• Type: Publication series
  • Date: 3/18/2014

Russia – New Type of Work Permit Introduced for Individuals from WTO Countries 

A new Russian law came into force on 10 January 2014, that creates a new category of foreign worker for immigration purposes: foreign individuals assigned to work in Russia by foreign commercial organizations that are registered in the territory of a World Trade Organization (WTO) member-state. Bringing foreign employees into Russia who will work for a foreign commercial organization of a WTO member state could be, in certain circumstances, an easier process than bringing a foreign employee into Russia under the normal work permit procedures.


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