Switzerland won’t recognize passports issued by russia in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine

Опубліковано 20 August 2023 року, о 18:38

The Swiss Federal Council has supported the European Union’s decision not to recognize documents issued by Russia in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine and Georgia. The portal of the Swiss Government reports that.

russian passport holders from the TOT will not be able to get a Schengen visa or cross the external border of the Schengen zone.

The Government of Switzerland has clarified that it will not recognize ordinary and diplomatic passports, residence permits for stateless persons, certificates of repatriation, or identity documents for seafarers.

Documents issued by the occupation authorities since the occupation of a certain territory of Ukraine are not recognized.