Under the law of the Russian Federation, a foreign citizen must be registered by the Migration Service of the Russian Federation. For this purpose, after every arriving in Tomsk yous hold present the following documents to International Students Office (Main Building, of. 332) (hereinafter – MB, of. 332) during 3 days:
A ticket to Tomsk.
After this procedure, you will be given the paper of registration, which you must keep carefully together with the migration card.
Registration and Migration card
General cases of registration are classified as the following:
State Border crossing;
Coming from any city of Russia;
A change of dormitory;
Passport prolongation or reissuing.
NB! If you plan to rent a flat, you must be registered by the flat owner. It is forbidden to live in rented accommodation without being registered there.
A hand-carried paper of registration becomes void in cases of:
Another state border crossing;
Another hotel/hostel accommodation (if you was registered there);
Before the departure, you should inform the staff of MB, of. 332 about leaving. In cases of completion of training, expulsion, study leave you must fill in a Departure list control and return it to MB, of. 332 before leaving.
Departure control list
Fullname Academic record Tuition fee Dormitory Accommodation fee TPU Scientific and technical library IIELC Library
After arrival, you must present the documents for registration again using the instruction described above.
For visa prolongation, you should present listed documents to MB, of. 332 at least 6 weeks before the visa expiry date:
Paper of registration;
1 photo (3,5х4,5сm) made on dull paper, colored or black-white, no glasses;
A state fee payment receipt for Multi-entry visa (1600 rub, payment via Sberbank);
For exchange students:
A copy of study contract (you may take it at International Students Office - Main building, of.333)
For other students:
A copy of the study contract;
A copy of Study assignment from the Ministry of Education (in case of state-funded education);
* You may make copies of a contract and an assignment at Student Support Center (United Dean's Office, in Russian – Единый деканат) (University Library,of.206) or Personnel Office (Main Building, of.122).
NB! Passport requirements:
Keep your passport properly. In case of its damage, you might be rejected by providing a visa.
The passport must have at least two blank pages.
The passport valid for at least 6 months before your visa validity is required.
If you renew the passport at the Embassy of your country in the Russian Federation, you must get new registration in TPU and replace/renew the visa. In this case, you must collect the documents listed above and bring all together to MB, of.332 during 1 – 2 days after passport renovation.
To reissue the passport you should proceed as follows:
To file an application for loss of passport to the Police Department and get there a Police certificate about passport loss.
Top resent the following documents to Migration Department (in Russian - Отдел по вопросам миграции ОМВД России по Кировскому району г. Томска) (Uchebnayast., of. 9) to issue a Certificate for departure to the Embassy of your country for passport reissuance:
Police certificate about passport loss;
2photo (3,5х4,5сm) made on dull paper, colored or black-white, no glasses;
a copy of the lost passport (if available).
To apply for reissuing passport to the Embassy of your country;
To apply for reissuing visa to MB, of. 332.
If you lost the registration or migration card:
You should present the following documents to Migration Department (in Russian – Отдел по вопросам миграции ОМВД России по Кировскому району г. Томска)(Uchebnayast., of. 9):
Passport translation signed and stamped by a notary.
NB! In the case of reissuing a migration card, you must be registered again using the instruction described above.