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Consulate General of India in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Consulate General of India in Saint Petersburg, Russia, located at 35, Ryleeva Street. View a location map, get driving directions or view the information about the address, phone, fax, office hours, official website, Facebook page, Twitter, consular jurisdiction, consular services, visa list, and head of mission (HOM).

  • Address

    35, Ryleeva Street
    Saint Petersburg 191123
  • Telephone

  • +7-812-640 7222
  • Fax

  • +7-812-640 7221
  • Email

  • [email protected]
    Administrative: [email protected]
    Consular Services (Passport, OCI card, PIO card, Attestation, Emergency Certificate): [email protected]
  • Office Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Consular Jurisdiction

St. Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Pskov Oblast, Vologda Oblast, Murmansk Oblast, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Republic of Karelia, Republic of Komi and Novgorod Oblast

Location Map

Location map of the Consulate General of India in Saint Petersburg, Russia


Office website

Social Media

Head of Mission

Shri Kumar Gaurav, Consul General

Common Visa Types

Citizens of qualified countries may be able to travel to India without a visa. The most common types of India visas are the following.

  • Tourist Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Employment Visa
  • Student Visa
  • Research Visa
  • Medical Visa
  • Journalist Visa
  • Conference Visa
  • Transit Visa
  • Entry Visa

Indian Passports

The government of India issues several types of passports, including:

Regular Passport (Dark Blue cover): This is the standard passport issued to Indian citizens for general travel purposes. It is a "Type P" passport, P stands for Personal.

Diplomatic Passport (Maroon cover): Diplomatic passports are issued to diplomats, Members of Parliament, members of the Union Council of Ministers, and individuals representing the Indian government on diplomatic missions abroad. It is a "Type D" passport, D standing for Diplomatic.

Official Passport (White cover): Official passports are issued to government officials, members of the Indian Armed Forces, members of the Indian diplomatic corps, and individuals representing the Indian government on official business or diplomatic missions. It is a "Type S" passport, S stands for Service.

Consular Assistance

Indian embassies and consulates offer vital consular services to Indian citizens abroad, including issuing, renewing, and replacing passports. They also provide crucial assistance in emergencies, such as accidents, illnesses, or legal matters. These diplomatic missions are essential support systems for Indian nationals traveling or living overseas, ensuring their safety and well-being while away from home. Their services are pivotal in addressing the needs and concerns of Indian citizens during their international travels or stays.

Emergency Travel Document (EC)

The Emergency Travel Document or Emergency Certificate (EC) is a one-way travel document issued to Indian citizens who have no valid travel documents and need to return to India on an emergency basis. EC is issued to those citizens of India to whom a new passport cannot be issued in an emergency in a short period of time. It allows the holder to travel back to India.

Besides Consulate General of India in Saint Petersburg, Russia India also has 2 representations in the following cities of Russia:

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This page was last edited on 08 January 2024 at 09:07 AM (EST).