Embassy of Russia in London


The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom is a bilateral mission in London and promotes Russian interests in the United Kingdom. The embassy of Russia also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United Kingdom. The Russian Embassy in London is headed by Mr Alexander Yakovenko - Ambassador of Russia to the United Kingdom.


Russian Embassy in London, the United Kingdom 6/7 Kensington Palace Gardens London W8 4QP United Kingdom


(+44) 20 7229 3628 (+44) 20 7229 6412


(+44) 20 7727 8625




www.great-britain.mid.ru www.rustradeuk.org


Mr Alexander Yakovenko - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United Kingdom require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Russian embassy in London you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Russia

For all Russian visa related matters contact the embassy in London before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.great-britain.mid.ru www.rustradeuk.org) or contact the visa department by telephone (+44) 20 7229 3628 (+44) 20 7229 6412 or email office@rusemblon.org

Consulates of Russia in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London there could be additional Russian consulates located in the United Kingdom.

Please check below for the locations of the Russian consulates in the United Kingdom.

Russian Consulates in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London, Russia has consulates in the following cities: Edinburgh and Londonderry

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Russian Embassy in London offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from United Kingdom to Russia as wel as for Russian citizens in United Kingdom. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Russian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.