Act 2 Of 2014 Entry, Exit And Residence Of Foreigners In Syria

Original Language Title: القانون 2 لعام 2014 دخول وخروج وإقامة الأجانب في سوريا

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Read the untranslated law here: http://parliament.gov.sy/arabic/index.php?node=201&nid=4233&RID=-1&Last=10058&First=0&CurrentPage=1&Vld=-1&Mode=&Service=-1&Loc1=&Key1=&SDate=&EDate=&Year=&Country=&Num=&Dep=-1&

Act 2 of 2014 entry, exit and residence of foreigners in Syria President on the Constitution, approved by Parliament at its meeting on 3/5/1435 Hijri-4/3/2014 a.d., as follows: chapter I definitions article 1 the following expressions mean in application of the provisions of this law on indicated by each: Ministry: the Ministry of the Interior.

Minister: Minister of Interior.

Department: Department of immigration and passports.

Director: the Director of immigration and passports.

Arab world: all of Arab nationality.

Foreigner: all of Syrian Arabic nationality or citizenship of the Arab State.

Section: immigration and passport branch in the County.

Department: Department of immigration and passports in the region.

Position: immigration Center in land or air or sea port.

Theme: access or traffic to non-Syrian Arabic Republic Syrian citizens.

Visa: so out of Syrian Arabic Republic to non-citizens.

Dimensions: order issued by the competent authorities to expel anyone from Arabs or foreigners from the country in accordance with the cases provided by law.

The refugee: every person granted refugee status according to international conventions, taking into account the legal status of registered Palestinian refugees in Syria.

NRL: every Syrian Arab resident in the country of alienation or of Syrian origin or descended from born in the country of alienation and acquired nationality.

Sheet material: a person's ability to meet financial obligations without resorting to religion during his stay in the Syrian Arabic Republic.

Traffic ticket: an official document issued by the Immigration Department after the approval of the Secretary of the Interior to grant nationality is unknown or known nationality and refugees or persons cannot obtain passports from their embassies with their wives and their children.

Chapter II attributes and visas and documents article 2. banning the entry of any person into Syrian Arabic Republic or exit only to carry a valid passport or any document is conferred the right of return issued by the competent authorities in his country or any other recognized authority.

B must have Passport or document an indication her smile of a diplomatic or consular missions abroad or any other body charged the Syrian Arabic Republic.

J grant visas or passage for foreign nationals which Syrian Arabic Republic where the diplomatic representation of the centers immediately after updating the drawing.

D delegate to the Director by allowing foreign nationals of any nationality to enter Syrian Arabic Republic after checking.

Article 3 prohibits the entry of any person into Syrian Arabic Republic or exit only at the places designated by decision of the Minister with the permission of the competent authority at the border and illustrates the passport or document you're proceeding with a ring in or out.

Article 4A. issued by a decision of the Secretary, in coordination with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and emigrants personality types and the powers granted and the conditions and procedures for the granting and validity and exemptions.

B determine the decision of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and emigrants fee features.

J.j. issued by a decision of the Minister in coordination with the Foreign Minister and Minister of labour of kinds of visas and the powers granted and the conditions and procedures for the granting and validity and duration of stays and exemptions.

Dr prescribed by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and emigrants fee visas to work in coordination with the Minister of labour.

. Does not entitle the visas granted by Syrian diplomatic and consular missions abroad access to Syrian Arabic Republic if not approved Centre.

Article 5 decision of the Minister which determines the types of traffic tickets, forms and conditions granted to Arabs, foreigners and refugees, procedures and exemptions from fees that satisfy them completely or partially and determines the value of the ticket, in coordination with the Minister of finance.

Article 6a. subject to the provisions of article 32 of this law commits the Arabs and foreigners who exceed their time limit them to stay or to attribute the sentence provided for in Chapter VIII of this law and then get an exit visa.

B determine the conditions visa decision on visa requirements and includes Minister validity and authority to grant exemptions and drawing value that must be met by not less than five hundred SP.

Article 7 the Minister of the Interior may be relieved to see Arabs and foreigners get attribute or passport.

Article 8 have Arab or foreigner in Syrian Arabic Republic that highlights his passport or any document is upon request of the competent authorities in the event of loss of passport or document or damaged notify administration or its branches or nearest and that within one week from the date of loss or damage.

Article 9 on the captains of ships or aircraft or trains when they enter or leave the Syrian Arabic Republic must submit to the competent authorities revealed the names of two ships or planes or their trains and their passengers and their data and they must inform the competent authorities of the names of passengers who do not have passports and who hold passports are incorrect or not valid and to prevent passengers from leaving the ship or plane or train or disembark, except with the permission of the authorities.

Chapter three Arab and foreign registration procedures article 10 prescribed by the Minister help and preventive action of entering and leaving the Syrian Arabic Republic and automatic listing banned lists and listing mechanism and ways to oppose them.

Article 11 should be a foreigner who entered the Syrian Arabic Republic and wished to stay to himself to free his recognition profile in the Department or branch or Department in accordance with the approved form and within fifteen days from the date of entry.

Article 12 the Director may exempt foreign Arab or filing requirement for international niceties or considerations for acceptable excuses in this case free affidavit on the prescribed form and deliver to the Department or its branches.

Article 13


Prof Arab or foreign should you wish to change residence to inform administration or its branches in the provinces new residence address and if moving out of the province in which he resides shall apply within 3 days of arriving at her confirmation to the relevant branch or to the nearest town that go to it.

B exempt from the provisions of the preceding paragraph foreigners who entered the Syrian Arabic Republic tourist groups entering attribute to tourism during the first month of the date of arrival.

Article 14 each owner of a hotel or motel or any other such shop or an administration or all of Oye Arab or foreign or put it up or cab to inform the authorities concerned Arab or foreign name and place of residence within three days from the date of disembarkation and departure.

Article 15 each interested in brining or use an Arab or Foreign Ministry of labour approval.

Chapter IV article 16 residence permits every Arab or foreigner who wishes to stay in the Syrian Arabic Republic to get a residence permit specifying the reason accommodation and the availability of material and suitability requirement to leave at the end of his stay unless renewed.

Article 17 Arab and foreign establishments are classified as follows: private accommodation: awarded for five years.

Normal residence.: awarded for three years.

C temporary accommodation: grant for a year.

Dr tourist accommodation: grant for a maximum of three months.

.: Work accommodations for up to a year after the approval of the Ministry of labour.

Article 18 grants special residence for the following groups of Arabs and foreigners: who has the actual residence of the Syrian Arabic Republic in more than fifteen years.

Who had actual residence five years more legitimate were doing good things for the national economy or performing scientific or cultural or artistic services to the country and identify these works and Services Minister after taking the opinion of the competent authorities.

Scientists and men of literature and art, thought and industry, economy and tourism events and others who performed great services for the country and for whom the Minister issued in coordination with the competent authorities.

The wives of Syrian citizens who have been residing in the Syrian Arabic Republic more than two years since the marital relationship list.

Article 19 gives the normal residence for the following categories of Arabs: Syrian Arabic Republic born of his actual residence three years or more when applying.

Sons of Syrian citizens.

After the actual residence project in the Syrian Arabic Republic five years or more when submitting request.

Article 20 granting temporary residence for the following groups of Arabs and foreigners: students enrolled in universities and public or private institutes and schools recognized by the duration of the study.

Scientists and men of literature and thought and art, industry and economy.

Refugees after bringing them to prove it.

Pairs of Syrian Arabs and foreigners.

Syrian Arabs and foreign wives.

Patients to treatment.

Coming to visit relatives.

Investors.

Real estate owners.

See the accommodations grant Director for special considerations relating to international and compliments Commonweal.

Article 21 grant administration work for Arabs and foreigners with the approval of the Ministry of labour in accordance with the laws in force.

Article 22 a regular and private residence renewed. with the permission of the Director if the absence exceeds his residence outside the Syrian Arabic Republic six months only.

B Arab or foreign right. "reside licensed him if he violates the provisions of the preceding paragraph except Arabs and foreigners who failed to seek knowledge in schools, colleges and universities or to perform military service if they gave evidence.

Article 23 prohibits foreign Arab or licensee in or stay for a particular purpose that goes against that purpose only with the consent of the Minister or his representative.

Article 24 takes advantage of accommodation authorized person and spouse and minor children living in woe.

Article 25 prescribed by the Minister and renewal of residence permit procedures and authority to grant exemptions and forms resident cards and application forms and their declarations and statements should include.

Chapter v article 26 dimensions. prescribed by the Minister: Arab dimensions cases and procedures or the Syrian Arabic Republic and foreign outside the implementation mechanism and challenge the decision and determine the places of detention of deportable decides depending on the security requirements and the public interest.

B allows foreign Arab or already deported back to Syrian Arabic Republic after Minister's approval.

Chapter vi exemptions article 27 subject members of the diplomatic and consular missions and representatives of international and regional organizations recognized by the Syrian Arabic Republic and their equivalents in obtaining visas and transit and residence and exit visas, duties and other conditions to estimate the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and emigrants by international conventions that apply in the Syrian Arabic Republic and the principle of reciprocity and grant from Syrian missions abroad or authorised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and emigrants.

Excluded from the provisions of article 28 features and accommodations contained in this law the following categories: workers in ships, aircraft or trains carrying sea or air or ground tickets as visas granted by the competent authorities and do not assimilate this attribute only stay during the duration of stay of the ship in port or the plane at the airport or train station and issued by a decision of the Minister instructed the marking on these tickets by Centre at ports, airports and border posts and stations when entering Syrian Arabic Republic or Down or leave.

Passenger ships, planes and trains those who authorized them to competent authorities in the Syrian Arabic Republic lifetime ship in port or the plane at the airport or train station and masters of ships, planes and trains before takeoff to inform competent Centre on behalf of both the lag of passengers and surrender his passport.

Arabic and foreign nationals in the border areas adjacent to the Syrian Arabic Republic who have been exempt under special text or in accordance with bilateral agreements between the two countries.

Arabic and foreign nationals who have been exempted under international conventions, Syria is a party.


Diaspora within the rules prescribed by the Minister, in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and emigrants.

The Minister believed to be excused with a written permission for special considerations relating to international and compliments Commonweal.

Chapter VII article 29 accommodations fees. meet when issuing residence cards of various kinds, the following duties: 1. fifteen thousand SP special residence card.

2. fifteen thousand pounds for the residence card to work in the administration of the work of artists.

3. ten thousand ls regular residence card.

4. five thousand pounds for each year of residence temporary residence card holders for a year or her fractures were.

     B updated amount. the residence card draw exit visas and return for Arabs and foreigners during the validity period of residence regardless of the number of visas.

Article 30 shall be exempt from the fees contained in the preceding article for once following categories: different nationalities and refugees their spouses and their minor children.

Foreigners and Arabs. the Director considers to be excused for international niceties considerations or physical inability.

Chapter VIII article 31 penalties is contrary to the provisions of articles 2-3 of this code for the country by decision of the Minister or his representative.

Article 32. imposing a fine of LS 100 right from exceeding the assigned term stay or attribute for each day of delay until six months to determine how collectible in accordance with laws and regulations.

B to Minister to exempt the offender from the fine if offered reasonable excuse within seven days from the date of entitlement.

C in case the offending failure within seven days to pay the fine to be forwarded to the competent judicial authority and doubled the fine specified in paragraph a of this article.

D in case violation for more than six months of imprisonment for the offender a month to six months and a fine of twenty-five thousand to fifty thousand pounds.

Article 33 without prejudice to any harsher penalty prescribed in other laws: imprisonment of one to six months in prison and a fine of 50 000 to 100 000 SP or one of those penalties any person who contravenes the provisions of articles 9-14 of this law, or executive decisions and the same penalty punishes all those who helped to commit the offence or attempt to commit them.

B is punishable by imprisonment from six months to two years and a fine of 50 000 to 100 000 Syrian pounds bucking or try violation of article 2, paragraph a, article 3 of this law, or decisions issued in implementation thereof are punishable by the same sentence everyone who helped commit the offence or attempt to commit them.

C the penalty stipulated in the preceding paragraph of one to three years ' imprisonment and a fine of fifty thousand to two hundred thousand SP if the foreigner nationals of a country is at war with Syrian Arabic Republic or sever diplomatic relations with it.

Dr is punishable by imprisonment of one to five years and a fine of five million to ten million SP or either all of the Syrian Arabic Republic left or entered illegally or in border areas without due justification for his existence or the reasons made by the incorrect or incompatible with the conditions and stopped their conformity with law No 25/6/2013.

Article 34 shall be sentenced to imprisonment of one to six months in prison and a fine of twenty-five thousand to fifty thousand pounds or one of those penalties any person who contravenes the provisions of article 13 or implement decisions.

Article 35 shall be punished with imprisonment from six months to two years and a fine of 50 000 to 100 000 Syrian pounds refrained from implementing the decision to deport him in accordance with the provisions of article 26 of this law, without prejudice to the execution of deportation in the event of redundancy be imprisonment of not less than six months.

Article 36 the same penalty set forth in paragraph d of article 33 of this law on both made false statements before the competent authorities or provided incorrect papers, knowing that to facilitate entry or enter other Syrian Arabic Republic or stay or residence jealous.

Article 37 if the sentenced person has not paid the fine provided for in this law locked up one day for every 100 SP fine not exceeding the term of imprisonment provided for in the original sentence.

Article 38 shall be sentenced to imprisonment of one to six months in prison and a fine of 50 000 to 100 000 SP or one of those penalties any person who contravenes the provisions of articles 15-23 of this law, or decisions to implement them in addition to the penalties provided for in the labour code in force it is offending and not entitled to return only after three years.

Article 39 the penalty shall be doubled in the event of repetition of any of the offences provided for in this chapter.

Article 40 devolves tally all fines resulting from violation of this law to the State Treasury.

Chapter IX final provisions article 41 issued by a decision of the Minister's instructions on entering the sons of Arabic and foreign States, residence and movement and to implement the provisions of this law.

Article 42 the Minister issued instructions concerning the entry of Palestinian refugees who are Arabic and foreign nationalities, residence and movement and in accordance with their provisions.

Article 43 is not illegal residence in the application calculate deadlines for granting residence in accordance with the provisions of this law.

Article 44 finish the job by Legislative Decree No 29 dated 15/1/1970. All texts and decisions and instructions to its provisions as of the date of entry into force of this law.

Article 45 this law shall be published in the Official Gazette and three months after the date of its release.

Damascus 10/5/1435 Hijri-11/3/2014 a.d..

President Bashar Al-Assad