The quota for 2012 has been approved

The quota for 2012 has been approved

The decision of the Government of the Russian Federation  November 3, 2011 N 892 Moscow "On the determination of the need for involvement in the Russian Federation of foreign employees and the approval of the quotas for 2012" entered into force on the 11th of  November 2011
The official publication took place on the 11th of  November 2011- in "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" - Federal Issue № 5630
This resolution has been fixed the number of quotation for  the foreign specialists hiring in Russia, which amounted to 1745584 people, as well as the number of invitations for the foreign citizens entering the territory of the Russian Federation, which counts  460510 people.
The total quota for the foreign employees was divided into groups depending on their qualifications.
The largest number of foreigners would be involved in the following areas and for the following positions: construction, agriculture, drivers, and unskilled employees.
According to this resolution the fifth-largest quota position was taken by the heads of agencies, organizations and businesses. Thus, in 2012, Russian companies will be able to attract to positions 86 799 people, which in turn significantly lower than last year, which amounted to 109 590 people.
At this moment we are waiting for the decree according the approval of the quotas for 2012 in Moscow and Moscow region.
We remind you that the companies will be able to start the process of applying for the work permits for quota positions in 2012 only when this decree will enter into force.