ACCREDITATION OF A BRANCH OF A FOREIGN LEGAL ENTITY AND ITS INCLUSION IN THE STATE REGISTER
LIST OF DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ACCREDITATION OF A BRANCH OF A FOREIGN LEGAL ENTITY AND ITS INCLUSION IN THE STATE REGISTER
1.*) A written application to the FBI SRC with the Russian Ministry of Justice for accreditation of a branch of a foreign legal entity and its inclusion in the State Register of branches of foreign legal entities accredited in the Russian Federation (filed in printed form, signed by an authorized person; it should contain the name and time of incorporation, address, nature of business of a foreign legal entity, purpose and suggested period of operations in Russia as well as information on business cooperation with Russian partners and development prospects)
2.*) Extract from the Trade Register of the country of origin of a foreign legal entity or other document confirming the fact of registration of a foreign legal entity in accordance with the laws of the country of its location.
3.*) Articles of Association (Memorandum of Association) of a foreign legal entity (if the legislation of the home jurisdiction does not require the Articles of Association (Memorandum of Association), the foreign legal entity should confirm that by a note from the registering authority).
4.*) The resolution of a foreign legal entity to establish a branch in the Russian Federation.
5. The original and a certified copy of regulations on a branch of a foreign legal entity in the Russian Federation.
6.*) A certificate of solvency from a foreign bank servicing the foreign legal entity, issued within the last 6 months.
7.*) A certified copy of the General Power of Attorney with all the necessary powers for the head of a branch of a foreign legal entity.
8. A certified copy of the Power of Attorney attested by notary issued to the person authorized to represent interests of a branch at the FBI SRC with the Russian Ministry of Justice (submitted if the authorized person is not the head of abranch)
9. Completed data sheet on a branch a foreign legal entity. (in printed form and signed by an authorized person)
*) Foreign documents are accepted only if they bear authentic marks that they have been legalized by the consulate or apostilled, unless exemption from these procedures is granted under international agreements to which the Russian Federation is a party; the documents should also be enclosed with a translation into Russian certified by the notary or consular services. These documents are be valid for a year from the date of issue, except for items 3, 6 and 7
Note. Powers of Attorney and resolutions are accepted only with the notary certified signatures and authorities of the parties. In case there is no notary certification of the parties’ authorities, additional confirmation documents should be provided (resolution on and certificate of appointment of officials, extract from the register specifying the authorities of officials, etc.).