Starting from January 1, 2016, departure from the territory of the Russian Federation for the citizens of Uzbekistan will be allowed only for holders of biometric passports, the press service of the National Airline " Uzbekistan Airways" reports.
The report notes that citizens with the old-format of passports, will not be allowed to cross the border by the Border Service of the Russian Federation in airports, seaports, on the railroad or the road.
If the citizen is trying to cross the Russian border with the passport of the old format, he will be removed from the flight and will be charged a fine.
Those who could not get a biometric passport in time for whatever reason, must obtain a certificate for return.
In this regard, the airline reported that the tickets from the territory of the Russian Federation for NAC flights will be only sold to the holders of a biometric passports.