Since February 2, Russia has suspended the acceptance of applications for the issuance of new passports with a chip
The Kremlin explained the reasons for the suspension of the issuance of new passports
Сo 2 February, Russia suspended the acceptance of applications for the issuance of new-type passports with a chip.
The information that applications for the issuance of new-type passports for a period of 10 years were no longer accepted was commented by Dmitry Peskov, press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation. The Kremlin attributed problems with paperwork to technical difficulties. AllDaily writes about this/
“But the rest accept? You answered your own question. Surely there are some technical problems with the chips or something else. Keep it simple, use regular passports, — Peskov told reporters.