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Unlimited permanent residence permits in Russia

Foreigners may stay in Russia for the period stipulated by their visa. There is a visa-free regime with some states, so their citizens need only an international passport, and in exceptional cases an internal civil passport, to stay in the territory of the Russian Federation. However, the period for continuous stay in these situations is limited, for example, to three months. After that, the foreigners have to leave Russia. If they have some other things to do, they have to return and fill in the migration card again.

Jan, 16 2023
Residence permit in Russia due to a child

A foreign citizen can stay in Russia only on the basis of particular documents. If visit to the country is short, a passport, migration card or visa is enough. But for a long stay, a temporary or permanent residence permit is required. Most foreigners who work in Russia tend to…

Jan, 15 2023
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 not change, and they did not decide to leave the Russian Federation.

Jan, 12 2023
Confirmation of a permanent residence permit in Russia

For a long time, the validity of a residence permit (residence permit) in Russia was limited to five years. After this period, foreigners were forced to re-submit documents for the extension of a residence permit. Of course, if you did not decide to leave the Russian Federation. However, in 2019, amendments in the field of migration legislation came into force, which made the residence permit indefinite. These legislative changes have saved foreign citizens living in Russia from the need to periodically reissue documents.

Jan, 10 2023
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 your right to stay permanently in the country, as well as to freely move within Russia and cross its border.

Jan, 06 2023
Permanent residence permit in Russia: what does it give?

Contents: What rights does a residence permit give in Russia What duties do a foreign citizen have after obtaining a residence permit Rules for staying in the country for a residence permit for a foreign citizen The procedure for obtaining a residence permit in Russia Documents required for obtaining a…

Jan, 05 2023
Residence permit in Russia in 2023

Foreigners who want to permanently live in the country draw up such a document as a residence permit for the Russian Federation 2022. 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 complete list of rights that Russian citizens have, with a few exceptions. Such document is mostly drawn up on the basis of a temporary residence permit, but there may be exceptions.

Jan, 05 2023
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.

Jan, 02 2023
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.

Jan, 14 2021
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 mandatory requirement to get Russian citizenship, thus PRP is usually obtained by those foreign citizens who want to link their future with Russia.

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 restrictions.

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 companies, conduct business, and move from region to region. They can even count on a local pension if they work permanently in the country.

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 the same region. Having a residence permit, a foreigner can freely travel within the country, move from region to region, change jobs, and cross the Russian border as many times a year, as necessary.

Jul, 17 2020