Embassy of Russia in Bern


The Russian Embassy in Switzerland is a bilateral mission in Bern and promotes Russian interests in Switzerland. The embassy of Russia also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Switzerland. The Russian Embassy in Bern is headed by Mr Igor B. Bratchikov - Ambassador of Russia to Switzerland.


Russian Embassy in Bern, Switzerland Brunnadernrain 37 3006 Berne Switzerland


(+41) 31 352 05 66 (+41) 31 352 64 65


(+41) 31 352 55 95






Mr Igor B. Bratchikov - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Mon-Thu: 08.00-12.30 and 14.00-18.00 Fri: 08.00-14.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Russian embassy in Bern 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 Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.switzerland.mid.ru ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 352 05 66 (+41) 31 352 64 65 or email rusbotschaft@bluewin.ch

Consulates of Russia in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional Russian consulates located in Switzerland.

Please check below for the locations of the Russian consulates in Switzerland.

Russian Consulates in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern, Russia has consulates in the following cities: Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Russian Embassy in Bern offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Switzerland to Russia as wel as for Russian citizens in Switzerland. 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.