State Migration Service held joint event with the Germany-Azerbaijan Business Association

The State Migration Service of Azerbaijan Republic held joint meeting with the German-Azerbaijan Economic Unity on June 30, 2009. The main purpose of the meeting was to inform owners about amendments and additions that have been made to some laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan related to the application of the “Single Window” Principle in the migration management processes.
In his speech the State Migration Service Chief Mr. Arzu Rahimov gave comprehensive information about establishment history and activity of the Service. Mr. Rahimov also stressed that the “Single Window” Principle in the migration management processes will be applied from the date of July 1, 2009 according to the Decree of President Ilham Aliyev signed on March 4, 2009. Chief of the Service mentioned that application of the “Single Window” Principle in the migration management processes serves to the improvement of migration management mechanism, simplification of the procedures of granting permissions to foreigners and stateless persons entering the Republic of Azerbaijan for lawful residence and engaging in work activity and their registration at the place of residence, as well as insurance of transparency in this sphere. Thus, foreigners and stateless persons applied before to several bodies related with these issues now will apply only to unit body - to the State Migration Service.
Then Service Chief Mr. Arzu Rahimov answered directed questions related with the requirements of the “Single Window” Principle.