Student travel cards (or BSKs) offer students a cheaper way to use public transport in St. Petersburg.
There are several monthly plans available:
You can find the monthly costs for each travel card on the official page of the St. Petersburg metro (in Russian).
The following data is required for BSK etching:
You can check the data in the system in the personal account of the ISU: Administrative Services — BSK — Apply for a change of passport data. If the data is not current, you must follow the steps according to the instructions.
If you already have a card issued during your studies at ITMO
If you have a card issued during your studies at another St. Petersburg university
If you don’t have a student transport card
While the "Student with a photo" card is in progress you can buy "Kurs" temporary card (it costs 80 rubles). It will allow you to buy discounted tickets. When you get "Student with a photo" card at the office of the metro station all previously paid tickets will be transferred from the "Kurs" to the new card. The temporary card (if it's not damaged) can be returned to the cash desk of metro station within 45 days from the date of purchase.
When filing an online application, you will need to provide:
ATTENTION: Holidays from April 30 to May 3.