Travel companies in Russia have lost the opportunity to apply for a Finnish visa without the personal presence of the client, as well as book slots for applying, starting from September 1. This was reported at the Consulate General of Finland in St. Petersburg, reports “Interfax” .
as individual applicants, that is, they must make an appointment for each client separately.
The reservation for the submission of documents must be in the name of the person wishing to enter the country, despite the fact that the application is submitted with the help of a travel agency.
“In addition, the client must also be present at the time of submission of documents (previously, documents could be submitted by a travel company without the presence of a client). From now on, documents from travel companies will not be accepted without the presence of a client, ”the Consulate General emphasized. which will discuss the introduction of visa restrictions for Russian citizens. Restrictions apply to those Russians who enter these states by land.