19 September 2021
Moscow: 19:10
London: 17:10

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1295 days have passed since the Salisbury incident - no credible information or response from the British authorities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1287 days have passed since the death of Nikolay Glushkov on British soil - no credible information or response from the British authorities

CONSULAR SECTION INFORMS

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. Such decision is still related to the need of protecting public health in Russia.

The Russian Visa Application Center is currently open. Applying for visa is possible, but there are no direct flights to Russia until the date mentioned above. Please, bear in mind before planning your trip that resuming of flights may be postponed further on depending on COVID situation in the UK. In this regard, no visa extension or visa fee compensation is provided by the law. We would recommend to apply for visa at maximum term, whenever it is possible (for example, private visas for family visits may be up to 3 months).

We would like to remind, that restrictions for entering the Russian Federation for British citizens and foreign nationals, living in the UK with a residence document, provide their travel to Russia only by direct flight from the UK. No transit flights are allowed, unless the person is subject toGovernment exceptions.




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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