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Embassy of Canada in Russia

Embassy Address

The Embassy of Canada
23 Starokonyushenny Pereulok
Moscow 119002 Russia
(near the Stary Arbat street, Metro: Kropotkinskaya)

If you are invited to come to the Embassy, please refer to the section below - Security – Getting into the Embassy.

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The Consulate General of Canada in St. Petersburg has closed to the public. Services previously offered by the Consulate General have been transferred to the Embassy of Canada in Moscow.

Hours of operation

General Office Hours 
Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 17:00 (excluding Statutory Holidays)

Consular section
By appointment only: Monday – Thursday: 09:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 16:00 Friday: 09:00 to 13:00 (excluding Statutory Holidays)

To schedule an appointment, please send an e-mail to: or call the Consular section at + 7 (495) 925-6000.

Visa and Immigration section is not open for any type of business such as submission of applications, documents or passports, or for any enquiry.

Embassy contact details (except the Visa and Immigration office)

Tel.: + 7 (495) 925-6000
Fax: + 7 (495) 925-6025 – General
Fax: + 7 (495) 925 6004 – Consular (non visa related matters)
Fax: + 7 (495) 925 6051 - Trade
Fax: + 7 (495) 925 6024 – Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Service (FPDS)
Fax: + 7 (495) 925 6054 - Administration

Emails: - General – Consular (non visa related matters) – Trade - FPDS - Administratione

Visa and Immigration office contact details

Check IRCC website for Visa Application Centres (VAC) contact details; for contact details for questions on Permanent Resident Visas; or if you prefer using a Web form for any enquiry. - for questions on Temporary Resident Visas, Study Permits, Work Permits, Permanent Resident Travel Documents and PR Status Renunciation applications. – to request an appointment, if you are a diplomat or official going on official business to Canada, wishing to have your application submitted directly at the Embassy. Please note that this address is strictly reserved for diplomats and officials. All other enquiries sent to this address will be deleted without a response.

For technical reasons, we do not receive all messages sent from Please use other email providers when contacting our office.

If you are invited to come to the Visa and Immigration Section in person, please refer to the section below - Security – Getting into the Embassy.

Security – Getting into the Embassy

When you visit the Embassy, you must present the original of your internal national passport or other suitable identity documents bearing photographs. When you visit the Immigration Section, you must also present an invitation letter from the Immigration Section requesting you to come in person.

Luggage, such as backpacks, suitcases or packages larger than a standard handbag, are not allowed into the Embassy. The Embassy offers no storage facilities and applicants carrying such items will not be allowed entry. If you are travelling with luggage, please secure it elsewhere before approaching the Embassy.

Applicants are also discouraged from bringing mobile phones or other electronic devices, such as Blackberries, iPods, PDAs and remote-entry automobile keys, to the Embassy.  Holders of such items will be delayed for searches and examination. 

Please note that food and drinks are not permitted within the Embassy. Still water is available in the waiting area.

Request emergency assistance (for Canadian citizens only)

For emergency assistance after hours, call the Embassy of Canada in Moscow and follow the instructions. You can also call the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa toll-free at 810-800-201-41012 (this number may not be accessible from all locations) or call collect 613-996-8885.

Statutory Holidays

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Monday, December 26Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 27Boxing Day (In Lieu)


Monday , January 2New Year's Day
Monday , January 9Orthodox Christmas
Friday, April 14Good Friday
Monday, April 17Easter Monday
Monday, May 9Victory Day
Monday, June 12Day of Russia
Monday, July 3Canada Day
Monday, October 9Thanksgiving
Monday, November 6Day of Unity in Russia
Monday, December 26Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 27Boxing Day (In Lieu)

Countries of Accreditation

The Embassy covers the countries of Russia, Armenia and Uzbekistan, and also provides visa services to residents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.


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