Embassy of Russia in Colombo


The Russian Embassy in Sri Lanka is a bilateral mission in Colombo and promotes Russian interests in Sri Lanka. The embassy of Russia also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sri Lanka. The Russian Embassy in Colombo is headed by Mr Aleksandr Gennadevich Vilnin - Ambassador of Russia to Sri Lanka.


Russian Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka 62 Sir Ernest de Silva Mawatha Colombo-7 Sri Lanka


(+94) (1) 2573-555 (+94) (1) 2574-959


(+94) (1) 2574-957






Mr Aleksandr Gennadevich Vilnin - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sri Lanka require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Russian embassy in Colombo 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 Colombo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.sri-lanka.mid.ru ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+94) (1) 2573-555 (+94) (1) 2574-959 or email rusemb@itmin.net

Consulates of Russia in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo there could be additional Russian consulates located in Sri Lanka.

Please check below for the locations of the Russian consulates in Sri Lanka.

Russian Consulates in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo, 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 Sri Lanka ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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