List of positions of foreign nationals acquiring russian citizenship in simplified manner

On 7th August 2015 the Order of Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation dated 13.07.2015 #446n “On approval of positions of foreign nationals or stateless persons – qualified specialists entitled to acquire Russian citizenship in simplified manner” comes into effect. Since that, foreign nationals holding certain positions for no less than 3 years in Russia may submit application for acquiring Russian citizenship in simplified manner without waiting 5 years as compared to regular procedure.

The list of approved positions include doctors, engineers, director for economics (finance director), as well as other specific specialists. Full list of positions is here.