Everything You Must Know About Work Permit In Russia

by Foxx C. Foxx Consulting Comapny
A work permit is a legal paper with authentic permission that allows a foreigner from a visa country to work for an employer in any other country. A visa country is denoted to the country whose residents need a visa stay and live in any other desired country. In visa countries, you need to get permission from the respective authority to work or start any business there. Russia also requires a visa country resident to acquire work to permit Russia to work over there.
Every citizen of visa countries needs to get a visa to enter and stay in Russia. If you do not have at least a Russian residence permit or a Russian passport, then it is mandatory for you to get a Russian visa. However, diplomats and cruise ship employees from visa countries are exceptions in this case.

With this article, we will be sharing all the information you need to know about acquiring a Russian work permit.

Opposite to the popular belief, a work permit in Russia is always linked with a particular employer. In case you are working under an employer A, and you want to switch to employer B, then you will need a different work permit to switch your company. 

A Russian work permit is always applied for and paid for by the employer.

Today we will be certain types of work permit available in Russia for Visa countries
Normal work permits that fall under the quotas
Normal work permits for quota-free positions
Work permits for Highly Qualified Specialists


The Russian Ministry of Labor determines the exact amount of foreigners from visa countries that are allowed to obtain a work permit in Russia. T5alking about the quota nu8mber, back in 2018, a maximum of 4,502 foreigners were allowed with a work permit in St. Petersburg. In Moscow, the number was 5,871. The quota number is further divided on the basis of professions. For example, in Moscow, there out of 5,871 available positions, 336 are reserved for workers belonging to metal and machine industries or any sort of labor. Along with this, just like the metal and machine industries, there are 13 more other professions among which the quota is divided for a permit. 

How can you get a quota permit for your organization?

For the quota distribution in every area of the Russian Federation an independent authority or commission that works under government. Every request, appeal or change in the quota allocation must be submitted to the commission. 

Work permit application forms for are available on the official site of the commission in case you want a work permit for (say) automotive production in Russia. The form needs to be filled online which is managed by the Russian Ministry Of Labor

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