Criminal liability has been introduced for fictitious registration of foreigners at offices
Legal Digest \ 18.12.2018
A similar sanction was previously stipulated only for fictitious registration in residential premises.

An offender can be held criminally liable if he/she registers a foreign employee at the latter’s place of stay at the address of a company where such foreign employee does not actually work.

The following is stipulated as the penalty for officers
  • a fine of RUB 100,000 to RUB 500,000, or in the amount of the salary or any other income of the convicted person for a period of up to three years,
  • compulsory labour for a period of up to three years, together with disqualification from holding certain posts or being engaged in certain activity;
  • imprisonment for a period of up to three years, together with disqualification from holding certain posts or being engaged in certain activity.
Please contact Acsour on how to document the employment of foreign employees.