The territory of advanced development "The Capital of the Arctic" is the first Arctic territory of advanced socio-economic development with preferences in force in the Far East, created in accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated May 12, 2020 No. 65.


Administrative and tax
preferences in certain
areas of the Murmansk region


Business entities and individual entrepreneurs

Initiators of new investment projects in the ‘Capital of the Arctic’ ADZ

Separate territories of the city of Murmansk, Kola district and Vidyaevo


RUB 500,000 +

ADZ residents receive

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

ADZ residents are provided with land lots for implementation of investment projects at preferential lease and buy-out rates

The cost of lease is calculated individually for each land lot, using preferential factors

No quota on recruitment of foreign employees

The share is set by the ADZ's Supervisory Board

Expedited inspections

Scheduled inspections may not take more than 15 business days

The management company has the right to represent and defend the interests of residents in court, and to raise claims in any matters arising out of administrative and other public legal relations, seeking to protect the rights and legal interests of an indefinite range of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs having the resident status

Requirements for an applicant applying for the status of a Resident

  1. Commercial organizations or individual entrepreneurs are registered on the ADZ
  2. Commercial organizations or individual entrepreneurs should not have branches outside the ADZ
  3. The required minimum amount of capital investments in the project should be 500,000 rubles (excluding VAT)
  4. Should not have the status of a participant in a regional investment project
  5. 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
  6. The company should not be in the process of reorganization, liquidation, bankruptcy
  7. Types of entrepreneurial activity must correspond to the types of activity enshrined in Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated May 12, 2020 No. 656 “On the creation of a territory for advanced socio-economic development “Capital of the Arctic”



How to obtain the ADZ resident status?


Formation of a set of documents for filing an Application


Submission of the Application
and documents

Making a decision
on the Application

sending a response to the Applicant within 10 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 ASEZ residents

within 5 working days from the date of signing the Agreement

ADZ authorized bodies

Authorized body of the ADZ
"Capital of the Arctic"

+7 (495) 531-06-44
Management Company
"Capital of the Arctic"

Murmansk, pr-kt Lenin 82,
DC "Arktika", office 918
+7 (8152) 566-533,
Advisory and organizational supportof residents in the Murmansk Region

Murmansk, pr-kt Lenin 82,
DC "Arktika", office 911
+7 (8152) 567-787,