Subdivision of a foreign company

List of documents required from a company – non-resident:

1. Certificate of Incorporation or extract from the Trade Register of the country of origin.

2. Memorandum and Articles of Association.

3. Resolution of the Company’s executive (managing) body upon the appointing of the Head of the new company or Power of Attorney to the person authorized by the Company.


Documents mentioned above require Consulate legalization or apostille with notarized translation to the Russian language.

List of documents required from a foreign individual:

1. Passport

2. Russian visa (if any)

Representative and Branch office accreditation. General information.

Stages of accreditation:
1. Accreditation with the accreditation authority 14-21 working days
2. Producing the seal 2-5 working days
3. Registration at the State Committee for Statistics 2-5 working days
4. Registration at the State Tax Inspectorate 5-7working days
5. Registration at non-budgetary funds is done by tax inspectorate
6. Opening of a bank account depends on the bank


List of documents required from a foreign legal entity:
1. Memorandum and Articles of association of a foreign legal entity (charter, bylaw).
2. Certificate of Incorporation of a foreign legal entity or Extract from the Trade Register.
3. Letter of introduction provided by a Bank that serves for a foreign legal entity in the country of incorporation that proves its solvency.
4. Resolution of a foreign legal entity about opening of the Representative or Branch Office and appointing of the Head.
5. Power of Attorney given to the Head of the Representative or Branch Office.
6. Certificate of registration with Tax authorities with Tax Code of a foreign company (or its analogue in the country of its establishment).

Documents mentioned above require Consulate legalization or apostille with notarized translation to the Russian language.