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Permanent residence permit without citizenship in the Russian Federation

Status of Russian citizen can be obtained by a foreign citizen as well as by a person without citizenship. In accordance with Russian laws the latter is an individual who is not a citizen of Russia and cannot confirm foreign citizenship at the same time. Even if you do not…

Jan, 14 2021
Obtaining Russian citizenship without permanent residence permit

Russian laws define citizenship as a stable legal relationship between a person and the state. This relationship is represented by the sum of mutual rights and obligations that arise between citizen and the Russian Federation. Most of these rights and obligations are provided for by the Constitution. Citizenship can be…

Jan, 14 2021
Confirmation of a permanent residence permit in Russia

For a long time, a permanent residence permit (PRP) in Russia was valid up to five years. After this period foreigners had to re-apply for the extension of the PRP. Of course, if they did not decide to leave the Russian Federation. However, in 2019, amendments to migration legislation came…

Dec, 09 2020
Reasons for refusal of a residence permit in the Russian Federation

A residence permit is a document that grants a foreigner the right to live in Russia for a long time. Unlike a temporary residence permit, it is perpetual. Of course, when the migration service does not initiate the procedure for its cancellation, a residence permit gives a foreigner most of…

Nov, 11 2020
Work permit in Russia

A residence permit is a document that gives a foreigner the right to reside in Russia. The validity of a residence permit is unlimited if it is not revoked through the courts. The standard procedure for processing documents requires that a foreigner first obtain a temporary residence permit, then stay…

Nov, 11 2020
Permanent residence permit in Russia without getting temporary residence permit

Permanent residence permit is unlimited document which entitles foreign citizen to live and work in Russia. An adult or a child who has obtained PRP does not become Russian citizen, but he/she can study, work, do business, move from region to region without any restrictions. Moreover, obtaining PRP is a…

Sep, 08 2020
How much does a residence permit cost in Russia

A residence permit confirms the right of a foreigner to permanently live in the country, work or do business. This document gives almost the same amount of rights as Russian citizens have and imposes very few restrictions. In addition, a residence permit is a prerequisite for obtaining Russian citizenship. How…

Aug, 13 2020
Residence permit in the Russian Federation for purchasing real estate property

Residence permit – is a document that grants foreign citizens the right to permanently live in Russia, do business, freely move from region to region as well as cross Russian borders. Residence permit grants a foreigner almost the same amount of rights as Russian citizens have and imposes very few…

Aug, 13 2020
Russian citizenship after PRP

A permanent residence permit (PRP) is required if you are applying for Russian citizenship. This document is a permit for a permanent staying in the country that grants the migrant most of the rights that Russians have. A foreigner who has officially registered this status can freely work in local…

Aug, 04 2020
Residence permit in Russia in 2020

Foreigners who want to permanently live in the country draw up such a document as a residence permit for the Russian Federation 2020. It has no time limits, so the official permit does not need to be renewed periodically. At the same time, this document gives the holder an almost…

Aug, 04 2020
Residence permit in Russia

Foreign citizens planning to move to one of Russian cities should obtain the document which is called residence permit. It gives them the same rights and obligations as Russian citizens have with few exceptions. Official status relieves foreigners from need to leave country from time to time or stay within…

Jul, 17 2020
Permanent residence permit in Russia: what does it give?

If a foreign citizen wants to live in Russia, he needs temporary or permanent residence permit. However, temporary residence permit is valid only in one region and its validity is limited. That is why foreign citizens are eager to get permanent residence permit in Russia, what does this document give?…

Jul, 16 2020
Renewal of Russian permanent residence permits

Until the autumn of 2019, foreigners who resided permanently in Russia were obliged to renew their permanent residence permits (PRPs) from time to time. Such documents as permanent residence permits were issued for 5 years and had to be renewed after this term. Certainly, if plans of foreign citizens did…

Jul, 16 2020
Entry and exit from Russia with a residence permit

Foreigners who have obtained Russian residence permit, are allowed to cross the border. Against myths and fears, Russian law does not impose restrictions on travel, business and study trips or trips related to medical treatment. Similar to Russian citizens, foreigners with residence permit can travel abroad, travel purposes might be…

Jul, 16 2020
How long does residence permit in Russia last

So that a foreigner has an opportunity to live in Russia for several years in a row, work freely and do business, it is necessary to receive a residence permit. In addition to the fact that it officially confirms the right on permanent residence, this document gives the foreign citizen…

Jul, 16 2020
Obtaining a residence permit in Russia due to the marriage

How long a foreigner can stay in Russia depends on his visa or visa-free entry rules. Although for some countries these rules are more than favorable, if you want to live continuously in the Russian Federation for a year or longer, you need a special document: residence permit. It confirms…

Jul, 16 2020