Staying on multiple business visa in Russian Federation

Baeff Legal Services informs you that as of September, 2011 Russian customs and border control service started to use a data base offering the possibility for a quick check of the total amount of days a foreign citizen stayed in Russian Federation using multiple entry business visa issued for the period from 6 months up to 5 years.

According to Russian legislation foreign citizen can stay in Russian Federation using multiple business visa not more than 90 days within a period of 180 days.

Foreign citizens having exceeded the above mentioned period of stay are not authorized to leave Russian Federation and are subject to visit territorial department of Federal Migration Service for registration a protocol for administrative penalty. According on point 1, article 18.8 of the Russian Administrative Infringement Code such infringement supposes a penalty from 2000 to 5000 rubles with or without administrative exclusion and getting a transit visa

Please be attentive staying in Russian Federation on multiple entry business visas.


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