Moscow Forum «PROTIST–2016»

June 06 – 10, 2016

 
 

Dear colleagues, please keep in mind the dates of the pre- and post-conference tours when you make your visa support request.

Most foreign participants need to obtain a visa to enter the Russian Federation. 


Organizing committee and Monomax PCO will provide you with visa support documents (an official letter of invitation).
You will apply for the HUMANITARIAN visa.

PLEASE NOTE THAT PAYMENT AT LEAST FOR THE REGISTRATION FEE IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO START PREPARING YOUR VISA INVITATION. 

To get visa support documents you need to: 
1. Register online. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR NAME EXACTLY AS IT IS WRITTEN IN YOUR PASSPORT (including middle name, if any).
2. Go to the page Visa support and fill in the required data. Please choose whether you need a scan copy or the original. Scan copy is valid ONLY for EU and Schengen countries citizens who apply for a visa in EU or Schengen countries.
In case original visa support documents are needed: 
- please pay for express mail delivery in your Personal area beforehand;
- please indicate your postal address where you want the documents to be delivered and your mobile phone number in the Comment box.
3. Book hotel accommodation in your Personal area OR - if you plan to stay in another hotel or private apartment - indicate it in the Comment box.
4. Send the following information to email protist-2016@onlinereg.ru (not needed for scan invitations): 
- city where you're going to apply for a visa;
- full address of your place of work;
- scan copy of your passport - first page only
- scan copy of permit of your stay and work in the country where you will apply for a visa (working visa or residence permit) - only for participants who apply for a visa in a country other than their citizenship.
5. If your accompanying person needs visa support documents, he/she should also register online and undergo the same procedure.

Please find below prices of visa support:

Visa invitation type
Price, RUB
Humanitarian (scan copy) for EU and Schengen countries citizens
450
Humanitarian (hard copy + express mail delivery to Europe)
3000
Humanitarian (hard copy + express mail delivery to Africa, Australia, Asia, America)
4000
Humanitarian (hard copy + express mail delivery to India)
4100
Humanitarian (hard copy + express mail delivery to Saudi Arabia)
4500
Humanitarian (hard copy + express mail delivery to Iran, China, Japan)
4800

To obtain your visa, please always adhere to the official procedures declared by the Russian embassy or consulate in your region. The list of Russian diplomatic authorities is available here: http://mid.ru/zu_r.nsf/strawebeng.

The deadline for citizens of European Union and Schengen countries is May 1, 2016.
The deadline for citizens of all other countries is April 6, 2016.
WE CAN'T GUARANTEE THE VISA INVITATION ISSUE AFTER THE DEADLINE.

Citizens of some countries do not need visa to enter the Russian Federation. Here you can see a list of Visa-free countries: http://www.visahouse.com/visafreecountries.asp but please be sure to consult the Russian consulate or visa centre in your country.

PLEASE NOTE: 
- in order to obtain a visa your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the proposed date;
- according to the Russian Federation migration law concerning registration procedure of foreign citizens on the territory of Russian Federation hotels take all responsibilities for fulfilling this statement; that's why hotels take registration fee (about 5-10 EUR per person) that is to be paid by the guest directly to the hotel cash desk upon arrival;

Important guidelines for your visa application will be sent to you together with the visa support documents. When you get the invitation letter, please read the information carefully. In case of any questions please contact us.
We look forward to welcoming you in Moscow!