us embassy in russiaA Consulate is the representation of the public administration of a country in a foreign town. The U.S. Consulates General are situated in Yekaterinburg, St. Petersburg, and Vladivostok, and the Embassy in Moscow. The consular offices across Russia work to develop and sustain the longstanding relationship between Russian and the USA, and provide consular assistance to U.S. nationals and Russian citizens.

Nonimmigrant visa applicants should contact the U.S. Consulate in their place of residence. In the consulates Russians can: establish and renew passports and other official documents, apply for different kinds of visas: work visas (H-1B visa), student visas (F-1, M-1, J-1 visas), business visas (B-1), tourist visas (B-2), K-1 Fiancée Fiancé Visa etc., renew a visa, complete immigrant visas for people who are applying for a green card and other types of services.

Here is the contact information of the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulates in Russia:

The U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg

Ulitsa Furshtadskaya, 15, St. Petersburg 191028
Russia — PSC 78, Box L, APO AE 09723
Tel: +7 (812) 331-2600, fax: 331-2674
(Saint Petersburg is 9 hours ahead of Washington)
After hours emergencies: 331-2600


U.S. Foreign Commercial Service
American Consulate General
Nevskiy Prospect, 25, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Tel: +7 (812) 326-2560, fax: 326-2561
(Saint Petersburg is 9 hours ahead of Washington)


Public Affairs Office
Naberezhnaya Reki Moyki, 36
“Severnaya Stolitsa” Business Center, 4th floor
St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
Tel +7 (812) 336-7760, fax: 336-7766
(Saint Petersburg is 9 hours ahead of Washington)

The St. Petersburg Consular District covers the following regions of the Russian Federation: the Republic of Kareliya; Leningrad Oblast; Vologda Oblast; Pskov Oblast; Novgorod Oblast; Arkhangel’sk Oblast; Murmansk Oblast; Kaliningrad Oblast; the Nenetskiy Autonomous Okrug; and the City of St. Petersburg.


The U.S. Consulate General in Vladivostok

Ulitsa Pushkinskaya 32, Vladivostok 690001
Pouch: Dept. of State, 5880 Vladivostok Pl., Wash., D.C. 20521-5880
Tel: +7 (4232) 30-00-70 (international phone: +7-501 (4232) 30-00-70
Fax: +7 (4232) 49-93-72 (international fax: +7-501 (4232) 49-93-72)
CON: 49-93-81; fax: 30-00-91 (international fax: +7-501 (4232) 300091)
PAO: 30-00-70, fax: 30-00-95 (international fax: +7-501 (4232) 300095)
(Vladivostok is 15 hours ahead of Washington)
FCS Tel: 49-93-81, fax: 30-00-92

The Vladivostok Consular District works with the following regions of the Russian Federation: the Republic of Sakha; the Chukotskiy Autonomous Okrug; the Yevreyskaya Autonomous Oblast; Sakhalin Oblast; Koryakskiy Autonomous Okrug; Magadan Oblast; Amur Kray; Kamchatka Oblast; Khabarovsk Kray; and Primorye Kray.


The U.S. Consulate General in Yekaterinburg

Ulitsa Gogolya 15A, 4th floor Yekaterinburg 620151, Russia
Pouch: 5890 Yekaterinburg Pl., Wash., D.C. 20521-5890
Tel: (343) 379-30-01, 379-46-19
Fax: (343) 379-45-15
From U.S.: 011-7 (343) xxx-xx-xx
PA: (343) 379-47-60; fax: 379-47-60
(Yekaterinburg is 10 hours ahead of Washington)
Consular Section:

The Yekaterinburg Consular District covers the following regions of the Russian Federation: the Republic of Bashkortostan; Chelyabinsk Oblast; the Khanty-Mansiyskiy Autonomous Okrug; the Permskiy Krai; Kurgan Oblast; Omsk Oblast; Orenburg Oblast; Sverdlovsk Oblast; Tyumen Oblast; the Republic of Udmurtiya; and the Yamalo-Nenetskiy Autonomous Okrug.


Information for the U.S. nationals traveling to Russia:

The U.S. Consulate is responsible for its own fellow citizens, living or travelling in the host country. The U.S. citizens can apply for a passport, report Births, Deaths, Marriages, Divorces, Adoptions etc. happened in the host country, they can also receive help with social security, notary services and other issues.