Russian Visa Center
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.
ON RESUMING VISA ISSUANCE
Starting from June 1, 2021, the Russian Diplomatic Missions in the US resume visa issuance of visas of all categories.
Please be advised that the visas may be issued only for U.S. citizens and citizens of other countries, who possess U.S. Green Cards.
Citizens of third countries, who temporarily visit the U.S.A., have to apply for Russian visas at Russian consular missions in the countries of their citizenship.
All applicants should submit their paperwork at the Visa Center in New York in person by appointment, the applicants may apply for an emergency private visa directly to the Consulate by prior appointment. You can make an appointment via email.
Consultations on visa application procedure should be addressed to the Visa Center in New York via email.
Due to the lack of personnel at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York, the visa processing may take an extended time.
If you are looking for an expedited visa processing, please mail your paperwork to the Visa Center in Washington.
We recommend applicants purchase their plane tickets to Russia after obtaining their visas.
Procedures for foreign citizens, stateless persons and citizens of the Russian Federation arriving in the territory of the Russian Federation link.
Importation of medicines link.