Due to the World Football Cup (WC hereinafter), in the year 2018 Russia is to tighten the migration registration procedures for the period of holding the event.
Foreign citizens who arrive in the Russian regions, where the WC matches are to be held, in the period of May, 25, till July, 25, 2018, shall be registered at the place of their stay or registered at the place of residence during one day from the day of their arrival at the place of sojourn or residence.
Any violation of the migration regulating laws perpetrated by legal entities as employers considerable penalties have been specified (in Moscow and Saint Petersburg they amount to 1 million Rubles or 14 300 Euros), and foreign citizens are liable, in addition to the penalty, to deportation outside of the Russian Federation, which is followed with a ban on entry into the country during several years.
The Acsour recommends that planning the date of arrival for foreign employees (expatriate staff) in the territory of the Russian Federation be performed beforehand during the World Football Cup. Our Experts are ready to render help in performing immigration registering within the time specified as well as provide duly consultations.