LIST OF DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR EXTENDING ACCREDITATION OF A REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE
1. A written application to the FBI SRC with the Russian Ministry of Justice for extension accreditation period of a foreign legal entity’s representative office in the Russian Federation (in printed form, signed by an authorized person, indicating the number of the permit for the establishment of a representative office, its date of issue and expiry as well as the purpose and period of extension)
2.*) Extract from the Trade Register or other document issued by a registration body of foreign legal entity’s country of origin containing information on its location, officials and their authorities.
3. A report of a representative office of a foreign legal entity on its activities over the accreditation period. (drawn up in the established form and signed by the head of representative office).
4. The original of the permit for the establishment of a representative office
5. The original of the Certificate on inclusion of a representative office in the Uniform State Register.
6. A certified copy of the document confirming registration of a foreign legal entity with the tax authorities of the Russian Federation and assigning it Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN).
7. Letters from correspondent Russian banks regarding opening accounts for a foreign legal entity and its representative office.
8.*) A certified copy of the General Power of Attorney on vesting a head of a Russian representative office with all the requisite powers.
9. A certified copy of the Power of Attorney (filed if the authorized person is not the head of a representative office)
10. Completed data sheet on a representative office of a foreign legal entity. (submitted in printed form in two copies and signed by an authorized person)
*) Foreign documents are accepted only of 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; documents are valid for one year from the date of issue except items 7 and 9.
Note. Powers of Attorney and resolutions are accepted only if the parties’ signatures and authorities are certified by the notary. 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.).