Visa is a permit to enter and stay in the Russian Federation. This document is placed in your valid national passport. The visa validity dates will conform to the dates of your personal invitation letter. Visa issued based on personal invitation provided by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation (Russian MIA) or a written request from a host organization or institution.

For obtaining more information about receiving Russian visa in your country,
you can go the VFS.Global web-site:

We offer you to visit the specialised website of the Consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation  You can fill out the electronic version of the Russian visa application form on this website and print the visa application form, required for applying a visa to the Russian Federation.

How to get the invitation letter

Please note the conference participants should ask HUMANITARIAN type of Russian visa.

If you are a citizen of:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Egypt, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, China, Japan

you will receive the personal invitation letter from host organization. Required documents for receiving invitation you can find in checklist 1. All necessary documents should be sent to Organizing Committee by e-mail

If you are a citizen of country, which is not in the list above, you will receive the invitation letter from Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. Please use checklist 2.

If you have any questions, please, don’t hesitate to contact ANT’s Organizing Committee (Marina Klyusa) by e-mail: