Important Information

You may book an appointment for notary services or certificates here

All other consular appointments, including the applying for a new passport, citizenship or civil registration services may be booked by following such a link on the Russian version of our website or here.

To get full information about the above-mentioned consular services switch to the Russian version

In the Consulate we only accept cash.

Information on how to apply for the Russian visa may be obtained here, or by the phone number 0131 661 7279.

News

Lifting the 14-days isolation for passengers arriving from the UK

Since 4 September in accordance with the  decision  of Rospotrebnadzor the 14-days isolation for those arriving to Russia from the UK is no longer required. All foreign nationals are...

The new travel rules for Russian nationals entering Russia

A new decision of Rospotrebnadzor entered into force on 7 June and two mandatory PCR-tests for Russian nationals coming back to the homeland are not necessary anymore. From now on, just one...

Current travel rules to Russia

We would like to remind you of the COVID travel rules to Russia. British and foreign nationals with a UK residence document can apply for any type of visa and travel to Russia either directly...

Meeting with the Lord Provost of Aberdeen

On 17th of June during a working visit to Aberdeenshire Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A. Yakovlev held a working meeting with the Lord Provost of Aberdeen Barney Crockett. At...

Lifting the flight ban between the UK and Russia

The  Government  of the Russian Federation has taken the decision not to extend the flight ban between the UK and Russia. Starting from 2 June regular flights resume on a reciprocal...

Wreath-laying ceremony held in Errol

On 8 May 2021 in Errol, Perth and Kinross a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the commemorative stone dedicated to the secret mission of the Soviet pilots of the Civil Air Fleet’s 1st Air...

Ushakov Medal presentation ceremony

On 27th April 2021, the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Yakovlev presented Ushakov Medal to a WWII Veteran Edwin Leadbetter, who took part in the Arctic Convoys. According to the...

Suspension of flights to the UK extended until June 1

In accordance with the decision of the emergency response center to prevent the import and the spread of the novel coronavirus infection across Russia, regular and not regular passenger flights...

Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 16 April

The Government of the Russian Federation has decided to extend the suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 23 h 59 min of 16 April 2021. Such decision is still related to the need...

Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia

The Government of the Russian Federation has  decided  to extend the suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 23 h 59 min of 16 March 2021. Such decision is still related to...

Due to multiple requests related to the suspension of flights to Russia

Due to multiple requests related to the suspension of flights to Russia, we would like to remind that restrictions for entering the Russian Federation have been lifted for  British...

Wreath laid at the Arctic Convoys Memorial in Loch Ewe

On 24 September diplomats of the Consulate General of Russia in Edinburgh laid a wreath to the Arctic Convoys Memorial in Loch Ewe – the place where many vessels that would travel to the Soviet...

Consul General signed the condolence book on the death of former President of India

On 2 September the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Yakovlev visited the Consulate General of India in Edinburgh on the occasion of the passing of former President of India Pranab...

Article by President of Russia Vladimir Putin '75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future'

75 years have passed since the end of the Great Patriotic War. Several generations have grown up over the years. The political map of the planet has changed. The Soviet Union that claimed an...

Address by the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Yakovlev on ocassion of Russia's National Day

Dear friends Today we would have followed our good and longstanding tradition to celebrate together Russia's National Day. However, to our deep regret, we are not able to do it. The reason...

          

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