Russia and Korea ratified an inter-governmental agreement on temporary labor activity for their citizens working within the territory of the other country (Federal Law # 275 “On Ratification of Agreement Between Government of Russian Federation and Government of Republic of Korea Regarding Temporary Labor Activity of Citizens of One Country on the Territory of Another Country” from October 19, 2011. The law was approved by the State Duma on October 7, 2011, and approved by the Federation Council on October 12, 2011.)
The agreement simplifies procedures for residence and labor activity for employees of representation offices of legal entities, companies that belong to the same business group, head managers of companies acting in these countries, and members of their families.
Quotas limiting labor activities do not apply these persons. Also, standard procedures for evaluating the potential employee's applicability to the position do not apply. They may work on the whole territory of the receiving country, except for locations with restricted travel regimes. Their term of residence in the country for work purposes may be extended up to 3 years without leaving the receiving country.
Family members of foreign employees may obtain multi-entry visas with the ability to extend them during the period of employment based on labor agreement of the person they accompany.