Reduced appointment time at the consular section
According to the results of the monitoring of number of applicants to the consular section of the Embassy it was decided to reduce the appointment time. The opening hours from 13:30 to 16:00 are terminated.
Starting from January 9th 2017 the consular section is open for public on weekdays (except public holidays) from 08:30 to 12:00 for all matters. Russian passports can be collected by Russian citizens from 8:30 to 11:30.
Annually, from April 1st to June 30th (statistics maximum) the consular section of the Embassy is open to public on weekdays (except public holidays) from 08:30 to 13:00 for all matters except visa matters. Russian passports can be collected by Russian citizens from 8:30 to 12:30.
The time for delivering visa application documents remains the same - weekdays from 08.30 to 12.00 only by prior appointment via our web site.
Russian citizens applying for visas for their close relatives (spouses, children - foreign nationals) to enter the Russian Federation accompanying them can deliver their applications by prior appointment via our web site or without such on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 08:30 to 09:30 or on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 to 12:00.
In case of emergencies (death or serious illness of close relatives) the consular section would be able to offer consular services outside given opening hours by decision of the diplomat in charge. All such cases must be confirmed by respective documents, time of meeting at the consular section is to be confirmed by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) and phone number for emergencies (+4746858825).
Consular enquiry line is open from 8.30 to 12.00.
Russian national holidays are January 1-5, January 7, February 23, March 8, May 1, May 9, June 12 and November 4. If the holiday date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday will be a day off.