Working schedule during holidays from 21.04.2022 to 10.05.2022
Attention! Working hours of the Visa Center and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Cyprus from 21.04.2022 to 10.05.2022.
21.04.2022: Visa Application Center is open until 12:00.
22.04.2022 and 25.04.2022: The Visa Application Center is closed; the Russian Embassy is working.
26.04.2022: Visa Application Center and the Russian Embassy are working as usual.
02.05.2022 to 03.05.2022: Visa Center is working as usual, Russian Embassy is closed.
09.05.2022 to 03.10.2022: Visa Center is working as usual, Russian Embassy is closed.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
On March 15, the mandatory use of masks in public places was canceled in Moscow. This decision is due to the steady improvement of the epidemiological situation. Thus, masks are not required to travel on public transport, visit museums, shops and cafes. Other anti-COVID measures are also canceled for organizations: measuring temperature of employees, installing dividing partitions at workplaces, etc.
Working schedule in March and April 2022
Please be informed about the working hours of the Visa Center and the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Cyprus in March and April 2022.
05.03.2022: In accordance with the decree of the Government of the Russian Federation on the postponement of working days in 2022, March 5, 2022 was declared a working day according to the Russian calendar. The Embassy of the Russian Federation operates as usual; Visa Center is not working.
07.03.2022 Visa Center and The Russian Embassy – holiday.
08.03.2022 Visa Center operates as usual, The Russian Embassy – holiday.
09.03.2022 Visa Center and the The Russian Embassy operate as usual.
25.03.2022 The Visa Application Center is closed due to a Public Holiday.
01.04.2022 The Visa Application Center is closed due to the Public Holiday.
QR codes cancelled
From March 3, the QR code system is canceled in Moscow, this also applies to foreign guests. Therefore, all restrictions on visiting theaters, museums, and restaurants are lifted. This list also includes cultural and entertainment events. In St. Petersburg, the QR code system will be canceled from March 4.
PCR test required for entry to Russia is valid for 2 days
The decree of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Russia on reducing the validity period of the PCR test for foreign citizens entering Russia from 3 to 2 days before arriving in Russia comes into force on December 8, 2021.
Now, when boarding a plane flying to Russia, foreign citizens or stateless persons must present a certificate in Russian or English with a negative test result for COVID-19, which must be done no earlier than 2 days before arriving in Russia.
Current restrictions on entry to Russia
Please be informed that on the website interlinkservice.world you can find an article on the travel regulations applicable in the Russian Federation with regards to the current restrictions implemented to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus infection. We recommend you to read these rules if you are planning to travel to Russia in the near future. However please also note that the travel regulations are subject to changes and it is obligatory to check the latest updates on the websites of the Government of the Russian Federation and the respective airlines.