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VISA PROCESSING PROCEDURE

TSU named after G.R. Derzhavin renders assistance to applicants in obtaining an entry visa. The University (Center for Migration and Visa Control) prepares an official invitation for a foreign applicant, which is sent to a foreign citizen to obtain an entry visa at the Embassy or Consulate of the Russian Federation.

A foreign citizen who has entered the Russian Federation for training in an educational institution, an ordinary study visa is issued by the territorial body at the place of registration by issuing a multiple visa for the duration of the contract for training, but not more than 1 year for each subsequent visa.

In case of ordinary study visa, in addition to the documents specified in subparagraphs 1-5, a copy of the contract for training or referral of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation is submitted.

The term of processing (renewal) of the study visa is 20 working days from the date of the documents delivery to the Federal Migration Service of Russia for the Tambov region.

A foreign citizen may be refused the issue of a visa, and the issued visa may be revoked, in cases if

  • this is necessary in order to ensure the defense capability, state security, public order, protection of public health;

  • a foreign citizen used false documents or reported deliberately false information about himself or about the purpose of his/her stay in the Russian Federation;

  • during his/her previous stay in the Russian Federation, a foreign citizen was subjected to administrative expulsion from the Russian Federation or deported - within five years from the date of administrative expulsion from the Russian Federation or deportation;

  • a foreign citizen has an outstanding or unexpunged conviction for committing a grave or especially grave crime in the territory of the Russian Federation or outside its borders, recognized as such in accordance with federal law;

  • in respect of a foreign citizen, a decision was made on the undesirability of stay (residence) in the Russian Federation.

The authorized state body is not obliged to explain the reasons for the refusal.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VISA PROCESSING AND RENEWAL:

  1. Visa application form.

  2. Receipt for payment of state duty for multiple crossing the state border of the Russian Federation - 1600 rubles.

  3. 1 photo 30mm X 40mm (black and white or color) with a clear face image in full-face, without darkened lens glasses and without a headdress, except for foreign citizens for whom the constant wearing of the headdress is a mandatory attribute of their national or religious affiliation, provided that the foreign citizen is depicted in such a headdress in the photograph in the passport.

  4. A valid passport and copies of passport pages that contain information about a foreign citizen and the validity of the passport. The validity of the passport should not expire earlier than in 6 months from the visa expiration date, as well as a copy of the visa (if available).

  5. A detachable part of the notice of the arrival of a foreign citizen to the place of stay and a copy thereof.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR A TRANSIT VISA:

  1. Visa application form.

  2. Receipt for payment of state duty – 1000 rubles. 

  3. 3 photos 30mm X 40mm (black and white or color) with a clear face image in full-face, without darkened lens glasses and without a headdress, except for foreign citizens for whom the constant wearing of the headdress is a mandatory attribute of their national or religious affiliation, provided that the foreign citizen is depicted in such a headdress in the photograph in the passport.

  4. A valid passport and copies of passport pages that contain information about a foreign citizen and the validity of the passport. The validity of the passport should not expire earlier than in 6 months from the visa expiration date, as well as a copy of the visa (if available).

  5. A detachable part of the notice of the arrival of a foreign citizen to the place of stay and a copy thereof.

  6. In order to issue a transit visa, it is also necessary to submit a valid ticket for the exit from Russia or a confirmed guarantee of its acquisition in the territory of the Russian Federation.