Russia worlds largest nation bordering Europe and Asia, has a vast natural resources primarly relying on oil, gas and energy exports to drive growth. Russian economy is 6th largest in the world.  SEZ zones created for investments in Russia provide world class infrastructure and tax benefits. Russia has 20% corporate tax, 13% personal income tax and 18% VAT. Major industries are Oil&Gas, metals/mining and energy. The national currency is Russian Rouble.

Investment name

Business investment

Minimum investment

USD 100,000 (no limits)

Qualifying investments

Investment in a Russian economy in key sectors such as

  • Agriculture
  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy
  • Mining & Metals
  • Information Technology
  • Medicine
  • Food processing
  • Textile
  • Research & Innovations

Visa type

Business investor visa (valid for 1,2,5 years)

Processing time

3 weeks

Permanent residency

After 3 years of living

Russian citizenship

After 3 to 5 years of legal residence (russian language required)