Embassy of Russia in Lagos, Nigeria
5, Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
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Contact No. - (+234-1) 261-22-67
Fax - (+234-1) 461-99-94,
The interests and policies of the president of Russia and Nigeria are represented by the Embassy of Russia in Lagos, headed by the ambassador. The Embassy of Russia in Lagos preserve and protect the relationship, and be a point of contact between Russia and Nigeria. The Russia Embassy has officers for economic, management, political, public diplomacy and consular roles.
Always call to book an appointment before visiting the Embassy or the Consulate of Russia in Nigeria. Your enquiries or requests may not be responded to if you do not call to book an appointment during the official operation hours prior to the visit. However, Russian appointments may be prioritized by the Embassy and Consulate and they may respond to emergencies associated with their stay in Nigeria. On Nigerian and Russian holidays, the Embassy and Consulate offices are closed.
Embassy and Consular Services
The Russia Embassy through the economic, management, public and public diplomacy offices work with the government of Nigeria to negotiate trade laws, manage Russia properties, monitor political trends, and build mutual support and understanding for Russia policies. The Russia Consulate undertakes activities serving to protect Nigerian citizens in Nigeria, as well as issuing Russian nationals new passports when the previous one expires, get stolen or lost. The consulate also issues visas to non-Russian citizens who wish to travel for holiday, work, study or live in Russia. To check the type of visas that will be suitable for your travel, Russia Visa.
Visa types granted by Russia are;
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The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has affected the operation of businesses and offices throughout the world, most are now operating at suboptimal level. It is important to place a call to the Embassy or Consular office before visiting in order to be sure about services currently in operation.
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