Long-term residence


Country Report: Long-term residence Last updated: 10/07/24



The EU Long-Term Residence Directive does not apply to Türkiye. However, as regards long-term resident status under Turkish law, Article 42(2) LFIP governing “long-term residence permits” in Türkiye 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 Türkiye
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • Temporary Protection Regime
  • Content of Temporary Protection