157, which has begun to operate as an emergency communication line to help the victims of human trafficking in May 2005, has started to provide services in the name of Communication Center for Foreigners after it was taken over and expanded by Directorate General of Migration Management since 20 August 2015.
YIMER 157 has started to provide services with 2 additional foreign languages (German and Persian) dated on April 1st, 2016 as an addition to Turkish, English, Arabic and Russian which were initially provided.
YIMER 157 provides 7/24 services to save victims of human trafficking as an emergency and help line, in addition to answering all questions which were asked by foreigners about visa, residence permit, international protection and temporary protection.
YIMER 157, which can be reached from domestic and abroad, aims to become first address of foreigners’ problems and questions, for “ True , Fast and Reliable Information ”
In 294 cases, 8986 lives have been saved on the dates between 20.08.2015 – 14.08.2018.