Embassy of Russia in Lagos


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


Russian Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria 5, Walter Carrington Crescent Victoria Island P.O. Box 2723, Marina Lagos Nigeria


(+234) (1) 261-33-59 (+234) (1) 461-39-49


(+234) (1) 461-99-94


rusemlagos@gmail.com rusemlagos@mail.ru




Mr Alexander D. Polyakov - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Nigeria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Russian embassy in Lagos 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 Lagos before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.rusemb-nigeria.ru ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+234) (1) 261-33-59 (+234) (1) 461-39-49 or email rusemlagos@gmail.com rusemlagos@mail.ru

Consulates of Russia in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Lagos there could be additional Russian consulates located in Nigeria.

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

Russian Consulates in Nigeria

Next to the embassy in Lagos, Russia has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Russia does not have any consulates located in Nigeria ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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