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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

10.06.2022 - On 13 June the Consular Section will be closed

On 13 June the Consular Section will be closed


25.05.2022 - Operational changes in the Consular Section

Due to the irresponsible attitude of the UK government we are sorry to reduce the extent of all consular services starting from 24 June.


19.05.2022 - Changing of the address of the Visa Center in London.

Russia Visa application center has moved to new location from 16th May 2022. Please make note of the new address below: Russia Visa application center has moved to new location from 16th May 2022. Please make note of the new address below: Suite 203 – 205, Second floor, Davina House, 137-149 Goswell Rd, London EC1V7ET


28.04.2022 - Official holiday at the Consular Section

Due to official holiday the Consular Section will be closed on 2-3 and 9-10 May.


25.04.2022 - Payment of consular fees

While paying consular fees, please take the exact amount due conforming to the actual Tariff of consular fees.


11.04.2022 - Consular cooperation with HMPO has been terminated

We regret to acknowledge that the British competent authorities have decided to terminate the good cooperation via consular channels with Her Majesty Passport Office.


07.04.2022 - On retaliatory visa measures due to the unfriendly actions of a number of foreign states

In response to the unilateral decision of the European Union to partially suspend the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the European Community on the facilitation of the issuance of visas to citizens of the Russian Federation and the European Union of 25 May 2006 and the identical decisions of Denmark, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland in relation to similar bilateral agreements on 4 April, 2022, the President of the Russian Federation signed the Decree No. 183 “On retaliatory visa measures in connection with the unfriendly actions of a number of foreign states” (http://kremlin.ru/acts/news/68137).


02.04.2022 - On the removal of restrictions on the issuance of Russian visas for a number of African countries.

In accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation the issuance of all categories of Russian visas have been resumed for foreign citizens holders of the passports of South - African Republic, Republic of Botswana, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Namibia, Republic of Zimbabwe, Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Madagascar, Kingdom of Eswatini, United Republic of Tanzania, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


10.03.2022 - Travelling to Russia for foreign citizens.

Despite the suspension of Aeroflot and British Airways flights, entry to the Russian Federation is still allowed for all categories of foreign citizens, including British citizens with valid Russian visas.


10.03.2022 - About the closure of the Visa Application Center in Manchester.

The visa application center in Manchester is temporarily closed.



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