Please be advised that from June 30, 2021 onwards the operation of the Russian Visa Center in Singapore (10, Anson Road, #21-04, International Plaza, Singapore 079903) will temporary cease. To apply for all types of visas to Russia foreign applicants should submit documents and passports to the Consular Section (Nassim Road 53) directly.
To apply for a STUDENT VISA you must have LETTER OF
INVITATION (LOI) issued by Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian
Federation at the request of educational organization in Russia (visa sponsor).
Please ask your educational organization in Russia to obtain and send a copy of LOI to you by email.
The LOI can be submitted in either copy or original. The LOI can also be issued in a form of TELEX. In this case your employer in Russia needs to provide you with telex number.
Nationals of the following countries which have Visa Agreements with Russia may apply for a short-term (up to 90 days) Student visa (purpose of visit “Study”, “Courses” or “Internship/Training”) with INVITATION LETTER issued by Russian educational organization:
Europe: (except Denmark, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Switzerland) Croatia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.
Rest of Europe – Croatia, Denmark, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
Your LETTER OF INVITATION defines.
- The name of your visa sponsor in Russia which you will need to indicate as Host Organization when filling in online visa application form.
- The number of entries to Russia – it can be single or double.
Besides, regardless of the visa type the following documents must be submitted to the Consular Section:
3. For Non-Singaporeans – valid Singapore Employment Pass or other Visit Pass/Permanent Resident Identification Card/Disembarkation Card: original AND photocopy.
6. Travel insurance for the citizens of European Union for the full duration of your stay in Russia.
Important! If you are going to Russia for long-term study,
you need LOI issued
by Russian Federal Migration Service valid for single trip. You will get visa which
would allow you to enter Russia and then convert it to multiple entries visa.
You may enter Russia on or after the date indicated in your visa. You must
convert your single trip visa to multiple visa before visa expiry date.
Please click on the tabs above for further information on Student visa application.