Residency in Russia

How to Get to Russia during COVID-19

Getting to Russia during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a huge challenge for many people. The Russian border has been closed to most of the world since March 18, 2020, unless you...

Can I Get a Residence Permit as a Student in Russia?

Yes, it is possible to obtain a residence permit as a student in Russia after graduation from a Russian university. As of November 2019, foreign students from visa-free countries (most of the...

Can I Get a Residence Permit by Working in Russia?

Yes, it is possible to get a residence permit by working in Russia, but you can only obtain a residence permit by working in certain professions and by satisfying some other requirements. 

Can I Get a Residence Permit in Russia if I Have a Russian Child?

The short answer is yes, you can. You need to apply for a residence permit, but in November 2019, the Russian government eased policies making it much easier for non-citizen parents of...

Everything You Need to Know About Temporary Residence Permits in Russia

We get many questions about the process for applying for a temporary residence permit in Russia, and we have decided to provide a very detailed FAQ on all of the questions we...

Legal Residence in Russia – The Ultimate Guide

There are many reasons why someone might want legal residence in Russia. As in most other countries, obtaining a Russian residence permit (similar to a US green card or leave to remain...

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