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09.11.2017

According to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the near future citizens of the Republic of Cyprus will have the opportunity to apply for long-term tourist visas to Russia.

Starting from November 21, 2017, Russian diplomatic missions and consular departments will issue single-entry tourist visas valid for up to 90 days to citizens of the Republic of Cyprus. To apply for a visa, a tourist confirmation from the host organization included in the federal register of tour operators will be required.

08.04.2017

✅ Registration at the place of stay or residence of foreign citizens who arrived for temporary stay (temporary or permanent residence) is carried out within 1 day from the date of their arrival at the place of stay or residence providing the submission of the documents by the receiving party or directly by foreign citizens in the relevant territorial body of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia;

21.02.2017

Russia has introduced the border regime in areas next to the border with Belarus on February 7.

The border regime has been introduced in Russia's three oblasts – Pskov, Smolensk and Bryansk.

There used to be no border zones at Belarus-Russia border before.

The innovation will not affect Belarusian citizens and will only apply to foreigners, the Russian border service assured.

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News archive - 2010

20.12.2010

Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation of November 17, 2010 N 925

According to Russian Federation Government of November 17, 2010 № 925 "On the Invalidation of resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation dated November 15, 2006 681 cancels the" Rules for issuing permits for foreign nationals for temporary labor in the Russian Federation ", according to which approves the procedure for issuing permits employers to hire foreign workers and foreign nationals - work permits.

09.12.2010

New Year days off in Consulates

December, 13th – Consulates of Hungary, Malta,

December, 17th – Consulates of India,

December, 23d – Consulates of Estonia, Hungary: documents issuance only,

December,24th – Consulates of Bulgaria, UK, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia, USA, Finland, Check Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, December, 27th – Consulates of UK, Spain,

December, 28th – Consulates of UK, Spain,

December, 29th – Consulate of Japan,

03.12.2010

Order of the Federal Migration Service, Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Fisheries on September 30, 2010 N 301/850n/208/830

In recognition of the void Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation on November 15, 2006 681, under which approved the procedure for issuing permits employers to hire foreign workers and foreign nationals - work permits, the order of registration permits are now regulated by the Order Federal Migration Service, Ministry of Health and Social Development, Ministry of Transport, Fisheries Committee of Russia on January 11, 2008 N 1/4/1/2 "On approval of administrative regulations for the Federal Migration Service, the executive authorities of subjects of the Russian Federation, e

02.12.2010

Order of the Federal Migration Service from 14.10.2010 N 343

The Order of the Federal Migration Service from 14.10.2010 N 343 "On Amendments to the Administrative Regulations on the provision of the Federal Migration Service of the state service for issuing to foreign citizens and stateless persons residence in the Russian Federation, approved by Order of the Russian Federal Migration Service on 29 February 2008 N 41 "Registered with the Russian Ministry of Justice 11.11.2010 N 18941.

23.11.2010

Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation of November 11, 2010 N 885

In accordance with the Government of the Russian Federation dated 11 November 2010 Moscow N 885 "On Amending the Rules of registration and withdrawal of Russian citizens to register at the place of stay or residence within the Russian Federation introduced the following changes:

Russian Federation Government Resolution of 12 November 2010 N 895 "On the determination of the need to attract foreign workers in Russia and the approval of the quotas for 2011"

In accordance with the document of the Government of the Russian Federation decrees:

1. Determine in 2011 the need to attract to the Russian Federation of foreign workers in the amount of 1 745 584 people.

2. Establish that the implementation needs to attract to the Russian Federation of foreign workers in accordance with the distribution of priority vocational qualification groups according to the application.

3. Approve for 2011 quotas issued to foreign nationals:

499 650 invitations to enter the Russian Federation to implement the work;
1 745 584 work permits.

02.11.2010

Cancellation of Order of the Health Ministry of Russia by July 16, 2010 № 521n

Order of the Health Ministry of Russia by July 16, 2010 № 521n "On approving the list of professions (professions, positions) of foreign nationals - qualified professionals are employed by their existing profession (specialty), which are not subject to quota for 2011" repealed on October, 12.

28.10.2010

The Consulate of Canada introduced a new form of visa application

Canadian Consulate in Moscow notified Ministry of Foreign Affairs about new expanded form of questionnaire for Canadian non-immigrant visa.
This step is explained by the need to streamline system for handling visa applications and reduce the time required for a decision on a visa, said the Canadian side.
New Visa Application Form, to be applied worldwide, is designed for those who intend to visit Canada with short-term goals: as a tourist, on business, for study or work under the contract.

Changes in visa processing to UK

UK Visa Application Centre in Russia announced the possibility of application submitting without international passport.
This service can only be used when submitting documents for long-term types of visas: a general
category of visit / family visit / business for 2 years or more, Tier 1 and Tier 2 scoring system of counting.
The application procedure is as follows:
Applying for a visa, submit biometric data and collect the passport after filing basic documents in the visa center.
Provide copies of all pages of passport including blank pages, together with the visa application.

27.10.2010

Government decision of the Russian Federation from 18.10.2010 N 838

In accordance with the Government of the Russian Federation from 18.10.2010 N 838 "On Amendments to the Regulations on the Establishment of visa forms, procedure and conditions of its registration and issuance, renewal, recovery in case of loss, and cancellation visa" add to the list reason for foreign nationals ordinary private visa, as well as the procedure for obtaining a visa temporary residence.