There are Russian consular offices in Washington, California, Texas and New York states, and in the District of Columbia. Russian consular offices in the United States include the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Seattle, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in San Francisco, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York City, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Houston and the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Washington, D.C.
Each Russian consular office in the United States covers a large jurisdiction. For example, the consulate in Washington, D.C. has a jurisdiction from Ohio to Puerto Rico. The official website of the Embassy of the Russian Federation provides detailed information about which states, districts and territories fall under the jurisdiction of which consulate. Each consulate has its own consul general.
Russian consular offices in the United States handle a number of consular issues, including visas, legalization, power of attorney, adoptions and documents on demand. The Russian consulates attend to many types of visa services, including tourist visas, business visas, humanitarian visas, private visas and work and student visas. Some travelers may also require a transit visa from a Russian consulate. All Russian consulate locations also provide general information about visas and visa processing fees.