DG soften immigration rules for foreign artists

DG soften immigration rules for foreign artists


According to the draft, the bill proposes to establish that foreign citizens or persons without citizenship, who arrived in Russia on tour for a period of not more than 30 days, you are not required to obtain a work permit.

MOSCOW, Nov 17. The state Duma adopted at a meeting Tuesday in the second reading the bill on which foreign scholars will be able to come on tour in Russia on a business visa without obtaining work permits.

The authors of the initiative became the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg. The amendments to the Federal law “On the procedure for exit from the Russian Federation and entry into the Russian Federation” and Federal law “On legal status of foreign citizens in Russian Federation”.

According to the draft, the bill proposes to establish that foreign citizens or persons without citizenship, who arrived in Russia on tour for a period of not more than 30 days, you are not required to obtain a work permit. Thus they can enter Russia on an ordinary business visa.

Also establishes that ordinary business visa is issued for up to one year, or on the basis of the principle of reciprocity for a period of 5 years to a foreign citizen or stateless person entering the country for the implementation of business trips (with the right to carry out teaching activities in the cases provided FZ “On legal status of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation”).