Personal Accreditation of Representative Office Staff (issuing of official IDs)
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Personal Accreditation of Representative Office Staff (issuing of. . .

         
Personal Accreditation of Representative Office Staff (issuing of official IDs)

The Permit issued by the RF Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the opening a representative office of a foreign company determines a quota of foreign staff authorized to work in the Russian Federation..

All foreign employees of representative offices should be personally accredited. It implies the coordination of the stay in the RF territory of candidatures of foreign employees with the country’s competent authorities and legalization of their right to work in Russia.

The personal accreditation procedure is run by the CCI RF and takes from 2 to 3 months.

Upon the expiry of the accredited employee’s work period, the representative office must send a written notification thereof to the CCI RF Department for work with foreign legal entities and their representative offices and send back his official ID card.

List of Documents for Personal Accreditation of Representative Office Employee (Issuing of Official ID Card)

The following documents should be submitted for personal accreditation to the CCI RF Department for work with foreign legal entities and their representative offices:

  • a letter from a representative office with a request for personal accreditation of its employee;
  • an autobiography reference of the employee under the standard pattern;
  • three 3x4 photographs against a light background;
  • a copy of passport;
  • a copy of Permission for opening a representative office.

The letter on behalf of the representative office with a request to give the employee personal accreditation should be addressed to the head of the CCI RF Department for work with foreign legal entities and their representative offices, signed by the head of the representative office and ensealed.

After the documents are submitted, a temporary ID card for the validity term of up to 6 months may be issued within 3 days at the request of the representative office. After the coordination procedure is over the representative office applies for a permanent official ID card the term of validity of which cannot exceed the term of the Permission for the opening of the representative office.

List of Documents for Personal Accreditation Extension

Foreign employees of representative offices should present the following documents for the personal accreditation extension:

  • letter on behalf of the representative office with a request for the extension of accreditation of a foreign employee;
  • old official ID card;
  • two 3x4 photographs against a light background;
  • a copy of Permission for the opening of the representative office;
  • a copy of passport;
  • a copy of visa.

List of Documents for Personal Accreditation of Wife/Husband of Employees of Representative Offices

ID cards for family members (husband, wife) are issued only after personal accreditation of am employee for the term of validity of the employee’s official ID card. The following documents should be submitted for this:

  • letter on behalf of the representative office with a request for accreditation of the employee’s family members;
  • two 3x4 photographs against a light background;
  • a copy of employee’s official ID card;
  • a copy of passport;
  • a copy of Permission for the opening of the representative office.

Contact Information:

Sergei B. Kulyba, telephone: +7(495) 620-02-60

Vasily A. Kuznetsov, telephone: +7(495) 620-02-80