Frequently asked Questions
How do I apply for a work visa for employment in Russia?
To work in Russia, a foreign citizen must apply for a work visa. This rule applies to citizens of any country, except for citizens of the CIS countries who have the right to work in the Russian Federation under a patent. A work visa gives foreigners the right to work, receive a salary and live in Russia during its validity period. Please note that a work visa cannot be issued without a work permit. To apply for a work visa to Russia for foreigners, you need: 1. Collect the necessary documents – passport, work invitation, insurance. The full list of documents for a work visa to Russia should be specified at the Russian Consulate abroad. 2. Pay the visa application fee, the amount of which depends on the country. 3. Submit an application and documents to the Russian Consulate abroad. 4. Wait for a work visa to be issued, it may take up to 20 business days.
What documents are required for employment in the Russian Federation?
Basic documents required for foreign citizens in Russia: 1. Migration card Each temporarily staying foreigner at the border receives a migration card, which they fill out independently. This is a very important document for foreign citizens in Russia. This document specifies the period of temporary stay of a foreign citizen on the territory of the country (date of entry). If a foreigner wants to work on the territory of the Russian Federation, the migration card must specify "work" as the purpose of entry. 2. Document on registration of foreign citizens at the place of stay Migration registration is a mandatory procedure due to the fact that the territorial body of the Migration service is notified of the temporary stay of a foreigner in the Russian Federation. 3.VMI policy The VMI insurance policy is also a mandatory document for temporarily staying foreign citizens. It helps to confirm the right of a foreigner to stay in the territory of the Russian Federation.
What is a migration card?
The migration card of the Russian Federation is a mandatory document that every foreign citizen receives when entering the territory of the Russian Federation. The issue of migration cards is mandatory at the border, so the absence of a migration card indicates illegal border crossing. The Russian migration card is issued free of charge. Each migrant card contains all the necessary information about the foreigner, and allows the internal authorities of the Russian Federation to monitor the temporary stay of foreign citizens in Russia. The migration card number is unique, it is entered in the database along with information about a foreign citizen entering Russia. After that, the migration card data becomes available to employees of internal bodies. Every foreign citizen receives a migration card form when entering the Russian Federation. The place where migration cards are issued depends on the type of transport that the foreigner uses to enter Russia.
Why do I need insurance?
On the territory of Russia, mandatory medical insurance for foreigners is valid. An insurance policy for foreign citizens is a mandatory document, without which staying in Russia will be considered illegal. Every foreigner who enters the territory of the Russian Federation on the first day of their stay in the country must buy a VMI policy for foreign citizens. To apply for a medical insurance policy for foreigners, you only need: 1. A copy of your passport or other identity document 2. A copy of the migration card
How do I create a resume?
1. You Need to log in or register: https://russia-work.com/ 2. Go to the section "Create a resume" 3. Fill in all fields 4. Click "Save"
Where can I find information on obtaining a visa to enter Russia?
A visa is required for a foreign citizen or stateless person to enter the Russian Federation. If there is an agreement, it is possible for foreign citizens to enter the Russian Federation without a visa. Conditions for the entry of citizens of foreign states into the Russian Federation. To obtain a visa, a foreign citizen must apply to the Russian consular office at his place of permanent residence/ Russian consular offices issue a visa depending on the purpose of the trip and the duration of the foreigner's stay in the Russian Federation.
Why do I need to register for migration?
The rules for registering foreigners are regulated by migration legislation. The procedure for registering a foreign citizen for migration is to inform the territorial body of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Ministry of internal AFFAIRS (FMS) on the arrival of a foreigner at the place of stay by the host party. Thus, the basis for raising a foreign national at the place of stay is getting on guvo the Ministry of internal Affairs of arrival notification of foreign citizen or the person without citizenship in a stay place.
What is a work patent in the Russian Federation?
A work patent for foreign citizens is a permit to work in Russia for visa – free foreign citizens. In other words, a work patent for migrants is a document required for every foreign citizen who has arrived in Russia on a visa – free basis and plans to legally carry out work on the territory of the Russian Federation. A migrant can work under a labor patent both in the state of a Legal entity and for hire from an individual.
SNILS - what is it?
SNILS is an abbreviation that stands for the insurance number of an individual personal account that belongs to a person included in the Russian pension insurance system. According to the legislation of the Russian Federation, namely Federal law No. 115-FZ "On legal status of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation", any natural person who is in the territory of Russia, can become the participant of system of state pension insurance and to social security number, including children, the unemployed citizens of the Russian Federation and foreign citizens of other countries working in Russia under an employment contract, living in Russia or temporarily residing in the country. Children of foreign citizens can also get SNILS
What is a foreign citizen's TIN?
TIN of a foreign citizen (taxpayer identification number) is the personal number of each foreign citizen registered with the tax authorities of the Russian Federation. Assignment of TIN to a foreign citizen in the Russian Federation, as well as to citizens of the Russian Federation, occurs only once and is permanently assigned to an individual, becoming his personal identifier in the tax authorities. The fact that a foreign citizen receives a TIN is confirmed by issuing a certificate of registration of an individual (foreign citizen) with the tax authority. The certificate must contain the following information: - Full name of the foreigner registered with the tax service; - number of the tax authority that issued the TIN to the foreigner; - series and number of the document.
How do I create a resume?
1. Clearly state your desired position 2. Decide with the salary 3. Be concise 4. Delete unnecessary personal information 5. Check your resume for spelling errors 6. Check the accuracy and relevance of the information 7. Аdd a fresh photo to your resume
Who are residents and non-residents?
The definition of who is a resident and non-resident is contained in the Federal law "On currency regulation and currency control". According to him residents are, in particular, citizens of the Russian Federation; foreign citizens permanently residing in Russia on the basis of a residence permit; and organisations established in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, except for foreign companies registered in accordance with the Federal law "On international companies" (sub. 6, paragraph 1, article 1 of the Law of 10.12.2003 N 173-FZ). Non-residents are foreign citizens and foreign organizations that are permanently registered and located in another country (sub-item 7, item 1, article 1 Of the law of 10.12.2003 N 173-FZ).
What categories are foreign citizens divided into?
Conditionally, all foreign workers could be divided into two large groups based on their status: 1. Foreign citizens who are staying in Russia on a visa-free or visa-free basis; 2. Foreign workers who came from countries that are parties to the Treaty on the Eurasian economic Union of 29.05.2014
What documents do a foreign citizen need to apply for a job?
1. Passport or other identity document (temporary residence permit, residence permit, etc.); 2. Migration card, visa, work permit or patent (for temporarily staying foreigners); 3. Employment record, if not, please fill it out;
How can a foreign citizen get a work record?
Required documents for registration of a work record for a foreign citizen: 1. Passport of the state of which he is a citizen. 2. Migration map of the current sample. 3. Documents on registration in the territory of the Russian Federation. 4. Work permit in the specified region.