Visa Support

If you do not have a Russian visa

If you have already been enrolled in the educational programme, you will receive a visa invitation to apply for Russian visa.

If you want to apply for the preparatory course or non-degree studies or internship, please contact international-study@kantiana.ru.

If you want to apply for the full degree studies, please contact abiturient@kantiana.ru.

If you want to apply for the Russian language course, please contact ruslang@kantiana.ru.

If you want to visit a laboratory, please contact the chosen laboratory directly. You can find the contacts on our website.

If you already have a Russian visa

Extension of the student visa for international students at IKBFU

Single and multiple entry visas can be extended by issuing multiple visas and their registration in the Federal Migration Service in the Kaliningrad region according to the legislation of the Russian Federation. Documents for visa extension and registration must be applied simultaneously. A double-entry visa of this category cannot be extended. Also no visa issued for stated categories for other purposes of entry.

International students who arrived from counties which have visa relations with the Russian Federation must have only a student visa with a purpose "Studies". The host party in this case must be IKBFU.

International students who have intramural or part-time education can extend (or register) their visa no longer than one year since the last entry into the Russian Federation.

For state-funded and contract students: visa and registration for an academic year

1st course - until 20th March of the current year

2-4 (5) course – maximums for 1 year since the expiry date of the last visa

Last year of studies - until 30th August of current year.

Extramural students cannot extend their visa.

Document required for visa extension:

For state-funded students:

  1. Passport + copy.

  2. Student visa issued by the Russian Federation Consulate abroad or Migration Service in the Kaliningrad region + copy.

  3. Migration card + copy.

  4. Certificate of full/intramural/part-time studies (given by a dean of the appropriate department).

  5. 4 Photos 3x4, matted.

  6. Copy of the health insurance policy (insurance period - 31 March/01 October of current year, amount of insurance days - every calendar day).

  7. Receipt of payment of the tax fee for the visa issue (1000 ruble).

  8. Notice of the arrival of the foreign citizen to the place of residence + copy.

  9. Copy of the Russian Federation citizen’s passport (if an international student lives at the private address).

  10. Completed notification of the arrival of the international student

  11. Completed visa application

For contract students:

  1. Passport + copy.

  2. Student visa issued by the Russian Federation Consulate abroad or Migration Service in the Kaliningrad region + copy.

  3. Migration card + copy.

  4. Copy of the contract with IKBFU named "Training of a specialist with higher education"(copy of the first and last pages).

  5. Copy of the receipt of payment for current semester

  6. 4 Photos 3x4, matted.

  7. Copy of the health insurance policy (insurance period - 31 March/01 October of current year, amount of insurance days - every calendar day).

  8. Receipt of payment of the tax fee for the visa issue (1000 ruble).

  9. Notice of the arrival of the foreign citizen to the place of residence + copy.

  10. Copy of the Russian Federation citizen’s passport (if an international student lives at the private address).

  11. Certificate of full/intramural/part-time studies (given by a dean of the appropriate department).

  12. Completed notification of the arrival of the international student

  13. Completed visa application

Documents for visa extension must be submitted to the Department of HR and Legal Affairs not later than 25 days before the expiration date of visa.

In case of violation of the Russian Federation legislation, an international student shall be liable to administrative measures by the Migration Service (article 18.8).

  • Administrative penalty from 2000 to 5000 rubles;

  • Reducing the time of residence;

  • Expulsion from the Russian Federation without rights to return for 10 years.


Contact for visa and registration issues: visa@kantiana.ru.

Social Pages: https://vk.com/international_office

Welcome Centre

Address:
14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

Telephone:
+7 (4012) 59-55-00
fax: +7 (4012) 46-58-13

email:
welcome@kantiana.ru