New forms of migration reports and applications

New forms of migration reports and applications

06 September 2019

We inform you that from September 9, 2019, new forms of the migration reports and applications to be submitted by the companies employing foreign nationals will come to force.

The new forms were approved by the Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation¹. The following obligatory reporting forms are being changed, namely:

  1. Quarterly notification on salary payment to the foreign highly qualified foreign specialist;
  2. Notification of the conclusion / termination of employment contract/service contract with a foreign national.

All reports submitted after September 9 should be prepared in a new form. Violation of the established form of the notifications may entail an administrative fine of up to RUB 1,000,000 or administrative suspension of the company’s activity for up to 90 days.

A new form is also being introduced for application on engagement of a highly qualified foreign specialist.

At the same time, notifications and applications submitted before September 9 in the old form will be valid. Repeated submission of such forms is not required.

We also remind you that the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation² confirmed that the timely submission of notifications in a non-established form is a violation of the requirements of the law and entails administrative liability.

¹ Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation dated 04.06.2019 No. 363 'On approval of the application form of a foreign citizen (stateless person) for attracting him as a highly qualified specialist and the procedure for filling it out, as well as the forms and procedures for notifying the Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation or its territorial body on the implementation by foreign citizens (stateless persons) of labor activity in the territory of the Russian Federation'

² Resolution of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation dated December 27, 2018 with regard to the case No. 127-AD18-6

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Note: Please be aware that all information provided in this letter was taken from open sources. Neither ALRUD Law Firm, nor the author of this letter bear any liability for consequences of any decisions made in reliance upon this information.

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