Embassy of the Russian Federation in New Zealand
Tel.: (04) 476 6113; Consular section: (04) 476 6742, (04) 476 9548 (Visa section, from 10:00 - 12:00)
Fax: (04) 476 3843
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Consular registration of adopted children

Russian children adopted by foreign citizens should be registered at the Consulate. To register your child, please fill in the forms, print them out and post them to the Consulate along with certified copies of other required documents . It is required to do it once and there is no need to send forms if you have previously done this. It applies only to those who are under 18 years old. To register an adopted child, please submit the following documents: 

1. Application form and Consular registration form;

2. Original Russian travel passport of your child. (Once the Consulate receives all documents we can put a registration stamp in your child's passport, as a confirmation that your child has been registered with the Consulate. After that the passport will be mailed back to you);

3. One passport-size picture of your child;

4. Notary certified copies of birth certificate, certificate of adoption and passports of adoptive parents;

5. Self-addressed prepaid envelope with courier Post Ticket "Courier signature required" to post passport back.

For Russian citizens who are over 18 years old Consular registration is available online via https://consreg.kdmid.ru.