French visa application centers have been opened in Russia
Since July 20, the French visa centers in Vladivostok, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saratov and Khabarovsk have resumed their work. But tourists can’t get visas yet.
From July 6, the visa center was opened in Moscow. The visa center in St. Petersburg is still closed, according to the VFSGlobal website. The opening date has not been announced.
The website of the French Embassy explains that the acceptance of documents for a short-term visa is not possible "until further notice."
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.