Government Resolution dated of 04.08.2011 № 654, the amendments are added in the rules of migration registration of foreign citizens

Government Resolution dated of 04.08.2011 № 654, the amendments are added in the rules of migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation approved by Government Resolution dated of January 15, 2007 № 9. http://pravitelstvo.rf/gov/results/16155 /

The rules of migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons are in compliance with the Federal Law of 18.07.2006 N 109-FZ "On migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation".

Decision is introducing the amendments  in the implementation of the rules of migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation according to which the foreign nationals who are highly qualified employees and their family members are exempt from the need to be registered at the place of residence for a period not exceeding 90 days from the date of entry into the territory of the Russian Federation. In this case the mentioned citizens, registered in the prescribed manner at the place of residence (registered at the place of arrival) in the Russian Federation, in case of their movement within the country and upon the arrival at a new place to stay for a period not exceeding 30 days are exempted from the obligation to be registered in their new place of residence. After the expiration of such ninety-day or thirty-day period, they must be registered at their new place of residence within seven working days.

In addition, the foreign citizens and stateless persons,  who are members of the State program to assist the voluntary resettlement to the Russian Federation of compatriots living abroad, as well as their family members who are relocating together to permanent residence in Russia, do not pay a state fee for registration of where they live.

Decree of August 4, 2011. № 654

Amendments to the Rules of the migration of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation
In accordance with Federal law "On migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation" Russian Government Decided:
To approve the attached Amendments which are introducing the implementation of the rules of migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation, approved by Government Resolution dated of January 15, 2007 № 9 (Collected Legislation of the Russian Federation, 2007, № 5, Art. 653; 2008 , № 14, Art. 1412; № 49, Art. 5841; 2009, № 46, Art. 5503).

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation

Vladimir Putin