On The Official Opening Of The New Visa Application Centre


28 February2017. An official inauguration of the new Visa Application Centre of the Russian Federation in the Hague took place. The Centre is operated by a famous international company “VFS Global” that operates 2226 Visa Application Centres in 127 countries around the globe.

The Centre was inaugurated by the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Netherlands. In his speech he highlighted the importance of the Application Centre and expressed hope that the staff of the Centre will work in close cooperation with the Consular Department of the Embassy to achieve the goal of timely and efficient issue of all types of visas.

The Ambassador got acquainted with the way the work of the Centre is organised, looked at the premises and the equipment and talked to the staff wishing them success at this important activity. The Centre is equipped with the most advanced devices that allow accepting and processing visa applications with high efficiency.

After the official ceremony a reception was held in the Centre attended by representatives of the Consular Department of the Embassy, the staff of the Centre, key travel agents in the Hague and journalists.

The new Russian Visa Application Centre is located at: 2nd floor, Parkstraat 99, 2514 JH, The Hague. It operates from Monday to Friday, between 9.00 – 17.30. Tel.: +31 (0) 70 217 01 25, email: