As an individual entrepreneur, a foreigner is entitled to get a patent or to choose a simplified taxation system.
The state registration of a foreign citizen as an individual entrepreneur is carried out at a tax office at the place of residence. In this case, the residence of the foreigner shall be the address of temporary residence (registration) which is stated on the record (stamp) of a standard form in the identity document (attachment) or in a separate document.
- to register a legal entity. In this case, the status of a foreigner does not suppose any restrictions regarding the incorporation of legal entities on the territory of Russia;
- to register as an individual entrepreneur. The legislation of Russia does not contain any restrictions related to the absence of the citizenship of Russia.
- open a branch of an existing foreign company. The legal capacity of branches of foreign organizations is almost the same as the legal capacity of the Russian legal entities.