The consular district of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York includes the states: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin.

Russian Visa Center

In order to improve the quality of service for applicants applying for a Russian visa a new Russian Visa Center is in operation in the Consular District of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York (web-site:, Call-Center: 202-503-9911,

The objectives of the Visa Center are to speed up and facilitate the visa procedure, to create the most comfortable conditions for applicants, to clarify the rules of entry and stay in the Russian Federation, to check the completeness of documents required for obtaining a visa as well as to represent the interests of applicants at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York when submitting (collecting) documents on their behalf.

The final decision to issue or refuse a Russian visa as well as the issuance of visa itself to foreign nationals outside the Russian Federation lies with the respective the Russian Consular institutions.

Individual applicants have the right to apply directly to the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York to obtain a visa by making an online prior appointment at the web-site of the Consulate

In order to exclude cases of fraud with the pre-registration system, we accept documents only from those applicants whose personal data was entered into the system during the registration of the application. In case of discrepancy of the information indicated in the system with the data of the applicant whose documents are submitted to the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York, those documents will not be considered. One time slot in the system provides the possibility of submitting only one set of documents to the Consulate.


New Russian Visa Center in the United States

Regarding all the visa questions please contact “VFS Global”.

Please be advised that the current Visa Center service fee is $ 38.00 per visa. Consular visa tariffs remain the same.

For more information visit


Visa Center in New York City

145 W 45th Street, New York, NY 10036

Submission of Applications: 09:00 - 15:00

Passport Collection: 15.00 - 17:00

All timings above are from Monday to Friday except the official holidays.

Call-Center +1 202 503 9911