25 May 2017
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CONSULAR DEPARTMENT INFORMS

29.03.2017

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup

From 17 June to 2 July 2017, the Russian cities of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan will host matches of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. From 14 June to 15 July 2018 Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saransk and Volgograd will host the 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”, which will allow the guests to visit the 2017 Confederations Cup and the 2018 World Cup with their national passport without the need to obtain a Russian visa.

For more information on the Fan ID processing, please visit the official Fan ID and 2018 World Cup Host Country websites.




LATEST EVENTS

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


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


01.11.2016 - Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in London is closed on the 4th of November

Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in London is closed on the 4th of November for national holiday.


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.



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