Russian Visa News

The rules of obtaining visas to Crimea will be simplified for foreigners

The rules of obtaining visas to Crimea will be simplified for foreigners

Monday, June 29, 2015
The procedure of obtaining visas for travel to Crimea can be simplified for foreign citizens – announced the Deputy Russian Minister of Crimea Andrey Sokolov. However, experts believe that this measure aimed to attract foreign tourists to Crimea won’t be rewarding soon as at the present moment foreigners are not interested in travelling to the region. Read
Citizens of Honduras will be able to travel to Russia without visas

Citizens of Honduras will be able to travel to Russia without visas

Monday, June 22, 2015
According to the information on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, starting from July 11, a visa-free agreement signed between Russia and the Republic of Honduras on September 26, 2014 comes into force. Read
Section of highway Moscow – St. Petersburg will become paid from July 1

Section of highway Moscow – St. Petersburg will become paid from July 1

Monday, June 15, 2015
Starting from the 1st of July 2015, the section of the course M-11 Moscow – St. Petersburg will become paid. This decree was prepared by the Ministry of Transport and signed by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The payment will be collected for the section from 15th to 58th km during the period of next 99 years. Read
Foreigners will get visas right at the border in Vladivostok

Foreigners will get visas right at the border in Vladivostok

Monday, June 8, 2015
At the meeting on June 4th the Russian government approved the bill “On the free port of Vladivostok”. According to the agency “Russia today”, the bill provides for a number of changes to the Tax Code and other legislative acts. Read
A tour itinerary similar to the “Red line” will be prepared in Moscow

A tour itinerary similar to the “Red line” will be prepared in Moscow

Monday, June 1, 2015
Within the framework of Moscow tourist infrastructure’s preparations for the World Cup which will be held in 2018, the main sights of the metropolis will be included into a single itinerary. Read
Work on the law on visa-free stay of foreigners in Russia has been stopped

Work on the law on visa-free stay of foreigners in Russia has been stopped

Monday, May 25, 2015
The press service of the Russian Ministry of Culture reported that work on the bill which should allow foreigners to stay in Russia without visa for up to 72 hours has been suspended. According to the experts estimate, the bill could increase the number of foreign tourists in the country by 30–50%. Read
“Night at the Museum” should break the record number of participants this year

“Night at the Museum” should break the record number of participants this year

Monday, May 18, 2015
On May 16, actions “Night at the Museum”, Day of parks and Days of Moscow historical and cultural heritage were held in Moscow. While the participants’ number count is not finished, it is expected that this global event will break the attendance record and will become one of the biggest cultural public events in the city's history. Read
The Government has established five requirements to highly qualified foreign specialists

The Government has established five requirements to highly qualified foreign specialists

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
The government of the Russian Federation established a list of five requirements to highly qualified specialists hired by big foreign holdings to manage the subsidiaries. The foreign specialist should meet at least two of the five requirements to obtain a permission to work in Russia. Read
The process of obtaining an invitation to Russia became faster

The process of obtaining an invitation to Russia became faster

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
As was announced by the press service of the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation, starting from April 27th it became possible for foreign citizens to obtain an e-invitation to enter Russia. Read
The Ministry of Finance determined tax rates for highly qualified specialists

The Ministry of Finance determined tax rates for highly qualified specialists

Monday, April 27, 2015
The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation determined the way foreign highly qualified specialists are taxed. In this way, regardless of whether the employee is a tax resident of the Russian Federation or not, his/her income will be taxed at 13%. Read
It will be easier for foreigners to get a job in Skolkovo

It will be easier for foreigners to get a job in Skolkovo

Monday, April 20, 2015
The procedure for hiring of foreign experts for participating in research and educational organizations in Skolkovo is simplified. The agreement was signed by the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev last week, reports the agency Interfax. Read
It becomes easier to get a job in Russia for foreign students

It becomes easier to get a job in Russia for foreign students

Monday, April 13, 2015
Full-time foreign students studying in Russian universities and living in hostels provided by these universities may be allowed to get a job without license; such bill was introduced in the State duma by deputies from CPRF last week. Read
The visa regime between Russia and Liechtenstein has been simplified

The visa regime between Russia and Liechtenstein has been simplified

Monday, April 6, 2015
Starting from April 1st, 2015 an agreement on visa regime simplification signed by Liechtenstein and Russia in November 2013 came into force. Read

Tourist visa

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