Information of Public Relations Department of the State Migration Service for March 2010
State Migration Service of Azerbaijan Republic have taken consecutive measures in the direction of regulation of migration processes and have achieved relevant results within March 2010.
In March 2010 State Migration Service accepted 4.361 applications from foreigners and stateless persons on extension of temporary staying period in the country, granting of temporary and permanent residence permissions, acquiring, revocation, restoration of citizenship, determination of citizenship and refugee status, granting and extension of work permits.
Each application was investigated in compliance with the requirements of available legislation and relevant decisions were adopted.
For the purpose of to prevent illegal migration, as well as violation of rules by foreigners and stateless persons on staying in Azerbaijan Republic, temporary and permanent residence, engaging in labour activity State Migration Service employees took relevant measures in March 2010. As a result of held measures, 1.145 administrative violation cases were investigated in compliance with the requirements of legislation and relevant decisions were adopted. 307 foreigners and stateless persons were fined and their residence in the country was legalized. It was adopted decisions about 774 foreigners on leaving the territory of the country within 48 hours in compliance with the relevant Articles of the Code of Administrative Offences and decisions about 64 foreigners on expulsion out of the country in administrative order.
Measures on strengthening of the state control over migration sphere are being continued.