Information for foreign citizens whose visa or registration expires between March 15, 2020 and January 15, 2021
“Guidelines for regulation of the legal status of foreign citizens and stateless people in Russia in connection with the threat of the spread of COVID-19”
Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of October 23, 2020 № 580 “On Amendments to the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of April 18, 2020 № 274 “On temporary measures to settle the legal status of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation due to the threat of further spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19)”
Between March 15, 2020 and December 15, 2020 documents for new MPGU invitations to the Russian Federation are not issued or accepted.
Dear students, you can apply for visa or registration extension online in advance.
If your visa or registration ends between March 15, 2020 and January 15, 2021, send copies of the necessary documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply for a visa extension NO EARLIER than 45 days before its expiration and NO LATER than 20 days after its expiration!
Please, write the following information in your email:
- Dormitory number or apartment address
- Your name in Russian
- Year of your studies
- Mobile telephone number
After document submission, Passport and Visa Department of MPGU International Relations Office checks your documents, then sends you payment details (state fee for a new visa) and gives you some instructions when you should bring a receipt/a passport/a registration.
If you require a consultation in Russian, send an email to email@example.com
If you require a consultation in English, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require a consultation in Chinese, send an email to email@example.com or text on WeChat 454546007
Please, send us copies in PDF/DOC, DOCX (Visa application letter).
Between March 15, 2020 and December 15, 2020 Russian authorities do not take any measures for foreign citizens deportation and visa cancellations.
If you have any questions, send an email to