Work and Student Visas

To apply for a Work or Student visa, an applicant should submit a completed visa application form, national passport, one standard picture, Money Order (see points 1-4 of General Information), as well as:

  • Original letter of Invitation from your Russian host organization must be issued by the Federal Migration Service or its local office.
  • Original HIV blood test (AIDS) Certificate. This certificate is valid for 3 month only (HIV blood test should be taken not earlier than 3 months before applying for a visa).

If you submit the documents for work or student visa, please be aware that the national passport has to be valid for not less than one and a half-year.