Russian Visa News

Tax-free system will be created in Russia

Tax-free system will be created in Russia

Monday, December 26, 2011
This system will make shopping in Russia more affordable for foreigners and will increase the attractiveness of the country in the eyes of foreign tourists, according to its creators. Read
Russia and EU could come to an agreement about mutual steps on visa regime cancellation

Russia and EU could come to an agreement about mutual steps on visa regime cancellation

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Russia and the European Union have approved the plan of mutual steps on visa regime cancellation, – “Interfax” informs. However the chairman of European Commission José Manuel Barroso has underlined that process of introduction of a visa-free regime will occupy appreciable time and to count on cancellation of formalities in 2012 it is not necessary. Read
Less tourists from Europe comes to Russia

Less tourists from Europe comes to Russia

Monday, December 12, 2011
The number of foreign tourists in Russia increased in 2011 by 9.3% of that of 2010 and amounted to 1.98 million people, – the media quotes the message of the Federal State Statistics Service. Read
Alexander Yakovenko:  Relations between Russia and Great Britain began to come around

Alexander Yakovenko: Relations between Russia and Great Britain began to come around

Tuesday, December 6, 2011
The economy is still based on a set of Russian-British relations: the trade volume that went down because of the economic crisis in 2009, was practically rebuilt in 2010 and amounted to almost $ 16 billion. And while it is 29% lower than those in 2008, the trend toward complete recovery is evident. Read
13 thousand of highly qualified specialists came to work in Russia

13 thousand of highly qualified specialists came to work in Russia

Monday, November 28, 2011
About 33 thousand people, of whom 13 thousand are highly qualified specialists, and 20 thousand are qualified specialists came to work in Russia since the beginning of this year, – informed the head of the Federal Migration Service Konstantin Romodanovsky. Read
Museum tickets for foreigners will be at the same price as for Russian citizens

Museum tickets for foreigners will be at the same price as for Russian citizens

Monday, November 21, 2011
Coordinating Council of Tourism at the Moscow city government has decided to even the cost of museum tickets for Russians and foreigners. Read
Russia has adopted a quota for the employment of foreigners in 2012

Russia has adopted a quota for the employment of foreigners in 2012

Monday, November 14, 2011
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a decree establishing a limit on the number of migrants who can get a job in Russia in 2012. Migration quota is 1,745,584 people. This year the quota was 1.74 million. Read
Procedure of invitation of foreign stage directors was simplified for the Russian theatres

Procedure of invitation of foreign stage directors was simplified for the Russian theatres

Monday, November 7, 2011
The new law equates stage directors and actors with highly qualified specialists this essentially simplifies procedure of registration for temporary job at theatres of Russia. As well as in case of other professions, the salary of such professionals should be not less one million rubles a year. Read
The call-center for foreign tourists is opened in Moscow

The call-center for foreign tourists is opened in Moscow

Monday, October 31, 2011
The Committee on Tourism and Hospitality Management has launched a call-center for foreign tourists who comes to Moscow, – reports the news agency RIA Novosti. The operators of the center will help the visitors to navigate the routes and sights of Moscow. Read
Moscow may impose tourist tax

Moscow may impose tourist tax

Monday, October 24, 2011
Collected money will be used for maintenance of monuments, cleaning and maintenance of infrastructure. Thus, the tax will help to implement the overall program by attraction of tourists to Moscow. Read
Moscow will attract foreign specialists to create an International Financial Center

Moscow will attract foreign specialists to create an International Financial Center

Monday, October 17, 2011
The idea of creating in Russia the IFC was announced about two years ago, and in mid-July the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev proposed to use for this purpose the Moscow outskirts, expanding the boundaries of the capital. Read
FMS: Russia needs labor migrants

FMS: Russia needs labor migrants

Monday, October 10, 2011
Russia needs the inflow of labor from abroad. This position of the Federal Migration Service of Russia was voiced by the Deputy of the Service Ekaterina Yegorova at a press conference in Moscow. Read
U.S. expects the exchange of notes on visa facilitation with Russia

U.S. expects the exchange of notes on visa facilitation with Russia

Monday, October 3, 2011
U.S. expects an exchange of diplomatic notes with Russia on visa facilitation between the countries, – informs the agency “RIA Novosti”. This was announced by David Donahue, the second deputy of the U.S. secretary of state responsible for visa issues. Read

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Business visas vary in number of permitted entries (for single-, double- and multiple-entry trips) and validity period (from 30 days to 1 year and more). The complete term of stay in Russia on a business visa should not exceed 90 days within each 180 days.

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