25 October 2020
Moscow: 02:37
London: 00:37

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966 days have passed since the Salisbury incident - no credible information or response from the British authorities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     958 days have passed since the death of Nikolay Glushkov on British soil - no credible information or response from the British authorities

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

12.10.2020 - Organizing a Q&A session on consular issues

We are currently thinking of organizing eventually an online-discussion of practical consular matters with respective consular officers. The exact date and time as well as technical matters of participation in this event will be fixed later.


09.10.2020 - E-visa to Russia from 2021

The e-visa, which is already available for some Russian regions, will be introduced for the whole country from the beginning of 2021.


02.10.2020 - Entry to the Russian Federation on a visa-free basis

We would like to draw your attention on entering the Russian Federation from the UK of third-country nationals having the right to travel to Russia on visa-free basis in accordance with bilateral agreements.


30.09.2020 - On refusal to board the plane to Russia

Due to multiple complaints from foreign nationals, living in the UK, on refusal for boarding the plane to Russia, we would like to draw your attention to the following.


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.



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