19 April 2018
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CONSULAR SECTION INFORMS

20.03.2018

Operational changes in the Consular Section of the Embassy

As a result of the irresponsible actions of the UK Government, which lead to an expulsion of 23 diplomats of the Russian Embassy, including a number of Consular Section staff, the consular service for applicants has been seriously affected.

This leaves us no option but to temporarily limit the number of all visitors. The Embassy is doing its best to reestablish the ordinary workflow for the best functioning of the Consular Section, especially when it comes to providing assistance to Russian citizens and compatriots.

Given the circumstances, caused by the British side, the processing times for visa applicants will be increased: expedited processing time is up to three business days, and regular processing is up to twenty business days, consistent with the Russian law and in accordance with the current consular Tariff rates. As for the nationals of the countries that have visa agreements with Russia, processing times remain as outlined in those agreements.

 

 




LATEST EVENTS

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On September 3, 2017 President of the Russian Federation signed the Executive Order on procedure for entry to the Russian Federation and exit from the Russian Federation of Principality of Monaco nationals.


30.08.2017 - To the Attention of Foreign Nationals Visiting the Russian Federation

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04.08.2017 - E-visa will be available to visit Primorye territory of the Russian Federation

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07.06.2017 - On 12 June the Consular Section will be closed

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30.05.2017 - Terror threat level in the UK lowered to severe

Based on the progress of the ongoing investigation, the British Government lowered the terrorism threat level from critical to severe.


29.05.2017 - List of 18 countries whose citizens can benefit from simplified entry to Russia through checkpoints at the Free Port of Vladivostok

The Government of the Russian Federation has approved a list of eighteen countries whose citizens can now obtain a regular single-entry business, tourist or humanitarian visa in an electronic form to enter Russia through checkpoints at the Free Port of Vladivostok.


25.04.2017 - Opening times of the Consular Section of the Embassy in May

The Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in London will be closed for the national holidays on 1, 8 and 9 May.


03.04.2017 - Helpline numbers after the explosion in St. Petersburg

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29.03.2017 - 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup

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