France has stopped issuing visas to Russians

France has stopped issuing visas to Russians

The French Embassy in has confirmed the termination of the issuance of Schengen visas to Russians.

As specified in the diplomatic mission, the acceptance of applications for the extension of five-year entry documents has been suspended in Moscow.

Earlier, it was reported that from June 24, by order of the Consulate General of in Moscow, the visa center stops the extension of a multiple-entry French visa, which was issued for a period of three, four, and five years with an end date in 2020 and 2021.

Earlier, on June 1, the visa centers of resumed issuing Schengen visas to Russians. Tourists could request an extension of a five-year multiple-entry short-term visa issued by France and expired during the  pandemic.

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