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Revised May 2018 – Resource, Directorate General of Migration Management Office, Turkey

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The first time or renewal residence permit online application form is easy to use, and can be completed in less than 2 minutes. . We also included some valuable visa information for traveling to Turkey with Turkish visa requirements for each country. The cost of our service is negligible versus the government website. We collect our service fee directly from sending thousands of travelers to beautiful Turkey. We hope you enjoy your trip to our country.


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NON-TURKISH APPLICANT GENERAL INFORMATION
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Providing parallelism in practice of international law and international law rules has a place in creating a system respecting human dignity and in preventing violations of human rights. Within this scope, foreigners in our country have various rights and obligations. Residency permits form a legal basis for the stay of foreigners in our country within the framework of these rights and obligations. According to Foreigners and International Protection Law No. 6458, a residence permit document shall stand for the permit issued for the purpose of staying in Turkey. This document granted by competent authorities entitles the right to reside in specific locations for a given period of time.
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WHAT ARE THE RESIDENCE PERMIT TYPES ISSUED IN TURKEY
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Residence permit which is of great importance in terms of the provision and protection of public order shall be issued following the request and application by the foreigner together with the required documents providing s/he fulfills the related conditions. The Republic of Turkey, Ministry Of Interior Directorate General Of Migration Management Office issues six types of residence permit that shall be regulated by Article 30 of the Law on Foreigners and International Protection No. 6458.
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Applicants will get Turkish Residence Permit ID Card to live in Turkey and with new residence permit ID number + registered local address next can apply to obtain at no cost Turkish Work Permit ID Card when started work in Turkey. Book your e-randevu spot, as early e-ikamet appointment dates are running out fast in Migration offices in Turkey.
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Turkey Residence Permit Application e Randevu, Short Term
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1. WHO CAN APPLY FOR SHORT TERM TOURISTIC RESIDENCE PERMIT (RENEWED)
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Non-turkish citizens who plan to come to stay longer in the Republic of Turkey for the purpose to live or work should immediately apply to save time and start process early as possible, before the arrival. Non-turkish citizens who enter the Republic of Turkey on a work visa, tourist visa, or e-visa, and want to stay (over 30 – 90 days) should apply within 30 days of arrival for short term residence permit.

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This is the MOST COMMON residence permit issued minimum three months to maximum two-year period each time, and online renewal (extension) can be made up to 60 days before the expiration date. Only the short term residence permit is transferred to long term residence permit after 8 years for those who do not need or do not want a Turkish citizenship but want to live lifetime in Turkey.
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RENEWAL APPLICATION 2018: Only first time residence permit applicants must go to the Migration office appointment and provide the supporting 3 documents to finalize their application. The extension regulation for residence permit renewals are to complete an extension application online within 60 days of the residence permit expire date, and to mail the supporting documents to the Migration office in the same city of your home address. No personal appearance is required.
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Note: Turkish government legislation change on Turkish Citizenship Law No.5901 allows foreigners who complete 60 months continous stay with Short Term Residence Permit in Turkey, the freedom of opportunity for lifetime Turkish citizenship with e-Passport and National ID.
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Travel to 71 countries visa exempt, with only Turkish National ID.
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2. WHO CAN APPLY FOR FAMILY RESIDENCE PERMIT (NOT RENEWED)
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Family residence permit maybe granted to the foreign spouse, foreign children or foreign minor children of their spouse, and dependent foreign children or dependent foreign children of their spouse of a Turkish citizen. In other words it is for those who are married to a Turkish partner. A family residence permit is issued for three-year period thereafter the foreign spouse, foreign children will become a permanent Turkish citizen.
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For property owners in Turkey for example the husband who owns the tapu registry in his name, the wife first will get 1 year short term residence permit and next year will apply for and continue under family residence permit. Moreover 4 or 10 persons owning a share of property in Turkey on the tapu, does not entitle each person with short term residence permit continuous for years, anymore.
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3. WHO CAN APPLY FOR STUDENT RESIDENCE PERMIT (RENEWED)
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Non-turkish nationals who shall receive primary or secondary education and who do not hold a family residence permit or who shall attend an associate, undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate program or receive education for specialty in medicine or dentistry are issued student residence permits. A maximum one-year period student residence permit may be granted and renewal throughout the course of their study. All students may work in Turkey, only after completing 1 year period of stay with the Student residence permit.

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4. WHO CAN APPLY FOR LONG TERM RESIDENCE PERMIT (NOT RENEWED)
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A long-term residence permit benefit shall be issued to non-turkish nationals that have continuously resided in Turkey for at least an eight-year period on a permit or to foreigners that meet the conditions set out by the Migration Policies Board. Refugees, conditional refugees and subsidiary protection beneficiaries as well as persons under temporary protection or humanitarian residence permit holders are not entitled to the right of transfer to a long-term residence permit. The long-term residence permit is indefinite and never renewed.

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5. WHO CAN APPLY FOR HUMANITARIAN RESIDENCE PERMIT
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Where the best interest of the child is of concern; Where there is a judicial appeal against the actions carried out pursuant to Articles 53, 72 and 77; The removal actions of the applicant to the first country of asylum or a safe third country; In cases when foreigners should be allowed to enter into and stay in Turkey, due to emergency or in view of the protection of the national interests as well as reasons of public order and security; In the absence of the possibility to obtain one of the other types of residence permits due to their situation that precludes granting a residence permit; In an extraordinary circumstance, a humanitarian residence permit may be issued.
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Learn more about Turkey work permit application for foreigners under temporary protection in Turkey.
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6. WHO CAN APPLY FOR RESIDENCE PERMIT FOR VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING (RENEWED)
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A residence permit for victims of human trafficking shall be granted to foreigners who are victims of human trafficking or where there is strong circumstantial evidence that they might be victims. The residence permit for victims of human trafficking shall be issued for thirty days  by governorates. The residence permit may renew every six months period. However, the total periods shall not exceed three-years.
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HOW TO START RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION
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  1. Send your passport copy to WhatsApp Application Center +90 530 1130728 (basic service fee applies) and our dedicated fill-in expert will complete your residence application, 7 page form appropriate for the Immigration laws. Our Expert will be in direct contact with you for effecting your application form, for additional information to be provided by you.
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  2. Within the next 24 hrs you will receive your government approved PDF application + your confirmed appointment date in Antalya, Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa, Izmir or any other city you select in Turkey. After your application is completed, you may at anytime Track the new Application in progress at the Government website online.
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  3. Expect an appointment date in Turkey that you will attend, to finalize your application process by providing theses documents 1. Health Insurance 2. Apartment Rental Contract 3. Turkish Bank Statement. At your appointment you will be given (at no charge) a temporary 90-day residence permit that enables you to stay longer in Turkey, until you receive your new ID card in about 10 – 20 days from the local PTT post office. You may at anytime Track your new Residence permit ID card at the PTT Post Office website
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  4. AFTER YOU SEND BELOW FORM your may apply for (sticker) Touristic Visa at http://www.visa.gov.tr or if you have a valid schengen visa you may simply purchase (electronic) Touristic Visa online at http://www.evisa.gov.tr fast and easy within 2-3 minutes.
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  5. FOR FOREIGNERS WHO MAY NOT USE E-VISA ONLINE SYSTEM DUE TO THE SCHENGEN VISA REQUIREMENT and must obtain the sticker visa instead. Prior to your travel you will have your registered Residence Permit Application Form No: 2018-XX-XXXXXXX (official government document of the Republic of Turkey “the Law on Foreigners and International Protection” no. 6458) and reasons to the appointment you will attend in Turkey, approved already with your passport number and name.
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    The Turkish Consulate / Embassy should issue the touristic (sticker) visa for touristic purpose travel to enter Turkey.

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  6. Start and enjoy, to Live and Work in beautiful Turkey.
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    TURKEY RESIDENCY BENEFIT, WORK PERMIT AND VISA BASICS 2018

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  • Foreigners may stay longer or work in Turkey by getting short-term residence permit, students’ residence permit, long-term residence, humanitarian residence permit, victims of human trafficking residence permit.
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  • Foreigners may enter at the borders by the valid residence permit without having entry visa throughout the duration, nor pay any visa fees.
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  • Residence permit applications cannot be lodged with the Turkish consulates in the foreigner’s country of citizenship for legal stay, but only in Turkey at government missions.
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  • Foreigners who would stay in Turkey beyond the duration of Visa or visa exemption or, [in any case] longer than 30 – 90  days must obtain a residence permit.
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  • Governates will accept foreigners who have come to Turkey for their residence permit appointment (with approved application in process) to have their touristic visa temporary frozen till the appointment date.
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  • Foreigners who (have an active application in process for residence permit) and attend the appointment date shall be issued a 90-day extra stay extension document at interview not subject to fee by the e-ikamet system. Such foreigners may reside in Turkey by virtue of this document to collection the (new ID card from the district PTT post Office) even beyond their expired tourist visa.
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  • Foreigners who apply for Turkey residence permit shall be required to hold a valid passport or a travel document valid at least +60 (sixty days) beyond the duration of the requested residence permit.
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  • The application shall be finalized at the appointment date interview. If you have missing documents you must submit no later than thirty days to return your missing health insurance, rental contract, Turkish bank statement documents.
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  • Residence permits shall be issued separately for every foreigner depending on the purpose of stay. For family of four, 1 application is made for each family member including the child or baby.
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  • In case of first residence permit application, foreigners must be present at the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management, where they stay, on the date and time of appointment given by the system. No personal appearance is required for renewals.
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  • Applications for renewal shall be made to the governorates within sixty days prior to the expiration of the residence permit and, in any case, before the expiration of the residence permit.
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  • Foreigner work permit obtained by Turkish Embassy or Consulate outside Turkey, as well as Work Permit Exemption Confirmation Document is considered also as residence permit.
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  • Foreigner work permit obtained by State Social Security Institute in Turkey after you start a job may be obtained with a residence permit valid min 6 months.
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    .Turkey Residence Permit Application e Randevu, Long Term
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