The foreign citizens who temporary live in Russia will be able to work without a work permit.

The foreign citizens who temporary live in Russia will be able to work without a work permit.

The Federal Law from 30.12.2012 N 320-FL "Concerning Alterations in the Federal Law "On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation" entered into force on December 31, 2012.

The Foreigners who have a temporary residence permit, have the right to work in the territory of the Russian Federation without a work permit, and the employer need not to obtain for this category of staff the permit to engage and use foreign workers.

Changes in the registration of highly qualified specialists.

In accordance with the Federal Law from 30.12.2012 N 320-FL "Concerning Alterations in the Federal Law "On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation" local departments of Russian Federal Migration Service are authorized to issue work permits for highly qualified specialists, and also to extend the period of their temporary stay in the Russian Federation.