Briefing, assesment and strategy planing conference has been held for the managers of Directorate of Migration Management.
Short film competition’s awards recieved by winners. In cooperation with Republic of Turkey Ministry of Interior Directorate General of Migration Management and International Organisation for Migration , “Camdan Yürekler Short Film Competition” is organised in order to raise awareness for critical conditioned immigrants protection needs in 28 th of March 2017 at Ankara Mövenpick Hotel.
Mr. Atilla TOROS, Director General of Migration Management, attended the Interuniversity Council Meeting which was held in the Council of Higher Education.
The quality of service provided for foreigners in need of international protection has being increased.
The Coordination Committee of Combating Human Trafficking gathered under the presidency of Mr. Dr. Governor Mehmet TEKİNARSLAN, Deputy Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior with the aim of preventing the crime of human trafficking and determining the policy and strategies to fight against this crime in Turkey.
Within the Framework of the Project of “Supporting the National Institutions to Mitigate the Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis”, carried out with the aim of expanding awareness for the prevention of sexual and gender based violence, 8 March International Women’s Day was celebrated by the Provincial Directorates of Migration Management.
On-the-job training for the personnel working in the removal centres was organized. 27 assistant experts of Provincial Directorate of Migration Management participated in the training which was organized by the Department of Training in İzmir on 27 February-3 March 2017.
Memorandum of Understanding on Migration was signed between the Directorate General of Migration Management and the Ministry of Home Affairs of the United Kingdom.
Within the “Project of Supporting Development of National Harmonization Policy of Turkey”, organizations of consultation meetings in the provinces which are densely populated by foreigners have been going on.
The Fourth International Ombudsman Symposium hosted by Ombudsman Institution took place in Ankara on 2-3 March 2017. On the second day of the symposium which was organized within the agenda of “Migration and Migrants”, Mr. Süleyman SOYLU, our Minister, and Mr. Atilla TOROS, our Director General, participated as speakers.
A meeting on “A New Period in Application for Residence Permit via Göç-Net” was organized.
Statistics, which are in the DGMM’s field of duty, regarding the regular migration, irregular migration, international protection, subsidiary protection, foreign fighters, combating human trafficking and victims of human trafficking are extended and updated with the inclusion of 2014 data.
“International Consultation Workshop regarding the Implementation of the EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement for Third Country Nationals and the Stateless Persons” was organized in Ankara Mövenpick Hotel on 24-25 March 2015.
Directorate General for Migration Management launched Provincial Organisation in the meeting held on 19-20 September in Ankara with the participation of Deputy Governors of 81 Provinces.
Provincial Migration Assistant Expert Candidates and their families are invited.
Law Regarding the Approval of the Ratification of the Agreement for the Readmission of Persons Residing Illegally Between Republic of Turkey and European Union” was published in the Official Gazette on 28 June 2014.
The Circular Regarding the Private Health Insurance Arranged for a Residence Permit Request has been published by the Undersecretariat of Treasury.
By-Law On Receptıon, Accommodation And Removal Centers Was Published In The Offıcıal Gazette.
Protecting of Victims of Human Trafficking Project aiming to prevent human trafficking and to enable protection to victims based on human rights has been introduced.
Council of Ministers decision was published on passport validity periods of the foreigners desiring entry into Turkey as from the expiry of visa, visa exemption or residence permit expiry date
Documents required from those who were placed to Directorate General via KPSS 2014/1 placements by Assessment Selection and Placement Center.
Registration procedure of Syrian refugees by the Directorate General of Migration Management gets national press coverage.
During the tree-day workshop issues concerning migration data collection and their processing were addressed.
Directorate General for Migration Management By-Law on Appointment and Placement was published in official gazette.
Turkey’s determination on fight against human trafficking puts a mark on the event.
Directorate General of Migration Management officials were informed about the Palestinian wounded treated in Atatürk Research Hospital, they visited patients and their relatives and sent their wishes for the wounded to get well soon.
Directorate General of Migration Management Officials visited Palestinian wounded brought to our country for treatment.
Directorate General of Migration Management paid a visit to Şırnak Province, Silopi District, Habur Border Gate on 19.08.2014 – 20.08.2014 in order to observe the process regarding the Yezidi asylum seekers in our country.
Issues regarding the duties and work field of İstanbul Provincial Migration Management under the Directorate General of Migration Management were on the agenda of the visit.
Atilla Toros and Migration Experts visited the Tent-Cities in Nusaybin and Midyat and paid an official visit to the Mardin Governorate.
GÖÇ-NET Software Development Project is at the implementation phase. First Göç-Net Project Officers Training was held.
Migration and Health Training Program directed to Public Health Administrators was organized in Ankara on 20-21 November 2014.
Victims of human trafficking were ensured to return their home within the framework of voluntary and safe return program.
Deputy Governor from 81 Provinces came together at the symposium.
Senior officials of the relevant institutions attended the meeting which was held in Ministry of Interior.
Turkey-EU Joint Parliamentary Commission’s 75. Meeting was held in Brussels on 11 November 2014 hosted by EU Parliament.
Migration Studies Workshop was held in Ankara Rixos Hotel with the participation of more than 150 academicians/scientists working in the field of migration in several Turkish universities.
Circular on Readmission Agreement that will support Directorate General for Migration Management was published in the Official Gazette.
Harmonization and Communication Meeting for Provincial Assistant Migration Experts was held by the Department of Harmonization and Communications of Directorate General of Migration Management in Ankara Gölbaşı Provincial Hall. Provincial Assistant Migration Experts from 81 Provincial Directorates attended to the meeting as communication coordination experts.
We exchanged information and had a discussion in roundtable meeting on “migration management and adaptation” on 12 December 2013 with almost 20 academics from over 10 universities who are currently studying both domestically and abroad.
“Meeting on Residence Permits of Foreigners in Turkey” was held on 9 February 2015 at the HiltonSA Hotel with participation of Mr. Atilla TOROS, Director General of Migration Management, Mr. Salih BIÇAK, Deputy Director General, Mr. Abdullah DEMİR, Head of International Affairs Department, Mr. Aydoğan ASAR, Head of Foreigners Department and Migration Assistant Experts along with foreign mission representatives in Turkey from 36 countries that are given the most residence permits in our country.
Reform Action Group (RAG) Meeting was organized on 20 February 2015 in Ankara Palas hosted by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“Meeting on Takeover Preparations of the Provincial Organization” was held on 23 February 2015 in the Directorate General of Migration Management Conference Hall.
Conference on “Migration and Settlement Policies in the last periods of Ottoman Empire” was organized by Directorate General of Migration Management Training Department on 26 February 2015 in the Directorate General Central Conference Hall.
In the workshop, the importance of cooperation with the state institutions and organizations for constitution of an active readmission system to implement the EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement has been emphasized.
Conference on “Future of the Middle East” was held by Directorate General of Migration Management, Training Department on 12 March 2015 in Directorate General Central Conference Hall.
Migrants Day was celebrated in Ankara with the cooperation of Directorate General for Migration Management and International Organisation for Migration.
Opening Meeting of the Sessiz Destek – Support of a Development-sensitive and Coherent Turkish Migration Policy Framework Project was held.
A protocol was signed with the aim of realising and promoting training programs, research projects, publications and congress, symposium, conferences, workshops, examinations trips and similar scientific activities with the cooperation of Directorate General for Migration Management and Institute of Public Administration for Turkey and Middle East (TODAİE).
Directorate General of Migration Management, established with the Law on Foreigners and International Protection and managing migration with a brand new point of view, held a meeting in order to inform Korean foreigners.
“Strengthening National Asylum Decision Making Procedures” and “Development of Protection Strategies for Persons in need of International Protection in the Urban Context” projects, of which main beneficiary is Directorate General of Migration Management and executive partner is United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, was held on 14 January 2015
Mr. Rahul KULSHRESHTH, Ambassador of India in Ankara, visited the Directorate General of Migration Management.
All foreign national students studying in our country shall be registered as universal health insurance
Atilla TOROS, Director General of Migration Management, accepted the Ombudsman Mehmet ELKATMIŞ in his Office.
Cooperation protocol between Directorate General of Migration Management and Justice Academy of Turkey was signed.
Results of the provincial migration assistant expert entrance exam were published.
Director General of Migration Management Atilla TOROS visited Antalya with a committee consisting Chief Civil Inspector Zafer ATAMAN, Head of the Human Resources Recep İNCE and Migration Expert Alper SOYLU.
Conference on “Migration, Identity and Literature was organized on 29 May, Friday by Directorate General of Migration Management, Training Department, Migration Research Centre.
The report on the placement results carried out by Ankara 12th Notary on 10 June 2014 through Union of Turkish Public Notaries draw program.
Information about the documents that the foreigners will submit during their address declarations in Civil Registry Office:
Lawyers entrance exam results have been released.
Directorate General for Migration Management met with the students of foreign nationality with the cooperation of International Organisation for Migration and Ankara University TÖMER
Skylife, monthly inflight magazine of the Turkish Airlines which carries approximately 50 million passenger a year to more than 260 destinations, gave coverage to Directorate General of Migration Management.
Seminar on “International Protection Interviewing Techniques and Determining the Refugee Status” was held for Provincial Assistant Migration Experts.
United Kingdom Border Force Director General Sir Charles MONTGOMERY visited Directorate General of Migration Management on 17 June 2015 together with a committee.
The new “e-Residence” system, which is prepared by Directorate General of Migration Management to carry out the actions and procedures of foreigners faster and for foreigners to apply for residence permit and transfer between residence permit and for online renewal of the residence permits, is put into service as of today.
Directorate General of Migration Management is registering the foreigners entering into Turkey from Şanlıurfa/Akçakale.
Workshop on “Developing Solution Offers to Access Health Services” was organized by International Protection Department.
Workshop on “Procedures regarding the Unaccompanied Minors within the field of International Protection” was organized by International Protection Department. National and international organizations and institutions attended the workshop, which was held in Ankara Holiday Inn between 2 and 3 July 2015.
Global Forum On Migration and Development (GFMD) was held on May 14-16 2014 in Stockholm.
The picture of three-year-old Aylan KURDI’s, who died along with 12 other people as the boat they were travelling in sank while trying to cross to Greece from Bodrum on 01.09.2015, made a tremendous impact on the whole world.
After intensive population movement recently caused by Syrians who wish to transit to the third countries illegally from İzmir, measures are increased.
Afghanistan Ambassador Mr. Amanullah JAYHOON and accompanying Afghan committee visited Directorate General of Migration Management on 21 July 2015 and had a meeting with the committee under the presidency of Directorate General Mr. Atilla TOROS.
27th local media meeting, which was organized by Directorate General of Press and Information, took place in Directorate General of Migration Management with the “Syria and Humanitarian Diplomacy” theme.
The Journal of Migration Studies is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published biannually (June and December) by Migration Research Center of Directorate General of Migration Management of Turkey, Training Department.
An English speaking foreigner called Foreign Communication Center on 18.09.2015 at 15.09 and reported that they set off from Bodrum and there were 8 people on the boat, she called 158 but she couldn’t be able to express herself since she didn’t know Turkish, their boat was taking on water and they needed urgent help.
A Syrian called Foreign Communication Center on 10.09.2015 at 00.56 and reported that they set off from Izmir nearly 3 hours ago and there were 40 people on the boat, he called 158 but he couldn’t be able to express himself since he didn’t know Turkish, their boat was taking on water and they needed urgent help.
Syrian National Mohammad SULAIMAN, 22, was found dead in a group of 27 apprehended while trying to escape to Greece illegally from Çeşme, İzmir.
Syrians under temporary protection may query their Foreign Identification Numbers free of charge from our website.
Prime Minister Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu made the opening speech of the summit.
A conference on “Humanitarian Crisis in Syria and Deficiencies in International Protection, What Turkey Can Do” was held by our Directorate General, Department of Education, Migration Research Centre in the conference hall of DGMM on 22 March 2016.
Human Rights Inquiry Committee of Grand National Assembly of Turkey performed a visit to YIMER (Foreigners Communication Centre) on 7 April 2016.
A conference on “Empathy and Communication with Migrants” was held by the Department of Education, Migration Research Centre in the conference hall of DGMM on 11 April 2016.
Volker TÜRK, UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner, and the accompanying committee paid a visit to our Directorate General of Migration Management on 11 April 2016.
A programme on “April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day and Award Ceremony of MUYU Painting Contest about Migration and Migrant” where the prizes were presented to the students winning degrees and honourable mentions, was held in the conference hall of Directorate General of Migration Management on 23 April 2016.
Within the framework of Settlement Law, the process of placing Meskhetian Turks, who had lived in Ukraine, to Erzincan was conducted by the Directorate General of Migration Management.
A meeting on visa and residence permits of the foreigners who come to our country with the purpose of treatment was held in the Directorate General of Migration Management.
“Migration to Anatolia Conference” was organized in Ankara in cooperation with Directorate General of Migration Management (DGMM) and Institute of Public Administration for Turkey and the Middle East (TODAIE) on 28-29 April 2016.
Training on “Support to Employee” was organized in the Conference Hall of Directorate General between the dates of 10-13 May 2016, by the Department of Education for the Psychologists, Sociologists and Social Workers who work in the central and provincial organizations.
Within the framework of Resettlement Law and Council of Ministers’ decision numbered 7668 and dated 2015, the process of placing Meskhetian Turks in Turkey by Directorate General of Migration Management because of the internal disorder in Ukraine continued with further 175 Meskhetian Turks.
In the World Humanitarian Summit which was organized for the first time by United Nations (UN), hosted by Turkey and performed in the charge of Presidency; the Ministry of Interior, Directorate General of Migration Management also took part.
A Protocol between the Directorate General of Migration Management and Turkish Red Crescent was signed with the purpose of providing a better service for the irregular migrants and the foreigners in need who stay in the Removal Centres and Reception and Accommodation Centres.
A conference on “Population Geography and Migration” was held by the Department of Education, Migration Research Centre in the conference hall of Directorate General of Migration Management on 10 June 2016.
The training and workshop contributed to the enhancement of cooperation and awareness.
International Labour Law numbered 6735 entered into force after being published in the Official Gazette numbered 29800 and dated 13 August 2016.
İstanbul Provincial Directorate of Migration Management which became operational on 18 May 2015 has been going on expanding its field.
Mr. Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the accompanying committee paid a visit to our Directorate General of Migration Management on 31 August 2016.
International Migrants Day was celebrated with an event organized by the Directorate General of Migration Management.
Foreigners appointment dates which are between 02nd of January 2017 and 08 th of February 2017 from e-residence application that you made to reside in Istanbul province are rescheduled
An informative meeting for the Provincial Directors of Migration Management was organized in order to inform the Provincial Directors about the provincial duties before the takeover.
Muyu Knowledge Contest Game that we have prepared for the children who are between 8 and 14 years old has started.
On the date of 17-18 November 2016, the fifth group of Meskhetian Turks comprised of 99 Families/534 People was brought to Üzümlü, district of Erzincan province with the aim of settlement.
Mr. Süleyman Soylu, Minister of Interior, attended the opening of the Project for Updating the Records of Syrians under Temporary Protection in Turkey.
In order to determine the migration policies and strategies of Turkey, Migration Policies Board gathered under the presidency of Mr. Süleyman SOYLU in Ankara, Vali Galip Demirel Vilayetler Evi on 15 February 2017.
Directorate General of Migration Management provided training in İzmir on 13-18 February 2017 for 44 personnel from central and provincial organizations and working in the field of international protection, within the scope of “Project of Supporting Development of Sustainable Asylum Capacity in Turkey” which was set up with the aim of enhancing the current asylum system in Turkey to process in a more sustainable and efficient way.
Within the framework of the “Project of Support to the Development of Institutional Capacity of the Directorate General of Migration Management – Phase II” which has being carried out in implementing partnership with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) with the aim of supporting the development of the institutional capacity of the Directorate General of Migration Management and strengthening its operational capacity, “The Consultation Workshop on Regular Migration a
Opening of the Project of “Supporting the National Institutions to Mitigate the Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis” was conducted. In the opening meeting of the Project, which was organized in Wyndham Hotel on 24 February 2017, Ministry of Family and Social Policies, Ministry of National Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Turkish Employment Agency, The Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities, Higher Education Institution as well as the representat