Russian Embassy in Kolkata, India
Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata
Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Colcutta,
22A, Raja Santosh Road,
Colcutta, India 700027
OPEN HOURS OF THE VISA SECTION: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 10.00 AM – 2.00 PM.
Phone: +91 33 2479-7006
Fax: +91 33 2479-8889
The Official Holidays:
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 January — New Year Holidays;
7 January — Christmas, Russian Orthodox;
23 February — Defender of Motherland Day;
8 March — International Women’s Day;
1 May — Spring and Labor Day;
9 May — Victory Day (Over German Nazism in the WW2);
12 June — Day of Russia;
4 November — Day of the National Unity.
Types of Visas
Business, Cultural, Sport and Scientific visas:
Maximum period of validity of a single entry visa is 90 days.
Maximum period of validity is 30 days.Tourists who are travelling on board a cruise liner can stay in
the territory of the Russian Federation without a Russian visa within 72 hours on the following terms:
Overnight stay should be obligatory on board a cruise liner only (not at any hotel/a guest house).
This visa is valid for more than 90 days.
The official invitation issued by the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation on request
of a Russian receiving organization / company in original only sent to an applicant by post or courier. Faxed and scanned copies are not accepted.