Address: No.33 (old No.14), Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai-600 004
Phone: +91 44 2498 2320, +91 44 2498 2330
Fax: +91 44 2498 2336

Working hours of the 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





Dear Applicants,

Please be aware that due to COVID-19 coronovirus infection the receiving of applications and documets for tourist and private categories of russian visa will be suspended by Visa Section of the Consulate General from March 18 to April 1, 2020.

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