Baku – APA. As many as 2,908 cases concerning infringement of requirements of administrative legislation by foreigners who failed to observe the rules of temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan were revealed in September 2016.
The State Migration Service (SMS) told APA that lost documents of 15 foreigners for temporary or permanent residence were replaced with new ones, 202 persons’ residence in the country was legalized. Decisions were made on 2,109 foreigners to leave the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 48 hours and on 582 foreigners to be removed in administrative order from the country.
In total during the month 9,148 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. 67,648 applications by foreigners upon registration on place of stay were received during the last month.
The SMS held 9 public awareness events in various districts of the country.