Contact Us


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

Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 15:00; VIP premium lounge service: 08:30 – 17:00 Monday to Friday except Declared Holidays.

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




Russia Visa Application Centre
64 Albion Road (back entrance)

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

Passport Collection: 16:30 - 17:30 Monday to Friday except Declared Holidays.


Russia Visa Application Centre

53 Fountain Street (Regus Business Centre)
M2 2AN

Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 13:00; 13:45 – 16:00 Monday to Friday except Declared Holidays.

Please Note

  • there is no passport collection facility in Manchester. Passports will be
    returned only via recorded delivery post, 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


VFS Contact Information:

Call Centre: 0905 889 0149 between 08:30 and 17:30 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: Russia Visa Application Centre in London:

Russia Visa Application Centre in Manchester:

Russia Visa Application Centre in Edinburgh:

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.
  • Please note, if you will come after 14:30 with incorrect documents, that will need an amendment, we can refuse to submit your documents due to disturbance to operational process. You might be asked to come again on the other day. Please make sure you have all documents as per check list - “Documents required” section of the website, applicable for your type of visa. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • 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.