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Welcome to the home page of the official website of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Cape Town!

Our address is 12th Floor Norton Rose House, 8 Riebeek Street, CAPE TOWN

Reception hours are Monday to Friday, 8:45 am - 11:30 am

Please note that prior to your visit you have to book an appointment ONLINE.

The Protocol between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of South Africa on mutual waiver of visa requirements for holders of valid passports will come into force on March 30, 2017. Under the Protocol’s provisions, citizens of Russia and South Africa travelling without the intention of working, studying or living in the other country’s territory, are free from visa requirements and can enter, stay or transit without a visa for a duration of up to 90 days.

 

News & Events

Evening of Russian art and culture: “Virtual Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg”

On December 6, 2016, the Consulate General of Russia in Cape Town together with the State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia) held an art evening under the patronage of the Friendship Group of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation with the National Council of Provinces of the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa headed by Mr Vadim...

The Flight Crew (2016)

As part of the Year of Russian Cinema, the Consulate General of Russia in Cape Town organized the screening of The Flight Crew (2016) film. Various Russian citizens and local guests attended.

An exhibition of the winning works of the 2016 Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest opened on October 25 in Cape Town

The event was organized together with the Russian information agency “Rossiya Segodnya” and the South African media group “Independent Media”. The exhibition is to stay at the Eclectica Gallery at 69 Burg Street until October 28 and then move to the Mullers Gallery at Longmarket Street and Parliament Street for the period of October 31-November 6. Consul General of Russia in Cape Town Mr...

Vice-governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir Kirillov visits Cape Town

A delegation of the Administration of St. Petersburg headed by Vice-Governor Vladimir Kirillov visited Cape Town from August 30 till September 1. On August 31, the representatives of St. Petersburg had a meeting with the Executive Deputy Mayor of Cape Town Ian Neilson. The discussion concentrated on further development of cultural and humanitarian ties between the two cities within the...

Consulate General of Russia in Cape Town holds National Day reception

On June 15, 2016, Consulate General of Russia in Cape Town held a reception on the occasion of the “Russia Day”. The event was attended by members of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, representatives of the Western Cape Government and the office of the mayor of Cape Town, members of the Consular Corps, business and cultural community as well as Russian compatriots. Consul General...

Russian community of Cape Town celebrates Victory Day

On May 14, 2016, the Heritage Group performed at a Soviet-styled Victory Day parade during the celebration of the 71st anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic Wa r. The event was organized by the Russian community of Cape Town and held at the Hazendal Wine Estate.

Permanent Exhibition “Russian Arctic Convoys 1941-1945” Opens at the South African Naval Museum in Simon's Town

On May 13, 2016, the South African Naval Museum in Simon's Town hosted the opening ceremony of the permanent exhibition "Russian Arctic Convoys 1941-1945" dedicated to the delivery of goods to the northern ports of the Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War. The exhibition was developed by the Consulate General of Russia in Cape Town in cooperation with the South African Naval Museum of...

Celebration of the 71st Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War in Cape Town

On May 12, 2016, the Consulate General of Russia in Cape Town held an event on the occasion of the Victory Day at the Labia Theater. Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of South Africa HE Mikhail Petrakov and Consul General of Russia in Cape Town Roman Ambarov addressed the assembled guests commemorating the great contribution of the Soviet people to the victory over the Nazi...

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN RUSSIA - RECEPTION IS CLOSED ON MAY 2,3,9, 2016

Dear visitors, Due to public holidays in Russia the Consulate General will be closed   on 2,3,9 of May 2016. Apologies for the inconvenience. (In case of emergency , please, call 082-374-05-18)

The “Battalion” (2015)

Russian Consulate General and creative producer Mr Evgeniy Ayzikovich presented the Russian award-winning film “Battalion” (2015) in Cape Town. The “Battalion” won in 4 nominations at the prestigious South African Rapid Lion Film Festival in Johannesburg, including the nomination “Best Film Overall”.

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