Important updates in visa policies


Russian Visa Centers in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto will resume their operations, effective July 14 2017, under new management company “VFS Global”. Documents are to be submitted to respective officers at previous locations:

  • 294 Albert St., Suite 505, Ottawa ON, K1P 6E6

  • 1010 Sherbrooke St. West, Suite 718, Montreal, QC, H3A 2R7

  • 60 St.Clair Ave. East, Suite 200, Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5

Business hours: 9:00 – 17:00 (except weekends and national holidays);

Tel. (514) 841-2113

E-mail: info.ruca@vfshelpline.com

Website: www.vfsglobal.com/Russia/Canada

You may also submit visa documents at the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy, provided this is done in person and via e-appointment (http://ottawa.kdmid.ru/queue-en/). Payment - by Money Order  made out to the "Embassy of Russia". Visa processing fees.


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
Fax:  (613) 238-61-58 
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: 
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) 843-5901
Fax: (514) 842-20-12 

Web site: http://montreal.mid.ru
E-mail: gcmontreal@mid.ru