ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Apr 2014

In April 2014, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

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  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 21 Apr 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Labour market access

On 21 April 2014, President Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law on Amendments to Federal Law on the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation. It introduces the requirement foreign citizens who apply for a residence permit, a work permit or a patent to prove with documents their knowledge of the Russian language, history and basic legislation of the Russian Federation. Highly qualified professionals are excluded from these obligations.

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