Stuck in Russia, foreigners will be able to renew permits

“Given the associated with the spread of the new coronavirus infection situation as well as to ensure the realization of the rights and freedoms of citizens from March 19, 2020 foreign nationals may extend the term of temporary stay on the territory of Russia”, – said the interior Ministry.

To do this, foreigners should contact the nearest to the place of their actual location of territorial body of the MIA of Russia and to write down (or bring) a statement. And to make it Russian police allow “in any form”.

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it is Noted that visas will be extended to foreigners “regardless of purpose of entry to Russia.” “If the period of validity of their visa has expired, the period of temporary stay will also be extended,” – said the interior Ministry.

Arrived in Russia to citizens in the order not requiring obtaining a visa will be extended for the period of stay in Russia, and, even in the case when it is already expired.

in addition to resume receiving applications for issue of permissions to attraction and use foreign workers and work permits to foreign citizens in the territory of the Russian Federation. “Migrant workers can apply to obtain new patents, without the need to travel outside of the Russian Federation. To attract them to administrative responsibility for violation of the deadline for the submission of the corresponding statements will not”, – explained in the police.

finally, foreigners residing in Russia on the basis of a temporary residence permit or a residence permit will be extended term “in the case of expiration of the previously issued document”.