How to obtain a residence permit and citizenship in the Russian Federation

In order to get a passport of the Russian Federation, a foreigner has to get a residence permit first, then to live in the country for at least five years, and then confirm the knowledge of the Russian language.

As for a permanent residence permit, the procedure is much simpler.

Work permit (regardless of the procedure) from 550 euro
Invitation for work visa from 350 euro
Invitation for business visa
Single-entry / double-entry for the period up to 90 days from 300 euro
Multi-entry for the period of 6 months from 350 euro
Multi-entry for the period of 1 year from 500 euro
Temporary residence permit from 1650 euro
Residence permit from 1650 euro
Citizenship from 2000 euro

In order to become a Russian resident, one must fulfill one of the following requirements:

  • confirm that you are a Russian language native speaker;
  • receive a job offer as a highly qualified specialist, or be a member of the family of a highly qualified specialist who got a job offer in the Russian Federation;
  • confirm the birth on the territory of the Russian Federation (for former USSR citizens);
  • confirm that your parent or adult child is a citizen of the Russian Federation;
  • have a diploma from a Russian state university (Diploma with honors);
  • work in the Russian Federation for more than six months (for certain specialties included in the list of the Ministry of Labor of the Russian Federation);
  • be a citizen of Belarus.

In case you do not have any of the above mentioned grounds, in order to obtain a permanent residence permit, you must first get a temporary residence permit. Meanwhile, if you have lived in a country with this document for eight or more months, you get the right to receive permanent residence.

The following people can apply for a residence permit in the Russian Federation without any quotas:

  • A spouse of a Russian citizen;
  • Citizens of the CIS countries who graduated from a university in the Russian Federation;
  • Citizens of Ukraine.

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