Immigration update for Ukrainian nationals in Russia
September 3, 2015
If you are an Ukrainian national, assigned in Russia, should consider the latest updates in the immigration process and requirements to work in the country.
Ukrainian nationals no longer permitted to extend their stay indefinitely in Russia after the expiration of their 90-day stay period. Ukrainian nationals will now only be allowed to remain in Russia for up to 90 days in a 180-day period without a work or residency permit, in line with immigration policy for all Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) nationals. Ukrainian nationals traveling to Russia must declare the purpose of their visit upon entry and ensure that their migration card (issued upon entry) indicates the reason for their visit.
Ukrainian nationals who overstay the 90-day period without obtaining a work and residency permit are subject to a fine of up to 7,000 RUB and deportation.
Ukrainian nationals must comply with the new limited stay requirement and any registration procedures upon arrival in Russia.
Crown’s immigration experts based in Russia, will assist you with this process, so you if you need any guidance please contact us.