EMBASSY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION IN THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA
IMPORTANT VISA INFORMATION!
Pursuant to the directive of the Foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation, effective August 19, 2013, the Russian Embassy in Ethiopia will require that all the applications for Russian visas submitted in Ethiopia shall be prepared using the Electronic Visa Application Form through a web-based application, available online at
Russian visa applications prepared using the old format or in a different manner will not be accepted after August 19, 2013. After filling the Electronic Visa Application Form online, applicants shall print out a copy of their application form and submit this printed original form personally, along with other necessary documentation, to the Consular Section of the Russian Embassy in Ethiopia.
The Electronic Visa Application Form will provide greater accuracy and security in processing visa applications. It should be filled out in its full entirety.
Incomplete forms may significantly delay visa processing time.