Visa to Russia

Documents for a visa should be submitted to the Consulate either in person, or via an authorized representative with the power of attorney.

Before you visit the Consulate to apply for a visa, please:

1. Study carefully information the page How to apply for a visa and read the information about different types of visas on this website;
2. Make an appointment at
3. Fill out electronic application form at at least one day before you visit the Consulate.

While filling out section “Appointment details” in the electronic application form please choose “Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Göteborg” as the location where you will apply for your visa.

If you choose “Visa Application Center Interlink” (Russian Visa Center in Gothenburg) the Consulate will not get your application in its database and you will not be able to apply for a visa directly at the Consulate even if you book a time!

If you have not decided on a specific authority yet, please indicate all potential authorities where you might submit your application: “Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Göteborg” and “Visa Application Center Interlink”.

If you are going to apply for a visa at the Russian Visa Center in Gothenburg (Friggagatan 12B, 411 01 Göteborg) you need to make an appointment!

The Center accepts documents Monday-Friday between 09:00-16:30 (12:00-13:00 lunch break). If you have any questions you can reach Center’s employees via e-mail or telephone +46 031 79 60 450 .

More information about Russian Visa Centers can be found here.

Consulate General is not responsible for visa documents handled through intermediary tourist agencies or bureaus. Those organizations are commercial structures and are in no way associated with the Consulate-General. To avoid any misunderstanding we strongly recommend to process your visa applications via the Consulate-General directly or via the Russian Visa Center.

Tourist agencies or bureaus with groups of tourists/visitors should apply for Russian visas at the Russian Visa Center only.

Visa fee is paid by debit/credit card directly at the Consulate General after applying only. Please do not pay visa fee until the consular officer examines all documents and makes a decision on your application. Paid fee for a visa is not refundable. Information about the consular fees can be found here.

After the visa is received it should be checked properly by the applicant (passport number, date of birth, term of validity, etc). Any misprints or inaccuracies should be reported immediately. The Consulate General assumes no responsibility for any discrepancies in visas which have not been brought to its attention prior to departure from Sweden.

In case of any additional questions you can reach Visa section officers by e-mail