Russian temporary Residence Permit (in Russian - RVP) can be issued to foreigners within special quotas, as provided by Federal Law dd 25.07.2002 № 115-ФЗ (with amendments come into legal force since 31.07.2016) “On legal position of foreign citizens in Russian Federation”. The validity period of TRP is 3 years in Russia.
Government of Russia annually approves this TRP quota for different foreign citizens
The executive branches of Russian government suggest this quota based on different demographic situations. And depending on the possibility of adjusting foreign citizens in Russia.
TRP FEDERAL QUOTA FOR YEAR 2017
For 2017, Russian Government offered TRP quota to 110,880 foreigners, for all Russia.
Leningradsky Region got 400 such permits and Saint Petersburg got 1500. The most big amount of quotas is made for Moscow Region where it is 8,000. All these permits were divided among the citizens of various nationalities.
Foreigners living in St.-Petersburg had to be waiting for opening of the Single Center of Documents (SCD) authorized to issue quotas by Migration Questions Department of the Russian Ministry of Interior of St.-Petersburg and Leningrad Region.
The SCD opened its doors at 8:45 a.m on 11th of January 2017 and started issuance of tickets for inspector’s windows. All claimers independently of their countries were allowed to come in and submit their documents.
ELIGIBILITY TO OBTAIN RUSSIAN TRP QUOTA
You can only apply for TRP, if you have stayed in Russia for more than 6 months.tourists and Business visa holder cannot apply for TRP, because they only get short stay visas in Russia. Students and work permit holders can apply for TRP.
You need original passport, your visa and registration to apply. First the department checks your documents then after a little interview they issue you quota. For more information about TRP please visit our blog for citizenship process for Russia. https://ribttes.com/russian-citizenship-requirements-foreigners/
COMPARISON OF 2016 TO 2017
Quotas for Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kaliningrad region have not changed compared to the 2016 year and amounted to respectively 8000, 1500, 4000 permits. Crimea, together with the federal city of Sevastopol, which were included in the Southern Federal District, reduced to 100 permits.
Primorsky Territory got 2,200 permits in 2017, It was almost twice less than in 2016.
Thus, the number of permits in the Central Federal District in 2017 was 33,400, the highest number gets the Moscow region - 8000 permits.
North-West Federal District will be issued 9360 permits, SFD 11,600. North Caucasian Federal District - 6450, the Volga Federal District - 19,050 Urals District - 7570, Siberia and the Far East - 17,020 and 6430 respectively.
HOW MANY NATIONALITIES GOT RUSSIAN TRP QUOTA FOR 2017
This year 2017, citizens of more than 20 countries got TRP quota. Including , Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova, Abkhazia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, South Ossetia, Armenia, Tadjikistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, China, Italy, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Israel, Columbia, Cuba, Serbia, Thailand, Montenegro, Chile, Peru, Vietnam, Pakistan, Palestine, Afghanistan, Syria, Turkmenista and others.
HOW TO GET RUSSIAN TRP FROM QUOTA LEADING TO CITIZENSHIP OF RUSSIA
Students and work permits holder are eligible to apply for Govt. quota for TRP. More than 6 months of visa is required to file temporary residence permit in Russia leading to citizenship of Russia .
RIBTTES professional legal team help all of its students and clients to file TRP. This year, in Jan 2017, RIBTTES helped 10 students from different nationalities to apply TRP. And all of them submitted their documents successfully.
Read this article if you really want to be the next lucky one, and start your process for apply now for citizenship of Russia.
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