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Inviting foreign citizens to Russia brings more liabilities

Inviting foreign citizens to Russia brings more liabilities

From January 16, 2019, a person or organization inviting a foreign citizen to Russia will be obliged to ensure compliance with the stated entry purpose (work, study, business etc.), as well as the period of stay of the foreigner in the country.

We remind that the inviting party is a person or organization who issues the application for the invitation letter.

If the entry purpose or the period of stay in the Russian Federation is not met, the inviting party will face a penalty:

·   executive person – from RUB 45 000 to RUB 50 000;

·   legal entities - from RUB 400 000 to RUB 500 000;

Currently there is no responsibility for this violation effective.