Consular section

By electronic appointment via email:

Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and  3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and  3.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Visa section

All visa related enquiries you are kindly requested to address to: or call +852-28777188.

The entry to Russia of all foreign citizens and stateless persons is suspended from 18 March until further notice.

The following categories of foreign citizens may apply for visa and thus enter Russia: 

-employees of diplomatic missions in Russia,

-drivers of motor vehicles serving international routes;

-aircraft, ship and railway crews; 

-members of official delegations,

-holders of diplomatic or service visas as well as holders of regular working qualified specialists visas (multiple working visas);

-the family members of the Russian citizens or those arriving in Russia due to the death of a close relative, and transit air passengers;

- persons admitted to the educational organization and holding a valid invitation from the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Foreign citizens who are the family members of the Russian citizens and who are eligible to enter Russia without visa (according to the bilateral agreements) will have to provide the original documents confirming the relationship on the border. 

Applications for all visa types and categories except for the abovementioned cases are also suspended from 18, March until further notice.

- The issuance of electronic and TOURIST visas is suspended from 18 March 2020.

The Russian visa application centre is currently closed until further notice

Quarantine and testing requirements upon arrival 

According to the latest arrangements, foreign citizens going to Russia must provide negative test results for COVID-19, with testing made not earlier than 3 days before entering Russia. Travellers shall have the relevant certificate upon boarding the flight.
To facilitate the border crossing process travellers from Hong Kong are required to provide the test results issued by Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital (


Duty consul (only for EMERGENCY involving Russian citizens) tel: +852-9194-7659


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