Embassy of Russia in Pyongyang


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


Russian Embassy in Pyongyang, Korea (Democratic Republic), Chungkuyok, Sinyang-dong, Pyongyang Korea (Democratic Republic)


(+850) (2) 381-31-01 and (+850) (2) 382-31-02


(+850) (2) 381-34-27






Mr Alexander Timonin - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in North Korea require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Russian embassy in Pyongyang 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 Pyongyang before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.dprk.mid.ru) or contact the visa department by telephone (+850) (2) 381-31-01 and (+850) (2) 382-31-02 or email embassy@rusembdprk.ru

Consulates of Russia in North Korea

Next to the embassy in Pyongyang there could be additional Russian consulates located in North Korea.

Please check below for the locations of the Russian consulates in North Korea.

Russian Consulates in North Korea

Next to the embassy in Pyongyang, Russia has consulates in the following cities: Chongjin

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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