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Visa and Registration Extension

Extending visa and registration is mandatory for international students to confirm their legal status in Russia.
 

Students who require a study visa



Оформи Register after arrival → Продление визы Extend your visa → Продление регистрации Extend your registration at the place of your residence
 
 When to:
1)     Extend visa: no earlier than 90 calendar days and no later than 45 calendar days prior to your visa expiration date. You may extend the visa for up to one year.
To extend your visa, you must prepare all required documents and personally submit them to the Visa and Registration Centre.
You can find detailed information on the visa extension procedure on Visa and Registration Centre website.

2)    Extend registration at the place of your residence: on the next working day after you receive a new visa
You can find detailed information on the registration extension procedure on Visa and Registration Centre website.
 
IMPORTANT: if you leave Russia and then return, you must re-register after your arrival in Russia.

 

Students who do not require a study visa

 


 
Оформи Register after arrival → Продление регистрации Extend your registration at the place of your residence
 
When: no later than 30 calendar days before your current registration runs out. You can extend the registration for up to 1 year starting from the date of your arrival.
If you continue your studies further, you will need to extend your registration accordingly.
IMPORTANT: if you leave Russia and then return, you must re-register after your arrival in Russia.

You can find detailed information on the registration extension procedure on Visa and Registration Centre website.
 


Note: If you decide to visit other Russian cities, you must to register at your place of residence in another city, and then, after returning to Moscow, re-register in Moscow.
You can find detailed information on the registration extension procedure on Visa and Registration Centre website.
 

Contacts

International Student Support Centre

We are part of Department of Internationalisation

  • Address
    11 Pokrovskiy Bulvar, office 626D
  • Visiting hours
    Mon.— Fri., 10:00 — 19:00
phone: +7 (495)7729590 *27661
phone +7 (495)7729590 *27662
phone +7 (495)7729590 *27660