Russia Visa Applications

Biometric data collection in the UK


Biometric data is required for all Russian visa applications made in the UK. All visa applicants (except for children under 12 years) must go in person to the Russian visa application centre either in London, Manchester or Edinburgh. The procedure is quick and requires only one visit. Even if your personal attendance is now required, there will be much value in using our visa service. Please read why.

Russian Visa Centres - Contact Information and Opening Hours

There are three Russian visa centre in the UK: London, Manchester and Edinburgh. Please see below for their contact details and opening hours.
 

Address Details


London
Russia Visa Application Centre
15- 27 Gee Street
Barbican, London, EC1V 3RD
Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 15:00 pm Monday to Friday except holidays (see below).
Passport Collection: 16.00 - 17:30 pm Monday to Friday except holidays (see below).

Manchester
Russia Visa Application Centre
53 Fountain Street (Regus Business Centre)
Manchester, M2 2AN
Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 13:00, 13.45 – 16.00 pm Monday to Friday except holidays (see below).
Note: there is no passport collection service, you will need to order postage; no urgent visa processing.
 
Edinburgh
Russia Visa Application Centre
64 Albion Road (back entrance)
Edinburgh, EH7 5QZ
Submission of Applications: 08:30 - 15:00 pm Monday to Friday except holidays (see below).
Passport Collection: 16.00 - 17:30 pm Monday to Friday except holidays (see below).
 

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS


London
Date Day Holiday
4 November 2019 Monday Day of the National Unity
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Day

Edinburgh
Date Day Holiday
4 November 2019 Monday Day of the National Unity
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Day

Manchester
Date Day Holiday
26 August 2019 Monday Summer Bank Holiday
4 November 2019 Monday Day of the National Unity
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Day
26 December 2019 Thursday Boxing Day
 
 
 

Disclaimer

It is our responsibility to inform you that we are a private company assisting our customers with visa applications. We are not an official government website and are not affiliated with any government department. If you wish to apply directly to the relevant embassy, please contact them or check their website for current visa rules, application process and applicable fees.

If you decide to use our services, please note, that in addition to consular fees we charge a handling fee for processing your visa application on your behalf which includes visa consultation and advice, checking your application pack as per relevant government requirements, consular submission and collection.