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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

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.


01.03.2021 - New working hours of the Visa Center

Submission and collection of documents only on Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 8.30-13.00.



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