Upon arrival – registration of the foreign citizen in Federal Migration Service

Upon your arrival to St. Petersburg, you must be registered in Federal Migration Service as a foreign citizen in the Russian Federation.

The documents for the registration must be presented to the International Students Office (Registration Department, office 3423-1, 11:00 – 16:00) within 24 hours after arrival (working days).

The following documents are required for the registration at FMS:

  • Passport copy (including the page with the border-crossing stamp)
  • Copy of migration card
  • Copy of visa (if applicable)
  • Ticket
  • Copy of study agreement or other confirmation of enrollment.

In case of arrival on Saturday, Sunday of during public holidays, the documents should be presented on the first working day.