ENTRY INTO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION IS TEMPORARILY PROHIBITED FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS AND STATELESS PERSONS FROM 18 MARCH 2020 TO 1 MAY 2020 - home

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ENTRY INTO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION IS TEMPORARILY PROHIBITED FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS AND STATELESS PERSONS FROM 18 MARCH 2020 TO 1 MAY 2020

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection (COVID 19) in the Russian Federation and in compliance with the Government Order № 635, from 18 March 2020 to 1 May 2020, entry into the Russian Federation is temporarily prohibited for foreign citizens and stateless persons.

Consular section of the Embassy as well as the Consulate General in Gothenburg  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 of a death of a close relative will still be 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.