Following the law requirements adopted Russian child should be registered in the Russian Consulate and his/her adoptive parents should renew his/her Russian passport prior expiration of the old one.
The passport renewal procedure is as follows:
One of the adoptive parents should complete the passport application form in the Consulate (on Wednesdays from 2pm till 5pm).
When visiting the Consulate the adoptive parent should bring the following documents:
Consular fee is 6 pounds for the children under the age of 14 and 100 pounds – for those elder than 14.
In about 3-4 weeks (if the child is under 14) or in 3 months (for those elder than 14) the Consulate official will inform you about the child’s passport status. For that, please, check your current address, contact phone number and e-mail address in the child’s registration form. Collection - in the Consulate on public days between 2 pm and 3 pm (personal visit is required).
Upon the passport’s collection in the Consulate, please, be ready to present: