We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Russia. The British Consulate-General in St Petersburg provides services to British nationals living in and visiting North-West Russia.
The British Consulate in St Petersburg represents the UK government in North-West Russia: St Petersburg and Leningrad Region, Pskov and Pskov Region, Novgorod and Novgorod Region, Vologda and Vologda Region, Murmansk and Murmansk Region, Arkhangelsk and Arkhangelsk Region, Kaliningrad and Kaliningrad Region, Republic of Karelia, Republic of Komi, Nenetskiy Autonomous District and provides services to British nationals.
Find out more on our UK and Russia news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Russia. You can access UK government services while in Russia.
If you’re in North-West Russia and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call 007 812 320 3200. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Russia, call 020 7008 1500.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you’re due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you arrived in Russia on a Russian visa, its replacement must be obtained via visa sponsor in order to leave Russia. If you apply for an ETD because your passport has been lost or stolen, you will be expected to produce a Police report when applying for an exit visa from Russian authorities.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Consulate St Petersburg.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
We are not able to offer notarial services in St Petersburg, including administering an oath, affirmation or affidavit, witnessing a signature and certifying copies of UK documents. See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in British Embassy Moscow.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Russia.
We also provide services in:
British Consulate General St. Petersburg
191124 St Petersburg
Ul. Lafonskaya, 5 (formerly Pl. Proletarskoy Diktatury, 5)
Switchboard 007 812 320 3200
Fax 007 812 320 3211
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Consular Section (Assistance to British Nationals):
Monday to Friday, 9am to 12 noon (except public holidays)
Consular services for British nationals e-mail: RussiaConsular@fco.gov.uk