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Visa Prolongation

Multiple-entry visa:

replaces your single-entry visa

allows you to re-enter the country multiple times

is given only for the duration of your study period at HSE University

must be submitted to Visa and Registration Centre 45 days  prior to expiration of your single-entry visa 

Multiple-entry visa becomes valid straight after the day your single-entry visa expires. If you need to leave Russia before your single-entry visa expires, you can return to Russia only via obtaining a new invitation and applying for a new single-entry visa in your country of residence.

A multiple-entry visa is applied for at HSE University Visa and Registration Centre in Moscow.


Documents to be prepared by a student:

  • copies of passport pages with stamps, marks and previous visas
  • migration card original + copy
  • registration slip original + copy
  • 1 photo 35mm*45mm (color)
  • visa extension fee payment



Documents to be prepared by SIMO:

  • certificate of enrollment
  • copy of the enrollment order
  • copy of your contract (only free-moving students)

When your multiple-entry visa is issued, you will be invited by e-mail to HSE University Visa and Registration Centre to bring your passport.

NB! If a student submits documents for the multiple-entry visa later than 45 days until the expiry of the current visa, Visa and Registration Centre will not accept them.

  STEP 1

You apply for a student single-entry visa in your home country consulate


You apply for a registration within 3 days after your arrival to Russia

  STEP 3

You apply for a multiple-entry visa 45 days before your first visa expires


Student International Mobility Office (SIMO)

We are part of Department of Internationalisation 

  • Visiting hours
    Mon.— Wed., 10:00 — 13:00
    Thu. — Fr., 14:00 — 17:00
Sofia Esipova

Incoming mobility coordinator

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27669
Tatiana Gremiakina

Incoming mobility coordinator

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27806
Valeriya Sokolova

Deputy Director of SIMO/Coordinator of 'Semester in Moscow' programme

phone: +7 (495) 772-9590*27668
Sofia Sadykova

Director of SIMO

phone:+7 (495) 772-9590*27672