The Visa Section


We recommend you to apply for a visa to Russia at the Visa Section of the Russian Consulate General in Shanghai or via Russian Visa Application Center  in Shanghai (

Foreign citizens who would like to apply for a visa to Russia should make a prior appointment.

Furthermore, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Shanghai processes applications for the Russian visa directly from the Foreign Ministry of PRC, including employees of diplomatic and consular representations in Russia, as well as from members of official delegations wishing to visit Russia at the invitation of Russian authorities.

The amount of the visa fee is established in accordance with Consular Tariff. Consular fee and service fee must be paid in full prior to it being submitted to the Russian Consulate for review.

If you have any suggestions or questions about the work of the Visa Section, you can send them by e-mail:

All your requests will be carefully studied and answered in a detailed way.