Providing a complete set of fingerprints from the 10th of December, 2014
Pursuant to the Decree No. 735 of November 21, 2014, of the President of the Russian Federation on collection of biometric personal data of foreign citizens and stateless persons, from the 10th of December,2014 all applicants, submitting documents for a visa in the Russian Visa Application Center, must provide a complete set of their fingerprints.
The procedure of fingerprints collection is not required for persons under the age of 12, as well as for processing diplomatic visas.
In case of refusal to undergo the mentioned procedure, the documents will not be accepted.