On August 28, 2020, a package of federal laws on state support for entrepreneurial activity in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation (AZRF) came into force. Thanks to the adoption of a package of laws, the Russian Arctic becomes the largest economic zone in Russia and the world with a single set of tax and administrative preferences. The Murmansk region is one of the few regions that has completely entered the Arctic zone.


180 RESIDENT
150.2 TOTAL INVESTMENTS,  BN.
6309 NEW JOBS


SUPPORT
Administrative and tax preference
 

RECIPIENTS
Business entities and individual entrepreneurs
 

RECIPIENTS
Initiators of new investment projects in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation
 

TERRITORY
Murmansk region

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INVESTMENT VOLUME
RUB 1 000 000 +

Residents of the Russian Arctic receive






Opportunity to apply the free customs zone procedure on developed and equipped lots of AZRF residents



AZRF residents are provided with state-owned or municipally-owned lots without bidding



Inspections of AZRF residents may only be conducted with the consent of the Ministry of Development of the Far East and the Arctic and in an expedited manner



Requirements for an applicant applying for the status of a resident of the Russian Arctic
 

  1. Commercial organizations or individual entrepreneurs are registered in the Russian Arctic, in the municipality where they plan to carry out their activities
     
  2. The required minimum amount of capital investments in the project should be 1,000,000 rubles (excluding VAT)
     
  3. The investment project or line of business must be new for the Applicant

    A new project is a project in which, at the time of application, the volume of capital investments made is less than 25% of the total investment provided for in the business plan (excluding the cost of acquiring licenses for the use of subsoil (if any)
     
  4. The commercial organization or individual entrepreneur has no arrears and debts on taxes and fees, insurance premiums and other obligatory payments to the budgets of the Russian Federation for the past calendar year, the amount of which exceeds 25% of the book value of assets for the last reporting period
     
  5. The company should not be in the process of reorganization, liquidation, bankruptcy


List of activities of SMEs that are not subject to the requirement for investment in real estate

1. All types of economic activities included in the class "Crop and livestock production, hunting and the provision of related services in these areas" 

2. All economic activities included in the subclass "Forestry and other forestry activities" 

3. All economic activities included in the subclass "Collection and harvesting of food forest resources, non-timber forest resources and medicinal plants" 

4. All types of economic activities included in the subclass "Provision of services in the field of forestry and logging" 

5. All economic activities included in subclass "Fish farming" 

6. All types of economic activities included in the class "Production of food products" 

7. All types of economic activity included in the group “Production of soft drinks; production of packaged drinking waters, including mineral waters" 

8. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of textiles"

9. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of clothing"

10. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of leather and leather products" 

11. All types of economic activities included in the class "Woodworking and production of products from wood and cork, except furniture, production of products from straw and materials for plaiting" 

12. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of paper and paper products" 

13. All types of economic activities included in the class "Printing activities and copying of information carriers" 

14. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of rubber and plastic products" 

15. All types of economic activities included in the class "Production of other non-metallic mineral products" 

16. All types of economic activities included in the subclass "Manufacture of building metal structures and products" 

17. All types of economic activities included in the subclass "Manufacture of metal tanks, reservoirs and other containers" 

18. All types of economic activities included in the subclass “Forging, pressing, stamping and roll forming; production of products by powder metallurgy”

19. All types of economic activities included in the subclass “Working and coating of metals; mechanical processing of metals» 

20. All economic activities included in the subclass "Manufacture of cutlery and cutlery, tools and general hardware" 

21. All economic activities included in the subclass Manufacture of other fabricated metal products 

22. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of computers, electronic and optical products" 

23. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of electrical equipment" 

24. All types of economic activities included in the class "Production of machinery and equipment not included in other groups"

25. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers" 

26. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of furniture"

27. All types of economic activities included in the class "Manufacture of other finished goods" 

28. All types of economic activities included in the class "Repair and installation of machinery and equipment" 

29. All types of economic activities included in the class "Collection and treatment of wastewater" 

30. All types of economic activity included in the class “Collection, processing and disposal of waste; processing of secondary raw materials» 

31. All types of economic activities included in the class "Provision of services in the field of elimination of the consequences of pollution and other services related to waste disposal" 

32. All types of economic activity included in the class "Specialized construction works" 

33. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities of water transport" 

34. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities for the provision of places for temporary residence" 

35. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities in the provision of food and beverages"

36. All types of economic activities included in the class "Publishing activities" 

37. All types of economic activities included in the class "Production of motion pictures, video films and television programs, publication of sound recordings and music" 

38. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities in the field of telecommunications" 

39. All types of economic activities included in the class "Development of computer software, consulting services in this field and other related services" 

40. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities in the field of information technology"

41. All types of economic activities included in the class “Activities in the field of architecture and engineering design; technical testing, research and analysis" 

42. All types of economic activities included in the class "Research and development" 

43. All types of economic activities included in the class "Other professional scientific and technical activities" 

44. All types of economic activities included in the class "Veterinary activities" 

45. All types of economic activities included in the class "Employment and recruitment activities" 

46. ​​All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities of travel agencies and other organizations providing services in the field of tourism" 

47. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities for the maintenance of buildings and territories" 

48. All economic activities included in the subclass "Activities of call centers" 

49. All types of economic activities included in the subclass "Conference and exhibition organizing activities" 

50. All types of economic activities included in the class "Education" 

51. All types of economic activities included in the class "Health activities" 

52. All types of economic activities included in the class "Care activities with provision of accommodation" 

53. All types of economic activities included in the class "Provision of social services without providing accommodation" 

54. All types of economic activities included in the class "Creative activities, activities in the field of art and organization of entertainment" 

55. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities of libraries, archives, museums and other cultural objects"

56. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities in the field of sports, recreation and entertainment" 

57. All types of economic activities included in the class "Repair of computers, personal and household items"

58. All types of economic activities included in the class "Activities for the provision of other personal services"

Regulatory materials

 

How to become a resident of the Russian Arctic?

 

Formation of a set of documents for filing an Application

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Submission of the Application
and documents

arctic-russia.ru

Making a decision
on the Application

sending a response to the Applicant within 5 working days from the date of the decision

Conclusion of an agreement

within 1 month from the date of the decision

Inclusion in the register of residents of the Russian Arctic

within 5 working days from the date of signing the Agreement

Authorized bodies of the Russian Arctic
 

Authorized body of the Russian Arctic


+7 (495) 531-06-44
msk@minvr.gov.ru
Management company AZRF


Murmansk, pr-kt Lenin 82,
DC "Arktika", office 918
+7 (8152) 566-533, info.arctika@erdc.ru
Consulting and organizational
support on the principle of "one window"


Murmansk, pr-kt Lenin 82,
DC "Arktika", office 911
+7 (8152) 567-787, corp@invest-murman.ru