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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:

January 01, MondayNew Year's Day
January 08, MondayOrthodox Christmas (in lieu of January 07, Sunday)
March 30, FridayGood Friday
April 02, MondayEaster Monday
May 09, WednesdayVictory Day
June 12, Tuesday  Day of Russia
July 02, MondayCanada Day (in lieu of July 01, Sunday)
October 08, MondayThanksgiving Day
November 05, MondayDay of Unity (in lieu of November 04, Sunday)
December 25, Tuesday  Christmas Day
December 26, WednesdayBoxing Day

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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