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In addition to VMAtm's answer, for practical purposes, also consider the field on the passport application where you have to select whether it's your first passport, or whether you're getting it in exchange of a used/damaged/lost one. 9 Получение паспорта Первичное Взамен использованного Взамен испорченного Взамен утраченного When ...


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This is only a recommendation from the consulates, as the time deadlines for a new passport creation are up to 3 months, so if you want to get a new passport when your old one is about to expire in 2 months, you could get into to situation when you have no valid passport. The only restriction is that you can't get a new passport without invalidation the old ...


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As pointed out by @mkennedy, Canada Post has a service called International Reply Coupon, which, as per their web-site, appears to be a one-size-fits-all that's valid in 191 countries (except for Taiwan), bearing a cost of 6,00 CAD. https://www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/business/productsservices/atoz/irc.jsf However, the problem comes from the fact that, as its ...


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First of all, these two types of passport all equal for the person that owns them - they are totally acceptable all across the world. But for the new-style biometric passport there is an opportunity to add some bio-parameter to the chip of the passport. This service isn't required, and still being in test period, but for some countries it can save a lot of ...


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In the time when I needed visas to enter Russia I queued at their consulates on three different continents. I have also queued at various bureaucracies inside Russia. On balance, I saw no difference between the two. It's part of what is and I doubt that questions put directly to staff will yield up anything more valuable. In my experience each Russian ...


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TL;DR: No. The situation you describe is almost certainly entirely the Russians' own doing. The host country for an embassy gets very little say about that embassy's activities. They can refuse the letters of credence of an incoming ambassador, but this is a major diplomatic snub and is not too far off from breaking diplomatic relations entirely. They ...


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According to federal law, a passport should be issued within 3 months of the date of application. (note that the date quotes below are not the edition date of the law, but rather the registration date, as some sources put it -- something akin to the date of the first passage of the given law, which then can get amended multiple times, still bearing the ...



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