In Russia introduced new rules for Schengen visas. While the new system of collection of biometric data greatly complicates the operation and takes a lot of time.
Residents of Russia for a few hours trying to be fingerprinted for a Schengen visa for a new sample. From time to time the procedure takes up to 5 hours and sometimes the system fails.
"I stood for 5 hours, shifting one, then the other arm to be fingerprinted. Stated that the new system, not all of them come out, and probably next time will be better," stated a tourist "Russian news service".
According to the ladies, the problems with fingerprinting experienced by many, and she completely failed to submit biometric data. Is close to the fixture't get the memo on the use, and yet, even the employees themselves of the visa application centre not fully understand the principles of its work.
As we were informed Days.Roux, September 14, entered into force new rules for Schengen. If the first request, the applicant will have to come directly to office or visa application centre to apply for visas and collecting biometric data. Applicant's information will be stored in vis 5 years. The price of the visa will not change.
A Schengen visa can be issued and at home. However, have to fork out. Residents of Russia, going to Switzerland, will be able to call in any point of Moscow for 180 euros. In regions such service would cost much more - 996 euros. However if 1 call will have a few visitors, then each additional applicant will have to pay 80 euros.