Foreign nationals have the right to obtain all types of documents on-demand regarding their vital records from the territory of the Russian Federation as per the requirements for requesting Documents on Demand as set by the Administrative Code.

If you reside within the Consular district of the Russian Consulate in Houston (Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma. Texas), you can obtain documents from the Russian Federation on-demand through our office.

In order to do that, you have to submit to the Notary Desk of the Russian Consulate in Houston (1333 West Loop S, Ste.1300, Houston, TX, 77027) the following set of documents:

  • Two copies of a filled-out form called "Questionnaire on Obtaining Documents on Demand". Forms must be correctly filled out in Russian. Use third-party translation services if needed ;

  • Your valid national passport (+copy)

  • Document confirming relationship to person named on the certificate (parent, legal guardian, or adoptive parent etc.) (+copy);

  • A money order payable to "Consulate of Russia" in the amount of $72-00 per document.

If you plan to visit our office in person, please call beforehand to schedule your visit at 713-337-3300 (Calling hours are from 14:00 to 16:30, Mon-Fri). You can also email us at: appointment@rusconshouston.org (please leave your contact phone number).

If you apply by mail, you should enclose a self-addressed prepaid return envelope (NOT FEDEX), showing your account number and yourself as both shipper and recipient regardless of delivery address. We do not accept waybills marked "bill sender", "bill third-party", "bill credit card" or C.O.D. When forwarding your documents to us, please specify on the envelope "Attention: Documents on demand".

Please note that the processing time could take up to 6 months.