Russia Embassies are located in almost every continent around the world Today. A person willing to obtain a student Russian Visa must have a valid international passport.

So, How can you obtain Russian Visa easily in any Russian embassy near you,? Here are some few steps below



1.Invitation letter

Admission must be guaranteed by the university and immigration of Russia before the invitation will be issued to you. Before you can apply for a student visa, You must be accepted onto a course at your university

Once you are issued from the university it will be valid for three months, Sent you through DHL courier service.
The original invitation must be received in your home country before going to Russia embassy

2.Other Document requirements for Russia Visa

Documents required for getting Russia Visa can vary according to different countries, For example, Documents in Africa, Asia, and the Western World are been arranged differently.
Mostly the Africa and Asia continent are considered immigration risk countries, So tougher measures require these continents to submit more documents for clarifications.

it is advised to visit Russia embassy in your home country for inquiries of other documents to issue visas once you finally receive your original invitation

The normal standard procedures for getting Russia visa are as follows

  • passport or ID, valid for at least 18 months from the issue date of your visa and with at least two blank pages, plus a photocopy of the front page.
  • one recent passport-sized photograph (3.5×4.5cm)
  • Your official letter of invitation from the GUVM (it must be the original document, not a copy)
  • medical certificate less than three months old showing that you are clear of HIV (AIDS).
  • An application form, which can be completed online but must be printed out so you can submit a hardcopy to the embassy, consulate or visa center.
  • If you are under 16 -18 years old, you must also have a consent document signed by your parents or legal guardians which has also been certified by a notary.

Reasons my visa will be denied

We advise every student trying to get Russia Visa to be well composed and prepare for some likely questions when facing the Russian Consular. Students with no financial support from parents or without a sponsor will not be issued a visa.
Moreover, There can be some certain situations when documents are verified by the Russian embassy just to be sure if the student status is legitimate.
Therefore, there is a need to make sure fake documents are not submitted to the embassy consular to avoid visa problems.


These are the sample questions that the consular may ask you
when you go to face a visa interview.

Why you choose the specified University?

Which Universities did you apply to (both admits and rejects)?

Why you choose the specified University?

Which Universities did you apply to (both admits and rejects)?

Where did you Intermediate from? (For student intending to study Under Graduate level)

Where did you Undergraduates from? (For student intending to study Post Graduate level)

Who is sponsoring/financing you?

What do your parents do?

What is your family’s annual income?

How many brothers and sisters do you have?

Do you have any relatives in …. (country you want to go)?

Why don’t you do this course in your country?

What will you do after completing your study?

Why Study in …. (country you want to go)?

Did you got Scholarships?

Have you got any Loans?

What is your Intermediate GPA/Percentage? (For student intending to study Under Graduate level)

What is your Undergraduate GPA/Percentage? (For student intending to study Post Graduate level)

If Parents retired? How will they pay?

Tell me about your university.?

Where is your university located?

What is the nearest airport?

Mention some professor names.

Tell me how can you prove that you are coming back?

Where did your brother/parents complete their studies?

Why are you leaving your current job? (For job holders)

Have you ever been to …. (country you want to go) ?

What will you do after coming back to Home?

You have so…brothers and sisters so your parents saving is for all how will they finance..?

Where do your parents live [If they live in …. (country you want to go)]?

Do you know anyone [in …. (country you want to go)] in your University?

Do you know anyone in …. (country you want to go)?

What will you do if your Visa is rejected?

Will you come back to home during summers?

What do you think, Why University is giving Scholarship to you?

These are the most possible questions asked for every visa candidate during a visa interview.
But, these are the most general questions only, therefore you might not be asked any of these questions.

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