Embassy of Russia in Kigali


The Russian Embassy in Rwanda is a bilateral mission in Kigali and promotes Russian interests in Rwanda. The embassy of Russia also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Rwanda. The Russian Embassy in Kigali is headed by Mr Mirgayas Shirinskiy - Ambassador of Russia to Rwanda.


Russian Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda 19, Avenue de lArmee B.P. 40 Kigali Rwanda


(+250) 252 575 286


(+250) 252 503 322






Mr Mirgayas Shirinskiy - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Rwanda require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Russian embassy in Kigali 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 Kigali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.rwanda.mid.ru ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+250) 252 575 286 or email ambruss@rwanda1.com

Consulates of Russia in Rwanda

Next to the embassy in Kigali there could be additional Russian consulates located in Rwanda.

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

Russian Consulates in Rwanda

Next to the embassy in Kigali, 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 Rwanda ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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