Address: No.33 (old No.14), Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai-600 004
Phone: +91 44 24982320 +91 44 24982330
Fax: +91 44 24982336

Working hours Consulate:   
Monday, Thursday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Holidays: Saturday, Sunday

Visa section:   
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. – admission of applications, 12.30 p.m. to 2 p.m. – issuing visas.

Since June 14, 2013 all application for Russian visas submitted in India should be completed through the electronic visa application form:
Applications filled in by hand are not accepted. 

In order to obtain a Russian visa it is recommended to apply through the Russian Visa Center in Chennai.

Foreign citizens have the right to apply directly to the Visa-Consular Section of The Consulate General of Russia in Chennai to obtain a visa for themselves or for a close relative by making a prior appointment. In addition, certain categories of applicants such as diplomats/officials can apply directly to the Russian Consular Institutions.

Contact numbers in case of emergency during holidays & out of office hours (for Russian citizens):   
mobile – (91) 988 44 222 08; 
landline – (91) 44 2498 2320; (91) 44 2498 2330