Important updates in visa policies


Tourist, business, work, study, humanitarian and private visas.


In order to improve visa processing starting August 20, 2014, the Consular Division of the Embassy of the Russian Federation accepts visa applications submitted through authorized Russian Visa Centre "Invisa Logistics Services Canada Ltd". 


Russian Visa Centre located at:

Suite 505, 294 Albert Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 6E6

Tel. (613) 800 - 7128, Fax. (613) 670 - 1126


The application can submitted to the Visa Centre by a prior appointment only.

Diplomatic and official visas.


All the requests must be forwarded to the Embassy along with the verbal note of Passport Canada (Official Travel) and delivered by its courier services only. 


The documents submitted by any other way as stated above or containing visa application forms filled out improperly will be returned without processing. 


Please be advised, that if you apply for a diplomatic or official visa you must choose «Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada» as the correct destination when filling in thevisa application form. The application form must be printed out on a single sheet of paper from both sides and have a destination name and a 12-digit number on top of it.




The Russian Federation maintains consular offices in three locations 
in Canada, with each having its own jurisdiction.

Please contact your local Russian Consulate according to your place of residence.

The Embassy of Russian Federation in Canada (Consular Division)

Address: 52, Range Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8J5 
(Attention: Sending of your paper work to the Embassy’s Address (285 Charlotte St.) may cause an extension of terms for documents processing.) 
Telephone:  (613) 236-72-20, (613) 236-09-20, (613) 236-62-15 
Fax:  (613) 238-61-58 
E-mail: consul.ottawa@mid.ru 
Open to public: Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
(Consulate is closed on National Holidays of the Russian Federation)
Head of the Consular Division: Nikolay N. MOSKVICHEV
Jurisdiction: Ottawa and Capital Region (area codes 613 and 819), British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Yukon and Northwest Territories.

The application can be submitted to the Consular Division of the Embassy by a prior appointment only

Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Toronto

E-mail: toronto@kdmid.ru 
Web site: www.toronto.kdmid.ru
Jurisdiction: Ontario (except Ottawa and Capital Region), Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan 

Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Montreal

Address: 3655 Avenue de Musee, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2E1 
Telephone: (514) 843-59-01 
Fax: (514) 842-20-12 
E-mail: gcmontreal@mid.ru