Contact Us

London

Russia Visa Application Centre
15- 27 Gee Street,
Barbican, London
EC1V 3RD

Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 15:00 pm Monday to Friday except Declared Holidays.

Passport Collection: 16.00 - 17:30 pm Monday to Friday except Declared Holidays.

 

 

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Edinburgh

Russia Visa Application Centre
64 Albion Road (back entrance)
Edinburgh
EH7 5QZ

Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 15:00 pm Monday to Friday except Declared Holidays.

Passport Collection: 16.00 - 17:30 pm Monday to Friday except Declared Holidays.

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Manchester

Russia Visa Application Centre
Peter House, Oxford Street,
Manchester
M1 5AN

Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 13:00 then from 13.45 – 16.00 pm Monday to Friday except Declared Holidays.

Please Note

  • there is no next-day service for Manchester centre,
    only a 5 working day service is available.
  • there is no passport collection facility in Manchester. Passports will be
    returned only via recorded delivery post the next working day, after the
    processed application is received at the application centre from the embassy.
  • if you are applying in Manchester, please ensure to select ‘London Visa
    Centre’ as the location when prompted while completing the online application form.

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VFS Contact Information:

Call Centre: 0905 889 0149 between 0830 hrs and 1730 hrs Monday to Friday, except declared Holidays. This is a premium rate telephone service where you can obtain general information regarding Russian Visa applications. Calls provided by BT will be charged at 55 pence per minute at all times. A set-up fee of up to 6 pence per call applies to calls from residential lines. Mobile and other providers' charges may vary. To learn more about this service, please click here.
Email ID: info.ruuk@vfshelpline.com

Please be advised we can only respond to complaints received directly from the person making the visa application. We cannot respond to complaints from other persons/third parties* on behalf of the applicant.

*Please note exceptions may be made in cases of disability, elderly/infirm persons and similar prevailing medical conditions.
  • Please note that no applications will be accepted after 15:00 (except Manchester), therefore kindly ensure that you have all the required documents and completed application form, especially if you are applying close to your travel date. Otherwise you may be asked to come another day to submit your application.
  • Visa applications based on Telex invitation can be checked only from 9:00 - 12.00 and from 14.00 - 15.00
  • Visa applications based on electronic invitation issued by an appropriate General Directorate for Migration for the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia will be accepted from 9:00 - 12:00 and from 14:00 - 15:00
  • For the attention of accredited agencies- Please also be advised that additional documents can be submitted within 3 working days only from the day of request from Visa Application Centre.