Revised January, 2020 – Resource, Directorate General of Migration Management Turkey
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Humanitarian residence permit shall be regulated by Articles 46 and 47 of Law on Foreigners and International Protection No. 6458.
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Besides, humanitarian residence permit shall be regulated by Article 44 of the Regulation for Implementation of the Law on Foreigners and International Protection No. 6458.
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International protection applications can not be lodged through a legal representative or attorney. However, the applicant may apply on behalf of the family members, if application is based on the same reason. In this case, consent is not a must for a minor family member.
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Foreigners who entered our country legally or illegally are required to apply to the provincial directorate of migration management as soon as possible .
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Persons who are registered to international protection have the obligation to stay on the province stated to them. However, it is possible to carry out the procedures of change province related with health and kinship relations by Provincial Directorate of Migration Administration.
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Resettlement to a third country is carried out in cooperation between the Directorate General of Migration Management and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and resettlement should be discussed with the UNHCR.
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International protection applications have to be made to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management in person. If international protection applications are made at the border gates or to police force within the country and other public institutions and organizations, these units should immediately notify this situation to the provincial directorate.
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Administrative objections and judicial remedies are open to all kinds of decisions (except Article 54 of Law No. 6458) for foreigners scope of international protection, and if this right is not used, the foreigner must exit from our country within the given period.

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WHO MAY APPLY FOR HUMANITARIAN RESIDENCE PERMIT IN TURKEY?
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  • Where the best interest of the child is of concern;
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  • Where, notwithstanding a removal decision or ban on entering Turkey, foreigners cannot be removed from Turkey or their departure from Turkey is not reasonable or possible,
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  • In the absence of a removal decision in respect of the foreigner pursuant to Article 55,
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  • Where there is a judicial appeal against the actions carried out pursuant to Articles 53,72 and 77;
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  • Throughout the removal actions of the applicant to the first country of asylum or a safe third country;
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  • In cases when foreigners should be allowed to enter into and stay in Turkey, due to emergency or in view of the protection of the national interests as well as reasons of public order and security, in the absence of the possibility to obtain one of the other types of residence permits due to their situation that precludes granting a residence permit;
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  • In extraordinary circumstances

humanitarian residence permit may be issued.
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FOR HOW LONG CAN HUMANITARIAN RESIDENCE PERMIT BE ISSUED FOR IN TURKEY?
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Humanitarian residence permit shall be granted or renewed with a maximum duration of one year at a time by the governorates subject to the approval of the Ministry.

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WHAT ARE THE CONDITIONS FOR HUMANITARIAN RESIDENCE PERMIT IN TURKEY?
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Conditions attached to other types of residence permits shall not be sought while issuing humanitarian residence permit.

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WHAT ARE THE REASONS OF REFUSAL, CANCELLATION OR NON-RENEWAL OF HUMANITARIAN RESIDENCE PERMIT IN TURKEY?
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The humanitarian residence permit shall be cancelled and shall not be renewed by the governorates in cases where the compelling conditions no longer apply, subject to the approval of the Ministry.

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Other Circumstances Related Humanitarian Residence Permit

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Foreigners that are granted humanitarian residence permit should get registered with the address based registration system no later than twenty working days as of the issuance date.
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Foreigners holding humanitarian residence permit, within the duration of this permit, may apply for one of the other residence permits, except for the long term residence permit, as long as they meet the requirements.
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Duration’s of humanitarian residence permits shall not be added to the total duration in calculation of residence permit duration’s determined by the Law.
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2018: TOP 10 NATIONALS IN TURKEY WHO LIVED WITH HUMANITARIAN RESIDENCE PERMIT
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