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CONSULAR DEPARTMENT INFORMS

31.10.2016

On Russia-Vanuatu visa waiver agreement

An agreement between the governments of the Russian Federation and Republic of Vanuatu providing for visa free travel by citizens of both countries came into effect on 21 October 2016.

Under the agreement citizens of both countries who hold valid travel passports can enter/exit, transit or stay on the territory of the other country without visas up to 90 days in the course of each 180-day period, starting from the date of their first entry. Visas will be required for a longer stay on the territory of the foreign state for the period exceeding 90 days as well as for commercial and business activities.




LATEST EVENTS

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

Hotlines for information about friends and relatives after the explosion in St. Petersburg metro station


29.03.2017 - 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup

Entry and exit from Russia for foreign nationals coming over to the sports events as spectators will require a personalized “Fan ID”.


06.03.2017 - On 8 March the Consular Section will be closed

On 8 March the Consular Section will be closed.


06.03.2017 - Missing Russian citizen alert!

Russian citizen Mr Victor Ivanelo, student of the University of Surrey, has been reported missing in England. Investigation and search are being conducted by Surrey Police. Updated information about the incident and search activities, including CCTV images, has been released by the police at https://www.surrey.police.uk/news/have-you-seen-missing-man-viktor-ivanelo/ In this regard should you have any additional information which can help locate Victor Ivanelo please contact police at 101 and quote Operation Decibel reference 45170020251.


21.02.2017 - On 23 and 24 February the Consular Section will be closed

On 23 and 24 February the Consular Section will be closed


28.01.2017 - Tariff rates updated

Dear applicants, Please note that consular fees have been updated. Check Tariff Rates for updates.


02.01.2017 - Notice for Russian citizens

Please take notice that British media with the reference to the Minister of State for Security B.Wallace report that terrorist chemical weapon attacks are possible in the UK on the part of the ISIS.


23.12.2016 - Consular Section of the Russian Embassy is closed from the 2nd till 6th of January 2017 for national holidays

Consular Section of the Russian Embassy is closed from the 2nd till 6th of January 2017 for national holidays



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