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RUSSIA: New Address Registration Regulations and Forms

October 30, 2019

The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) approved new regulations and a new form for address registration, in effect as of 28 October 2019.

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RUSSIA: Reminder – Deadline for Employers to Confirm Measles Vaccination of All Foreign Employees

October 24, 2019

Employers engaging foreign labour in Russia have until 31 December 2019 to confirm the vaccination against measles of all foreign nationals they employ.

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RUSSIA: Moscow Migration Office to Issue Invitation Letters in Electronic Format Only

September 20, 2019

Effective 1 October 2019, the Internal Affairs Ministry’s Moscow Office will issue all invitation letters in electronic format only.

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RUSSIA: Latest Immigration Updates

September 6, 2019

Russia has approved a new list of 80 job positions in which qualified foreign specialists can be employed for up to one year without quota.

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RUSSIA: Recent and Upcoming Immigration Changes

August 27, 2019

Effective immediately, the Russian Internal Affairs Ministry has established an official form for notifying the de-registration of foreign nationals.

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RUSSIA: Recent Immigration Changes

June 4, 2019

Effective 1 July 2019, Essential Skills and Religious Worker work visa holders will need to earn at least NZD 43,332.76 to support dependent children for a visitor or student visa (previously NZD 42,944.20).

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RUSSIA: Stricter Rules on Payment of State Fee for Letter of Invitation in Moscow

May 20, 2019

The state fee collected for issuance of letters of invitation at the Moscow migration office must now be paid from the bank account of the inviting company

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RUSSIA: Head Migration Office Stops Issuing Highly Qualified Specialist Work Permits

April 5, 2019

Effective 5 April 2019, the Head Migration Office located at Boyarsky Lane, in central Moscow, will cease accepting initial or renewal applications for work permits and visa invitations for highly qualified specialists (HQS) and their dependents.

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RUSSIA: New Obligations for Inviting Parties

January 17, 2019

On 16 January 2019, Federal law of 19.07.2018 #216-FZ came into force in Russia, imposing new obligations on companies which invite foreign nationals to Russia from visa-required countries (this includes visits on work and business visas).

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UKRAINE: Stricter Border Controls for Russian Nationals Under Martial Law

November 30, 2018

Effective 26 November 2018 until 27 December 2018, Ukraine has declared martial law in the regions of Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Kherson, Odessa, Nikolaev and Vinnitsa.

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