Pursuant to the Article 22 of the Visa Code, an in-depth examination is carried out of applications lodged by the nationals of the following states:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus (applies only to holders of diplomatic and service passports)
  • D.R. Congo
  • Egypt (does not apply to holders of diplomatic and service passports)
  • Erytrea
  • Ethyopia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan (does not apply to holders of diplomatic passports)         
  • (North) Korea
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Palestine
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

Category of persons: Refugees and stateless persons 

Prior consultation is performed in respect of the nationals of specific third countries according to the Cabinet Regulation of June 21, 2010, No. 554, "Regulations Regarding the States for the Citizens of which in Issuing a Visa or Residence Permit an Additional Examination shall be Performed".