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Christmas & New Year Holiday dates

Real Russia Christmas Opening Times

Due to the multiple public holidays over the Christmas and New Year period, you may find that our regular visa service may be disrupted.

Below we have listed opening times for our offices:

Monday 20th – Thursday 23rd December 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 24th December 9:00 - 15:00
Monday 27th December Closed
Tuesday 28th December 9:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 29th – Thursday 30th December 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 31st December Closed
Monday 3rd January Closed
Tuesday 4th – Friday 7th January 9:00 - 17:00

Due to Russian New Year Holidays, there may be a delay in responding to requests between Tuesday 4th and Friday 7th January, with normal service resuming on Monday 10th January.

If you have any concerns or questions, please contact us and we will be happy to help. As usual, during the holidays our 24 hour emergency help line will still be available to assist you if you have any issues while travelling.

Russian Visa Application Centre Opening Hours

The RVAC is due to have changes to their UK opening hours over the festive period. You can find the updates below:

London Visa Application Centre

24th December

 Application submissions between 08:30 - 13:00

Collection of passports between 08:30 - 15:00

29th December

Application submissions between 08:30 - 13:00

Collection of passports between 08:30 - 15:00

30th December

No application submissions

Collection of passports between 08:30 - 15:00

31st December Closed
3rd - 7th January 2022 Closed

 

Manchester Visa Application Centre: 

24th December Open for application submissions between 8:30 - 11:00
27th - 31st December Closed
3rd - 7th January 2022 Closed

 

For any urgent applications outside the above working days, please contact the RVAC consular helpdesk directly at +44 (0) 203 668 7474. If you are not a UK citizen, please visit the Russian Visa Application Centre website for more information.