22 September 2020
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CONSULAR SECTION INFORMS

26.05.2020

From 1 June, the Consular Section of the Embassy will be open for public during working hours.

From 1 June, the Consular Section of the Embassy will be open for public during working hours. Given the need to comply with social distance measures, personal access to the premises of the Consular Section will be limited. Wearing a mask and gloves is required.

Admittance of visitors on all consular matters will be carried out exclusively by appointment or by prior arrangement (by e-mail info@rusemb.org.uk).

The Visa Application Center will be operating as normal, but issuing visas is limited (https://www.rus.rusemb.org.uk/consnews/358) in accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation of April 29, 2020 No. 1170-З and will be restored after the adoption of the relevant decision.

Considering the improvement of the situation with COVID-19 in the UK, it is planned to expand the possibilities of consular service in order to fully restore the operation of the Consular Section.




LATEST EVENTS

22.09.2020 - On entry into force of the Memorandum of Understanding between the governments of Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation on simplified issuance of visas to the nationals of the two countries

On 30 August 2020 the Memorandum of Understanding between the governments of Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation on simplified issuance of visas to the nationals of the two countries entered into force.


17.09.2020 - To the attention of foreign airlines operating flights to Russia

Russian citizens flying from London or transiting London to Moscow and Saint-Petersburg (eventually other cities) do not need any document of residence in the UK.


13.08.2020 - Entry to Russia for non-UK citizens, living in the UK.

Non-UK citizens have the right to enter the Russian Federation from the UK through air border crossings of the Russian Federation only if they hold a residence permit or another document.


12.08.2020 - Visa-free entry to Russia with diplomatic and service passports.

The visa-free procedure for short-term entry into the territory of the Russian Federation for foreign citizens holding diplomatic and service passports.


08.08.2020 - Resuming flights between Russia and the UK

Since the flights between the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom have resumed from 1 August and due to arising questions from those, who want to travel from London to Moscow, we would like to draw your attention to some points, related to the entry of foreign citizens to the Russian Federation.


03.08.2020 - Resuming flights to Russia

We would like to draw the attention of foreign citizens who are planning to fly to Russia.


30.07.2020 - On the medical COVID-19 certificate

We would like to draw your attention to the comments received from the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency regarding the provision of certificates on the absence of COVID-19.


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.


04.06.2020 - On the entry into force on July 1, 2020 of the Agreement between Russia and Zambia.

From July 1, 2020, the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Zambia on visa-free travel for holders of diplomatic passports comes into force.


22.05.2020 - Entry into the territory of the Russian Federation is allowed for foreign citizens who are highly qualified specialists in the field of physical education and sports

In accordance with the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation of May 15, 2020 No. 1275-p, from May 15, 2020, entry into the territory of the Russian Federation is allowed for foreign citizens who are highly qualified specialists in the field of physical education and sports



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