Greece has temporarily suspended the acceptance of documents for visas from Russians. The visa center refers to technical reasons

The Greece Visa Application Center temporarily suspended the acceptance of documents for visas from Russians, the Greek consulates in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novorossiysk will not consider applications from Monday, June 27.

The center refers to technical reasons, the timing of the resumption of visa issuance is not specified.

“Dear Applicant, for technical reasons, the Consulate General of Greece in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novorossiysk stops processing visa applications for an indefinite period. Applicants who have an appointment at the Visa Application Centers starting from 27.06 can reschedule their entry to a later period after the places have been added to the electronic entry system. All visa centers will be open for consultations, processing and issuance of passports that were submitted until 24.06 inclusive.

At the same time, the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), citing one of the tour operator companies, reported that the visa center system is being updated. According to the association, the visa center warned about the suspension of the acceptance of documents for visas from Russians on Friday, June 24. At that time, there was no statement on the website of the center itself.

Earlier it was reported that the number of direct flights from Russia after the start of the war decreased by 62%, now only 19 countries can be reached without transfers. The United States, Canada and most European countries, with the exception of Serbia, have banned Russian aircraft from being in their airspace. Also, many Western carriers stopped flying to Russia. Now, in order to get to countries with closed skies, Russians need to fly with transfers: through Istanbul, Serbia, or the countries of the Persian Gulf.

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