3655, Avenue du Musée, Montréal, Québec, H3G 2E1

Phone: +1 (514) 843-5901

Fax: +1 (514) 842-2012


Social media:

Consulate's page on Facebook


In 2020, the Consulate General does not work on the following national holidays:

January 1-8, February 22-24, March 7-9, May 1-5, 9-11, June 12, November 4.


Business hours:

Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Business days for matters concerning Russian citizenship:

Tuesday, Thursday

Business days for submitting visa documents:

Monday to Thursday (Friday - pick-up only)

Business days for matters concerning notary, registration and legalization:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Business days for matters concerning Russian passports:

Monday to Friday

News News


Starting from March 17, 2020 the Consulate General of Russia in Montreal is temporarily closed to visitors due to the worsening of the sanitary-epidemic situation caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

For consultations on consular matters please call +1 (514) 843-5901 (from 9:00 AM till 12:00 PM) or send an e-mail to

Those who need to apply for diplomatic and service visas, as well as business visas for crew members, private visas in case of death of close relatives (spouses, parents and children) in Russia shall fix an appointment via e-mail. Attention: visas of other categories are not issued due to the temporary restriction on the entry of foreign citizens into Russia.

All visitors shall wear medical masks.

General Information General Information

Welcome to the official website of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Montreal.

Due to a large number of telephone calls on consular issues, please be aware of possible difficulties connecting to the operator.

For standard situations please use the information available on the Consulate’s website. In case you did not find an answer to your question, we recommend sending an email to our address ( with your name and surname, contact information and a brief description of the problem.

Please note that the Consulate General only accepts applicants who have an electronic appointment. Documents sent by mail will not be accepted.

Russian Visa Centre Russian Visa Centre

In order to improve the quality of service for visa applicants a Russian visa center is operating in the consular district of the Consulate General of Russia in Montreal:

Address: 1010 Sherbrooke St. West, Suite 718, Montreal, QC, H3A 2R7

Business hours: from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM (excluding weekdays and holidays)


Tel.: +1 613 699 5580  +1 613 699 5561


The objectives of the Center are to speed up and facilitate the application process, create comfortable conditions for applicants, clarify the rules of entry and stay in the Russian Federation, help applicants prepare the complete set of documents required for obtaining a visa, as well as represent the interests of applicants at the Consulate when submitting (collecting) documents on their behalf.

The final decision to issue or refuse a Russian visa to foreign nationals outside the Russian Federation lies with the Consulate.

Please note that applicants may apply at the Consulate, however there are some differences in the requirements. If foreign national plans on applying at the visa centre - it must be chosen as the destination for submitting visa documents in the visa application. Payment is made by debit cards and money-orders made out to the visa centre. Moreover, the centre has no appointment system and its fees are different from that of the Consulate.

The Consulate General of Russia in Montreal, on the other hand, requires the applicant to make an appointment. Payment is accepted only in the form of money-orders made out to “Consulate General of Russia”. Lastly, the Consulate must be selected as the destination for submitting visa documents in the online application form.

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