Russia (RU)

Jurisdiction Overview

IDQuestionAnswer
489 *Citizenship-By-Investment and Residency-By-Investment Schemes: Can individuals acquire citizenship, passports or residency status in exchange for an investment or another payment without a prior requirement to spend more than 2 years in the jurisdiction? No
 Data Date: 2019

Notes

 
Residence permits can be issued against an investment, but the applicant must show the payment of taxes referring to the three years prior to the application for citizenship. In these three years the applicant must reside in the Russian Federation with a temporary or permanent residence permit requiring a stay in the country of no less than 6 months per year.

Sources

Christians 2017
 
Adim 2017
 
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/336746472_Residence_and_Citizenship_by_Investment_an_updated_database_on_Immigrant_Investor_Programs