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How to register

To register with RSL, please contact the reception and registration groups:

  • Moscow, Vozdvizhenka, 3/5, entrance 2. Tel. +7 (495) 695-57-90.
  • Moscow region, Khimky, Bibliotechnaya, 15. Tel. +7 (495) 570-05-55.

The reading rooms of the Library are available to both Russian and foreign residents above the age of 18.

Registration involves issuing an individual library card with a holder’s photo. The photo is taken as part of processing the library card and is charged 100 rbl. In case of a loss a duplicate card can be obtained at the charge of 100 rbl.

Library cards should be applied for, received and renewed by visitors in person. A library card is only valid for the person in whose name it is issued. Using another person’s library card is not allowed.

The following documents are required to register and obtain the card.

Postgraduate visitors:

  • Visitors from Russia should provide an ID with registration at the address of residence.
  • Visitors from abroad, including CIS and Baltia citizens, should provide an ID (please attach its translation into Russian) with either visa or OVIR, embassy or consulate registration.
  • A certificate of higher education.

Undergraduate visitors:

  • Visitors from Russia should provide an ID with registration at the address of residence.
  • Visitors from abroad, including CIS and Baltia citizens, should provide a personal ID (please attach its translation into Russian) with either visa or OVIR, embassy or consulate registration.
  • Students should provide a student’s ID or academic record book.

One-off visitors can obtain a library pass to access catalogues, including e-catalogues, of the following departments: Web Resources Department; Department of Public Documents, Official Records and Regulatory Publications; e-library of RSL — LG; the General accessory stock and reference rooms.

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