Dear foreign students!
In accordance with Federal Law No. 115-FZ "On the legal status of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation", you can become participants in the state pension insurance system and receive the Insurance number of an individual personal account (SNILS).
All foreign citizens and stateless persons temporarily staying on the territory of the Russian Federation can register in the state pension insurance system and receive SNILS, if they do not belong to the category of highly qualified specialists.
To obtain SNILS, you must apply to the territorial body of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation at the place of temporary or permanent residence. SNILS is necessary for getting a job in Russia, receiving medical care, as well as access to the unified p