Due to national holidays the Consulate General will be closed on 1,8,9 May!
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
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: https://visa.kdmid.ru
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
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