Arrival / Staying in Academy

International students might get an academic leave for 2 years maximum in the following cases:

- Family reasons.
- Health state.
- Pregnancy and giving birth.

To get an academic leave an international student has to present the application and support documents (if necessary) at the Study Office.
After getting the academic leave an international student is to file for the transit visa (for visa-required countries) passport and visa support unit and then leave the territory of the Russian Federation in the course of 14 days since the day the academic leave was granted.
Academic leave might be granted unlimited number of times.

Academic leave termination

For resuming the studies after the academic leave is over international students should get the application signed at the Study Office.
Remember to carry out the migration registration procedures after entering the Russian Federation.

 

Instructions for checking the entry of IP on the portal of Public Services for the purpose of entering the Russian Federation


Rules of arrival, staying, departure for foreign students of TAoM

1. Foreign students from all countries are allowed to enter Russia, regardless of the epidemiological situation.

If you need a visa to study in Russia, you should request intertaom@gmail.com for visa invitation. The invitation will be ready within 40-45 days.

If you are a 1st-year student and are studying within the quota of the Russian Federation, for checking the status of your visa instruction, please contact intertaom@gmail.com.

2. Planning a trip, it is recommended to purchase tickets for direct flights from your country of citizenship or permanent residence.

3. To cross the RF border, information about your arrival must be entered by TAoM in the list on the portal of Public Services. 

To add your data to the entry lists, send an e-mail at least 14 calendar days before the planned arrival into the Russian Federation intertaom@gmail.com with the following content:

Subject: Arrival_Name Surname_Country

The e-mail content: "I am sending a copy of my identity document to include me in the lists of foreign citizens entering the Russian Federation, formed by TAoM, and sending the lists to the authorized executive authorities of the Russian Federation for migration control" 

Specify the info:
- the estimated date of entry into the Russian Federation (by ticket);
- information about the border crossing point of the Russian Federation (the name of the arrival airport or land border checkpoint).

Please, attach the following:
- A scan of a valid passport (with which you plan to enter Russia).
- Scan of a valid study visa (for countries with an established visa regime).

To check your information in the lists for crossing the border of the Russian Federation on the portal of Public Services, use the instructions. If your record is not found two days before the trip, please contact: +7(848)260-74-30, intertaom@gmail.com.

Border control

Upon arrival in Russia, all foreign citizens undergo a border control procedure. To pass the border control, you need to present the following documents:

- passport;
- visa (for foreign citizens with a visa regime of stay);
- migration card (provided free of charge at the border when entering the Russian Federation).

Migration card

A migration card is issued to all foreign citizens (with the exception of citizens of the Republic of Belarus) upon entry into Russia and confirms the legality of their stay in the country.

Upon arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation by air, a migration card is issued at the airport, at the checkpoint across the state border.

Upon arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation by land transport, a foreign citizen independently fills out a migration card - enters personal data, dates and purposes of stay in Russia and other necessary information - and provides a migration card to a border guard officer at a ground checkpoint across the state border.

If a foreign citizen does not speak Russian, it is allowed to fill in the migration card with letters of the Latin alphabet in accordance with the data specified in the passport. The completed form is presented together with other documents at the border control.

Without leaving the checkpoint across the state border, carefully check the correctness of the entered data, including the indication of the correct purpose of the visit «Study»! To check the migration card, use the memo.

Procedure for actions in case of loss of the migration card

Step 1. On the day of the discovery of the loss of the migration card, contact the nearest police station. Additionally, inform the hostel's passport officer or the hotel administrator or the apartment owner about the loss of the document.

If you do not speak Russian, ask for help from a person who can accompany you to the police station and assist in translating and drafting the application.

Step 2. After filling out the application, the police will inform you when you will be able to receive a ticket notification. It is necessary to apply to the same police department for it.

Step 3. On the day of receipt of the notification coupon, you need to contact the Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs at the address of your place of residence. You can check the address with the passport officer of the hostel or the administrator of the hotel, or the owner of the apartment.

Prepare the necessary documents:

1) Passport and its copy,
2) Arrival notification and its copy.

Employees of the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs will take your fingerprints and notify you about the date of readiness of the duplicate migration card.

Step 4. On the appointed day, visit the Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and get a duplicate of the migration card.

Step 5. Prepare and submit the documents for registration of a new arrival notification to the passport officer of the hostel or the administrator of the hotel, or the owner of the apartment.

Procedure for actions in case of loss of arrival notification

Step 1. On the day of the discovery of the loss of the document, inform the passport officer of the hostel or the administrator of the hotel, or the owner of the apartment.

Step 2. Together with the passport officer or the owner of the apartment or the hotel administrator, contact the Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs at the address of your place of residence.

Prepare the necessary documents:

- passport and its copy,
- migration card and its copy.

Procedure in case of loss of passport

Step 1. On the day of the discovery of the missing passport, contact the nearest police station. Additionally, report the loss of the document to the passport officer of the hostel or the hotel administrator, or the owner of the apartment.

If you do not speak Russian, ask for help from a person who can accompany you to the police station and assist in translating and drafting the application.

Step 2. After writing the application, the police will inform you when you will be able to receive a ticket notification. It is necessary to apply to the same police department for it.

Step 3. On the day of receipt of the notification coupon, contact the Consular Department of the Embassy of your country of citizenship to issue a new passport.

For the period of registration of a new passport in the Consular Department of the Embassy, you will be issued a temporary identity document. Information about the terms of passport registration should be clarified with an employee of the Consular Department of the Embassy.

Migration registration

Every foreign student entering the territory of Russia must register for migration at the address of the actual stay and receive a notification of arrival. The arrival notification is a document confirming your legal presence in Russia.

We strongly recommend submitting documents for migration registration on the next working day after arrival. The procedure for receiving a notification of arrival may vary depending on your place of residence.

If you live in rooms for accommodation at the Academy - contact the coordinator by phone +78482-60-74-30, intertaom@gmail.com;

If you live in a rented apartment, contact the landlord and register for migration registration with the territorial authority of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on migration issues, at the address: Togliatti, Tupikovy proezd, building 4;

If you live in a hotel, the migration registration will be issued by the hotel administrator.

The service is provided free of charge!

Fingerprinting

Foreign students (with the exception of citizens of the Republic of Belarus and citizens with a temporary staying permit or a residence permit) who have arrived in the Russian Federation for a period of more than 90 days must undergo mandatory state fingerprint registration, photographing and medical examination.

Extension of migration registration 

It is necessary to submit documents for the extension of migration registration no earlier than 3 months and no later than 25 days before the expiration of the primary migration registration.

Migration registration is extended for no more than one calendar year. Further, migration registration must be extended additionally every year until the end of training.
The procedure for extending migration registration depends on your place of residence/staying. 

NOTE! It is necessary to register for migration registration after each arrival in Russia and change of the place of actual staying.

During trips to Russian cities, it is also necessary to register migration notification at the place of temporary staying in another city, and after returning to register migration notification at the permanent place of residence in Togliatti.

Before arriving in Russia, purchase a medical insurance policy, which includes a medical examination and a test for COVID-19 by PCR. After purchasing a VMI policy, you must send a scanned copy to intertaom@gmail.com.

Not earlier than 2 calendar days (48 hours) before arrival in Russia, take a test for COVID-19 by PCR to present the results when crossing the border of Russia. 

Please also note that citizens of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, as well as foreign citizens entering Russia from the territory of these states, must install the mobile application "Traveling without COVID-19" (Google Play; App Store) and upload the results to it PCR test performed no earlier than 2 days (48 hours) in advance before arriving in Russia (with the exception of foreign citizens traveling through the territories of these states in transit or with a short stop). 

If you were vaccinated against Covid-19 in your country, or were ill less than six months ago, or have an official medical discharge, we ask you to inform the Academy about your status.