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CONSULAR SECTION INFORMS

27.07.2020

Lifting the restrictions on entering the Russian Federation for citizens of several countries.

In accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated July 24, 2020 No. 1915-r restrictions on entering the territory of the Russian Federation are lifted for citizens of three countries – United Kingdom, Turkey and Tanzania. In particular, starting from 1 August 2020:

       - British citizens can enter the Russian Federation, but from the UK only through air checkpoints across the state border of the Russian Federation.

       - Foreign citizens, having a residence permit or another official document confirming their permanent residence in the UK, can enter the Russian Federation, but from the UK only through air checkpoints across the state border of the Russian Federation.

The Consular Section of the Embassy fully resumes issuing visas from 27 July 2020.

Please note, that foreign citizens can apply for a Russian visa in the UK, only if an official document from the Home Office confirming their permanent residence in the UK is provided.

Citizens from these countries, which are visa-exempt to enter the UK and not living in the UK, cannot apply for a visa to Russia.

Self-isolation for 14 days is not needed anymore. Nevertheless, entering the Russian Federation will be possible only upon presenting a negative COVID-19 test issued within 3 days before the date of departure.




LATEST EVENTS

30.04.2021 - To the attention of airlines

According to the decision of the Russian Government all British and foreign nationals, living in the UK with a residence document, can travel by transit to Russia.


27.04.2021 - Official holiday at the Consular Section

Due to official holiday the Consular Section will be closed on 3 and 10 May.


26.04.2021 - Transit flights to Russia for UK citizens

The current way of entry to Russia for UK citizens and foreign citizens has changed


21.04.2021 - New regulation on COVID measures in Russia

Foreign citizens and stateless persons can be subject to random COVID-test upon arrival to Russia at the airport.


16.04.2021 - Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia

The Government of the Russian Federation has decided to extend the suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 23 h 59 min of 1 June 2021.


15.04.2021 - Confirmation of the settled, pre-settled status of EU citizens.

There are still certain categories of foreign citizens, who have the right to fly to Russia.


26.03.2021 - About private multiple-entry visas for foreign relatives.

In connection with frequently asked questions about multiple-entry private visas for close relatives of Russian citizens


16.03.2021 - Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia

The Government of the Russian Federation has decided to extend the suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 23 h 59 min of 16 April 2021.


15.03.2021 - On new regulation concerning purposes of travel to Russia.

A Decree of the Russian Foreign Ministry from 21 December 2020 No. 23235, approving a new list of travel purposes for issuing visas to foreign citizens, entered into the force on 7 February 2021.


03.03.2021 - On 8 March the Consular Section will be closed

Dear visitors! Please be informed that the Consular Section of the Embassy of Russia will be closed on 8 March for a national holiday.



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