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  1. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 343-FZ of 28 November 2015 to Amend Articles 25 and 25.6 of the Federal Law "On the Procedure of Exit from and Entry into the Russian Federation" and Article 13 of the Federal Law "On Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-28 | RUS-2015-L-102276

    In the Federal Law "On the Procedure of Exit from and Entry into the Russian Federation" introduces wording changes into para 1 of article 25 (Grounds for granting visas to foreign citizen) article 25.6 on the types of visas according to purposes of entry into the Russian Federation.
    In the Federal Law "On Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation" supplements para 4 of article 13 (Labour activity of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation) with sub-paragraph 8.2 concerning tour activities.

  2. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government of the Russian Federation Decree No. 813 of 6 August 2015 to approve the Provision on the State System of Migration and Registration, also Production, Development and Control of Circulation of Identification Documents. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-08-06 | Date of entry into force: 2015-08-18 | RUS-2015-R-102296

    Approves the provision on the state system of migration and registration, also production, development and control of circulation of identification documents, which sets the general provisions, allocation of competencies, departmental segments of the participants of the system "Mir", interdepartmental action in the framework of the system "Mir".
    Repeals, inter alia, the RF Government Regulation No. 1156-r of 5 August 2005 (Sobranie zakonodatelstva Rossijskoj Federacii, 2005, No.33, p.3459), RF Government Regulation No.1057-r of 15 August 2007 (Sobranie zakonodatelstva Rossijskoj Federacii, 2007, No.34, p.4278).

  3. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 1400 of 18 December 2014 On the Definition of the Need for Attraction into the Russian Federation of Foreign Workers Staying in the Russian Federation on the Grounds of the Visa, Including by the Priority Professionally Qualified Groups and to Approve Quotas for 2015. - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2014-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-30 | RUS-2014-R-98794

    Establishes the need for attraction of foreign workers staying in the RF on the grounds of visa in the number of 275856 people; also establishes that the realization of the need for attraction of foreign workers is carried out in relevance with distribution by the priority professionally qualified groups the list of which is attached to the text of this decree. Accordingly, establishes 275856 quotas for foreign workers staying in the RF in the grounds of visa: 275856 invitations for entry into the RF with the aim of labour activity and 275856 work permits.
    Appendix: "Distribution by the priority professionally qualified groups of the defined need for attraction into the RF for 2015 of foreign workers staying in the RF on the grounds of visa".

  4. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No.74-FZ of 20 April 2014 to Amend the Federal Law "On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens". - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2014-04-20 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | RUS-2014-L-98776

    Supplements para 2 article 6.1 (Temporary residence of foreign citizens who have entered to RF under the procedure without the requirement of visa) with new sub-paragraph 5 establishing the requirement of a document proving the knowledge of Russian language, history and basics of RF legislation by a foreign citizen applying for temporary residence permit; supplements article 13.3 (Peculiarities of labour activity of foreign citizens who have entered to RF under the procedure without the requirement of visa, on the grounds of the patent) with sub-paragraph 7. Supplements Chapter I with new article 15.1 (Proof of knowledge of Russian language, history and basics of RF legislation by foreign citizens) defining the required types of proving documents, the category of foreigners who are exempt from this general requirement. Introduces new para 9.1-1 to article 18 (Invitation to enter into the RF of a foreign citizen with the aim of labour activity). Also introduces new article 37.1 (Peculiarities of the proof of knowledge of Russian language, history and basics of RF legislation by certain categories of foreign citizens).
    Repeals, inter alia, paras 2-7 of article 1 of the law No. 185-FZ of 12 November 2012 "To Amend the law "On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens"" and article 27.2 of the law "On Education" (Sobranie zakonodatelstva Rossijskoj Federacii, 2012, No.47, p. 6396).
    Paragraphs 7-9 of para 4 of article 1 enter into force on 1 September 2014.

  5. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Federal Law No.299-FZ of 2 November 2013 to Amend Article 16 of the Federal Law on Citizenship of the Russian Federation. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-11-02 | Date of entry into force: 2013-11-03 | RUS-2013-L-96200

    Rephrases paragraph d of part 1 of Article 16 (Grounds for rejecting applications for the assumption of citizenship of the Russian Federation, the granting and the restoration of citizenship of the Russian Federation).

  6. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Federal Law No.204-FZ of 23 July 2013 to Amend the Federal Law "On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation" and the Labour Code of the Russian Federation. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2013-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-23 | RUS-2013-L-96124

    Introduces wording changes to Labour Code, namely to articles 3 (Prohibition of discrimination in labour), Article 11 (Force of the laws and other acts containing the labour law norms), 20 (Parties to labour relations), 63 (Age at which conclusion of the labour contract is permitted).
    Introduces minor wording changes to the Law on Legal status of foreign citizens, namely supplementing para 4 of article 13 regulating the question of labour rights for foreigners having reached the age of 18 years old.

  7. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Accord entre le Gouvernement de la République française et le Gouvernement de la Fédération de Russie sur les migrations professionnelles (ensemble six annexes), signé à Rambouillet le 27 novembre 2009. - Accord

    Adoption: 2009-11-27 | INT-2009-IA-86405

    A pour objectif de faciliter, pour les ressortissants de l'autre pays, l'admission au séjour et le libre exercice d'une activité professionnelle sur leurs territoires respectifs. Contient notamment des dispositions relatives aux catégories de travailleurs bénéficiaires de cet accord, au visa "vacances-travail", aux jeunes professionnels, au montant minimum de revenus exigé pour les travailleurs hautement qualifié ainsi qu'aux certificats médicaux requis à l'entrée de chaque territoire.
    Est publié au Journal officiel français par le décret n° 2011-450 du 22 avril 2011.

  8. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 1003 of 29 December 2007 to establish quota for foreign workers for 2008 engaged by economic entities active in the retail commerce and sport industries.

    Adoption: 2007-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-21 | RUS-2007-R-78498

    Depending on the branch of the retail and sport industry, limits the number of foreign workers to not more than 50% of overall number of workers active in the relevant sector.

  9. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 982 of 29 December 2007 fixing a quota for granting work permits to foreign workers for 2008.

    Adoption: 2007-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-14 | RUS-2007-R-78499

    Defines the procedure and number of work permits to be granted to foreign workers for the period of 2008.

  10. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 2-FZ of 6 January 2007 amending the Act to amend the Act on the legal situation of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation and to repeal some provisions of the Act to amend and supplement several legal acts of the Russian Federation (Text No. 361).

    Adoption: 2007-01-06 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-08 | RUS-2007-L-75572

    Amends several provisions relating to visas, temporary stay and work.

  11. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 109-FZ of 18 July 2006 on migration account of foreign citizens and persons without citizenship in the Russian Federation (Text No. 3285).

    Adoption: 2006-07-18 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-15 | RUS-2006-L-74405

    Chapter 1: General provisions
    Chapter 2: Bodies of migration account and their competencies
    Chapter 3: Registration of foreign citizens by place of residence
    Chapter 4: Account of foreign citizens by place of stay
    Chapter 5: Responsibility for breach of legislation

  12. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 110-FZ of 18 July 2006 to amend the Act on the legal situation of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation and to repeal some provisions of the Act to amend and supplement several legal acts of the Russian Federation (Text No. 3286).

    Adoption: 2006-07-18 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-15 | RUS-2006-L-74408

    Amends provisions relating to temporary residence, working activity of foreign citizens staying in the Russian Federation without visa, specificities of regulation of the labour market for foreign workers, migration account and control of foreign citizens.

  13. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Protocol of 25 November 2005 to amend and supplement the Agreement of 15 April 1994 between the Members of the Community of Independent States on cooperation in the field of labour migration and social protection of migrant workers.

    Adoption: 2005-11-25 | INT-2005-IA-76087

  14. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 413 of 16 August 2004 on migration card.

    Adoption: 2004-08-16 | RUS-2004-R-69093

    Provides, inter alia, for rules to use migration card by foreign citizens in the territory of the Russian Federation. The card contains main personal data and should be presented in the event of a control of temporary stay in the Russian Federation.

  15. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 413 of 16 August 2004 on migration card (Text No. 3553).

    Adoption: 2004-08-16 | RUS-2004-R-71736

    Presents the Rules of use of the migration card for foreign citizens or persons without citizenship in the territory of the Russian Federation.

  16. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Accord entre le gouvernement de la République française et le gouvernement de la Fédération de Russie en vue de la facilitation réciproque des conditions d'entrée, de déplacement et de sortie des nationaux de la République française et de la Fédération de Russie, signé à Moscou le 15 juin 2004. - Legifrance

    Adoption: 2004-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2005-05-01 | INT-2004-IA-70458

  17. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 21 of 16 January 2003 to approve the Regulations on procedure for granting authorizations to employ foreign workers in crews of Russian sea-going ships (Text No. 324).

    Adoption: 2003-01-16 | RUS-2003-R-63504

    Provides for the administrative procedure to be fulfilled by the ship owner in order to obtain an authorization to employ foreign workers on Russian ships.

  18. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 115-FZ of 25 July 2002 on the legal situation of foreign citizens. (РОССИЙСКАЯ ФЕДЕРАЦИЯ ФЕДЕРАЛЬНЫЙ ЗАКОН О ПРАВОВОМ ПОЛОЖЕНИИ ИНОСТРАННЫХ ГРАЖДАН В РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ)

    Adoption: 2002-07-25 | Date of entry into force: 2002-11 | RUS-2002-L-63794

    Regulates relations between foreign citizens and organs of State power or local administrations. Deals with temporary or permanent stay of foreigners, permits granting and conditions for the participation of foreigners in labour relations (art. 13).

  19. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 118-FZ of 24 June 1999 to amend and supplement the Act on the procedure of exit from and entry to the Russian Federation.

    Adoption: 1999-06-24 | Date of entry into force: 1999-06-28 | RUS-1999-L-53577

  20. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 99-FZ of 24 May 1999 on State policy respecting Russian citizens abroad (Text No. 2670). (Федеральный закон Российской Федерации от 24 мая 1999 года N99-ФЗ О государственной политике Российской Федерации в отношении соотечественников за рубежом)

    Adoption: 1999-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 1999-05-31 | RUS-1999-L-53357

    Provides, inter alia, for principles and goals of policy, relationships with emigrants, citizenship matters, establishment of cooperation programmes with foreign countries for the protection of fundamental human rights and liberties and against any form of discrimination. Also provides for economic and social assistance to Russian citizens abroad and assistance in the field of culture, language and education.

  21. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 746 of 21 July 1997 to approve the Regulations on procedure of granting political asylum by the Russian Federation (Text No. 3601).

    Adoption: 1997-07-21 | RUS-1997-R-49023

  22. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act of 19 February 1993 on refugees, as amended to 28 June 1997.

    Adoption: 1997-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 1993-02-19 | RUS-1997-L-55648

  23. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 114-FZ of 15 August 1996 on the procedure of exit from and entry to the Russian Federation.(Text No. 4029)

    Adoption: 1996-08-15 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-19 | RUS-1996-L-45733

    Provides for documents issuance and procedure of travel for Russian citizens, for foreigners and persons without citizenship, trains transit procedure, liability for non respect of the legislation. English translation available.

  24. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 935 of 3 August 1996 to clarify the Federal Migration Programme (Text No. 4177).

    Adoption: 1996-08-03 | RUS-1996-R-45536

    Provides for migration policy, its aims, tasks and principles. Specifies the different types of migration: forced migration, external migration (emigration and immigration), external labour migration, illegal migration and internal migration (regional, rural). Presents the Federal Migration Programme, its general directions, legal insurance, and measures to solve migration problems.

  25. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 590 of 17 May 1996 on the programme of measures for the support of Russian citizens abroad. (Text No. 2516)

    Adoption: 1996-05-17 | RUS-1996-R-45875

    Provides for aims and general tasks of the programme, implementation forms and methods, creation of conditions for respect of rights and liberties, financial and economic support, protection of Russian language and education in Russian, assistance for settlement of cultural and social problems.

  26. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 202-FZ of 19 February 1993 on Displaced Persons, as amended to 20 December 1995. (Text No. 5110)

    Adoption: 1995-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-28 | RUS-1995-L-44969

  27. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 1227 of 12 December 1995 on refugees certificate. (Text No. 5070)

    Adoption: 1995-12-12 | RUS-1995-R-44974

    Provides for formalities, mode of granting and exchanges of refugees' certificates.

  28. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act of 19 February 1993 on forced migrants, as amended to 1995.

    Adoption: 1995 | Date of entry into force: 1993-02-19 | RUS-1995-L-55649

  29. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 1261 on the Programme of measures for the regulation of migration of scientists and technicians (Text No. 3279).

    Adoption: 1994-11-17 | RUS-1994-R-39970

  30. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on the procedure relating to foreigners and stateless persons arriving or being in the Russian territory to find asylum, the determination of their legal status and their temporary lodging.

    Adoption: 1994-09-08 | RUS-1994-R-39589

    Fixes the functions of the Federal Service for migrations in that field, inter alia the information of migrants on their rights and obligations.

  31. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 1020 of 8 September 1994 on immigration control.

    Adoption: 1994-09-08 | RUS-1994-R-53338

  32. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 981 to approve the Regulations on the procedure of payment of pensions to the expatriate citizens (Text No. 2210).

    Adoption: 1994-08-19 | RUS-1994-R-39473

    The payment of pensions is made before the departure of the person concerned. Annexed is a model of declaration of residence abroad and certificate of right to payment delivered by the Russian relevant body.

  33. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 1668 of 9 August 1994 to approve the Federal Programme on migrations.

    Adoption: 1994-08-09 | RUS-1994-R-39588

    Fixes the goals of migration policy. Defines five principal types of migration: forced migration, emigration, emigration for professional reasons, illegal migration and internal migration (for social and economic reasons). Provides for the adoption of numerous measures in favour of migrants and the budget necessary for their implementation.

  34. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Ordinance No. 474 on basic orientations of the social policy for 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-05-06 | RUS-1994-R-38522

  35. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 847 on additional measures for the recruitment and the employment of foreign manpower in the Russian Federation.

    Adoption: 1994-04-29 | RUS-1994-R-38460

    Extends the scope of the Decree No. 2146 of 16 December 1993 to foreign moral persons executing contracts in Russia.

  36. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 2145 of 16 December 1993 on the introduction of immigration controls.

    Adoption: 1993-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-16 | RUS-1993-R-35796

    Fixes the functions of border control posts with regard to aliens and stateless persons trying to immigrate into the Russian territory. The Federal Service for Migrations is in charge of the creation of temporary welcome centres for migrants and of the presentation of projects relating to their status to the Council of Ministers.

  37. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 2146 of 16 December 1993 to approve the Regulations on the recruitment and the employment of foreign workers in the territory of the Russian Federation.

    Adoption: 1993-12-16 | RUS-1993-R-40655

  38. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 1127 on the body in charge of the implementation of international treaties on the immigration of foreign workers to which the Russian Federation is party.

    Adoption: 1993-11-04 | RUS-1993-R-38462

    The Federal Service is in charge of the implementation of the treaty between Russia and China on the principles relating to the welcoming of Chinese citizens for their employment in Russian enterprises concluded on 19 August 1992, of the agreement between Russia and Viet Nam in the same field concluded on 29 September 1992, of the agreement between Russia and Ukraine of 14 January 1993 on the professional activity and social security of Russian and Ukrainian citizens working beyond the borders of their respective countries, and of the agreements concluded with Germany on 17 May 1993 and with the Republic of Moldova on 27 May 1993.

  39. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 109 of the Russian Federal Service for migrations to approve the Regulations on the procedure and conditions of delivery of permits (or licences) to Russian citizens for a professional activity in a foreign country.

    Adoption: 1993-07-18 | RUS-1993-R-38464

    The delivery of permits aims at reducing unemployment and improving the situation on the labour market.

  40. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 4530-I of 19 February 1993 on forced migrants.

    Adoption: 1993-02-19 | RUS-1993-L-34216

    Contains provisions relating to legislation on forced migrants. Provides for guarantees in legal, economic and social fields. Defines the term "forced migrant". Establishes the procedure to obtain the status of forced migrant and rights and obligations of the forced migrant.

  41. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 4528-I on refugees (Text No. 425).

    Adoption: 1993-02-19 | Date of entry into force: 1993-03-20 | RUS-1993-L-34232

    Determines the legal status of refugees and establishes legal, economic and social guarantees for the defense of their rights, inter alia concerning employment under contract, State assistance in the fields of employment, upgrading, vocational training, including in the event of unemployment. Also provides for advantages to enterprises employing refugees. Available in English.

  42. Russian Federation - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 3309-I to amend and supplement the Act of 1991 on the Employment of the Population of the Russian Federation.

    Adoption: 1992-07-15 | RUS-1992-L-38465

    The Russian citizens are allowed to work abroad and to look for an employment in a foreign country.


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