Enhancing state control over migration processes in our republic as well as measures conducted by State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan for the purpose of combatting illegal migration were continued during last month, as well.
During July, 2017 2803 decisions were made on violation of migration, as well as administrative legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan by foreigners and stateless persons as a result of measures and investigations conducted in Baku city, as well as in other cities and districts of the Republic. This includes 264 decisions on legalization of residence within the territory of the country, 1268 decisions on imposition of the penalty without administrative expulsion from the territory of the country, 999 decisions on imposition of the penalty with administrative expulsion from the territory of the country, 245 decisions on restriction of entry to the territory of the country in accordance with Article 16.1.8 of Migration Code, 27 decisions on replacement of document for temporary and permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
In total during the month State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan received 7449 applications on extending temporary staying period, obtaining temporary and permanent residence permissions, adoption, revocation and restoration of citizenship, as well as establishing citizenship and determining refugee status, issuing work permits for carrying out labor activity and extending period of existing work permits from foreigners and stateless persons. Each application was investigated in accordance with legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan and relevant decisions were made.
126217 applications of foreigners and stateless persons on registration upon place of stay were registered during the last month.