Who can enter the territory of the Russian Federation

Who can enter the territory of the Russian Federation

Foreign students, postgraduates, students of pre-university courses of the following 71 countries can enter Russia to study:

Abkhazia

Republic of Maldives

Azerbaijan

United Arab Emirates

Armenia

Seychelles

Belarus

Serbia

Vietnam

Singapore

Greece

Tanzania

Egypt

Turkey

India

Finland

Kazakhstan

Switzerland

Qatar

Ethiopia

Kyrgyzstan

South Korea

Cuba

South Ossetia

Venezuela

Japan

Germany Syria
Tajikistan Uzbekistan
Sri Lanka

Iceland

Malta

Mexico

Portugal

Saudi Arabia

Austria

Hungary

Lebanon

Luxembourg

Mauritius

Morocco

Croatia

Belgium

Bulgaria

Jordan

Ireland

Italy

Cyprus

China

Liechtenstein

North Macedonia

United States of America

Albania

France

Czech Republic

Iraq

Spain

Kenya

Slovakia

Andorra

Denmark

Djibouti

Colombia

Kuwait

New Zealand

Peru

South Africa


To enter, you need to

Notify the university at least 10 days before entry about the planned date of arrival in Russia for study.

Contact information of employees.

Wait for a response about the agreement of the terms and date of arrival by email. Fill out the registration form according to the instructions sent.


Before and after entry

a) Not earlier than 3 calendar days before arrival in Russia, make a test for COVID-19 by PCR (get a document in Russian or English).

b) Arrive and check in at the place of residence (dormitory or apartment/hotel/other). Observe the regime of self-isolation at the place of residence. For citizens living in university dormitories, the place of isolation is the premises of the observatory of the SUSU campus (79a Sonya Krivoy Street, first floor).

c) Make a second PCR test within 72 hours of entry.
 

For everyone else who is in self-isolation in an apartment, in a hostel, etc., you can take the test in specialized medical centers. The procedure for passing the test, the cost and type of payment are regulated by medical centers.

 

Admission to classes

After passing self-isolation and passing a PCR test:

a) Issue a medical insurance policy - office 150 of the main building of SUSU, Department of Migration Support for Foreign Citizens. The estimated cost of a medical insurance policy is from 2000 to 5500 rubles (depending on the types of medical care). Get a referral to the SUSU Medical Center.

b) Pass a medical examination, providing the SUSU Medical Center with two negative results of laboratory testing of the material for COVID-19 by PCR (obtained before entering the Russian Federation and in Chelyabinsk). Get a referral for admission to classes.

c) Get a certificate of admission to classes in the International Office (office 913, the main building of SUSU).


Visa processing

To issue an invitation to enter for foreign citizens from visa-requiring countries, you must:

1. Check the validity of the passport. The document must be valid for at least 1.5 years from the date of the intended entry into the Russian Federation.

2. Submit an application by e-mail invitationletter[at]susu[dot]ru (application form) and receive confirmation of acceptance of the application.

3. Wait for the issuance of the invitation (not less than 20 working days after the confirmation of the acceptance of the application) and receive instruction for entry.


IMPORTANT

If the student does not notify the university of the planned arrival within the prescribed period (no later than 10 days before arrival), the university will not be able to submit the list for entry into the territory of the Russian Federation in time, and the student will not be allowed to enter the territory of the Russian Federation at the border!

During the isolation period, the study takes place in an online format. For questions related to the educational process, please contact your institute/higher school.

If you experience the first symptoms of an acute respiratory illness (fever, sore throat, runny nose, cough), immediately report it to the SUSU Medical Center or call a doctor (call the 24-hour telephone line specified in your insurance policy, at night - call an ambulance by phone 112 or 030).


*Citizens of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union who enter the Russian Federation from the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus and the Kyrgyz Republic through air checkpoints across the state border of the Russian Federation, confirm the presence of a negative test result for COVID-19 by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method using mobile app "Traveling without COVID-19".

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