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RUSSIA: Optional Deregistration of Foreign Nationals Now Available

November 14, 2018

Effective immediately, the Russian authorities have introduced optional deregistration of foreign nationals on demand.

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RUSSIA: Delays In Acceptance of Work Permit Applications in Moscow

September 27, 2018

Effective immediately, Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) officials at the Moscow migration office in Sakharovo are neither checking nor registering work permit applications on the day of submission, due to technical difficulties.

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RUSSIA: Update – New Address Registration Rules

July 16, 2018

New rules for the registration of foreign nationals in Russia, from 8 July 2018, mean that employers will no longer be able to register their foreign national employees at the company address, and that employers or landlords will be responsible for carrying out the registration.

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RUSSIA: Salary Notifications for Highly Qualified Specialists to be Submitted by 31st July 2018

June 29, 2018

Russian employers of highly qualified specialists (HQS) have until 31 July 2018 to notify the migration authorities of salaries paid to these foreign national employees in the second quarter of 2018 (1 April to 30 June 2018).

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RUSSIA: New Law on Counter-Sanctions Does Not Directly Restrict Immigration

June 11, 2018

From 4 June 2018, Federal Law No. 127-FZ “On Measures of Affect (Counteraction) in Connection with Unfriendly Actions of the United States of America and other Foreign States” authorises Russia to impose responsive restriction measures on the US and other foreign states at the President’s decision.

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RUSSIA: Address Registration Period During FIFA World Cup 2018 Increased to Three Days

May 15, 2018

The period for foreign nationals to carry out address registration in the Russian cities of Kaliningrad, Kazan, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd and Yekaterinburg during the FIFA World Cup has been increased from 24 hours to three days.

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RUSSIA: Reminder – Address Registration Within 24 Hours During FIFA World Cup 2018

April 26, 2018

From 9th May 2018 to 25th July 2018, increased security measures will be enforced in connection with the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the territory of eleven Russian cities. Failure to register in time may result in fines and possible deportation from Russia.

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RUSSIA: Draft Law to Restrict Employment of Foreign Nationals Introduced

April 19, 2018

On 13th April 2018, a draft law was introduced to the Russian parliament, proposing new powers to ban or restrict the employment of nationals of the United States and/or other countries imposing sanctions on Russia.

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RUSSIA: New Notification Forms

April 12, 2018

Effective 20th April 2018, new forms will be introduced for notifying the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the labour activity of foreign nationals.

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RUSSIA: New Work Permit Regulations Bring Administrative Changes

February 8, 2018

Effective 4th February 2018, new regulations on issuing work permits bring some administrative changes to the work permit rules. What are the changes? For the purpose of obtaining a work permit, including for Highly-Qualified Specialists (HQS), the passport of a foreign national must now be valid for at least eighteen months, as of the date […]

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