Russian Embassy in Pretoria

Russian Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa
316 Brooks Street, Menlo Park, 0081, P.O.Box 36034, Pretoria, 0102, South Africa,

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Contact No. - (+27) 12 362 1337, (+27) 12 362 7116 (Consular section)

Fax - (+27) 12 362 0116, (+27) 12 362 7090 (Consular section),

Email - [email protected]

Head of Mission: Mr Mikhail Ivanovich Petrakov, Ambassador

The interests and policies of the president of Russia and South Africa are represented by the Russian Embassy in Pretoria, headed by the ambassador. The Russian Embassy in Pretoria preserve and protect the relationship, and be a point of contact between Russia and South Africa. 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 South Africa. 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 South Africa. On South African 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 South Africa 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 South African citizens in South Africa, 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.

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Coronavirus Pandemic
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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Norton Rose House, 12th floor
8 Riebeeck Street
Cape Town 8001
P O Box 261
Cape Town 8000
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(+27) 21 418 3656
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