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CONSULAR SECTION INFORMS

30.04.2021

To the attention of airlines

Taking into account the flight ban UK-Russia, according to the decision of the Russian Government, dated 14 April 2021 № 963-p, from now on all British and foreign nationals, living in the UK with a residence document, can travel to Russia with a valid visa or on a visa-free basis (when appropriate) from London via a third country, which is on the list approved by the Government. Tourists, businessmen and others with any kind of Russian visa, who could enter the Russian Federation before 14 April only by direct flight London-Moscow, can now use transit ways in approved countries.

The list of these transit countries includes: Germany, Greece, Finland, Serbia, Switzerland, Egypt, the Maldives, UAE, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Korea, Cuba, Japan, the Seychelles, Ethiopia, Vietnam, India, Qatar, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Singapore, Venezuela, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka.

Please, note that foreign nationals, living in the UK with a residence document, besides the PCR-test done within 3 days before traveling, have to show such residence document during check-in at the airport and at the Russian border control. In case of absence of this document the passenger will be denied entry to the Russian Federation and will be sent back. A certified printout from the Home Office website confirming the residential status of the foreign passenger can be accepted as a residence document.

All British and foreign nationals are strongly advised to check beforehand their documents with respective airlines and transit countries.

 

 




LATEST EVENTS

17.09.2021 - Some features of the private visa

When parents of a Russian child are not married, the foreign parent can also apply for a single-, double- or multiple-entry private visa upon a written invitation of the second parent (Russian national).


16.09.2021 - Working hours of the Visa Center

Visa center opening hours changed.


08.09.2021 - Multiple-entry private visas to close relatives

According to the last amendments to the visa regulations from 1 September 2021 it is possible to apply for a multiple-entry private visa to close relatives of Russian nationals for up to 1 year


07.09.2021 - Multiple-entry tourist visas

Since 25 August 2021 amendments to Article 25.6 of the Federal Law "On the procedure for leaving the Russian Federation and entering the Russian Federation" entered into force. Now a single or double-entry tourist visa for up to 3 months or a multiple-entry tourist visa for up to 6 months can be issued on the basis of the tourist «Confirmation» (which goes along with the «Voucher»).


03.09.2021 - Lifting the 14-days isolation for passengers arriving from the UK

The isolation for those arriving to Russia from the UK is no longer required.


02.09.2021 - The regions of the Russian Federation

We are happy to bring to the attention of our visitors some information on different regions of the Russian Federation.


19.08.2021 - On entering into force of the Agreement between Russia and Togolese Republic.

The Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Togolese Republic on conditions of the waiver of visa requirements for holders of Russian and Togoles diplomatic and service passports is entering into force.


09.08.2021 - On private visas for close relatives.

The rule for issuing private visas for close relatives was amended


03.08.2021 - On entering into force of the Agreement between Russia and the Republic of Namibia.

The Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Namibia on conditions of the waiver of visa requirements for holders of Russian and Namibian passports entered into force on 2 August 2021.


09.07.2021 - The new travel rules for Russian nationals entering Russia

A new decision of Rospotrebnadzor entered into force on 7 June and two mandatory PCR-tests for Russian nationals coming back to the homeland are not necessary anymore.



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