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  • residencetr 11:38 am on July 11, 2017 Permalink
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    61 Questions Answers About Foreigner International Protection Law No. 6458 Turkey 

    Revised Jul 2017 – Resource, Directorate General of Migration Management Turkey
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    frequently asked questions 1 - 61 Questions Answers About Foreigner International Protection Law No. 6458 Turkey
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    1. Where do you apply for international protection?
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      Application for international protection will be done to governorates in person by individuals.
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    2. How do you make an international protection application?
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      Except for the illiterate applicants, the declaration of the applicant including information on international protection application will be taken in the language which the applicant can express oneself. The declaration of the applicant will be handwritten and signed by applicant and governorates will have the applications translated.
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    3. Are the documents submitted during the international protection application returned to the applicant?
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      Copies of information and documents deemed as necessary can be taken by abiding the confidentiality, the originals of entire documents including the passports will be returned to the applicant.
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    4. Can the legal representative or attorney of an individual apply for international protection on behalf of that person?
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      International protection applications cannot be done through the attorney or legal representative of an individual.
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    5. Can the international protection applicant apply on behalf of the family members?
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      Applicant can make an application on behalf of the family members traveling with the applicant based on the same justification. Approval of adult members of the family will be taken.
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    6. What are the benefits affiliated to “Application Registry Document” issued to international protection applicants?
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      The document will enable the applicant to reside in the designated province without obtaining one of the residence permit types and to access to education, health and social services provided to applicants.
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    7. What are the rights of an individual who has an “International Protection Applicant ID”?
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      Such ID will ensure the right to stay in Turkey and access to education, health and social services provided to applicants without obtaining one of the residence permit types.
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    8. Who will have “International Protection Status ID”?
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      Individuals, who have the refugee, conditional refugee and subsidiary protection status, will be entitled to such an ID.
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    9. How long will it take to finalize the application of international protection?
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      The application will be finalized within six months following the date of registry. In case of failure to decide in this period the applicant will be notified.
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    10. Can the applicants with accelerated evaluation reside in the province, which they made the application?
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      The General Directorate may allow them to stay in the province of application but these applicants can also be referred to other provinces.
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    11. In how many days should the international protection applicant go to the designated province?
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      The applicant must go to the designated province in fifteen days.
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    12. Is it possible to have an independent evaluation for one of the family members in the course of application?
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      If in the course of application it has been observed that one of the family members should be subject to independent evaluation then the application of that individual can be accepted separately.
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    13. How will the registry date be notified to international protection applicants?
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      After the international protection application has been received, the date identified for registration will be notified to the relevant individual and “Personal Interview Appointment Document” will be given.
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    14. Under which circumstances can the international protection applicants be taken under administrative detention?
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      a) If there is a serious suspicion about the accuracy of the identity information
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      b) If entry into the country has been realized without due process of law at the border check points
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      c) If the elements constituting the basis of the application cannot be identified due to failure to implement administrative detention
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      d) If the individual poses a significant threat to public order or public security administrative detention can be implemented.
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    15. Who will render the decision of administrative detention?
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      Decision of administrative detention will be rendered and terminated by the governorates.
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    16. Which authorities will give permission in visiting the individual under administrative detention?
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      If the visit is at the border gate then the highest administrative authority’s permission will be taken. If the visit is to be realized at the reception and accommodation centers as well as removal centers then the permission of the center’s administrator will be required.
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    17. How long the applicant can be kept under administrative detention?
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      Taking applicants under administrative detention is an exceptional situation. Administrative detention period cannot exceed thirty days for the applicants of international protection. Administrative detention will be immediately terminated if the conditions disappear.
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    18. Who can the applicant see during administrative custody period?
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      The applicant can have visitors within the framework of the rules. Permission will be granted for the applicant to meet his/her legal representative, attorney, notary public and representative of UNHCR.
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    19. Is objection possible as a legal remedy for the applicant under administrative detention?
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      The applicant, his/her legal representative or attorney can object to the judge of criminal court of peace against administrative detention.
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    20.  In how many days will the applications of objection against administrative custody be finalized?
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      The judge of criminal court of peace will finalize the review in 5 days.
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    21. How is the identity of international protection applicants detected?
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      If the applicant cannot submit documents about his/her identity then comparison of personal data and data collected from the conducted research will be used to detect the identity of the applicant. Language analysis can also be used as a method to identify the identity of the applicant. If the identity of the applicant cannot be detected after such research then the declaration of the applicant will be taken as basis.
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    22. Is the applicant of international protection obliged to provide personal data?
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      If the applicant objects to provision of personal data, he/she will be accepted to have withdrawn his/her application.
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    23. Which date will be considered in determining the date of initiation of international protection application registry document?
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      The initiation date of the registry document is the date of application for international protection. The termination date of the visa or visa exemption period for those who legally entered the country and the date of illegal entry into country for those who directly came through illegal means will not be taken into account but the date of application will be taken as basis.
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    24. When will the interview with the foreign applicant of international protection be conducted?
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      Within thirty days following the date of registry the interview will be conducted.
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    25. If the first interview with the applicant of international protection cannot be completed when will it be possible to do the second interview?
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      There will be at least ten days between the date of initial uncompleted interview and the date of second interview.
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    26. Is it possible to have an additional interview after the first interview with the international protection applicant?
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      Even if the initial interview has been conducted additional interviews can be conducted in order to obtain additional documents and information.
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    27. Will there be a certain period between the initial interview date and additional interview date?
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      There is no time restriction for the period between the initial interview and additional interview.
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    28. Who can join the interview to be conducted with the international protection applicant?
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      Conducting the interview individually is essential. However, if there is the consent of the individual the family members, upon the written request of the applicant the attorney as an observer, interpreter, psychologist, social worker, child development expert available in accordance with the possibilities, officers from other expertise areas, parents or legal guardians if the children are interviewed can take part in the interviews.
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    29. Is the international protection applicant obliged to pay the interpretation fees if interpreters are used in the interview?
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      In application, registration and interview and other processes deemed necessary by the administration, when the required level of communication cannot be established without the presence of an interpreter then the interpretation service is provided free of charge.
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    30. Who will issue the ID for the applicant of international protection?
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      The identity documents will be issued by the governorates.
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    31. What is the procedure for the delivery of the identity document?
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      The applicant of international protection will get his identity document personally from the governorates.
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    32. How will the international protection applicant or status owner change the province of residence?
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      The request to change the province of residence due to reasons of relatives or health will be evaluated and finalized by the governorates.
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    33. How many days can be allowed for leaving the province for a temporary period of time?
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      The governorates can give a period of up to 15 days for leaving the province temporarily.
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    34. If the international protection applicant or status holder wants to leave the province of residence for more than 15 days what will be the procedure?
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      The requests for more than 15 days leave will be forwarded to the governorate but the decision will be taken by the General Directorate.
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    35. If the international protection applicant or status holder who obtained a shot term permission to got another province wants to extend the permission what will be the procedure?
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      Individuals, who cannot complete the required transactions in the given time, can directly apply to the governorate of the related province in order to extend the related period.
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    36. When will the international protection applications be finalized?
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      International protection applications will be finalized in at most six months following the registration date of the application.
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    37. If the international protection applicant is kept outside international protection will the applications of the family members be affected?
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      Keeping the applicant outside international protection will not affect the provision of international protection for the other members of the family.
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    38. Can the individual kept outside international protection benefit from the status acknowledged for the members of the family?
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      The continuation of the status of the family members will not ensure any kind of right to the individual kept outside international protection.
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    39. Is it possible to apply to the authorized administrative court prior to finalization of the objection filed to international protection evaluation commission?
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      Objection to the international protection evaluation commission will not prevent the individual from filing an application to the authorized administrative court. However, if the individual’s application to the administrative court is detected then the objection to the commission will not be evaluated.
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    40. Under which circumstances during the application process it is possible to apply only to the court?
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      a) If the individual is taken under administrative detention,
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      b) If the application is evaluated as inadmissible,
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      c) If the application is reviewed as an accelerated evaluation
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    41. Who will decide on the termination of international protection decision and how will be the notification?
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      The decision on termination of international protection will be taken by the General Directorate and notified to relevant individual by the governorate.
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    42. Who can the applicants under administrative detention see?
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      The applicant can see his/her legal representative, attorney, notary public and officials of UNHCR under administrative custody.
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    43. Which document will the applicants and status owners who have obtained the residence permit before April 11, 2017 stay in Turkey?
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      After the termination of the term of existing residence permits depending on their status, international protection application registry document or international protection applicant identity document or international protection status holder identity document will be issued.
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    44. Who will get the refugee status?
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      Due to incidents that happen in European countries individuals who cannot benefit from the protection of the country he/she is a citizen of, who do not want to use such protection or who is stateless due to a fear of persecution at that country on reasonable grounds because of race, religion, nationality, membership to a certain social group or thoughts will be given refugee status.
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    45. Who will get the conditional refugee status?
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      Due to incidents that happen in countries outside Europe individuals who are outside the country they are a citizen of and cannot benefit from the protection of that country or who do not want to use such protection because of fear on reasonable grounds due to race, religion, nationality, membership to a certain social group or thoughts or stateless individuals who are outside their residence country due to such incidents, cannot return to that country or do not want to return due to such fear will be given conditional refugee status after the necessary operations have been carried out.
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    46. How long a conditional refugee is allowed to stay?
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      The conditional refugee will be allowed to stay in Turkey until his/her resettlement in a third country.
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    47. Who will be entitled to subsidiary protection?
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      Foreigner or stateless person who cannot be identified as refugee or conditional refugee but upon his/her return to country of origin or residence who;
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      • Will be sentenced to death penalty or whose death penalty will be executed,
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      • Who will be subject to torture, inhumane or degrading penalty or treatment,
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      • Who will be faced with grave threat against oneself in armed conflict in the country or in international armed conflicts due ton on-discriminating violent conflicts, And due to the above mentioned reasons who cannot make use of the protection of the country of origin or residence or who do not want to use such protection will be entitled to subsidiary protection.
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    48. Who will be entitled to International Protection Applicant Identity Document?
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      When the interview of the foreigner applying for international protection has been completed the identity document will be given to her/him and the members of his/her family if any.
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    49. Is there a fee applicable for International Protection Applicant Identity Document?
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      The identity document is not subject to any kind of fee or duty.
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    50. What are the practices specific to unaccompanied minors?
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      It is essential to consider the best interest of the child in all of the operations. Such children can be accommodated in suitable places or with their adult relatives or with a foster family by the Ministry of Family and Social Policies. The ones who have completed the age of 16 can be accommodated in reception and accommodation centers. Special attention is paid to keep the siblings together. No change will be made in the accommodation facility unless there is an obligation.
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    51. What kind of privileges are the people with special needs be provided with?
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      Priority will be given to people with special needs in all of the tasks and actions. Individuals who have been subject to torture, serious psychological, sexual or physical violence will be provided with treatment possibility to mend the damages incurred with such acts.
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    52. Are the owners of international protection status subject to the principle of reciprocity?
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      Individuals who have international protection status will be exempt from the principle of reciprocity. However, the rights and possibilities provided to these people will not be interpreted in a way to exceed the rights and possibilities provided to Turkish citizens.
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    53. Is there any assistance provided to the applicants of international protection or people with international protection status?
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      Access to social assistance and services is facilitated for the applicants of international protection or people with international protection status who are in need.
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    54. Are applicants of international protection or people with international protection status granted a right to education?
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      Applicants of international protection or people with international protection status and their family members can benefit from the education services at primary and secondary education institutions by using the documents illustrating their status. The ones entitled to pre-graduate/associate, graduate, undergraduate or doctorate degrees in Turkey will be able to stay without getting a student residence permit by only using the documents illustrating their status.
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    55. Can the applicants of international protection or people with international protection status benefit from health services?
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      From among the applicants of international protection or people with international protection status, only the ones who do not have any kind of health insurance and who do not have sufficient financial means may benefit from general health insurance.
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    56. When can the applicants of international protection benefit from general health insurance?
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      They can benefit from the insurance starting from the date of application for international protection.
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    57. Is it possible to obtain a work permit for applicants of international protection or people with international protection status?
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      Applicants and conditional refugees can apply to obtain a work permit six months after the date of international protection application. Refugee or subsidiary protection owners can work dependently or independently after obtaining the status.
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    58. Which authorities will the applicants of international protection or people with international protection status notify about their work permits?
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      Applicants of international protection or people with international protection status are obliged to inform their employment status or changes pertaining to their employment status to the governorates within thirty days.
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    59. Where will the applicants be accommodated?
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      The applicants will be accommodated in provinces determined by the General Directorate of Migration Management.
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    60. Are refugee status holders obliged to notify authorities about their residence?
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      Refugee status holders are obliged to become registered on the address registration system and notify their residence address to the governorate within twenty working days at the latest.
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    61. What are the obligations for applicants of international protection or international protection status holders in addition to the obligations listed in Section 3 of Law No. 6458?
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      a) To notify authorities about their employment status within thirty days,
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      b) To notify authorities about their income, movable and immovable assets within thirty days,
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      c) To notify authorities about the change of address, identity and marital status within twenty working days,
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      d) To reimburse the full or partial amounts spent for her/him if it is detected that she/he benefited from the rights, services and assistance provided to her/him wrongfully.
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  • residencetr 10:23 am on July 11, 2017 Permalink
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    26 Questions Answers About Human Trafficking Turkey 

    Revised Jul 2017 – Resource, Directorate General of Migration Management Turkey
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    frequently asked questions 1 - 26 Questions Answers About Human Trafficking Turkey
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    1. What is human trafficking?
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      “Human trafficking” will mean the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or providing payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs.
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    2. What is the definition of victim of human trafficking?
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      Individuals, who have been recruited, transported, harbored or received by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or providing payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of forced labor, forced service, forced prostitution or servitude or removal of organs.
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    3. What are the basic differences between human trafficking and migrant smuggling?
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      For the human trafficking to occur coercing and deceiving the victims are matter whereas the consent of the migrant is essential in migrant smuggling. In migrant smuggling the relation between the illegal migrant and criminal organization mostly ends after crossing of the border through illegal means but in human trafficking the relation between the victim and the trafficker continues involuntarily for victim. Exploitation of the individual is present in human trafficking but there is no aim of exploitation in migrant smuggling. Migrant smuggling is a crime committed against the state but human trafficking is a crime committed against the individual and leads to gross human rights violations. Migrant smuggling is always a cross border crime but human trafficking does not always have a cross border nature.
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    4. What are the similarities between human trafficking and migrant smuggling?
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      In both of the cases, the matter is transportation of the victims of crime from one point to another. In both of the crime types, the committed crime generally has a cross border nature. It has been observed that both of the crime types are committed by organized crime syndicates. In both of the crime types the main aim is to derive a profit with illegal activities by using the victims. Therefore, exploitation of the victim is present.
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    5. What are factors leading to human trafficking?
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      1) Push factors;
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      a) Poverty
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      b) Unemployment
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      c) Social and economic inequality of woman
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      d) Lack of education
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      e) Domestic violence
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      f) Gender discrimination
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      g) Lack of equality of opportunity
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      h) Regional and cultural discrepancies in the country of residence
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      i) Ethnic conflicts j) Civil wars
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      2) Pull factors;
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      a) Job opportunities in target country
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      b) Education opportunities
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      c) Higher income level in the target country
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      d) Promise of a better life
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    6. Who is a human trafficker?
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      Human trafficker is the individual who facilitates recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons for the purpose of forced labor, forced service, prostitution, servitude and removal of organs.
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    7. What are the stages of crime of human trafficking?
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      a) a) Identification of potential victims by the traffickers
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      b) Convincing process with promises of jobs, money and luxurious life
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      c) Transportation from the country of origin to target country
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      d) Initiation of the exploitation process in the target country by the traffickers
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    8. How is forced labor ban regulated in the Turkish Constitution?
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      Article 18 of Turkish Constitution under the title “Ban on Forced Labor” states that “Nobody can be forced to work. Forced labor is prohibited. Working under conviction or in detention with the condition that the form and conditions have been regulated by laws, services requested from citizens under emergency circumstances, physical and mental work qualified as civil duty in the fields required by the needs of the country shall not be classified as forced labor.’’
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    9. How is the crime of human trafficking regulated in Turkish Criminal Code?
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      Article 80 titled as “Human Trafficking” in Turkish Penal Code No.5237 explains the crime as ‘‘
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      (1) “Individuals, who provide, kidnap or shelter or transfer persons from one place to another or from one country to another by force, threat or violence or misuse of power or by executing acts of enticement or taking advantage of control power on helpless persons in order to force them to work, serve, for prostitution, servitude (enslavement) or the removal of organs, shall be subject to imprisonment from eight to twelve years and administrative fine of ten thousand days.
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      (2) The consent of a victim of the offense to the intended exploitation shall be irrelevant where any of the acts forming the crime set forth in the first paragraph have been used.
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      (3) If the minors under the age of eighteen have been recruited, kidnapped, transported or referred to from one place to another or accommodated for the purposes listed in the first paragraph the penalties listed in the first paragraph shall be imposed on the offender even none of the means of the crime have been used.
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      (4) Security measures shall be ordered for legal entities due to the crimes listed above”.
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    10. Which criteria are taken as basis by Turkish Penal Code in order to define minors as victim of human trafficking crime?
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      Regardless of their complaint about the crime, individuals under the age of eighteen, who have been recruited, kidnapped, transported or referred to from one place to another or accommodated for the purposes listed in Article 80 of Turkish Penal Code shall be identified as victim of human trafficking crime even none of the means of the crime have been used.
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    11. What are the issues to be considered about the child victims during the identification process?
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      In case of identification of “child” victims of human trafficking, special attention must be paid and special measures must be taken by considering the best interest of child in any action related to such children in addition to the existing legal procedure. Actions related to the child identified, as victim of human trafficking will be executed in accordance with the Law on Child Protection numbered 5395. Victims subject to age analysis will be accepted as minor until the termination of such analysis.
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    12. What are the basic elements of crime of human trafficking?
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      a)Act: (to transport persons into the country, to transport persons to another country, to recruit persons, to kidnap, to transfer persons from one place to another, to refer persons from one place to another, to shelter persons)
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      b) Means: (threat, force, violence, misuse of power, taking advantage of control power on the victims or their desperation)
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      c) Aim: (forced labor, forced service, forced prostitution, servitude, and removal of organs)
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    13. How are the treatment and health expenses of the victims covered?
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      About the victims of human trafficking in need of physical and mental treatment in the annex of Decision of Council of Ministers dated 05.12.2003 and numbered 2003/6565 it was stated that; “Foreign nationality patients identified as victims of human trafficking and who cannot afford the health expenses shall be exempted from the provision under the first paragraph of Article 1 of Law No. 4376 dated 08.01.2002 in benefiting from the health services offered by official health institutions and organizations”.
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    14. How is forced labor ban regulated in the Turkish Constitution?
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      Article 18 of Turkish Constitution under the title “Ban on Forced Labor” states that “Nobody can be forced to work. Forced labor is prohibited. Working under conviction or in detention with the condition that the form and conditions have been regulated by laws, services requested from citizens under emergency circumstances, physical and mental work qualified as civil duty in the fields required by the needs of the country shall not be classified as forced labor.’’
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    15. What are the main international agreements that our country is a party to within the scope of anti-trafficking?
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      On 13 December 2000, Turkey undersigned the Palermo Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime which was opened for signature in Palermo, on 12 December 2000. The mentioned convention and protocol were ratified at Turkish Grand National Assembly through Laws No. 4800 and 4804 dated 30.01.2003 and were included in our domestic law with the publication in the Official Gazette dated 04.02.2003. Our country has undersigned several Security Cooperation Agreements that envisage cooperation in anti- terrorism and anti-organized crime. In all of these agreements there are provisions regarding the establishment of cooperation in fighting against the crime of human trafficking. In line with this in order to activate the relevant provisions of the mentioned agreements, cooperation protocols have been concluded with the authorized bodies of countries of origin setting example for human trafficking such as Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan. “Council of European Convention on Action against Human Trafficking” was signed on 16 May 2005 but the law for the approval of the execution of the Convention has not been enacted by TGNA yet.
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    16. How is forced labor ban regulated in the Turkish Constitution?
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      Article 18 of Turkish Constitution under the title “Ban on Forced Labor” states that “Nobody can be forced to work. Forced labor is prohibited. Working under conviction or in detention with the condition that the form and conditions have been regulated by laws, services requested from citizens under emergency circumstances, physical and mental work qualified as civil duty in the fields required by the needs of the country shall not be classified as forced labor.’’
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    17. What are the legal regulations in force related to the crime of human trafficking in our country?
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      a) Articles 17 and 18 of Turkish Constitution
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      b) Article 80 of Turkish Criminal Code No. 5237
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      c) Articles 135, 140, 202 and 234 of Criminal Procedures Code No. 5271
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      d) Articles 7 and 13 of “Implementation Regulation on Work Permits of Foreigners” issued on the basis of Law No. 4817 on ‘‘Work Permits of Foreigners”
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      e) Article 16 of Law on Turkish Citizenship No. 5901
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      f) Article 12 of “Land Transportation Regulation” issued on the basis of Highways Law No. 4925
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      g) Articles 22, 48, 49, 55, 108 and 123 of Law on Foreigners and International protection No. 6458
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      h) Passport Law No. 5682
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      i) Child Protection Law No. 5395
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      j) Article 88 of Act of Fees No. 492
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    18. How do you notify the existence of victims or individuals suspected to be victims to official authorities?
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      Anyone who knows or suspects that an individual is a victim of human trafficking can call 157 Helpline free of charge using landlines or mobile phones from any place in Turkey, can make a written, oral or electronic notification by calling 155 Police Helpline, 156 Gendarmerie Helpline, governorates, district governor’s offices, civil society organizations and public prosecutor’s offices.
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    19. What is 157 helpline for victims of human trafficking? What are the operation procedures?
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      157 is a helpline that has been established to provide support for rescuing the victims of human trafficking and to provide information to potential victims under the risk of being trafficked. Officials working at 157 Helpline work on 7/24 basis. Notices and complaints are received in several languages such as Turkish, English, Russian, French and languages of CIS. Complaints and notices from abroad can be forwarded by calling 0090 312 157 11 22 free of charge.
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    20. What is the residence permit issued for victims of human trafficking? How are these permits issued, extended and cancelled?
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      This is the residence permit issued by governorates for foreigners, who have been victims of human trafficking or suspected to be victims of human trafficking so that they can be relieved from the trauma of their experiences and decide on whether to cooperate with the authorities or not. In accordance with Article 48 of the Law No. 6458, in that case a thirty day residence permit will be granted to individuals and the criteria applicable in issuance of other residence permits will not be required for this type of residence permit. In accordance with Article 49 of the Law No. 6458, the residence permit granted for recovery and reflection may be renewed for maximum six months period for reasons of safety, health or special circumstances of the victim. However, the total duration of the permit will not exceed three years in any case. If it is identified that foreign victims of trafficking or foreigners suspected to be victims contact the perpetrators of the crime upon their own initiative, their residence permits will be cancelled.
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    21. How is forced labor ban regulated in the Turkish Constitution?
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      Article 18 of Turkish Constitution under the title “Ban on Forced Labor” states that “Nobody can be forced to work. Forced labor is prohibited. Working under conviction or in detention with the condition that the form and conditions have been regulated by laws, services requested from citizens under emergency circumstances, physical and mental work qualified as civil duty in the fields required by the needs of the country shall not be classified as forced labor.’’
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    22. Is it allowed to provide information to the authorities of relevant Consulates or Embassies about the status of the victims of human trafficking? Is there a possibility to contact the authorities for the victim?
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      If the victim has consent, then information can be provided to the authorities of the relevant Consulate or Embassy and a meeting can be arranged.
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    23. How is forced labor ban regulated in the Turkish Constitution?
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      Article 18 of Turkish Constitution under the title “Ban on Forced Labor” states that “Nobody can be forced to work. Forced labor is prohibited. Working under conviction or in detention with the condition that the form and conditions have been regulated by laws, services requested from citizens under emergency circumstances, physical and mental work qualified as civil duty in the fields required by the needs of the country shall not be classified as forced labor.’’
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      The victims have the right to file a claim for compensation against the traffickers. Compensation can be asked for both pecuniary loss and intangible damages. The victim can file such a lawsuit on her/his own, through his/her legal representative or attorney.
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      Measures for the prevention of crime are essential in combating against human trafficking. In the recent years by the help of training and awareness raising activities, knowledge of vulnerable groups such as children and adolescents is tried to be increased in the field of human trafficking. Awareness raising and training activities prevent the vulnerable groups to be easily deceived by human traffickers and to be trapped by them. In this field the most important measure is the “project on strengthening the institutional capacity in the combat against human trafficking”. Furthermore, within the scope of the “project on promotion of access to justice by victims of human trafficking and supporting the efforts of Turkey in combating against human trafficking” there are also activities on prevention of human trafficking and awareness raising. In addition to these projects, “national task force” also carries out activities on prevention of human trafficking and awareness raising. On the other hand, 157 helpline for the victims of human trafficking can be listed among these preventive measures. Finally, the efforts are ongoing on the “draft of law on prevention of human trafficking and protection of the victims of human trafficking”.
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    26. If the victim has been identified to need mental treatment or supervision by a doctor’s report what will be the implementation?
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      If the victim has been identified to be in need of mental treatment or supervision by a doctor’s report then he/she will be referred to Mental and Neurological Diseases Hospital for treatment in accordance with general provisions.
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  • residencetr 10:44 pm on May 25, 2017 Permalink
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    Directorate General of Migration Management Office in Turkey 

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    DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF MIGRATION MANAGEMENT TURKEY
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    Globalization all over the world with political, economic and social changes undoubtedly one of the most important recent migration movements in the international arena. Immigration is a dynamic process that concerns everyone and every structure. In the past half century immigrant the rapid increase in population in the world, in line with the developments in the coming years expected to continue to grow. Turkey, a transit country for migration to other countries, the position of the regional and today by global dynamics has become a destination country. As of 2017 in the system there has been 16.000 new residence permit application forms, processed daily.
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    Click here for Directorate General of Migration Management Offices in Turkey.
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    In this context General Our Directorate; global, regional and national scale on a very important mission whether on the basis of people-oriented, reliable, providing a balance of freedom and security, innovation clear, consistent and predictability, overcoming of duties and responsibilities within a as an institution continues to work. The secret of corporate success: strategic thinking, creating an effective coordination system, and of course, the tools of the discipline of planning in the ability to be used effectively reserved. Modern public administration offered by the Directorate as a requirement of services, human and solution-oriented approach with the principles of transparency and accountability within the framework adopted as a principle to perform.
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    MIGRATION MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION CHART
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    organizational chart of the Turkish General Directorate of the immigration administration in Turkey - Directorate General of Migration Management Office in Turkey
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    The General Directorate from its inception the activities with great care and devotion performing and public safety and human effective migration management by considering the balance of rights it continues. Middle of our organization in this direction and long-term goals and objectives in determining the Strategic Plan which played an important role in the works has come to an end.
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    Determining the activities of the General Directorate top with a comprehensive legislation, policy documents by scanning, regular and irregular migration in the field of at the national and international level will be an example a standard implementation is targeted at. For the purpose of promoting orderly migration for foreigners No. 6458 foreigners and international protection In accordance with the law have rights and obligations related to access to coordination with all public institutions and organizations the provision of foreigners and irregular migrant development of measures to prevent a situation it is intended to.
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    Related to prevent irregular migration in this field basic policies for the efficient creation of adopted as a priority, the General Directorate the process of irregular migration movements related to active in the way the execution is aimed at, those seeking international protection in our country active in the business and operations of strangers and human the rights-based approach to be carried out in a manner, and temporary scope of protection under the protection of foreigners in provision of access to rights and services. Taking within the structure of the General Directorate and Country of origin, creating an International Information System Protection and the procedures of temporary protection in a healthy way it is targeted at the execution. With the management system migration and foreigners to respond to the requirements of a holistic harmony create the policy, foreigners in our country re-back placed social life in their home countries on their return without the mediation of third parties in all areas will make it easier for you to act independently it is aimed to gain knowledge and skills.
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    Planned new regulations in the area of migration the necessary technical-technological infrastructure of creation of scientific methods of analysis development and migration of business relevant to the institution and its operations and integration of information systems in organizations it is intended to provide.
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    directorate migration map turkey - Directorate General of Migration Management Office in Turkey

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    Disclaimer: We are not owned or affiliated with the Government of Turkey. We are a foreigner residence permit and work permit application processing company that saves you time and frustration. If you want, you can obtain the e-ikamet directly from the government of Turkey without paying a service fee.

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  • residencetr 3:46 pm on May 12, 2017 Permalink
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    Foreigners and International Protection Law 6458 Turkey … 

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    HOW FOREIGNERS ARE PROTECTED BY INTERNATIONAL LAW IN TURKEY
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    Greeting you with good news that Law 6458 on Foreigners and International Protection centres upon human and human values into effect. We are honoured to share this important and pleasant development with our country.
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    As is known, leading up large population movement in paralel with global affairs has obligated new legal regulations for Turkey and reshaping administrative organisation. Current developments on migration agenda necessiate effective migration governance in which the migration is clarified as a source of wealth and instrument for development.
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    turkey foreigner international protection law 6458 - Foreigners and International Protection Law 6458 Turkey ...
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    Directorate General of Migration Management gradually carries out strategies and puts new ways of thinking into practice devoted to turning migration into opportunity with a new understanding of migration. Personnel recruitment and organisational process in 81 provinces and 142 subprovinces are in progress with the aim of establishing a competent balance between the responsibilities and obligations of our country and the rights and liabilities of migrants.
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    With its new, dynamic, young and productive staff; Directorate General resolutely maintains migration management in the land of tolerance in which foreigners live in peace and become integrated with society.
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    For more information, view (149 pages) online or download the Directorate General of Migration Management law in full detail.

     
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