REGULATION ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LAW NO 6458 ON LAW ON FOREIGNERS AND INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION

PART II - SECTION II – RESIDENCE PERMIT

Regulation on the implementation of the law numbered 6458 has been published on 17 March 2016 at Official Journal numbered 29656. Implementation regulation actually reflects the provisions of Law No. 6458, but also identifies and clarifies many points in the implementation of Law on Foreigners and International Protection. In regard to residence permits, most important implications and clarifications of the regulation have been in the defining deadlines formally and clarifying rules regarding residence permit application process and residence permit application document. In the regulation, in line with the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, following points are elaborated in more details.

  Action Legal Base
 Overstay a visa or visa exemption or continue to stay in Turkey without renewing residence permit after its expiry period. Apply for Residence Permit within 10 Days within Country As per article 21 (2) of the Regulation
 Cancellation of Work Permits Apply for Residence Permit within 10 Days within Country As per article 21 (6) of the Regulation
 Rejection of Work Permit Apply for Residence Permit within 10 Days after receipt of the rejection within Country As per article 21 (7) of the Regulation
Work Visa, Residence Permit, Work Permit Exemption obtained from Turkish Overseas Representations / Consulates Registration to the Address Registration System (AKS) within 20 working days As per article 22 (11) of the Regulation
Foreigners changing their identity, address and marital status information or their passport within the duration of residence permit Notify Provincial/District Directorate of Migration Management  in their provinces about these changes within 20 working days As per article 23 (3) of the Regulation
Foreigners changing their address Notify Provincial/District Directorate of Migration Management  in their provinces about these changes within 20 working days As per article 23 (2) of the Regulation
 Cancellation of Residence Permit Application due to exceeding time limits about staying Outside of Turkey New Residence Permit Application within 10 working days As per article 21 (12) of the Regulation
Residence Permit Extension Application 60 Days Before the expiry of residence permit or under all circumstances before the expiry date of Residence Permit As per article 21 (5) of the Regulation
Residence Permit Application Assessment Period At most within 90 days As per article 22 (2) of the Regulation
Completion of absent or  additional supporting documents if requested At most within 30 days As per article 22 (1) of the Regulation
Transfer between Residence Permits In cases where the reason, on the grounds which the residence permit is issued, no longer apply or a different reason appears Within 10 Days As per article 26 (1) of the Regulation
Residence Permit Application Document   Foreigners, except those who’s stated on their application forms that they are exempted from fee, without waiting the result of their residence permit application, by presenting residence permit fee receipts and within the residence permit duration they requested, will be able to leave Turkey more than once and on their each travels if they return to the country within fifteen (15) days they will be exempted from visa conditions. As per article 21 (9) of the Regulation

*Post by Sadık Sözer Çizmeci

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