your request to
The multiple-entry study visa will be issued after your entry to Russia.
If you have any questions, please contact us any way you like:

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