IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: No inception date

Labour market access

Draft Resolution of 8 September 2015 'On the point system for selection of foreign nationals and stateless persons who wish to obtain a permit for permanent residence in the RussianĀ Federation', published on the Federal portal for drafts of legal acts, Project ID: 01/01/08-15/00039144, contains the points to be allocated to different groups of foreign citizens and stateless persons. The minimum passing score is set at 65 points.
The selection criteria are:

  • Age -- up to20 points.
  • Education -- up to 35 points.
  • Work experience with the qualification in line with the educational or qualification document -- up to 15 points.
  • Work experience on positions in high demand -- up to 25 points.
  • Labour or entrepreneurship activity in Russia -- up to 15 points.
  • Existence of close relatives that are Russian citizens --up to 5 points.
  • Ownership of housing on Russian territory -- up to 5 points.
  • Investor, defined on the basis of a certain lower limit of fiscal contributions, with a share of at least 10% in a Russian entity in a time span of 3 years starting from the investment date -- up to 50 points.
  • Sole trader, defined on the basis of a certain lower limit of fiscal contributions -- up to 40 points.

This state initiative forms part of the measures under the Concept of the State Migration Policy (CSMP) of the Russian Federation for the period 2012--2025 (See the related GTA Report No. 8427 for more details).
The GTA reports this migration measure before its approval because the probability it to be approved is very high and will provide additional details when they become available.

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