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RUSSIA: Work Permit Quota Announced

The Russian government has announced the work permit quota for 2012, as well as the list of forty-one positions that are quota exempt. The quota number has not changed significantly since last year and will continue to be distributed amongst the various regions in the country. Companies looking to sponsor foreign workers in Russia in 2013 must submit their forecasts to the local labour authorities before May 1st, 2012.

Six new positions have been added to the quota exempt position list since last year, including design engineers, electrical engineers and technicians. Please contact your immigration team for the full list of exempt positions. Work permits for highly skilled professionals continue to be quota exempt but they must meet strict salary requirements.

from Pearl Law Group Global Immigration NewsFlash

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