The state duty for issuance of a passport will increase to 5 thousand roubles
Moscow. April 20. INTERFAX.RU — the Russian Government has approved a bill to increase the state duty for issue of new passports with 3.5 thousand to 5 thousand rubles, follows from the information published on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
“To approve the draft Federal law “On amendments to articles and 33328 33333 of the Tax code of the Russian Federation and article 1 of the Federal law “On amendments to Chapter 253 part two of the Tax code of the Russian Federation and to submit it to the State Duma in the established procedure”, — stated in the message.
In accordance with the bill the fee for issuing foreign passports containing electronic information carrier (passports of new generation) will be increased from 3.5 thousand to 5 thousand rubles. For children up to 14 years, the stamp duty will increase from 1.5 thousand to 2.5 thousand rubles.
On such step the government has gone due to the fact that “the installed current version of the Tax code the size of state fees help to offset the costs of the Federal budget for the production of passports with electronic data carrier is not more than 42% of the actual cost.”
As the bill will increase fees on the issuance of national driving permits and registration of vehicles.