Consular Services

Consular Services

Consular section


Consular Section postal address:

PO Box 17 262, Karori, Wellington

New Zealand 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:; (visa issues)

Important Visa Information:

Please, be aware that we will stop accepting cash as mode of payment from September 1, 2017

 We accept debit card (eftpos card), bank cheques and post money orders as mode of payment

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.

Please do not hesitate to contact Visa Officer by phone/e-mail for any further queries.