04 August 2021
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Phone:
+7 (812) 670-92-46
E-mail:
public@spbftu.ru

Visa Support

REGISTRATION ON ARRIVAL

All for­eign­ers must be reg­is­tered in the  Migra­tion Police depart­ment with­in 7 work­ing days after their arrival. Your doc­u­ments are col­lect­ed by the staff of the depart­ment of   for­eign stu­dents sup­port and brought to the Migra­tion Ser­vice. To pro­vide this you should come to the  depart­ment of   for­eign stu­dents sup­port SPSFTU next work­ing day after arrival.

For reg­is­tra­tion you need the fol­low­ing documents:

  1. Pass­port (orig­i­nal) and copies of each page; the first page( with pho­to), page with visa — 2
  2. Migra­tion card (orig­i­nal) and 2 copies of it.
  3. A tick­et to ( upon the request)

You will get migra­tion card while cross­ing the bor­der. It is an impor­tant doc­u­ment, don’t lose it or throw away. Please check that your name and sur­name are writ­ten cor­rect­ly and com­plete­ly, and that your Pur­pose of Trav­el in the migra­tion card is Education.

If inter­na­tion­al stu­dents were stay­ing in the tran­sit city ( for exam­ple Moscow, St. Peters­burg) on the way to Arkhangel­sk, they have to keep and bring their tick­ets to the Depart­ment of the Inter­na­tion­al Cooperation.

You will be reg­is­tered until the date of valid­i­ty of your visa and, if your peri­od of intend­ed stay is longer, you will have to pro­long your reg­is­tra­tion.  Please note that you should apply for the visa pro­lon­ga­tion  one and a half month before the ter­mi­na­tion of your visa  valid­i­ty. You will receive reg­is­tra­tion cards, which con­firm your legal stay­ing in Rus­sia. On the oppo­site side of this card you can see the date of its validity.

If you vis­it oth­er cities dur­ing your stay, please remem­ber that reg­is­tra­tion in oth­er cities is only com­pul­so­ry, if you stay there more than 1 week. Nev­er­the­less, hotels and hos­tels might reg­is­ter you even if you stay for a short­er peri­od of time. There­fore, please inform the depart­ment of   for­eign stu­dents sup­port after you come back to Saint Peters­burg and bring your doc­u­ments for check­ing and pos­si­bly new registration.

If you are going to stay in St Peters­burg for more than 90 days, it is nec­es­sary to extend your visa, too. Be aware that for your visa exten­sion the valid­i­ty of your pass­port must be high­er than 18 months at the time you apply for it.

 

PROLONGATION OF VISA OR REGISTRATION

We ask you to be care­ful with reg­is­tra­tion, and to not miss the expiry date. To have your visa extend­ed you need to hand in the fol­low­ing doc­u­ments 45 days before the date of visa expiry:

  • You will need to sub­mit the fol­low­ing documents:
  • Pass­port (orig­i­nal) and two copies of each page
  • Migra­tion card (orig­i­nal) and two copies
  • Reg­is­tra­tion card, show­ing the date of your reg­is­tra­tion in Rus­sia and 2 copies
  • 1matt pho­to (size 3x4)
  • Receipt of paid fee of 1600 rubles for mul­ti visa

You have to make sure you have enough time to have your visa extend­ed. Please, note that stu­dents who for one rea­son or anoth­er fail to do so will be required to return home.

 

IF YOU ARE GOING SOMEWHERE FOR WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS

PLEASE TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION: REGISTRATION IS AN OBLIGATORY PROCEDURE EVERY TIME WHEN YOU LEAVE AND COME BACK TO SAINT-PETERSBURG, EVEN IF YOU HAVE GOT THE MULTIPLE- ENTRY VISA!

If you go either home for vaca­tion, or for prac­ti­cal train­ing, or just some­where out­side the city for week­ends (Moscow or any oth­er Russ­ian city), you should inform the about it. It is nec­es­sary even if you have got a mul­ti­ple-entry visa and you don’t cross the bor­der. When you come back you must be reg­is­tered again with­in 7 days.

You are kind­ly asked to keep the tick­ets and board­ing pass­es which con­firm your trip. We are ready to assist you in any relat­ed issues.

Always noti­fy depart­ment of   for­eign stu­dents sup­port about your new address! Your res­i­dence address and reg­is­tra­tion address must be the same. In case you move please pro­vide your new address to Inter­na­tion­al Office for the new registration.

It is advis­able to have your pass­port, reg­is­tra­tion card copies and the con­tact person’s phone in the uni­ver­si­ty with you in case you need it.

If you have any ques­tions or dif­fi­cul­ties, don’t hes­i­tate to con­tact us:

Depart­ment of   for­eign stu­dents sup­port:

  Saint Peters­burg Insti­tut­skii per.5 liter Y  (main build­ing) room 305, 3 floor
 Phone: +  +7 (812) 6709356

e‑mail: omop@spbftu.ru

mobilityftu@gmail.com

 

Open hours:
Mon­day- Fri­day 09:00–17:00, Lunch time: 12:00–13:00