Turkey Residence Permit Application and Appointment to Live and Work in Turkey. WhatsApp +90 530 1130728

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Revised Jun 2018. Resource, Turkey Ministry of Interior Directorate General of Migration Management Office
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WHO CAN APPLY FOR TURKISH RESIDENCE PERMIT?
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More than 189 country citizens from around the world can apply for Turkey Residence Permit for low cost, fast and easy. When you require 1 year residence permit your ordinary passport should be valid 12 months + 60 days as the primary condition, and 2 year residence permit your passport should be valid 24 months + 60 days as the first step.
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Applicants who meet the passport expiration condition will get Turkish Residence Permit ID Card to live in Turkey and with new Foreigners ID Number + registered local Address next can apply to obtain at no cost Foreigner Work Permit ID Card to start a job and work in Turkey. Book your spot now, as early appointment dates are being reserved fast at Istanbul Ankara Izmır Antalya, and 81 other Migration provincial offices  throughout Turkey.
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IMPORTANT: before the E-ikamet online application is lodged please read New Rules and Benefits 2018 for Touistic Residence Permit in Turkey
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WHY APPLY FOR TURKISH RESIDENCE PERMIT?
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In order to stay in Turkey longer than your tourist or commercial visa or over 90 days, the regulation under Turkish law requires non-Turkish nationals to obtain Turkish Residence Permit. The Turkish Residence Permit is granted by the Migration Office within the body of the Turkish Ministry of Interior. .
The benefit of short term TOURISTIC RESIDENCE PERMIT ID CARD holders is, can setup a new Turkish company, study, work, travel visa free on enter and exit, and live like a resident in Turkey.
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WHAT ARE THE CONDITIONS FOR SHORT TERM RESIDENCE PERMIT?
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The foreigner are required to fulfill the conditions stipulated in Article 32 of the Law No. 6458 to have short-term residence permit.

  • To submit supporting information and documents regarding the reason of stay in Turkey
  • Not to fall within the scope of Article 7 of the relevant law
  • To live in accommodation conditions that conform to general health and safety standards
  • Upon request, to present criminal record certificate issued by the competent authorities in their country of citizenship or legal residence
  • To submit information on their address of stay in Turkey.
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WHAT ARE THE REASONS OF REFUSAL, NON RENEWAL OR CANCELATION OF SHORT TERM RESIDENCE PERMIT?
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Under the following cases a shortterm residence permit shall not be granted, shall be cancelled if has been issued, and shall not be renewed when:
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  • one or more of the conditions provided for short-term residence permit are not met or apply
  • it is established that the residence permit is used outside the purposes of those it is issued for
  • there is a current removal decision or an entry ban to Turkey in respect to the foreigner
  • upon violation regarding the period which is lived outside of Turkey

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FOR HOW LONG CAN THE SHORT TERM RESIDENCE PERMIT BE ISSUED?
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Short-term residence permit is issued maximum for a two-year period each time, except the foreigners who do not work in Turkey but will make an investment within the scope and amount that shall be determined by the Council of Ministers, and Citizens of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus; the residence permit based on this purpose is issued for five-year period at most..
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THERE ARE SEVERAL DIFFERENT RESIDENCE PERMIT TYPE WITH THE MOST COMMON BEING;

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  1. Short Term Residence Permit: For foreigners who wish to stay for tourism purposes. The statement on matters concerning travel plans (where, when and how long to stay, etc.) of the foreigners who wish to stay for tourism purpose will be taken into consideration. The documents and information may be required to submit if it is necessary.
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    For Foreigners who will own immovable property in Turkey; If foreigners who own immovable property demand residence permit, the immovable property must be house and used for this purpose. Moreover, immovable property used as house in shared or cooperated property covering family members gives residence permit application right also to the family members
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    The Short Term Residence Permit in Turkey allows you to stay without a visa, from 3 months, 6 months, 1 year up to 2 years each instance. The Short Term residence permit can be renewed each year starting from 60 days before the expiration date.
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    Note: Upon completed 60 months total stay in Turkey with Short Term Residence Permit you are automatic entitled to obtain Turkish citizenship, e-Passport + National ID. Travel with only Turkish ID Card to 71 countries visa-free.
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  2. Student Residence Permit: Issued to individual only. Foreigners who will arrive to attend educational or similar programmes as part of student exchange programmes or agreements to which the Republic of Turkey is a party. This residence permit is renewed each year with a renewal application, starting from 60 days before expiration date, pending that you continue education.
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  3. Family Residence Permit: Issued to married couples with children, where one parent is Turkish citizen and the other parent a foreigner citizen. Family Residence Permit is issued for 3 years with no renewal, where after the foreigner spouse is entitled to transfer to Turkish citizenship for family unity.
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  4. Business Residence Permit: Issued to individual only. Foreigners who will establish business or commercial connections; If the foreigners demand residence permit more than three months for this purpose, invitation letter or similar documents will be requested from the persons or companies to be contacted.

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HOW TO APPLY FOR TURKISH RESIDENCE PERMIT?

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  1. Send via our application form or your details to WhatsApp Application Center +90 530 1130728. Our dedicated fill-in expert will complete your residence permit 7 page application form appropriate for the Immigration laws, within the government online system. The Expert will be in direct contact with you on WhatsApp while effecting your application form for additional information to be provided by you.
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  2. After your online application is completed, next our Expert will provide you the month calendar ask you to select a convenient appointment date, available online from the government system. You should select (month / day / time) that you most likely can be in Turkey and will schedule to confirm your appointment accordingly.
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  3. Within the next 24 hours you will receive via email of your government approved and registered application form, with your confirmed appointment date in Turkey. The form registration number and appointment date is assigned only to you by the Directorate of Migration Office in Ankara, Turkey.
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  4. Then 1 – 4 weeks later (depends when you select your appointment date for convenience) you should arrive to Turkey to attend a short 10 mins interview with your original passport, to sign and provide required residence permit documents to finalize your application process same day. After 10 – 15 days you can collect your new residence permit ID card at the local PTT post office and then exit/enter Turkey without visa.
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  5. To prepare travel to your appointment in Turkey as an individual or with family, you may apply to the Turkish Consulate / Embassy online website for sticker visa www.konsolosluk.gov.tr or you may simply purchase an online electronic e-visa here www.evisa.gov.tr
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  6. Get ready to travel to beautiful Turkey and enjoy to live and work as planned.

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WHERE CAN THE TURKISH RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION BE TRACKED?
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The Residence Permit Application procedure in progress may be printed, cancelled or tracked anytime online at the government Directorate of Migration website with application form identity login credentials www.e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr
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WHEN WILL THE TURKISH RESIDENCE PERMIT ID CARD BE DELIVERED?
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Foreigners who have an active application in process for residence permit shall be issued a 90-day stay extension document at the interview not subject to fee by the e-ikamet system. Such foreigners may reside in Turkey by virtue of this document regarding the collection of their ID card (from the district PTT post office) even if their tourist visa has already expired. Your residence permit ID card in post can be tracked online at the government website www.gonderitakip.ptt.gov.tr
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Disclaimer: We are not owned or affiliated with the Government of Turkey. We are a residence permit processing company that saves you time and frustration. You can obtain the e-ikamet directly from the government website of Turkey without paying a service fee. Our system is completely online and easy to use. Why choose our service ?
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