On Amendments And Additions To The Federal Act "on The Procedure For Leaving And Entering The Russian Federation"

Original Language Title: О внесении изменений и дополнений в Федеральный закон "О порядке выезда из Российской Федерации и въезда в Российскую Федерацию"

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW on amendments and additions to the Federal Act "on the procedure for leaving and entering the Russian Federation" adopted by the State Duma on December 15, 2002 year approved by the Federation Council December 27, 2002 onwards (as amended by the federal laws of 30.12.2006 N 266-FZ;
from arrival N 207-FZ; from arrival N 224-FZ), Article 1. To amend the Federal law dated August 15, 1996 N 114-FZ "on the procedure for leaving and entering the Russian Federation" (collection of laws of the Russian Federation, 1996, no. 34, Item 4029; 1998, no. 30, art. 3606; 1999, N 26, art. 3175) the following amendments and supplements: 1. In the first part of article 1, the words "and the present Federal law" were replaced by the words "this federal law , other federal laws, as well as data under federal laws regulations of the Government of the Russian Federation ".
2. In article 6: in the second part the words "issued by the relevant diplomatic mission or consular office of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation or the authority of the Interior or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Russian visa)" should be deleted;
part three shall be amended as follows: "stateless persons carry out entry into the Russian Federation and exit from the Russian Federation in accordance with the rules established by this federal law for foreign citizens unless otherwise stipulated by this federal law, other federal laws or an international treaty of the Russian Federation.";
part of fifth shall be reworded as follows: "for the purposes of this federal law shall not be regarded as a departure from the Russian Federation and entry into the Russian Federation as the intersection of a citizen of the Russian Federation or by a foreign national within the validity of the information made available to it by the State border of the Russian Federation visa when travelling from one part of the territory of the Russian Federation on another part of its territory through the territory of a foreign State in transit mode or when travelling to the Russian courts through the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation or through open sea without entering into foreign ports. "
3. In article 11, part one, after the words "or the consular office of the Russian Federation", add the words "or mission of a federal body of executive power responsible for Foreign Affairs within the border area, including at a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation";
Supplement part 4 to read as follows: "Provision of the first paragraph of this article shall also apply to stateless persons permanently resident in the Russian Federation, as well as in relation to recognized refugees in the manner prescribed by federal law."
4. In article 20, the words "and, in the case of a minor citizen of the Russian Federation leaves for more than three months, this Agreement shall be certified by the tutelage and guardianship authorities in the manner prescribed by the Government of the Russian Federation", should be deleted.
5. Article 21 shall be amended as follows: "article 21. If one of the parents, adoptive parents, foster parents or guardians declares its opposition to the exit from the Russian Federation, a minor citizen of the Russian Federation, asked about the possibility of his departure from the Russian Federation are allowed in court.
Notification of disagreement on exit from the Russian Federation, a minor citizen of the Russian Federation shall be determined by the Government of the Russian Federation. "
6. Article 24: in parts of the first and second word "visa" should be replaced by the word "visa";
to complement the new part 3 and part 4 to read as follows: "foreign nationals holding residence permits in the Russian Federation, carry out entry into the Russian Federation and exit from the Russian Federation on the basis of valid identity documents and recognized as such by the Russian Federation, and residence permit.
Stateless persons who are granted a residence permit in the Russian Federation, carry out entry into the Russian Federation and exit from the Russian Federation on the basis of a residence permit. ";
part three regarded as part of the fifth;
Supplement parts of sixth and seventh as follows: "foreign citizens and stateless persons, recognized in the manner prescribed by the Federal law on the territory of the Russian Federation refugees, can travel from the Russian Federation and entry to the Russian Federation on the basis of a refugee travel document.
Foreign citizens and stateless persons in respect of whom the decision on administrative expulsion outside the Russian Federation or deportation, leaving the Russian Federation on the basis of this decision. "
7. Article 25 shall be amended as follows: "article 25. The grounds for the extradition of a foreign national visa are: 1) the invitation to enter the Russian Federation, issued in accordance with the Federal data protection law in the manner prescribed by the Government of the Russian Federation.

Invitation to enter the Russian Federation shall be issued by the federal executive body responsible for Foreign Affairs, on the request: a) the Federal Government;
b) diplomatic missions and consular offices of foreign States in the Russian Federation;
in) of international organizations and their missions in the Russian Federation, as well as representations of foreign States to international organizations located in the Russian Federation;
g) of bodies of State power of constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
Invitation to enter the Russian Federation shall be issued by the federal executive body responsible for internal affairs, in cases stipulated by federal law.
Invitation to enter the Russian Federation issued the territorial body of the federal body of executive power responsible for internal affairs, on the application of: (a)) of the local self-government bodies;
b) juridical persons, in order of notification have emerged on the accounting in the Federal Government body responsible for internal affairs or its territorial authority;
) and citizens of the Russian Federation permanently resident in the Russian Federation by foreign nationals;
2) decision adopted by the federal executive body responsible for Foreign Affairs, the diplomatic mission or consular office of the Russian Federation or mission of a federal body of executive power responsible for Foreign Affairs within the border of the territory, including at the border crossing point, at the request of the Russian Federation outside the Russian Federation, foreign citizen, filed in connection with the necessity of entering the Russian Federation for emergency treatment or as a result of serious illness or death of a close relative;
3) decision of the federal body of executive power responsible for Foreign Affairs, for the extradition of a foreign citizen visas aimed at a diplomatic mission or consular office of the Russian Federation;
4) the decision of the head of the diplomatic mission or consular office of the Russian Federation for the extradition of a foreign citizen visa in exceptional cases upon application in writing to the foreign national;
5) the decision of the territorial authority of a federal body of executive power responsible for internal affairs, for the extradition of a foreign citizen a permit of temporary residence in the Russian Federation;
6) signed a contract for rendering services on tourism services and confirmation on acceptance of foreign tourist organization carrying out tourist activities;
7) the decision of the federal executive body responsible for internal affairs or its territorial authority for recognition of a foreign citizen or a stateless person as a refugee, lodged by a foreign citizen or stateless person in the diplomatic mission or consular office of the Russian Federation. "
8. Chapter IV of supplement articles 25-1-25-10 to read as follows: "article 25-1. Depending on the purpose of entry of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation and the purpose of his stay in the Russian Federation, the foreign citizen is issued a visa, which can be diplomatic, official, common, transit and visa temporarily resident.
Visa issued by an authorized State body for permission to enter the Russian Federation and transit through the territory of the Russian Federation on a valid an identity document of a foreign citizen or stateless person and recognized by the Russian Federation in this capacity.
Visa provides the following information: surname, name (written letters of Russian and Latin alphabets), date of birth, sex, citizenship, number of the core document, verifying the identity of a foreign citizen or a stateless person, the date of issue of the visa, the permitted period of stay in the Russian Federation, the number of invitations to enter the Russian Federation or the decision of a State authority, the visa validity, purpose of travel, information about the inviting Organization (inviting a physical person), the multiplicity of the visa.
A visa is issued by a diplomatic mission, consular office of the Russian Federation, the federal body of executive power, the Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs, its representation on the territory of the Russian Federation, including at a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation, as well as by the federal executive body responsible for internal affairs or its territorial authority.
Visa form, procedure and conditions for its registration and issuance, extension of the period of its validity, its recovery in case of loss and order the cancellation of the visa shall be established in accordance with this federal law, the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 25-2. Visa may be single, double or multiple.

Single entry visa allows a foreign citizen's right to cross the State border of the Russian Federation once when entering the Russian Federation and once when leaving the Russian Federation.
Double-entry visa entitles a foreigner to two-time entry into the Russian Federation.
Multiple entry visa entitles foreign citizen on multiple (more than two times) entry into the Russian Federation.
Article 25-3. The visa validity may be extended during the stay of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation: 1) Federal Executive body responsible for internal affairs or its territorial authority, upon application by a foreign national, in writing or at the request in writing to a public authority, local authority or entity;
2) Federal Executive body responsible for Foreign Affairs, upon application in writing by the authority for external relations (Foreign Affairs) of a foreign State, the diplomatic mission or consular office of a foreign State in the Russian Federation or a representative office of the international organization in the Russian Federation (note verbale);
3) representation of a federal body of executive power responsible for Foreign Affairs within the border area, including at a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation, upon application in writing of a foreign citizen, or at the request in writing to a public authority, local authority or entity or upon application in writing by the diplomatic mission or consular office of a foreign State in the Russian Federation or a representative office of the international organization in the Russian Federation (note verbale);
4) border control authorities in accordance with federal law.
Article 25-4. Diplomatic visa is issued to a foreign national who holds a diplomatic passport.
Diplomatic visa is issued: 1) the heads of foreign States, heads of Governments of foreign States, members of foreign official delegations, members of the families of these persons, following them, and their accompanying persons for a period of up to three months;
2) diplomatic agents of the diplomatic missions and consular officials of the consular staff of the missions of international organizations in the Russian Federation in relation to which the Russian Federation recognized diplomatic status, family members of these persons for a period of up to three months;
3) foreign diplomatic and consular couriers for a period.
If the foreign citizen who does not have a diplomatic passport, Russian Federation recognized diplomatic status, specified a citizen can be issued diplomatic visa.
In the case against a foreign national who has a diplomatic passport, Russian Federation not recognized diplomatic status, specified an ordinary visa is issued to a citizen.
Article 25-5. Business visa is issued to a foreign citizen who has a service passport.
Business visa is issued: 1) members of official foreign delegations, members of the families of these persons, following them, and their accompanying persons for a period of up to three months;
2) employees of the administrative and technical personnel of diplomatic missions, consular employees and employees of Servicers consular offices of foreign States in the Russian Federation, representative offices of international organizations in the Russian Federation and to the families of these persons for a period of up to three months;
3) members of the armed forces of foreign States and members of the families of these persons for up to one year.
If the foreign citizen who does not have official passports, Russian Federation recognized official status, specified a citizen can be issued visa.
In the case against a foreign national who has official passport, Russian Federation not recognized official status, specified an ordinary visa is issued to a citizen.
Article 25-6. Depending on the purpose of entry of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation and the purpose of his stay in the Russian Federation the ordinary visas are divided into private, business, tourist, educational, work, humanitarian and a visa to enter the Russian Federation to obtain asylum.
Ordinary private visa is issued for a period of up to three months a foreign citizen entering the Russian Federation with a guest visit on the basis of an invitation to enter the Russian Federation issued on the request of a citizen of the Russian Federation, or a foreign citizen who received residency status in the Russian Federation, or entity.
Ordinary business visa is issued for a period of up to one year of a foreign citizen entering the Russian Federation to implement the business trips.

Common tourist visa is issued for a period up to one month a foreign citizen entering the Russian Federation as a tourist with a duly executed contract on rendering of services on tourism services and the approval of agri tourism activities.
Ordinary tourist group visa is issued for a period up to one month a foreign citizen entering the Russian Federation as a tourist in an organized tourist groups (minimum of five people) with a duly executed contract on rendering of services on tourism services and the approval of agri tourism activities.
Common student visa is issued for a period of up to one year of a foreign citizen entering the Russian Federation in order to study at an educational institution.
Ordinary working visa is issued to a foreign national arriving in the Russian Federation to implement the work, for the duration of the employment contract, but not more than one year.
Common humanitarian visa is issued for a period of up to one year of a foreign citizen entering the Russian Federation to implement scientific, or cultural or socio-political, or sports, or religious ties and contacts, or pilgrimage, or charitable work, or the delivery of humanitarian assistance.
Ordinary visa to enter the Russian Federation to asylum is granted to a foreign national for a period of up to three months, subject to a decision of the federal executive body responsible for internal affairs, recognition of the foreigner as a refugee in the territory of the Russian Federation.
Article 25-7. A transit visa is issued for a term of up to 10 days for foreigners to transit through the territory of the Russian Federation in accordance with this federal law.
Article 25-8. Temporarily resident visa is issued for a period of four months to a foreign national who is authorized to enter the Russian Federation for temporary residence, within the quota for the issuance of temporary residence permits, the procedure for determining which shall be established by the Government of the Russian Federation, or without its accounting. If a foreign citizen could not enter within the prescribed period to the Russian Federation, but the grounds for obtaining such a visa, the foreign citizen on his application in writing may be given a new temporarily resident visa, valid for two months from the date of its issuance.
If the temporary residence permit of a foreign citizen in the Russian Federation is not received for reasons beyond the control of a foreign citizen, the validity of the visa is temporarily resident is extended by his statement.
When receiving an alien a permit of temporary residence in the Russian Federation, the territorial body of the federal body responsible for internal affairs, extends the validity of the visa is temporarily resident for the duration of the specified permission.
Article 25-9. Foreign citizen or person without citizenship upon entry into the Russian Federation are required to obtain and fill out a migration card. Migration card is subject to delivery (non refundable) at a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation at the check-out a foreign citizen or person without citizenship of the Russian Federation.
The form of the migration card, the procedure for its use and funding of activities to ensure the migration card shall be established by the Government of the Russian Federation.
Article 25-10. A foreign citizen or stateless person who have entered the territory of the Russian Federation in violation of established rules or who do not have documents confirming the right to stay (accommodation) in the Russian Federation, or have lost such documents and do not have a corresponding statement to the territorial body of the federal body of executive power responsible for internal affairs or deviate from the exit from the Russian Federation, upon expiry of the stay (stay) in the Russian Federation as well as violating rules of transit through the territory of the Russian Federation, are illegally present on the territory of the Russian Federation and bear responsibility in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

Natural and legal persons, to promote a foreign citizen or stateless person in illegal entry to the Russian Federation, illegal departure from the Russian Federation, illegal transit through the territory of the Russian Federation and illegal stays (stays) in the Russian Federation, as well as transport or other organizations engaged in international transport and transferring to the Russian Federation foreign citizen or person without citizenship who have the wrong papers or do not have the required documents for the right of entry to the Russian Federation shall bear responsibility in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.
Against a foreign citizen or stateless persons who are illegally present on the territory of the Russian Federation, or a person who is not allowed to enter the Russian Federation, as well as in case of stay (accommodation) a foreign citizen or stateless person lawfully residing in the Russian Federation, poses a real threat to defence or State security or public order, or public health, in order to protect the foundations of the constitutional system, morality , rights and lawful interests of other persons may be decided on the undesirability (residence) of the foreign citizen or person without citizenship in the Russian Federation. The procedure for decision-making about undesirability (residence) a foreign citizen or person without citizenship in the Russian Federation and the list of federal executive authorities authorised to take such decisions, shall be established by the Government of the Russian Federation.
A foreign citizen or stateless person in respect of whom the decision about undesirability (residence) in the Russian Federation are required to leave the Russian Federation in the order stipulated by the Federal law.
A foreign citizen or stateless person not left the territory of the Russian Federation within the deadline, shall be subject to deportation.
The deportation of a foreign citizen or stateless person in respect of whom the decision about undesirability (residence) in the Russian Federation, is carried out by the federal executive body responsible for internal affairs or its territorial authority.
The decision about undesirability (residence) a foreign citizen or person without citizenship in the Russian Federation is the basis for the subsequent refusal of entry to the Russian Federation. "
9. Chapter V of supplement article 25-11 to read: "article 25-11. Foreign citizens present in as passengers aboard cruise ships, passenger transport permits and entering the Russian Federation via sea and river ports open to international passenger traffic may be located on the territory of the Russian Federation within 72 hours without a visa in the manner prescribed by the Government of the Russian Federation. "
10. Article 26 shall be amended as follows: "article 26. Entry into the Russian Federation foreign citizen or person without citizenship may not be allowed if a foreign citizen or stateless person: 1) at a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation had violated the rules for crossing the State border of the Russian Federation, customs regulations, sanitary norms, to address violations;
2) used false documents or reported knowingly false information about yourself or about the purpose of his stay in the Russian Federation;
(Paragraph five ineffective federal law from day of arrival N 224-FZ) 4) two or more times within three years were brought to administrative responsibility in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation for committing an administrative offence in the territory of the Russian Federation;
(Seventh paragraph of ineffective federal law of 30.12.2006 N 266-FZ)
(Eighth paragraph repealed federal law from day of arrival N 207-FZ) 11. Article 27 shall be amended as follows: "article 27. Entry into the Russian Federation foreign citizen or person without citizenship is not permitted if: 1) it is necessary in order to ensure the defence or security of the State or public order, or the protection of public health;
2) during his previous stay in the Russian Federation, foreign citizen or person without citizenship have been subjected to administrative expulsion outside the Russian Federation either deported, within five years from the date of the administrative expulsion outside the Russian Federation or deportation;
3) the foreign citizen or person without citizenship have outstanding or removed from conviction for committing grave crimes on the territory of the Russian Federation or outside, recognized in accordance with federal law;
4) the foreign citizen or person without citizenship have not submitted the documents necessary for obtaining a visa in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, prior to their submission;

5) the foreign citizen or person without citizenship have not provided health insurance valid in the territory of the Russian Federation, prior to its submission, except (on a basis of reciprocity) members of diplomatic missions and consular offices of foreign States, international organizations, members of the families of these persons and other categories of foreign nationals;
6) when applying for a visa or at a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation foreign citizen or person without citizenship could not confirm the availability of funds for the stay in the territory of the Russian Federation and subsequent departure from the Russian Federation or present assurance of such funds in accordance with the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation;
7) against a foreign citizen or stateless person decided about undesirability (residence) in the Russian Federation.
If entry into the Russian Federation foreign citizen or person without citizenship is restricted on the grounds provided for in paragraphs 2 and 5 of the first paragraph of this article, the border control authorities and the federal executive body responsible for internal affairs or its territorial authority in the cases established by the Government of the Russian Federation shall stamped in ID document of a foreign citizen or stateless person. ".
12. In article 28: in subparagraph 4, the words "those commitments." replace the words "those commitments";
complement subparagraph 5 to read as follows: "5) brought to administrative responsibility in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation for committing an administrative offence in the territory of the Russian Federation, to the enforcement of a penalty or to exemption from punishment.".
13. Article 29 supplement part 3 as follows: "a transit visa to a foreign national is not required in the case of the foreign national in transit through the territory of the Russian Federation for non-stop mode on sections of highways in accordance with and pursuant to the procedure established by the Government of the Russian Federation."
14. Chapter VII, should be deleted.
Article 2. This federal law shall enter into force on the expiry of three months from the day of its official publication.
The President of the Russian Federation v. Putin Kremlin, Moscow, N 7 January 10, 2003-FZ

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