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

Dear visitors,

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

Consular offices in the UK from 18 March 2020 temporarily suspend the acceptance of documents, registration and issuance to foreign citizens and stateless persons of all categories of visas, except for diplomatic and official ones. Private visas in emergency cases related to the death of a close relative will be still issued.

Drivers and crew members can apply for visa as usual.

From 18 March 2020 visa processing in the form of an electronic document for foreign citizens is temporarily suspended.

17 March 2020, 15:45