2nd International Congress on Echocardiography
«ECHO of the white nights-2018»

October 4-6, 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia

 
 

VISA SUPPORT

Most foreign nationals are required to have entry visas to travel to the Russian Federation.
A visa to the Russia is a document, permitting stay in Russia for a specific period of time.
Official Congress Partner - Monomax PCO 
provides participants with visa support papers only for the dates of the Congress +/- a few days, but not more than 14 days in total.

Deadline for visa support request is August 30, 2018 (we can't guarantee the visa invitation issue after the deadline).

Note: payment at least for the registration fee is required in order to start preparing your visa invitation.

To get your visa support documents you need:
1. Register online. Please indicate your name exactly as it is written in your passport.
2. Book hotel accommodation via online registration system and pay for it or book it individually and send the hotel booking confirmation to project manager. 
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 scanned copy or the original paper. 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 (total amount will depend;
- 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 + express mail delivery
- from 3500, exact price is specified after the order is made
Tourist: scanned copy of invitation
- free of charge - if your hotel reservation is made
via Monomax online system
- 600 RUB - if you have booked the hotel by your own
Tourist: hard copy of invitation
- from 3500, exact price is specified after the order is made

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.

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

Important notes:
- 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 4-5 EUR per person) that is to be paid by the guest directly to the hotel reception 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 Saint Petersburg!