Invitation - is an official document, that is issued at the Department of Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation. It usually takes around 35 to 45 days to issue the official “Invitation Letter for Studies”. Invitation letter confirms the fact that a student can get admission to one of the universities in Russia. A student’s visa can be proceeded at the Embassy/General Consulate of the Russian Federation only if the original of the official ‘invitation letter for study” issued by the Department of Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation is provided. The invitation letter is valid for the period from 30 to 90 days from the date of issue, so to get a student visa and enter the territory of Russia, you should apply to the Embassy/Consulate General of Russia in due time.
To get Invitation you should make a request to our representatives in your country. Required documents for Invitation:
You can take your invitation away from our representatives in 45 days.
Remember: The student must enter Russia 35 days before the end of "Student visa" expiration date!
copy of International passport (expiry date not less than 1 year and 8 month)
copy of the Certificate of complete secondary education of national standard
signed Agremment between our representative and you
Required documents for Visa (in Consulate):
medical certificate showing lack of HIV/AIDS
4 colorful photos
receipt of paid consular fee