International Computer Science student school
«Recent Advances in Algorithms»

May 22–26, 2017

 
 

Visa support

Many foreign participants of the school need a visa to enter the Russian Federation.

Service Agency Monomax PCO provides participants with visa support papers only for the dates of the School +/- a few days, but not more than 14 days in total. Deadline for visa support request is April 26, 2017.

To get your visa support documents you need:
1. Register on-line. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR NAME EXACTLY AS IT IS WRITTEN IN YOUR PASSPORT.
2. Book hotel accommodation through the system and pay for it OR book it individually and send us the hotel booking confirmation.
3. Go to the "Visa support" page of your Personal area and fill in the data required.
You are to choose whether you need a scan copy or the original. It depends on the country where you are going to apply for visa. Please check the Comments field at the "Visa support" section.
4. If your accompanying person also needs visa support documents, he/she should also be registered online.

In case the original (hard copy) visa support documents are requested:
- you should pay for the invitation voucher delivery (express mail expenses) through the online registration;
- please provide us with the postal address where you'd like the documents to be delivered and your mobile phone number.

Visa invitation type
Price
Humanitarian: scanned copy of invitation (for EU citizens and Schengen coutries)
free of charge - if your hotel reservation is made via Monomax online system
600 RUB - if you have booked the hotel by your own
Humanitarian: hard copy of invitation (for Japan citizens)
Upon request – price includes express mail delivery fee and depends on the country of destination.
Touristhard copy of invitation (for Turkish and some other citizens)
Upon request – price includes express mail delivery fee and depends on the country of destination.
Tourist: scanned copy of invitation (for all other countries)
free of charge - if your hotel reservation is made via Monomax online system
600 RUB - if you have booked the hotel by your own

PLEASE NOTE:
- in order to obtain the 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 (nearly 5-10 EUR per person) that is to be paid by the guest directly to the hotel cash desk upon arrival;
- in some countries there are special requirements because of the visa agreements with Russia when the purpose of visit is TOURISM, f.ex.:

citizens of Abkhazia, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Macau, Nicaragua, Peru, South Ossetia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela
can enter the Russia without visa
citizens of Cuba, Montenegro, Serbia, Thailand
can enter the Russia without visa if the period of stay is not more then 30 days
citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia
can enter the Russia without visa but should have original visa support documents (invitation and voucher) with them
citizens of South Korea
can enter the Russian Federation without visa if the period of stay is not more then 60 days

List of Visa-free countries (but please be sure to consult the Russian consulate or visa centre in your country).
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.

Important guidelines to proper filling in your visa application will be sent to you together with your invitation.

When you get the invitation letter, please, check the information carefully.
In case of any mistakes please contact us.

Good luck in obtaining your visa!