Germany Embassy and Consulates in Russia
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of Germany may close on the following Russian and German holidays in 2021/2022:
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||2 weeks, 4 days|
|St. Stephen's Day||Sunday, December 26||2 weeks, 5 days|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||3 weeks, 4 days|
|New Year's Holiday (Bridge Day)||Sunday, January 02||3 weeks, 5 days|
|New Year's Holiday (Bridge Day)||Monday, January 03||3 weeks, 6 days|
|Orthodox Christmas Holiday||Thursday, January 06||1 month|
|Orthodox Christmas||Friday, January 07||1 month|
|Orthodox Christmas Holiday||Saturday, January 08||1 month|
|Defence of the Fatherland Day||Wednesday, February 23||2 months, 2 weeks|
|Defence of the Fatherland Day (in lieu)||Thursday, February 24||2 months, 2 weeks|
1. How many German Embassies/Consulates are there in Russia?
Germany currently maintains 7 diplomatic representative offices in Russia including Moscow, Krasnodar, Vladivostok, Kaliningrad, Novosibirsk, Saint Petersburg and Yekaterinburg.
2 - Do Russian citizens need a visa for Germany?
Russian citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into Germany. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of Germany in Russia for further instructions.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of German embassies in Russia?
The German representative offices in Russia will be closed in observance of the following Russian and German holidays in 2021/2021:
- Christmas Day (DE) Sat, Dec 25, 2021 (2 weeks, 4 days)
Time in Germany vs Russia
Berlin, Germany time is 2:00 hours behind Moscow, Russia
Cities in Russia
- Nizhny Novgorod
- Saint Petersburg
- Veliky Novgorod