Important Information and Updates

  • Please note: Effective immediately, Russian Embassy in London has extended processing times for all Russian Visa Applications. The standard service has been increased from 5 to up to 20 working days and express service has been increased from 1 to 3 working days. Visa Centre in Manchester is still only able to process standard applications that will take up to 20 working days.  For the time being, applications submitted at Russian Visa Centre in Edinburgh remain unaffected. Please contact us if you have any question.
  • All application forms must be completed online through the official portal of the Russian Consulate.  See the link for the new Application Form
  • Processing time, requirements and fees are subject to change without prior notice.  It is recommended that you contact us before sending us your documents to confirm up to date requirements and to avoid any problems or delays.
  • When you receive your visa make sure that all its data is correct. The Consulate is not responsible for any misprints or errors in the visa not brought to its attention before your departure from the UK.