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Awareness raising events on migration in Azerbaijan

29.09.16

During the awareness raising events organized with regard to novelties in migration sphere and amendments to the legislation of Azerbaijan a statistical update was provided.

Thus, it was informed that 1,682 persons acquired and restored Azerbaijani citizenship in accordance with relevant Orders of the President of Azerbaijan since 2008 until now. Furthermore, within this period 61,473 persons’ affiliation to the citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan was established and they were provided with identification documents of the citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan by relevant state authority.

For instance, just during August of this year 95,985 applications for registration of the place of stay were received by the State Migration Service. 3,478 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners and stateless persons who did not observe the rules of stay, temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were detected. Lost documents for temporary or permanent residence of 22 foreigners were replaced with new ones.  Decisions were made on 2,373 foreigners to leave the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan within 48 hours and on 828 foreigners to be deported from the country in administrative proceedings. 

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