Student Visa from India to Russian Federation

Student Visa from India to Russian Federation Description

  • The student visa is issued to foreigners who want to go into Russia for studies in educational institutions.
  • On this visa, applicants must have a confirmation of enrolment for the academic course they would be taking.
  • A letter of invitation from the institution in which you are to undergo a course or study research work would also be needed.
  • You are expected to have already submitted your data with the university of enrolment. The department of the university in charge of foreign affairs would then send your data to the immigration officials.
  • It is after this that your Invitation would be ready.
  • This invitation would be sent to you by the foreign affairs department of the chosen university.
  • You are to get an Invitation for entry to the Russian Federation which would be issued by the Russian Federal Migration Service.
  • A visa directive sent by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation would also be requested.
  • Russian student visas are usually valid for 3 months. Upon entry into Russia, you can extend your stay for a year or for the duration of your stay in the country.
  • The Russian student visa usually doesn't have a limited validity so it can be extended often, depending on how long you study in the country.
  • A recent HIV test certificate would be requested for while applying for the student visa. You are expected to submit it alongside all other valid documents.

Student Visa from India to Russian Federation Requirements

  • A valid passport with at least 3 months validity and at least 2 blank pages for visa stamps.
  • Two recent passport photographs that follow the format of a Russian visa should be provided. The photo should also be on a light background.
  • A copy of the applicant's return ticket is needed.
  • A bank statement dating back to at least 6 months must be submitted so as to show that you can financially sustain yourself for the duration of stay.
  • Children below the age of 12 are not required to go to the embassy for the interview.
  • Applicants should ensure that they have a copy of the correctly filled and signed visa application form.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Proof of accommodation for the duration of stay must be provided.
  • A detailed copy of the travel itinerary.
  • If the trip is sponsored by a friend or relative in Russia, then an invitation letter is needed.
  • Applicants below the age of 18 years must provide a copy of their birth certificate and a consent letter from parents.
Validity: The expected period for the course of study.
Processing Time: Four weeks
Cost: Not available

Shantipath Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, 110021, India.


(+91) (11) 2611 0640

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