Dear visitors! Please be informed that due to technical reasons Consulate General of
the Russian Federation in Toronto temporarily stops acceptance of visa
you live in Toronto you can apply for a visa service through the Russian
Visa Application Centre - the ILS-Canada. All the necessary information
concerning visas can be found on the following website -
www.canada-ils.com. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.
Permission to enter the Russian Federation is a courtesy of the State. Visa can be denied if the Consulate has serious reasons to believe that the Applicant's visit to the Russian Federation is not desirable, and the disclosure of the reason for the denial can be withheld.
In accordance with the International Law the Consulate in certain cases reserves the right to consider your visa applications for a longer period.
Consular Officer reserves the right to invite the Applicant to be interviewed in person.
All paperwork once submitted is not subject to any change of the announced visa processing period or the period of stay in Russia indicated in invitation available at the moment of submission.
If applicant needs to make changes in submitted paperwork, all documentation will be returned to applicant for resubmission.
Visa extensions are not possible. If visa requires extension the applicant should reapply for a new visa.
On the basis of reciprocity, non-Canadian citizens may apply for visa to Russia at the Russian consular missions in Canada only if they have a Canadian permanent resident card, work or study permit. In all other cases they have to apply for Russian visa at the Russian consular missions in the state of their origin.
All documents must be submitted at once. Uncompleted sets will be returned to the applicants without processing. We don’t accept documents by fax or by post.
After the visa is picked up it should be verified by the traveler (spelling of the name, dates of travel, passport number, date of birth) and, if necessary, returned to the Consulate for corrections. The Consulate will not bear any responsibility for the errors in visas, which were not brought to its attention before departure from Canada.
Starting from September 1, 2011 the Visa Section of the Consulate does not accept visa applications sent by mail or courier services.
Starting from June 1, 2012 a new electronic visa application has been introduced - http://visa.kdmid.ru
Please be advised that if you submit your documents to "Invisa Logistics Services Canada Ltd.", you have to choose "Visa application center" as destination in your application form.
Important updates in visa policies
Tourist, business, work, study, humanitarian and private visas.
In order to improve visa processing starting August 25, 2014, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Toronto accepts visa applications submitted through authorized Russian Visa Centre "Invisa Logistics Services Canada Ltd" only.
Visa Centre located at:
Suite 200, 60 St. Clair Ave East, Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5
Tel. (613) 800 - 7128, Fax. (416) 479 - 7388
The visa applications submitted in person or by mail will be returned without processing.