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Requirements for Issuance of New Passports to Adopted Russian Children

In accordance with the Russian legislation, expired Russian passports may not be renewed. Once expired these passports must be immediately replaced. An adopted child must be registered with the Consulate. To obtain a new Russian passport adopted parents should submit to the Consulate (either in person or by mail) the following documents:

  • application for a new Russian passport;
  • old passport of the adopted child;
  • two identical passport size pictures of the child;
  • money order for $100 payable to the Embassy of Russia (cash or personal checks will not be accepted);
  • prepaid return envelope Express Mail or FedEx.

For further information please contact Passport Section at:
phone: (202) 625-0765 (from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.)
fax: (202) 939-8909

Our mailing address:
Russian Consulate
2641 Tunlaw Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007
Attn.: Passport Section

Registration of Adopted Russian Children with the Consular Division of the Russian Federation

In accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, Russian children adopted by foreign citizens must be registered at the Consulate. To register your child, please submit the following documents:

  • written application for registration, indicating your full name, date and place of birth, and phone numbers;
  • original Russian passport your child used to enter the country (Once the Consulate receives all documents we shall place a registration stamp in your child's passport, as a confirmation that your child has been registered with the Consulate. After that the passport will be mailed back to you);
  • one passport-size picture of your child;
  • notary certified copies of American passports of parents;
  • Russian version of the notary certified copy of adoption certificate;
  • Russian version of the notary certified copy of birth certificate (issued after adoption);
  • consular fee in the form of a "Money order" for $59 (per child), payable to the Russian Embassy ($50 - consular fees for the registration, $9 - mail) or prepaid envelope Express-mail or FedEx (if you have FedEx account number). Please note that we do not accept cash or any other checks.

For further information please contact Passport Section at:
phone: (202) 625-0765 (from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.)
fax: (202) 939-8909

Our mailing address:
Russian Consulate
2641 Tunlaw Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007

Credits: Russian Consulate, Washington, DC

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