Foreign participants may need to obtain a visa to enter the Russian Federation. The Committee will provide you with the visa support documents (an official letter of invitation) through the External Relations Office if you indicate so during your registration.

To consider the invitation processing time, your request should reach the Committee by July 20 for residents of the EU, China, India, Republic of Korea, Japan, and preferably by July 10 for other countries.

To obtain your visa, please always adhere to the official procedures declared by a Russian embassy or consulate in your region. The list of Russian diplomatic authorities worldwide is available here: Please note that your passport must be valid for at least another six months since the last date of your stay.

Please contact the organizers at should you have further inquiries on visa support.