Directorate General for Migration Management was established by Law of 04/04/2013 No. 6458 on Foreigners and International Protection. Article 103 of Law no 6458 governs the establishment of the Directorate General.
Mentioned Law was published in the Official Gazette of 11/04/2013 No 28615, and Directorate General for Migration Management was established on the same date.
Law on Foreigners and International Protection stipulates;
''ARTICLE 103 – (1) The Directorate General for Migration Management has been established under the Ministry of Interior with a view to implement policies and strategies related to migration; ensure coordination between the related agencies and organizations in these matters; carry out the tasks and procedures related to foreigners’ entry into, stay in, exit and removal from Turkey, international protection, temporary protection and protection of victims of human trafficking. ''