Russian Government Order on Temporary Entry Restriction for Chinese Nationals due to Сoronavirus (COVID-19)

It is reported that due to the rapid spread of coronavirus, by the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, starting from February 20, 2020 Chinese citizens have limited access to the Russian Federation for private, educational and tourist purposes, and the issuance of such visas has been temporarily suspended.

It is reported that due to the rapid spread of coronavirus, by the order of the Government of the Russian Federation, starting from February 20, 2020 Chinese citizens have limited access to the Russian Federation for private, educational and tourist purposes, and the issuance of such visas has been temporarily suspended.

The acceptance of documents for work permits and work visas for Chinese citizens and, accordingly, the issuance of these documents were suspended.

Nonetheless, the other types of visas, including official, business, humanitarian and transit visas for Chinese citizens, are being issued, and the entry is gained respectively.

Mazars in Russia will follow the events. We hope for a speedy favorable outcome of this situation.