The family members of foreign employees will be able to obtain visas via simplified procedure
The State Duma has introduced a bill, according to which family members of foreign citizens arriving or have already arrived in Russia for the purposes of employment, will be able to receive ordinary work visas. It is noted that, at the moment such privileges are extended only to relatives of foreign citizens belonging to the category of highly qualified specialists (HQS).
These changes will also affect members of the families of professionals working in the branches, representative offices and subsidiaries of foreign commercial organizations registered in the territories of the Member States of the WTO, and located on the territory of the Russian Federation.
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