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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

31.01.2011

Change in the procedure of documents accepting in t FMS of Russia

We hereby bring to your attention that starting of 02/01/2011 Russian Federal Migration Service introduces changes relating to documents admission:

18.01.2011

Refusal on visa requirements conditions for mutual trips of Russian citizens and citizens of the Republic of Chile

Today the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Chile on the conditions visa requirements refusal for mutual trips of Russian citizens and citizens of the Republic of Chile comes into force.

11.01.2011

Federal Act on December 23, 2010 N 385-FZ "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation"

In accordance with the FL-385 on 23 December 2010 following changes were accepted in respect to employ highly qualified professionals and their stay in Russia:

1. The law specifies the definition of "qualified foreign worker." The main criterion is the cost of labor.

› As a general rule it is not less than 2 million rubles per year.

› Foreigner invited to engage in research or teaching institution, Academy of Sciences, should earn in a year at least 1 million rubles.

› To those who will work in Skolkovo, claims for wages are not counted.

Starting receiving applications for the quota for 2012 / adjustments for 2011

We hereby bring to your notice that starting today began accepting applications employers providing in 2012 to attract foreign workers, and applications for adjustment of quotas in 2011. Deadline for documents submission is the State institution "Moscow Center of the employment exchange."

Visiting Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00 to 16.00.

Application includes:

• Compulsory registration application with the ACC "Immigration quotas" on the site www.migrakvota.gov.ru;

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.