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State Migration Service conducts its activities based on the principles of rule of law, humanity and respect to human rights and liberties

Interview of the chief of State Migration Service, II rank state migration service counselor Mr. Firudin Nabiyev to the website of the New Azerbaijan Party.   -          Mr. Nabiyev, few days ago You have participated at high-level Summit of UN General Assembly on “Addressing large movements of refugees and migrants”. Please give us detailed information about this. -          Heads of states and governments, ministers, representatives of research centers and civil societies have participated at the high level meeting conducted in the format of plenary meeting and six round tables. Serious issues such as prevention of large-scale refugee flows, elimination of reasons of mi..
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State Migration Service conducts its activities based on the principles of rule of law, humanity and respect to human rights and liberties

  Interview of the chief of State Migration Service, II rank state migration service counselor Mr. Firudin Nabiyev to the website of the New Azerbaijan Party.   -          Mr. Nabiyev, few days ago You have participated at high-level Summit of UN General Assembly on “Addressing large movements of refugees and migrants”. Please give us detailed information about this. -          Heads of states and governments, ministers, representatives of research centers and civil societies have participated at the high level meeting conducted in the format of plenary meeting and six round tables. Serious issues such as prevention of large-scale refugee flows, elimination of reasons of..
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Chief of SMS: “Economic success, socio-political stability in Azerbaijan has triggered return of emigrating citizens 

“Composition of labor migrants arriving in Azerbaijan is diverse”. Chief of State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan, II rank state migration service counselor Mr. Firudin Nabiyev’s interview to “Report” - Mr. Nabiyev, a few days ago you met with entrepreneurs and listened to them. What are major problems concerning them in the sphere that you are representing? - It was next business forum organized by Caspian-European Integration Business Club with participation of Chief of State Migration Service. we had a number of meetings with entrepreneurs and business sector representatives in such forums before. I can say, at the last business forum  businessmen, the representatives of employers and entrepreneurs raised not problems related to Stat..
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    Firudin Nabiyev: Citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan who acquired citizenship of a foreign country should give information about it within a month  

    Amendments were made to the Criminal Code according to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On amendments to the Criminal Code” dated from April 28, 2015. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree dated from May 22, 2015 on application of the mentioned Law. In accordance with new Article 318-2 of the Criminal Code (About not giving information by the citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan who acquired citizenship of a foreign country) a fine in the amount from 3 thousands to 5 thousands manats or punishment in the form of community works from 360 hours to 480 hours is considered for not giving written information by the citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan who acquired citizenship of a foreign countryto the Ministry of Foreign Affair..
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There is sensitive approach to migration policy in our country Eight-year activity of SMS gives basis to say this  

They say, Motherland begins from the border, to cherish it as the apple of our eyes  means that, the state we trust and rely on gains strength, becomes powerful. Lots of people pass through borders every day, entrance doors of our country are opened before them. Demonstration of Azerbaijan`shospitality, giving help to every foreigner whose aim, purpose, intention of arrival is different is not onlyindicator of our national values, but also duty of every employee of State Migration Service within the framework of  the law. This is also the expression of protection of national interests of the Republic of Azerbaijan inside its borders as in other countries. Recently, 19th of March is celebrated as the day of establishment of State Migration Service in Azerbaijan every year. 8 yea..
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Migration management and regulation of migration processes: realities and perspectives

On December 18, 1990 Convention on “Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their families”was adopted by the General Assembly of United Nations. Since 2000, the 18th of December is celebrated as International Migrants Day.  This Convention was ratified by Law of Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated from December 11, 1998. Chief of the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan Firudin Nabiyev answered questions ofAzerTac correspondent on the occasion of this remarkable day. - Mr. Nabiyev, as our interview run into December 18 – International Migrants Day, I would like to ask your opinion about migration, past and present of migration processes. Let’s make a short flashback to the history, take a look at curre..
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State control over observance of the rules regulating usage of foreign labour force

Baku, August 15 (AzerTAc) A year has passed since the Migration Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan entered into force. Chief of the State Migration Service Firudin Nabiyev commented AzerTAc upon the issues related to fight against illegal migration and organizing state control over observance of the rules regulating usage of foreign labour force. Migration processes, protection of rights and freedom of migrants, particularly migrant workers are one of the most actual issues in the modern world. In Azerbaijan attaching great importance to universal democratic values and taking successful steps in the direction of integration to world community, solid measures have been implemented by government towards management and assurance of regulation of migration processes in compliance with in..
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The aim of addendums and changes to the Law on “Citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan” is to invite the citizen to be in responsible relation with the state

As we informed on June 30 the President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on application of May 30, 2014 dated Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on “addendums to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan” on “Citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan”. According to the addendums and changes which are more on the agenda in recent days, if the citizen of Azerbaijan who acquired the citizenship of another country doesn’t notify relevant executive authority about it in written form within one month,  s/he will bear responsibility in a way envisaged by Criminal Code. Chief of the State Migration Service, Firudin Nabiyev gave an explanation to AzerTac about these changes. He said that the right of citizenship being one of the main human rights defines the legal status..
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The Role of the State Migration Service in the protection of Azerbaijan`s  economic interests

  (The article was published inthe edition No 056 (4929) of the newspaper “Respublika” dated from March 16, 2014)                                                            “Azerbaijan displays rare development speed. Of course, the number of those who want to come and work here increases, the State Migration Service takes all the necessary measures. These measures should be more efficient, so that we couldreview problems of employment of Azerbaijan citizens in labor market and so..
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Adoption of Migration Code facilitates legislation in this sphere

(The article was published in the number of the newspaper “Respublika” from August 4, 2013)   Our interviewee is Chief of the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan, III rank state migration service counselor Firudin Nabiyev.   Mr. Nabiyev, I would like to start our conversation with clarification of the reason for drafting such a document which is very important for our state. Where does the necessity for adoption of the Migration Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan arise from?   As the time passes we perceive more clearly the scale of Great Leader Heydar Aliyev’s historic services before his people and state. During the leadership of National Leader Heydar Aliyev in Azerbaijan successful development was attained in socio-political, soc..
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Strengthening state policy in migration processes regulation

March 19, 2012 – the 5th establishment anniversary of the State Migration Service is a really significant event for migration history of Azerbaijan. It is known that the State Migration Service was established 5 years ago, on March 19, 2007. During, past period the State Migration Service – the young entity of independent Azerbaijan Republic has gone through rapid development way and in our country migration service has been formed in compliance with international standards. After restoration of state independence of Azerbaijan Republic, despite the primary difficult conditions, great successes have been achieved in the field of the country’s socio-economic development and integration to the world economic system as a result of our people's Nation-wide Leader Heydar Aliy..
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The certain work is carried out to increase responsibility for violating migration legislation: State Migration Service Chief Mr. Arzu Rahimov    

Q: The "Single Window" Principle has started to be introduced in Azerbaijan to regulate the migration processes. What results have been achieved in this regard?   A: As a result of successful political and economical reforms in Azerbaijan, the improvement of living standards and intensive development that occurs in all spheres, the number of foreigners arriving in Azerbaijan significantly increases every year. In order to strengthen state control over this sphere, the necessary regulations have been adopted a number of institutional and organizational measures have been taken. In addition, online information resources have been established to improve the services regarding to arrival and departure of foreigners and their residence registration.   As you know, on March 4, 200..
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Interview of the State Migration Service Chief Mr. Arzu Rahimov for AmCham’s official journal “Impact”

In order to improve the mechanism of migration management and to simplify the procedures for granting permissions to foreigners and stateless persons for lawful residence and engaging in work activity, as well as to ensure transparency in this sphere, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed a Decree on Application of the “Single Window” Principle in migration management from 1 July 2009. The State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan was appointed as a unit body implementing the “Single Window” Principle. We asked the Chief of the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Arzu Rahimov to answer our questions about recent changes made in the migration management mechanism and appeal procedures for obtaining cards and required do..
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Dynamical development of the Republic of Azerbaijan makes necessary regulation of migration processes on the state level

National security conception of each country is established on different purposes depending on its geographical location, position in the international relations system, scientific-intellectual potential, natural and labour resources. The globalization processes with all its positive directions has made the management of internal and external migration one of the priority issues of the state policy. The economical-political relations among states, integration in the socio-cultural sphere, at the same time, the problems arising because of national, racial, regional conflicts, the extraordinary situations and natural disasters results with the mass migration. Migration processes are closely connected with the level of economical development of different continents, states and regions. The g..