On 28 November 2009 the Government adopted Resolution No. 963 approving the 2010 quota for foreign citizens' invitations to enter Russia for employment.

The Government has set an annual quota for invitations for foreign citizens who enter Russia for employment. The quota applies to foreign citizens who need visas to enter Russia.

The Resolution sets the 2010 quota at 611,080 invitations (the 2010 quota was decreased twofold, as compared to the 2009 quota).

The Resolution entered into force on 12 December 2009.