You will need
  • An application for granting a residence permit, a notarized translation of the passport into Russian language, copy of passport, medical certificate, copy of reference on HIV-1 matte color photo 3x4.
For obtaining residence permit and citizenship in the Russian Federation must fulfill a number of conditions. The duration of this procedure will depend on your country of origin and citizenship. Evaluate your life situation. If you are not a citizen of the Russian Federation and do not qualify for citizenship under the simplified procedure for the stay in Russia you need to apply for temporary residence permit, registration, work permit and migration card. This can be done before leaving through the Russian Consulate in your country. Also, the application can be submitted to bodies of internal Affairs at the place of intended residence after arrival in Russia.
Prepare a set of documents. To obtain temporary registration, you will need the migration card and copy of passport. To obtain a work permit, migration card with a stamp of crossing the state border, temporary registration for 3 months, notarized translation of the passport into Russian language,1 photo of 3x4 colored matte and a medical report. All documents filed in the office of the Federal migration service at the place of residence in the Russian Federation.
After three years, the temporary residence permit is extended. In the presence of housing, after a year of stay in Russia on a temporary residence permit, you can obtain a residence permit. Depending on the number of conditions the next stage - the citizenship of the Russian Federation may take from 1 year to 5 years. For former compatriots - from 3 to 6 months.
Check whether you qualify under the requirements for citizenship of the Russian Federation. To read the requirements on our website or at reception of the Federal migration service. For example, the link
To obtain citizenship of the Russian Federation must prepare the following documents:- passport - work permit in the Russian Federation, permanent or temporary registration in the Russian Federation, documents confirming the availability of housing in Russia - information about marriage and kids. The documents submitted to the Federal migration service of the Russian Federation.