Putin signed a decree on passports and drivers license

Expired passport and a driver’s license again become valid in Russia. The reason – anti-coronavirus infection. This is stated in the presidential decree published on the Kremlin website.

Putin signed the law on credit holidays Russians

“to Recognize the validity in the territory of the Russian Federation, the passport… and the Russian national driving license, the validity of which has expired or will expire in the period from 1 February to 15 July 2020 inclusive,” the document reads.

The decision was made in epidemiological purposes. Prior to that, Vladimir Putin mentioned in addresses to the nation that Russian citizens should not be hostages of bureaucratic procedures during a pandemic.

The decree came into force on April 18.


Earlier, the “Rambler” reported that the prosecution found a website selling Russian passports. The manufacturers claimed that the use of original forms Goznak. Materials sent to the court.