The Cabinet reduced the number of quotas for temporary residence in Russia to 2017
MOSCOW, November 18 — RIA Novosti. The government of the Russian Federation has established quotas for issuance to foreign citizens of permissions to temporary residence in Russia in 2017, reducing them by 11.9% compared to last year. The corresponding decree was published on Friday on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
“Set in 2017, the quota for issuance to foreign citizens and stateless persons 110 880 permits for temporary residence in the Russian Federation with distribution on subjects of the Russian Federation according to the Appendix”, — is spoken in the document.
In 2016, the quota amounted to 125,9 thousands of permits.
In reference to the decree it is noted that quotas in 2017 is set with the distribution of the subjects, their size was determined on the basis of proposals of local authorities, prepared taking into account the migration situation and the economic situation in each region.
The document is aimed at improving the effectiveness of regulation of migration processes and ensuring the uniform application of the legislation on the formation and establishment of quotas for the issuance of permits for temporary residence in Russia as a whole and for each region.