Azerbaijan deported over 1,500 foreigners in February

# 11:27
15 March 2017

During February this year, 1,767 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners without observing rules of stay, temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed, the State Migration Service told APA.


Lost documents of 19 foreigners for temporary or permanent residence were replaced with new ones. Residence of 223 people in the country was legalized. Decisions were made on 1,157 foreigners to leave the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 48 hours and on 368 foreigners to be removed in administrative order from the country.


In total during the last month, 7,786 applications on extension of temporary staying period, granting temporary and permanent residence permissions, adoption, revocation and restoration of citizenship, as well as determination of citizenship and refugee status, issuing work permits for carrying out labor activity and extending period of existing work permits were received from foreigners and stateless persons by the State Migration Service. Each application was investigated in accordance with legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan and relevant decisions were made.


39,464 applications by foreigners upon registration on place of stay were received during the last month.


In February, the State Migration Service held five public awareness events in various districts of the country.