Issuance of Spanish visas in Moscow will resume on May 12
The Consulate General of Spain in Moscow announced the resumption of the issuance of Schengen visas to Russians from May 12.
"From May 12, the official visa center, accredited by the Spanish government and the Spanish Consulate General in Moscow, will resume the issuance of Schengen visas (category C)," the diplomatic mission said on the website.
Russians who previously had a visa valid for at least one year can apply. Priority will be given to those who have previously had a visa for 2, 3 and 5 years, as well as relatives of EU citizens.
New visas will be issued with a date not earlier than June 1, and the duration will depend on the validity of the previous visas and the correctness of their use.
"Applicants for a Category C (Schengen) visa cannot travel to Spain or other Schengen countries while there are restrictions on entry to the EU and Schengen countries from third countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic," said message of the diplomatic mission.