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Re Website of The Consular Section of The Embassy of The Russian Federation in Japan

The Consular Section of Russian Embassy will be closed on the following dates in 2016

Russian Embassy in Tokyo Opens Condolence Book After A321 Crash in Egypt

Switching to a new on-line visa application form

The Government of the Russian Federation has issued decree on participation of Russia in APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC)


Re Website of The Consular Section of The Embassy of The Russian Federation in Japan

Dear visitors to the official website of The Consular Section of The Embassy of The Russian Federation in Japan!

We are pleased to inform you that from January 1, 2016 the current website will not be updated. Instead, all consular information will be regularly posted and updated on the official website of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Japan in the "Consular Section ". Welcome to the new pages of our section at: http://www.russia-emb.jp/

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Re The Consular Section of Russian Embassy Website

24/09/2015 - The Government of Russian Federation issued a Decree N1017 “On the Transfer of Public Holidays in 2016”. In view of the above mentioned decree, the Consular Section of Russian Embassy will be closed on the following dates in 2016:

January 1 till January 8;

February, 22-23;

March 7-8;

May 2-3;

May 9;

June 13;

November 4.

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Russian Embassy in Tokyo Opens Condolence Book After A321 Crash in Egypt

The Russian Embassy in Japan opens a Condolence book to honor the memory of those 224 people killed on October 31 in the Airbus-321 crash in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.

The condolence book will be open for entries on November 2 (Monday, 10:00-12:30 and 14:00-17:00) as well as on November 3 (Tuesday, 10:00-12:30).

You can leave your condolence messages also online:

Twitter / Facebook / Google+

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Switching to a new on-line visa application form

We are kindly drawing all potential russian visa-applicants' attention to the fact that starting from January 21st 2013 all Consular institutions of Russia in Japan are to switch to a newly adopted on-line visa application form. All applicants starting from the date above are to fill in the correspondent form using the Consular department of the MOFA of Russia-provided http://visa.kdmid.ru web-link (all due helpful notices are given in english, russian and japanese), then print it out and bring to our consulates with all other due documents for further procedures.

Please also be kindly reminded that untill January 21st 2013 the current form of visa-application is deemed valid, whereas starting from the date mentioned we shall be solely accepting a newly adopted on-line visa application form.

The Consular Section

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The Government of the Russian Federation has issued decree on participation of Russia in APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC)

The Government of the Russian Federation has issued decree (N 773 of 02.10.2009) on participation of Russia in APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Scheme under certain conditions, which can be regarded as átransitional membershipâ. Under the decree, which comes into force since 12-th April, 2010 , the ABTC holders will enjoy special fast-track entry and exit lanes at international airports and seaports. Although the ABTC cardholder is still to apply for entry visa, unless otherwise exempt under international agreements of the Russian Federation , our Embassy (Consulate General) will process such visa applications in a priority mode, including same day visa processing.

Any ABTC cardholder applying a visa should have an invitation from some organization in Russia , completed application form, one photo and passport.

Please notice that on arrival to Russia the ABTC cardholder should show his passport with visa and the card to pass through the lanes "For APEC Business Travel Card holders" or "For ABTC holders", which can be the same as "For Diplomatic passport holders".

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