A foreign entity interested in opening a bank account in Russia must be registered with an office of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation at the place of tax registration of the bank in which the account will be opened.
According to the order of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation No. 293н dd. 28.12.2018, which is effective from 15 March 2019, a foreign entity must submit the following documents and information to the tax authority:
Foreign documents are submitted to the tax office as notarized copies made of the foreign entity’s legalized/apostilled original documents translated into the Russian language.