Consular Issues

CONSULAR SECTION OF THE EMBASSY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Consular Section postal address:

PO Box 17 262, Karori, Wellington

Business Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Telephone: (04) 476-9548 (Visa officer, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Telephone: (04) 476-6742 (notary, passport renewals, etc.)

Fax: (04) 476-3843 (24 hrs)

E-mail: rus.consul.nz@gmail.com; rus.wltvisa.nz@gmail.com (visa issues)

Important Information:

Please, be aware that we do not accept cash as mode of payment. We do not accept cheques from personal or company checkbooks.

We accept debit card (eftpos card) or bank cheques as mode of payment. We do not accept credit cards.

Recipient name: Embassy of the Russian Federation in New Zealand.

You are welcome to submit your application in person at the Consular Section during its business hours or send it by post to the abovementioned address. We recommend NZ Post or NZ Couriers fast services (only these bags can be posted you back with your passports).

Please note that in the interests of our clients we are particularly suspicious towards any intermediary services – while applications lodged by well-established travel and passport&visas agencies are still acceptable those by individual mediators will be declined. You have to be physically present in New Zealand to be able to apply for a visa at the Russian Embassy in Wellington.