You can get an advice on obtaining the resident status from


Head of Investor Relations

Ryazanova Elena

+7 (495) 645-26-56

5 steps to become resident

Step 1

Register a legal entity in the same municipality where special economic zone is located.


Step 2

Apply for resident status by submitting the following documents:


An application for resident status must contain the following information:

  • Proposed activity.
  • Required land plot or office premises area for project realization.
  • Committed investments amount.
  • Infrastructure requirements (water supple, gas supply, electricity and other).

Additional documentation:

  • A copy of state registration
  • A copy of the certificate of tax registration
  • A copy of constituent documents
  • Business plan in accordance with the requirements of Ministry of Economic Development

Step 3

Present the project to Supervisory Council. Members of Supervisory Council are presented by regional specialist that make the preliminary assessment of the project.If necessary a company makes amendments to business plan based on Supervisory Council recommendations.


Step 4

Undergo the procedure of Expert Council of the Ministry of Economic development. Members of Expert Council are presented by federal level specialists that conduct peer review of the project and decide on the status of the resident.


Step 5

Conclude a three way Agreement with the Ministry of Economic Development and Special Economic Zones JSC on conduct of activity in SEZ territory and receive the SEZ residence certificate.