If you're planning a visit to Russia then you will most likely need a Russian visa. All UK passport holders require a valid visa for Russia, the specific type of visa varies and depends on the reason for your visit as well as the details of your planned trip. Check which visa for Russia you need here.

All Russian visa applicants within the UK are required to attend one of the Russia visa application centres. There are 3 Russian Visa Application Centres in the UK, they are:

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

Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 15:00 Monday to Friday (except Declared Holidays).
Passport Collection: 16.00 - 17:30 Monday to Friday (except Declared Holidays).

 

2. Manchester
Russia Visa Application Centre
53 Fountain Street (Regus Business Centre)
Manchester
M2 2AN

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

  • there is no next-day service for the 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 the next working day, after the processed application is received at the application centre from the embassy.

 

3. Edinburgh

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

Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 15:00 Monday to Friday (except Declared Holidays).
Passport Collection: 16.00 - 17:30 Monday to Friday (except Declared Holidays).

If you’re planning a vist to Russia you will need to visit one of the 3 Russian visa pplication centres in the UK. Ensure that you apply for your Russian visa within plenty of time before you travel. Getting a Russian visa can be a bit of a challenge so be sure purchase our Check & Send service and one of our visa agents will guide you through the entire process start to finish. Applying for your Russian visa in the UK will require that you visit one of the UK application centres in London, Manchester and Edinburgh.