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Visa Support

International Students Office

Russia, Tomsk, 30 Lenin Ave., of.332

Reception hours: 8.30 – 17.30
Break: 13.00 – 14.00
Telephones: 606-430 (Olga Bragina, Elena Chubenko)
Email: bog@tpu.ru

Migration information for International Students of TPU

Documents required for staying in the Russian Federation

Under the law of the Russian Federation, foreign citizens may move freely within the territory of the Russian Federation with the following documents:

  1. Passport with a valid visa;
  2. Migration card;
  3. Registration.

It is enough to have copies of these documents while staying in Tomsk. We also recommend you to have Student’s card and Dormitory pass on. 

Migration registration

Under the law of the Russian Federation, a foreign citizen must be registered by the Migration Service of the Russian Federation. For this purpose, after every arriving to Tomsk you should present the following documents to International Students Office (Main Building, of. 332) (here and after – MB, of. 332) during 3 days:  

  1. Passport;
  2. Migration card;
  3. A ticket to Tomsk.

After this procedure, you will be given the paper of registration, which you must keep carefully together with the migration card. 

General cases of registration are classified the following:

State Border crossing;
Coming from any city of Russia;
Hotel/hostel accommodation;
A change of dormitory;
Passport prolongation or reissuing.

NB! 

If you plan to rent a flat, you must be registered by the flat owner. It is forbidden to live in the rented accommodation without being registered there.  

 

A hand-carried paper of registration becomes void in cases of:

  • Another state border crossing;
  • Another hotel/hostel accommodation (if you was registered there);
  • Change of dormitory.

Departure and entry to the Russian Federation

Before the departure you should inform the staff of MB, of. 332 about leaving. In cases of completion of training, expulsion, study leave you must fill in a Departure list control and return it to MB, of. 332 before leaving. 

ОБХОДНОЙ ЛИСТ / Departure control list  

1 Фамилия. Имя. Отчество. / Full name  

ФИО студента_______________

Обходной принят: Брагина О.Г.

Дата ______ подпись__________ 

2

Академическая задолженность / Academic record

(Единый деканат)

 
3

Оплата обучения / Tuition fee 

(Единый деканат)

 
4

Общежитие / Dormitory 

Зав. Складом,  Зав. общежитием 

 
5 Оплата проживания в общежитии / Accommodation fee (Главный корпус ТПУ, ауд. 115)  
6 Научно-техническая библиотека ТПУ / TPU Scientific and technical library (Белинского, 55, ауд.123)  
7

Библиотека ШБИП / IIELC Library 

(Усова 4а, корп. 19 ТПУ, ауд. 439) 

 

After arrival you must present the documents for registration again by means of the instruction described above.  

Visa prolongation

For the purpose of visa prolongation you should present listed documents to MB, of. 332 at least 6 weeks prior to the visa expiry date:

  1. Passport;
  2. Paper of registration;
  3. Migration card;
  4. 1 photo (3,5х4,5сm) made on dull paper, colored or black-white, no glasses;
  5. A state fee payment receipt for Multi-entry visa (1600 rub, payment via Sberbank);
  6. For exchange students:
  • A copy of study contract (you may take it at International Students Office - Main building, of.333)  
  • For other students:
  • A copy of study contract;  
  • A copy of Study assignment from Ministry of Education (in Russian - копия направления на обучения от Министерства образования) (in case of state-funded education);

* You may take copies of a contract and an assignment at Student Support Center (United Dean's Office, in Russian – Единый деканат) (University Library,of.206) or Personnel Office (Main Building, of.122).

 

NB! Passport requirements: 

  • Keep your passport properly. In case of its damage, you might be rejected providing a visa.
  • The passport must have at least two blank pages.
  • The passport valid for at least 6 months prior to your visa validity is required.
  • If you renew the passport at the Embassy of your country in the Russian Federation, you must get new registration in TPU and replace/renew the visa. In this case you must collect the documents listed above and bring all together to MB, of.332 during 1 – 2 days after passport renovation.

Expulsion and study leave

Under the law of the Russian Federation expulsion and study leave are the reasons for visa term reduction. In this case you must apply for Exit visa and leave the Russian Federation. 

For the purpose of applying for Exit visa, you should present listed documents to MB, of. 332 3 weeks prior to leaving Russia:

  1. Passport;
  2. Paper of registration;
  3. Migration card;
  4. 1 photo (3,5х4,5сm) made on dull paper, colored or black-white, no glasses;
  5. A state fee payment receipt for Exit visa (1000 rub, payment via Sberbank );
  6. A copy of the ticket (ticket issue date should be accorded with the experts at MB, of. 332).

Loss of passport, registration, migration card

  • If you lost the passport:

To reissue the passport you should proceed as follows:

  1. To file an application for loss of passport to Police Department and get there a Police certificate about passport loss. 
  2. To present the following documents to Migration Department (in Russian - Отдел по вопросам миграции ОМВД России по Кировскому району г. Томска) (Uchebnaya st., of. 9) to issue a Certificate for departure to the Embassy of your country for the purpose of  passport reissuance:
    - Police certificate about passport loss;
    - 2 photo (3,5х4,5сm) made on dull paper, colored or black-white, no glasses;
    - a copy of the lost passport (if available). 
  3. To apply for reissuing passport to Embassy of your country; 
  4. To apply for reissuing visa to MB, of. 332. 

 

  • If you lost the registration or migration card:

You should present the following documents to Migration Department (in Russian - Отдел по вопросам миграции ОМВД России по Кировскому району г. Томска) (Uchebnaya st., of. 9):

- Passport;

- Passport translation signed and stamped by notary.

 

NB!

In case of reissuing a migration card, you must be registered again by means of the instruction described above.

Responsibility for violation of migration legislation

According to the law of Russian Federation, you are personally responsible in cases of violation of migration legislation. Here are few of them:

  • Violation of State border crossing; 
  • Loss of the term for registration; 
  • Loss of the term for visa prolongation;
  • Loss of the term for departure from the Russian Federation (in case of expiry of visa validity); 
  • Illegal employment.

The basic statutory enactments in the field of migration legislation of the Russian Federation:

№114-ФЗ от 15.08.1996г. « О порядке выезда из РФ и въезда в РФ»;

№115-ФЗ от 25.07.2002г. "О правовом положении иностранных граждан в РФ»;

№109-ФЗ от 18.07.2006г. "О миграционном учете иностранных граждан и лиц без гражданства в РФ";

 Приказ МВД России №859 от 16.11.2017г. "Об утверждении Административного регламента Министерства внутренних дел Российской Федерации по предоставлению государственной услуги по оформлению, выдаче, продлению срока действия, восстановлению и по исполнению государственной функции по аннулированию виз иностранным гражданам и лицам без гражданства".

Remember!

You must apply to MB, of.332 during 3 days in cases of:

  • State Border crossing and coming Tomsk;
  • Coming from any city of Russia;
  • A change of dormitory;
  • Passport prolongation or reissuing.