C 14 September 2015 visa in powers of the EU will be even more difficult for residents of Russia. For permission to enter his countrymen have to pass authentication by 2 parameters - photo and fingerprints.
In the Russian Federation is entered mobile biometrics. Measurable physiological data inhabitant of our planet - in our country this photo and fingerprints of 10 fingers - now must be presented when obtaining a visa in the powers of the European Union. Cost entry will be about 70 euros when applying at the visa application centre. A specific amount will be known after September 14, when it begins to operate the new rules. To take the fingerprints and photo will be on the spot.
There services are visiting visa expert with special equipment arrives for taking biometric data at home or in the office. It will cost about 150 euros, according to "Kommersant". The data will be saved 59 months and 5 years will be in the visa application centre. Therefore, to obtain a new visa operation of delivery of biometric data need to take place again.
Experts report that the national visa centers prepared to innovations and willing to work on special equipment, but the tourist boom awaits them is unlikely. By authoritative pronouncements of professionals, innovations will provoke a decrease in the demand for Schengen visas from among the residents of Russia by about 10%.
The EU said that the complication of the process of obtaining visas for citizens of Russia is not connected with the intention to prolong the punishment. Press Secretary of the EU in Russia Soren Liborius told that such a scheme is successfully operating since 2011 in the States of the several regions of the world. "It allows you to provide greater protection of personal data against unauthorized use", - said the diplomat.
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