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Application for Visa Invitation letter

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2 important things:
1. We accept visa applications for invitation letters for ALL countries until June 30.
2. Your passport must be valid at least 6 months after anticipated visit in Russia (at least until March 3, 2019).
3. We are accept applications only from participants who already have paid (or gave a guarantee)

Application for visa invitation submitted by participants from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Germany, France, Netherlands, Italy, China etc. will be proceed by Moscow State University international office (within 1-2 weeks). Applications for visa invitation submitted by participants from most of non-Shengen countries (including USA, Canada, UK etc.) will be transferred to Russian Migration Service who prepare an invitation letter (within the expected period of 1 month after submission the application). Please submit your applications in time

For the participants from some of non-Shengen countries including USA, Canada, UK according to the requirements of the Russian Federal Migration Service, to proceed with your invitation LOC will have to pay tax (state duty) which costs 800 Rubles (approximately 12 EUR) (IMPORTANT: obtaining invitation for citizens of China is free of charge). As far as these expenses are not included into registration fee, we kindly ask you to get ready to reimburse us this cost in Moscow. You can do it on the registration desk by cash in Rubles (you will get the receipt of payment). After submitting your application for visa invitation please guarantee this reimbursement by short e-mail to iyfswc-2018@geogr.msu.ru. Application for visa invitation will be processed after receiving  registration fee payment via http://www.eng.geogr.msu.ru/IYFSWC/payment/.

IYFSWC Visa application

Duration of stay in Russia/days*
Date of entry*
Date of departure*
One entry visa
Type of visa
The cities of staying in Russia

Date of birth* (DD.MM.YYYY)
Country of birth*
Place of birth*
Country of permanent residence*
Region of permanent residence*
The place where visa will be issued*
Place of employment (the full name)*
Address of employment*
Passport number*
Passport's date of issue* (DD.MM.YYYY)
Passport expiry date/if applicable (DD.MM.YYYY)
Contact address in Russia
Contact telephone in Russia
Submit copy of international passport for visa application*
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