All foreign participants of the Meeting must obtain Russian visa to enter Russia.

Meeting operator MESOL LLC can help you with the necessary documents to receive Russian tourist visa.

To get visa support documents, the following steps should be accomplished:
1. Register & pay the registration fee.
The Payment section will be added to your personal account (you will receive login and password to enter it after filling out the registration form) in March. Before that you can write to the Meeting coordinator ( about the preference method of payment (see Registration).
2. Book & pay hotel accommodation.
The Accommodation section will be added to your personal account in March. Before that you can book a hotel using the travel services booking form. Information about travel services you can see on Travel services.
Another possibility is to book a hotel on your own and send Meeting coordinator the Booking Confirmation.
3. The Visa support section will be added to your personal account in March. Before that you can send request using the travel services booking form. After filling out the form, please send the copy of your traveling passport to e-mail:

You may select whether you need a scan copy of the visa support documents by e-mail or the original hardcopy of the visa support documents. Russian Consulates in some countries request the originals (please contact the Russian Consulate in your country and ask what their requirements are).
The visa support documents are provided free of charge for registered and fully paid participants (both registration fee and hotel accommodation has to be paid). Please be informed that for citizens of some countries the visa support documents will be for an additional charge (and does not depend on where you book the hotel).
By default, it will be e-mailed to you as a scanned copy. If the hardcopy of Invitation is required by the authorities, postage expenses are covered by the participant.

Visa support documents include:
Foreign tourist reception confirmation (in Russian)
Tourist voucher (in English)

We recommend you visit the website of Russian Consulate of your residence country and check the list of the documents you need to prepare.
Generally, they are:
Passport (should be valid no less than 6 months after the expiry date of the visa you are applying for);
2 photos;
Medical insurance;
Application form for Russian tourist visa (please note in the application form that your purpose of visit is tourism);
Tourist voucher;
Foreign tourist reception confirmation;
Confirmation of the hotel reservation

Please contact the Meeting coordinator ( for any questions concerning visa support (see Contacts).