In Russia will appear a new type of visa for foreigners
The state Duma adopted in the third reading amendments to legislation introducing a new type of visa to Russia — visa for temporary residence.
It will be issued to foreign citizens and persons without citizenship having permission for temporary residence in Russia. The validity of the visa will be similar to the term of the permit, according to the website of the lower house of Parliament.
The bill was drafted after the constitutional court on 16 February 2016, acknowledged that the relevant basic law provisions of part 2 of article 18.1 of the Cao and article 24 of the Federal law “On procedure of exit from the Russian Federation and entry into the Russian Federation”. They allow to involve in administrative responsibility of a foreigner, even if he has a legitimate temporary residence permit in Russia, if the departure from Russia a foreigner with expired visa validity, stated in the explanatory note to the document.
Duma adopted a document permits to foreigners and persons without citizenship having permission for temporary residence, cross the border of Russia “on the basis of valid documents proving their identity, and the visa issued on the validity of the temporary residence permit in the Russian Federation”.
The bill was introduced in the state Duma on 25 July 2016 by the government order of July 22.