Consular Department of the Embassy of the Russian Federation

Head of the Consular Department: Komshilov Ilya, Counselor of the Embassy

Address: Scheveningseweg 2, 2517 KT Den Haag (see the map)

Phones (9:00-12:00):                      +31 70 364 64 73;

                                                        +31 70 364 07 80;

Fax:                                                 +31 70 365 86 34.


Opening hours:                               Monday-Friday 09:00-13:00

For all the information about visas you are kindly requested to contact the Russian visa application centre in the Hague.  

Announcements of the Consular Department

Holidays of the Consular Department for the year 2017

According to the Russian calendar of holidays the Consular Department will be closed in 2017 on the following dates: January 1-8, February 23 and 24, March 8, May 1, 8 and 9, June 12 and November 6.

Announcement of the opening of the Russian Visa Centre In the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Russian Visa Centre - VFS. Global - is opened on January 16, 2017 in the Hague with the aim of improving the quality of services rendered to the Dutch citizens and the citizens of the third countries, as well as to accelerate and simplify the process of issuing entry visas for Russian Federation. See the map.

Visa-free entrance to Russia for sports events (FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the FIFA World Cup 2018)

The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be held from June 17 to July 2, 2017 in the cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan and the FIFA 2018 World Cup will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018 in the cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saransk, Volgograd).

In accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, the entry (exit) of foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in Russia as spectators for sports events within the framework of the above sports events is carried out without issued Russian visas. However, in order to be admitted to Russia foreign citizens/stateless persons must have a valid identity document (travel passport) and a personalized visitor card (also known as a “Fan ID”).

Information on the procedure for obtaining a «Fan ID» for the above sports events, an example of «Fan ID» and an additional information can be found on: and