Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017: UAE residents applying for visit visas to Russia can now submit their documents at VFS Global visa service center, which has been authorized to process visa applications on behalf of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Dubai and Northern Emirates.
VFS Global assists with various categories of visit visas, including those for tourism, business and study, among others. The service center operates daily between Sunday and Thursday from 9am until 5pm.
The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Dubai and Northern Emirates has confirmed that they still accept visa applications; however this will be stopped in a due course.
What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals
Russian visa applicants holding a UAE residence permit with a minimum validity of 90 days, can now process their applications through VFS Global, which is an approved visa service centre on behalf of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Dubai and Northern Emirates.
How Fragomen can Assist?
Fragomen will continue monitoring the situation and will revert with additional information as developments occur.
This newsflash is for informational purposes only. If you have any questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to contact your Fragomen immigration professional.