Accreditation center

REC PARTNER PROGRAM

The Russian Export Center is looking to work with leading companies offering export support.

We will be glad to see you among our partners if you:

  • render professional services related to export support
  • provide customs clearance support to Russian exporters
  • provide assistance in preparing the necessary paperwork for exporting
  • render other export support services

List of products

Export customs and tax audit
  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)
Confirmation letter from the applicantConfirmation Letter from the Applicant, copies of contracts (their extracts)
Assistance in identification of country of origin, including obtaining Made in Russia status
  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)
Confirmation letter from the applicantConfirmation Letter from the Applicant, copies of contracts (their extracts)
Assistance in preparing documents required to obtain a preliminary classification decision from the customs body
  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)
Confirmation letter from the applicantConfirmation Letter from the Applicant, copies of contracts (their extracts)
Assistance in preparing paperwork required to export
  • Customs Representative Registration Certificate from the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation

Certificate of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation

  • Certified declarants among current employees (at least 5 employees with at least 5-years’ experience)

Confirmation letter from the applicant

  • Cross-border branches and representative offices (checkpoints, seaports, airports, etc.) – at least two branches

Confirmation letter from the applicant

  • No cases of customs-related administrative proceedings over the last 5 years

Confirmation letter from the applicant

  • An up-to-date Updated company's website

Website address

Assistance in obtaining Green Corridor status  

  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)

Confirmation letter from the applicant, copies of contracts (extracts)

Assistance in customs valuation of the goods 

  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)

Confirmation letter from the applicant, copies of contracts (extracts)

Assistance in the effective use of exemptions from customs duties and taxes, when the goods are exported from the Russian Federation

  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)

 

Confirmation letter from the applicant, copies of contracts (extracts)

Assistance in preparing documentation/support during customs clearance in order to obtain permission to process goods

  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)

Confirmation letter from the applicant, copies of contracts (extracts)

Assistance in obtaining all permits required to export

  • Customs Representative Registration Certificate from the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation

Certificate of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation

  • Certified declarants among current employees (at least 5 employees with at least 5-years’ experience)

Confirmation letter from the applicant

  • Cross-border branches and representative offices (checkpoints, seaports, airports, etc.) – at least two branches

Confirmation letter from the applicant

  • No cases of customs-related administrative proceedings over the last 5 years

Confirmation letter from the applicant

  • An up-to-date company website

Website address



Partners of the Russian Export Center enjoy numerous benefits:

  • More Increased number of clients
  • Marketing support from the REC
  • Advisory support on the REC’s products
  • Assistance in providing services to export-oriented companies, including: presentations and customizing, solutions customization to meet customer the Client’s requirements
  • Support by from the REC in case the event of a of any conflict with an exporter
  • No financial outlay is required to pParticipateion in the pPartner pProgram

ACCREDITATION CENTER FOR UNIFIED REC PARTNERS

THE PARTNER INDEPENDENTLY PERFORMS ALL ACTIVITIES ON PROVIDING REC GROUP’S SERVICES TO ITS CLIENTS.

The REC’s partner program is open to all companies and individual entrepreneurs able to offer tangible advantages, either in terms of their geographic location, or in terms of possessing having the advantage of unique geographical location or specific industry/product expertise which can be applied to the Russian Export Center’s within the product range of the Russian Export Center may join the REC Group Partner Program.

To become a partnerPartner of the Group, a candidate company/individual must first gain you need to get accreditationed (free of charge) by from the Russian Export Center’s Unified Accreditation Center of the Russian Export Center in compliance with itsopen criteria.

Steps to gaining accreditationPartner accreditation steps:

  • Step 1.  Accreditation criteria compliance check:
    • The goods/services comply are compatible with the REC Group’s product range
    • The Partner partner can provide one or more services within the REC Group’'s product range, depending on the pPartner’s capabilities
    • The partner has provided letters of recommendation from current   clients
  • Step 2.  Complete an application form to register as a partner 

  • Step 3.   Sign a cooperation agreement

REC PARTNER REGISTER

Partners with flawless an impeccable business reputation are required for in order for the company to operate effectively management of the Company's business at all stages of the export cycle.

Accreditation with the REC Program is a mark of reliability, instilling confidence in a enables the Russian exporter to work with the organization to be confident in the Company’s reliability.

The Unified Accreditation Center is authorized to assess the quality of the services provided through conducting surveys, acting as a secret shoppersecret buyer, giving/providing feedback, etc.


Criteria for attracting partners joining to provide for non-financial support of to exporters

Criterion

Supporting documents/other evidence

  • Registered as a legal entity or an individual entrepreneur
Registration certificate
  • No bankruptcy proceedings instituted with regard to any partner organization
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Partner organization should not be in the process of winding up
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • No enforcement proceedings with regard to any partner organization
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Activity of partner organization shall not in a state of suspension not be suspended in accordance withunder Article 3.12 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation
Confirmation letter from the applicant

Criteria for partners joining to provide Criteria for attracting partners for non-financial support (with regard to intellectual property)

Criterion

Supporting documents/other evidence

  • Registered as a legal entity or an individual entrepreneur
Registration certificate
  • License to perform the activities claimed cited by the applicant
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Operation in the claimed cited field and at least one-year’s confirmed experience as of theat the time of application
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • No bankruptcy proceedings instituted with regard to any partner organization
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Partner organization should not be in the process of winding up
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • No enforcement proceedings with regard to any partner organization
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Activity of partner organization not in a state of suspension under Article 3.12 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation
Confirmation letter from the applicant
Product: legal protection of patent rights abroad:
  • Preparation, filing and maintaining procedures records with regard to international PCT applications, as well as intellectual property item applications submitted to foreign national and regional patent offices outside Russia
  • At least 3 certified and registered patent agents among current employeesin the staff specialized in Inventions and Utility Models and Industrial Designs
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Over the last three calendar years, at least 10 international patent applications (PCTs) and at least 50 Russian patent applications submitted to patent offices by the staff patent agents employed by the organization in relation to the patent rights; at least 20 patents obtained
Confirmation letter from the applicant Confirmation Letter from the Applicant with application details
  • No penalties against the staff patent agents employed by the organization from the Appeal Commission of the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property as provided byoutlined in Clause 6, Article 9; and Clause 1, Article 10 of the Federal Law dated December 30, 2008 No. 316-FZ dated December 30, 2008 “On Patent Agents” (as amendedrevised version)
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Cooperation agreements with foreign overseas patent agents or foreign organizations/companies providing legal protection services forfor legal protection of intellectual property rights (for organizations planning to provide services for to prepareation and submitssion of applications to foreign national and regional patent offices outside Russia).
Copies of contracts or their extracts
Product: legal protection of trademarks abroad:
  • Execution, filing and maintaining procedures records with regard to international trademark applications in compliance with the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks/Protocol to the Madrid Agreement
  • At least 3 certified and registered patent agents in the staffemployed by the organization specializing in Trademarks and Service Marks
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Over the last three calendar years, at least 10 international trademark applications in compliance with the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks/Protocol to the Madrid Agreement, and at least 50 state trademark applications submitted to patent offices by staff patent agents employed by the organization to patent offices; at least 20 trademark certificates registered in the State Register of Trademarks
Confirmation letter from the applicant Confirmation Letter from the Applicant with application details
  • No penalties against the staff patent agents employed by the organization from the Appeal Commission of the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property as outlined in Clause 6, Article 9; and Clause 1, Article 10 of Federal Law No. 316-FZ dated December 30, 2008 “On Patent Agents” (revised version)
Confirmation letter from the applicant
Product: patent researches:
  • Patentability assessment
  • Patent information retrieval
  • Brand and name patent search
  • Patent landscaping
  • Infringement search
Access to international patent databases that meet the following criteria:
  • Contain intellectual property data from at least 90 national and regional patent offices, including full-text data from at least 20 national and regional patent offices
  • Semantic search option
  • Possibility to analyze search results and present them in the form of charts, graphs, and reports

Confirmation letter from the applicant

  • Over the last three calendar years, at least 20 patent and information searches conducted, the results of at least 10 of which comply with the GOST R 15.011-96 “Patent Researches. Details and Procedure” state standard

Confirmation letter from the applicant Confirmation Letter from the Applicant with the relevant documents confirming compliance with the criteria

Product: value assessment of intellectual property rights, advising on accounting and tax treatment of intangible assets

  • At least 2 employees being holding membership members of one of a self--regulating organizations of appraisers, with liability insured in compliance with the requirements of Federal Law No. 135-FZ dated July 29, 1998 No. 135-FZ (revised on March 7, 2016 as and amended on July 5, 2016), “On Appraisal Activities in the Russian Federation”

Confirmation letter from the applicant

  • Certificate of mandatory insurance of a legal person entity who which concluded an assessment contract with the client

Copy of insurance policy (iInsurance contract)

  • Over the last three calendar years, at least 5 contracts for value assessment of intellectual property rights signed

Copies of contracts (their extracts)

Product: legal services in the field of intellectual property:

  • Support in transactions with involving intellectual property items, including preparation and execution of license agreements
  • Support in disputes related to intellectual property items
  • Applying expertise
  • Drafting of the company’s internal regulatory documents on of the Company concerning intellectual property and other areas, etc.
Experience in legal services in the field of intellectual property over the last three calendar years:
  • At least 5 services rendered to small and medium businesses and at least 3 services to large businesses and/ (or) state corporations, and (or) higher education institutions, and and (or) research centers
  • Cooperation contracts with foreign organizations/companies providing legal services in the field of intellectual property (for organizations planninggoing to provide their services abroad).

Confirmation letter from the applicant

Staff:
  • At least one employee with 3+ years’ experience in supporting transactions with involving intellectual property, as well as means of identification, including: - Contribution of intellectual property to the authorized capital of companies - Registration of joint rights to results of intellectual activity results obtained through R&D - Preparation of non-disclosure agreements (NDA) - Preparation of material transfer agreements (MTA) - Preparation of license agreements and contracts for exclusive right alienation
  • At least one employee with 3+ years’ experience in supporting intellectual property disputes under both administrative (at least 5 disputes) and judicial (at least 10 disputes) procedure
  • At least one employee with 3+ years’ experience in policy-making (examination, preparation of regulatory drafts (at least 3) and local acts (at least 5) in the field of intellectual property
  • At least one employee listed as a being on the lists of professionals engaged by the court in proceedings related to intellectual property rights under Article 55.1 of the Arbitration Commercial Procedure Code of the Russian Federation

Confirmation letter from the applicant


Criteria for partners joining to arrange international support

  • Registered as a legal entity or an individual entrepreneur

  • License to perform the activities cited by the, which the applicant

  • Operation in the claimed cited field and at least one-year’s confirmed experience as at of the time of applying to the RECapplication (if there are no other requirements for specific products)

  • No bankruptcy proceedings instituted with regard to any partner organization

  • Partner organization should not be in the process of winding up

  • No enforcement proceedings with regard to any partner organization

  • Activity of partner organization not in a state of suspension under Article 3.12 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation

Product: translation of documents into the language of the importing country

  • If the company is accredited to translate from/into multiple languages, the staff of the company must comprise include at least 20 translators performing translations into the most widespread languages (including the languages in relation to which the company is accredited)

  • If the company is accredited to translate from/into one language, then the company’s staff must have include at least 3 translators performing translations into the target language

  • The company’s tTranslators of the Company are qualified to translate materials from Russian into the target language, as well as to notarize the authenticity of the translator's signature (if necessary)

  • The company has translators who are being native speakers of the target language

  • The Company company has specialized professionals to perform complex specialized translations: technical translation, translation of texts related to different industries: IT; science research technology; machinery and metal working; the wood, light, medical, chemical and petrochemical industry; the food industry; engineering; and multimedia

  • The company has a translation quality assurance system (multi-level translation review) in place, which means that the company’s staff includes an editor and a proof-reader, and it can involve native speakers and relevant experts in the editing process

  • The company should complete a high-quality test translation. to a high standard. The quality of the test translation provided by the company shall be assessed by the Russian Expert

  • Center , JSC on its ownindependently or in cooperation with third parties engaged.

Product: translation of documents into the language of the importing country

  • At least 5 -years’ experience in the field

  • 15 Russian and/or international companies among the pPartner’s clients with recommendations/letters of gratitude provided by such the clients, or contact information of employees of such clients for the purposes of obtaining the same. MoreoverAdditionally, the pPartner has developed a product focused on the foreign markets for at least 5 clients

  • Provision of a portfolio of previous presentations (at least 10 presentations)

  • A designer, art director, and marketing specialist in the staff ofemployed by the pPartner company


Criteria for partners joining to provide Criteria for attracting partners for non-financial support (with regard to logistics support)

Criterion

Supporting documents/other evidence

  • Registered as a legal entity or an individual entrepreneur
Registration certificate
  • No bankruptcy proceedings instituted with regard to any partner organization
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Partner organization should not be in the process of winding up
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • No enforcement proceedings with regard to any partner organization
Confirmation letter from the applicant
  • Activity of partner organization not in a state of suspension under Article 3.12 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation
Confirmation letter from the applicant

Approximate estimation of the average cost of transportation by the developed transportation route

  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)
Confirmation letter from the applicantConfirmation Letter from the Applicant, copies of contracts (their extracts)

Development of basic transportation scenario

  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)
Confirmation letter from the applicantConfirmation Letter from the Applicant, copies of contracts (their extracts)

Consultation on the execution of logistics documents

  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)
Confirmation letter from the applicantConfirmation Letter from the Applicant, copies of contracts (their extracts)

Provision of legal advice on logistical issues, including regulatory issues

  • Positive experience in this type of activity confirmed by contracts for such orders (at least 3)
Confirmation letter from the applicantConfirmation Letter from the Applicant, copies of contracts (their extracts)