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CONSULAR SECTION INFORMS

29.11.2019

About cases of refusal to enter the Russian Federation using electronic visas.

Starting from October 1, 2019, nationals of 53 foreign States may be granted an e-visa to enter the Russian Federation through air, naval, automobile, and pedestrian checkpoints located in the territory of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

At the same time, the Embassy receives complains from the citizens who were denied entry when crossing the border of the Russian Federation or registering for a flight from London. In this regard, we draw your attention to the fact that when you are filling out the form published on the website of the Consular Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry it is necessary to pay special attention to paragraph 5 of the section “E-visa application procedure” if characters of the national alphabets (such as Ñ, É, Ü or Ç) are used in the names it is necessary to indicate the transliterated meanings that are presented in the first machine-readable line of your passport when filling in the relevant fields of the application form. For example, if the names in the visual area of the passport are "Séo Türre" then you are required to use names from the machine-readable line "Seo Tuerre" when filling in the application form.

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Russian consular sections are not responsible for the electronic form independently filled out by a foreign citizen and cannot make any changes to it. Responsibility for the process of applying for this type of visa is entirely with the applicant. Please consider this information when planning your trip.

 




LATEST EVENTS

06.04.2020 - Regarding the requests on returning the paid consular fees for visas to Russia

Regarding the requests on returning the paid consular fees for visas to Russia, which they could not use or which they did not receive in connection with measures taken by the Government of the Russian Federation to temporarily restrict the entry of foreign citizens and stateless persons in order to ensure state security.


20.03.2020 - Please note that the consular fee when applying for a Russian visa is not refunded

Please note that the consular fee when applying for a Russian visa is not refunded, since this is not a fee for the visa issued, it is a fee for the consideration of documents. Moreover, even if a visa is refused, the consular fee in accordance with Russian law is not refunded.


17.03.2020 - Entry into the Russian Federation is temporarily restricted for foreign citizens and stateless persons from March 18, 2020 to May 1, 2020.

In order to ensure state security, protect public health and prevent the spread of new coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation, from March 18, 2020 to May 1, 2020, entry into the Russian Federation is temporarily restricted for foreign citizens and stateless persons.


06.03.2020 - On the entry into force of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the State of Qatar on the waiver of visa requirements for citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of the State of Qatar.

On February 23, 2020, the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the State of Qatar on the waiver of visa requirements for citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of the State of Qatar entered into force.


04.03.2020 - Russian consular agencies temporarily suspend the receipt of documents, registration and issuance of visas to Iranian citizens

Russian consular agencies in the UK temporarily stop accepting documents and issuing visas for Iranian citizens.


03.03.2020 - On 9 March the Consular Section will be closed

Please be informed that the Consular Section of the Embassy of Russia will be closed on 9 March for a national holiday.


21.02.2020 - On temporary measures to suspend the entry into Russia of Chinese citizens with private, educational and tourist purposes, as well as to carry out labor activities.

In accordance with the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, on February 20, 2020, the entrance through the state border of the Russian Federation of citizens of the People’s Republic of China, entering the territory of our country for private, educational and tourist purposes, as well as for employment, is temporarily suspended.


10.02.2020 - On 24 February the Consular Section will be closed

Please be informed that the Consular Section of the Embassy of Russia will be closed on 24 February for a national holiday.


27.01.2020 - Information service of the FCS of Russia.

The FCS of Russia has launched an information service that allows online checking of the presence of arrears in customs payments and decisions made by the customs authorities on non-permission to enter the Russian Federation.


24.12.2019 - Features of an electronic visa and conditions for its issuance

Features for the filling of the electronic-visa form



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