Visa

How to get the invitation letter to enter the Russia.

Visa is a permit for entry, stay or transit in the Russian Federation, issued to citizens of foreign countries. This document is placed in your passport. Please, visit website of Russian Embassy or local Russian Consulate in your country where you can take the list of required documents for obtaining the Russian visa. Note that the conference participants should obtain business type of Russian visa. However, in order to obtain a business visa, participant should have the official paper named «Invitation to enter the Russian Federation». In this part of the web-site, we will tell you how to get the invitation letter to enter Russia with the least effort and how to collect all required documents.

The Organizing Committee of school-conference recommends you to read this instruction very carefully.

If you are citizen of:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,  Iceland, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

you can get the invitation letter by a simplified scheme from Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry (ZIOC) Moscow, Russia. It will take approximately 2 weeks.

Requirement documents:
1) A high quality scanned copy of the 1st page of your passport (page with photo and validity dates), named Passport.pdf.
ATTENTION: Please, check your passport. It should be valid at least half a year after the event
(until 25 November, 2018).

2) Filled in Application form. It can be downloaded here;
3) Please, send by e-mail scan copies of the aforementioned documents to Marina Klyusa: kma@catalysis.ru ;

If you have any questions, please, don’t hesitate to contact Marina Klyusa by e-mail: kma@catalysis.ru.

If you are not a citizen of the countries listed above, you have to receive the «Invitation to enter the Russian Federation» issued by the the General Directorate for migration of the Ministry of internal Affairs (MIA) of the Russian Federation. Please, keep in mind, that the process of obtaining the official letter named «Invitation to enter the Russian Federation» from General Directorate for migration of MIA may be more difficult and requires longer time than getting invitation letter by a simplified scheme from Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry (ZIOC).
It will take approximately 3 months.

Requirement documents:
1) A high quality scanned copy of all pages of your passport (with empty pages), named Passport.pdf.
ATTENTION: Please, check your passport. It should be valid at least half a year after the event
(until 25 November, 2018).

2) Please, make an electronic copy of all documents authorizing your stay (valid visa, residence permit and so on) and send these copies to Marina Klyusa by e-mail kma@catalysis.ru
3) Filled in Application form and also send it by e-mail to kma@catalysis.ru
4) As soon as the original paper of the «Invitation to enter the Russian Federation» will be ready the Organizing Committee will send it to you (first as scan-copy by your e-mail and then by post or express post). Please, write to Marina Klyusa (by e-mail: kma@catalysis.ru) the post address most convenient for you, where we could send the original paper of this letter.
5) Please, remember that when you will collect all required documents for Russian Embassy or Consulate you have to submit the original paper of «Invitation to enter the Russian Federation».

If you have any questions, please, don’t hesitate to contact Marina Klyusa by e-mail: kma@catalysis.ru.