Long-term residence


Country Report: Long-term residence Last updated: 31/05/21



The EU Long-Term Residence Directive does not apply to Turkey. However, as regards long-term resident status under Turkish law, Article 42(2) LFIP governing “long-term residence permits” in Turkey specifically provides that international protection beneficiaries are not eligible for transition to a long-term residence permit.

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of main changes since the previous report update
  • Introduction to the asylum context in Turkey
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • Temporary Protection Regime
  • Content of Temporary Protection