Work permit for visa foreigners

Get a work permit and work in Russia for 1 year!

General information

Work permit for foreign citizens is a document that authorizes a foreigner to work and live legally in Russia.

Foreign citizens are only allowed to work in Russia on the basis of a work permit, while employers may only hire foreign workers on the basis of a permit to engage and use foreign workers.

Who must obtain a work permit?

The foreigners who stay in Russia on the basis of a visa must have a work permit. The foreigners who can temporarily stay in Russia without a visa (for example, the Israeli citizens can stay in Russia up to 90 days without a visa) must obtain a work permit, too.

Standard work permit features

  • Standard work permit procurement procedure takes 3 to 4 months
  • Maximum validity period of a standard work permit is 1 year
  • Standard work permit cannot be prolonged. You have to apply for it again every year
  • Work permit is applied for by the employer, not the worker. As opposed to a patent, a foreign worker cannot apply for a work permit individually
  • Prior to applying for a permit to engage and use foreign workers and a work permit, a company must obtain a quota to engage foreign workers. The quota is not required for some professions (artistic professions, rare engineering specializations, top managers, etc.)
  • Standard work permit can only be valid in one region of Russia
  • A foreign worker must pass medical examination annually (infections, HIV, psychiatric and narcologist’s conclusion)
  • A foreign workers must pass the Russian language, history and basic legislation tests every 5 years

 


Work permit procurement procedure

Work permit procurement procedure steps:

Present data on the need for foreign workers to the Employment Office.

Step 1

Step 2

In 30 days upon presenting the data to the Employment Office, you may apply to the Department of Migration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for a permit to engage and use foreign workers for your company (the processing and issuance of that permit takes 30 calendar days)

Receive the permit to engage and use foreign workers in the Department of Migration

Step 3

Step 4

Prepare documents and apply to the Department of Migration for a work permit

Upon applying for a work permit, apply to the Department of Migration for a work visa invitation

Step 5

Step 6

The foreign worker receives a single work visa for 90 days in a Russian consulate in his/her country of citizenship

The foreigner arrives in Russia on the basis of a single work visa

Step 7

Step 8

Receive the work permit in the Department of Migration (the processing and issuance of that permit takes 30 calendar days)

Notify the authorities on the conclusion of the labor contract with the foreign worker within 3 days upon receipt of the work permit (the failure to do so may result in the company being fined in the amount of RUB 400 000 to 1 000 000)

Step 9

Step 10

Have the single work visa for 90 days re-issued as a multiple work visa for 1 year


Price for standard work permit procurement services

The price of our services is relevant and fair. We tell you the final price that is set out in the contract. The price is available in PDF format for your convenience.

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We can help you:

  • We will free you of bureaucratic procedures
  • We will check the documents and notify you on missing or incorrectly drawn ones; we will warn you about possible risks
  • We will help with translations, medical insurance policies, medical conclusions and the Russian language tests
  • We will prepare, print, submit and receive the documents. Your only task will be to sign them

 

Get the work permits for your expatriate workers without any trouble!

Are you looking for a reliable company that will efficiently solve your migration issues?

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and we will contact you to discuss the terms of our cooperation

Or call us right now! +7 (495) 532-52-41
Are you looking for a reliable company that will efficiently solve your migration issues?

PLACE AN APPLICATION
and we will contact you
to discuss the terms of our cooperation.

Or call us right now!
+7 (495) 532-52-41

Our clients’ feedback

We provide services to Russian firms as well as with representative offices and branches of international companies. Our clients’ expatriate staff members work successfully in the areas of logistics and transport, medicine, engineering, tourism, etc.

As our client, you will receive services of European quality at affordable prices.

Our clients’ feedback

We provide services to Russian firms as well as with representative offices and branches of international companies. Our clients’ expatriate staff members work successfully in the areas of logistics and transport, medicine, engineering, tourism, etc.

As our client, you will receive services of European quality at affordable prices.


MigAdvisor - Migration services

  +7 (495) 532-52-41

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