New Russian work permits regulations

November 26, was issued a joint order of the Russian Federal Migration Service with other government departments, amending the administrative regulations of work permits issuing service. The purpose of this document - to fix on paper the procedures related to the performance of the Federal Law № 86, which came into force this summer.

In other words, with the advent of "highly qualified specialists", and three-year work permits for this new category of foreign workers, demanded align all associated regulations. In fact, the new order is replacing obsolete Russian Government Decree of 15 November 2006 N 681.

Thus, we can state that the permits' issuing for all categories of foreign workers will be conducted in accordance with existing practice.