In accordance with the Decree of the Government of St. Petersburg "On measures to counteract the spread of a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in St. Petersburg" dated March 13, 2020 N 121 (as amended on October 28, 2021, as amended, effective from November 8 2021) from December 01, 2021, upon entering the premises of the Visa Application Center, all visitors (except for visitors under the age of 18) must present:
or a QR code obtained using a specialized application of the Unified Portal of State and Municipal Services, which confirms that citizens have received the second component of the vaccine or a one-component vaccine;
or a QR code obtained using a specialized application of the Unified Portal of State and Municipal Services, which confirms that they have had a coronavirus infection and no more than six calendar months have passed from the date of their recovery;
or a certificate confirming the existence of a medical exemption from vaccination against coronavirus infection, issued by the medical commission of the medical organization where the patient is being observed for a disease that is a medical exemption, if there is a negative result of a laboratory study of the material for coronavirus infection using the polymerase chain reaction method, selected no earlier than three calendar days prior to presentation.
In relation to persons who do not have citizenship of the Russian Federation, their receipt of the first and (or) second components of the vaccine or a single-component vaccine is confirmed by a document issued by an authorized medical organization.
The verification by the staff of the Visa Application Center of the validity of a QR code, a certificate, or a medical document is carried out on the basis of an identity document.
Persons under the age of 18 are not allowed to visit the visa centers without being accompanied by an adult. The accompanying person is also required to present one of the above documents.
As operations at the Visa Application Centers for Spain in St. Petersburg, you are kindly asked to adhere to the highest standards of health and safety based on the recommendations of the World Health Organization and local health authorities: you will need to self-disclose COVID-19 symptoms, to undergo temperature screening at the entrance of the VAC using non-contact equipment, to wear appropriate mask and gloves. You will be checked contactless by the security service of the VAC. In case you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please, DO NOT visit our VAC. Applicants without mask and gloves and applicants with a temperature rise above 37 degrees will not be allowed to enter the premises. As the VAC cannot be crowded, you may be asked to wait outside the VAC. While waiting inside, please keep social distance of 1.5 - 2 meters. Only one person will be authorized for each 8 m². Limited number of customers will be permitted inside the Centre.
Please be informed that your appointment slot will be rescheduled to a later date in case you have any COVID-19 symptoms. We suggest you to prepare your application and all necessary documents in advance to avoid waiting time at the VAC.
Protecting the health of applicants and our employees during these times is of utmost importance. We are following the recommendations of the Health and Governmental authorities and have put in place best practices to minimize the possible exposure of applicants and employees. For these reasons, applicants are requested not to come twice to our premises; your passports can be returned via courier service at a minimal cost.