The issuance of foreign passports for 10 years abroad has been suspended

Acceptance of applications for the issuance of passports valid for 10 years abroad will be suspended from August 26, with passports valid for 5 years will continue to be issued, the report said consular information portal of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

“From August 26 to temporarily stop accepting applications for issuance of new generation passports (valid for 10 years). Passports with a validity of 5 years will continue without changes in the established order as the primary, instead of the current used, lost or corrupted”, — stated in the message.