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RUSSIA – New Notification Forms

Effective 20 April 2018, new forms will be introduced for notifying the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the labour activity of foreign nationals.

What are the changes?

Minor changes have been made to the forms and rules for notifying the authorities of:

  • the conclusion of employment contracts with foreign nationals;
  • the termination of employment contracts with foreign nationals;
  • the salary paid quarterly to Highly Qualified Specialists (HQS).

In addition, the deadline for submitting the notifications of contract conclusion and termination has been clarified – the three-business-day term should be calculated from the day following the day of contract conclusion or termination.

Action Items

  • Employers should note ensure they use the correct notification forms and rules, as violations of the notification rules are subject to fines and administrative penalties.

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Intermark Relocation.

DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this immigration alert has been abridged from laws, court decisions, and administrative rulings and should not be construed or relied upon as legal advice. If you have specific questions regarding the applicability of this information, please contact Peregrine © 2017 Peregrine Immigration Management Ltd.