Residence Permit in Turkey

How to Get a Residence Permit in Turkey?

If you plan on staying in Turkey more than 90 days within a 180-day period, you will have to apply for a residence permit. Our consultants can help to process your permit paperwork.  There are very specific requirements when it comes to the type of paperwork that has to be processed.  It is strongly encouraged that you do not overstay your visa period without applying for a residence permit or you risk penalties and fines. We can help!

There are several different reasons when a Turkish residence permit is issued.  You can secure a permit as a:
• Student
• Business owner
• Spouse of a Turkish National
• Property owner

Each path has different caveats that you will have to comply with.

The Process

The first step in the process is to contact one of our consultants that can provide you with your options so that you can decide what option will best meet your goals. If you own immovable property in Turkey that is cause for an application, if you are married to a Turkish citizen, if you have business partnerships or are opening a business in Turkey you can apply for residence permit.

Here is the process:
• Contact our agent
• Agree to the terms of the contract
• Send us the necessary documents
• Wait for your residence permit to be approved

Depending on which option best meets your goals we can assist with a wide range of activities to help you to further your goals and ensure the timely processing of your application.  Our goal is to provide you with all the support you need to get your residence permit issued.

Our consultancy can help you to secure all the documentation that you need to move quickly on getting your permit approved. Acting as your agent we can submit the necessary documents and help you to secure the documents that you do not have.  The documentation that is required can be extensive so it is imperative that you do have some professional assistance.

In some instances, depending on the home country a records check also has to be provided. Professional help, eases the burden of trying to keep all the requirements together and of producing all of the documentation that you need.


Some Common Questions

There are some common questions that our consultants are asked regularly when it comes to residence permits for Turkey, if your question is not addressed please feel free to call and speak to one of our agents:

1. How long is the residence permit valid?
The valid period of a residence permit is from 1-4 years largely depending on what is cited as the cause for the application.

2. What is the fee structure?
Our consultants will be happy to discuss the costs involved with obtaining a residence permit.

3. How long does it take to get a residence permit?
Up to 3 — 4 months for processing.

4. How many options are there for a residence permit in Turkey?
There are 6 different options for application for a permit.

5. What about my family?
Separate application needs to be made for your spouse, underage children are admitted under their parents’ permit

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