ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Sep 2015In September 2015, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Draft Resolution dated 8 September 2015 of the Government of the Russian Federation 'On the point system of selection of foreign nationals and stateless persons wishing to obtain a permit for permanent residence in
the Russian Federation' can be retrieved at: http://base.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc;base=PNPA;n=11419;div=PRJ;diff=11723;from=11419-131;rnd=184768.630623483331874
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 Russian 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:
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.