Embassy of Russia in Tskhinvali


The Russian Embassy in South Ossetia is a bilateral mission in Tskhinvali and promotes Russian interests in South Ossetia. The embassy of Russia also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Ossetia. The Russian Embassy in Tskhinvali is headed by Kargiev Kanikoevich - Ambassador of Russia to South Ossetia.


Russian Embassy in Tskhinvali, South Ossetia Ul. Chochiev 2 Tskhinvali South Ossetia


(+8) (997-44) 5-39-60


(+8) (997-44) 5-68-63






Kargiev Kanikoevich - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Ossetia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Russian embassy in Tskhinvali 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 Tskhinvali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.rfsosetia.mid.ru ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+8) (997-44) 5-39-60 or email rusembrso@yandex.ru

Consulates of Russia in South Ossetia

Next to the embassy in Tskhinvali there could be additional Russian consulates located in South Ossetia.

Please check below for the locations of the Russian consulates in South Ossetia.

Russian Consulates in South Ossetia

Next to the embassy in Tskhinvali, 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 South Ossetia ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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