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Obligatory procedures of Medical examintation,fingerptinting and photographing for foreign students

Amendments to the Federal Law "On legal status of foreign nationals in Russian Federation" came into force on 29 December, 2021. The new provisions establish that foreign nationals (including international students) staying in Russia for more than 90 days must undergo medical examination.

 

General information

Who is required to undergo the medical examination, fingerprinting and official photographing?

All international students arriving in Russia after 29 December 2021 must undergo medical examination, fingerprinting and photographing. These procedures must be completed within 90 days from the date of arrival in Russia.

The following penalties can be applied to those who have not completed the established procedures or failed to complete them on time: deportation and for a ban on further entry to Russia. 

Who is exempt from undergoing the new procedures:

  • Citizens of the Republic of Belarus;
  • Family members of international officials and employees of diplomatic and consular institutions in Russia;
  • Foreign nationals with dual citizenship, one of which is Russian;
  • Foreign nationals – holders of temporary or permanent Russian residence permits.

NB:! Please send scanned copies of your documents to migration-info@hse.ru or via the HSE App X.


 

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