TURKISH DRIVERS LICENSE APPLICATION AND CONVERT PROCESS IN TURKEY

Revised January, 2020 – Resource, Directorate General of Migration Management Turkey
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NEW RULE APRIL 2019: TURKISH POLICE STATIONS HAVE ENDED SERVICE TO FOREIGNER. IN THE NEW PERIOD FOREIGNERS TO APPLY FOR TURKISH DRIVER’S LICENSE, TURKISH NATIONAL ID WILL BE DIRECTED BY APPOINTMENT TO CLOSEST MINISTRY OF INTERIOR GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF POPULATION & CITIZENSHIP AT 850 OFFICES AND TURKISH PASSPORT IS ISSUED BY DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF MIGRATION MANAGEMENT AT 250 OFFICES IN TURKEY.
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Turkish citizenship and passport by law does not require a lawyer to apply. To learn more about you may explore: 106 questions on How to apply for Turkish Passport & ID
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WHO MAY APPLY FOR TURKISH FOREIGN DRIVER’S LICENSE IN TURKEY?
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Turkish Foreigner Driver’s License is required to a foreigner in Turkey,
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  • in the case he/she is living in Turkey with a valid short-term Touristic residence permit
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  • in the case he/she holds a valid EU,UK, USA, Canada, International Driver’s License
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  • in the case he/she will drive in Turkey for more than 6 month period

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is required by Turkish law to convert to Turkish Foreign Driver’s License to continue driving in Turkey easily, and to avoid fine or penalty, in other words is called the replacement of driver’s license.
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Find out more: 55 questions about Accompanied vehicles into Turkey
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MAP LOCATION FOR ISTANBUL POPULATION DIRECTORATE OPEN MON-FRI

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Foreigners who require the Turkish Foreign Driver’s License (TR Sürücü Belgesi) may book an online appointment here https://randevu.nvi.gov.tr/ open for service, and select the Sürücü Belgesi (randevu al button) and continue.
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  • Be sure to select and book your appointment at the Population office (Nufüs Müdürlüğü) for process in the same district of your registered address of residence
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  • Next, during the replacement process at the appointment the applicant original USA, UK, EU Driver’s License or International Driver’s License is held and not returned back to the holder

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The Turkish Ministry of Interior General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs, call center ALO 199 https://alo199.nvi.gov.tr/ and online appointment system https://randevu.nvi.gov.tr/ is available for Address Registration in the national grid system, Turkish Driver’s License application, Turkish Identity Card application, Passport to Turkish national, transactions related to both Turkish and Non-Turkish citizens.

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Foreigners online may check the validty or lost Turkish drivers license ID card here.
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TOP 10 QUESTIONS ABOUT TURKISH FOREIGN LICENSE REPLACEMENT
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  • 82 countries in the Conventional Country List effective from January 01 2017.
  • Albania, Austria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Chile, Central African Republic, Cuba, Costa Rica, Denmark, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Georgia, Croatia, Holland, Hungary, Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel, Italy, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Morocco, Montenegro, Mexico, Mongolia, Moldova, Monaco, Niger, Norway, Pakistani, Philippines, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Mario, Spain, Senegal, South Africa, South Korea, Seychelles, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Swiss, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, UK, Uruguay, Vatican, Venezuela, Zimbabwe.
As the first step, you must enter your Foreigner ID number (starts with 99) already registered in the govt system. After preparing the necessary information and documents, by filing an appointment request through the system, you can perform your transactions for any traffic Police Registrant organization. In order to make the entry through the system of appointment of Turkish Driver's License you are required to have an email address. Should the information requested on the form be missing or has been entered incorrectly, the application will be canceled.
A - A1 - A2 class driver license fee is 203 TL B class driver license fee is 613 TL F and H class driver license fee is 203 TL C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D, DE class driver license fee is 1.023 TL Extra option, International driver license fee is 409 TL
Any traffic you make to the organization after the application, the driver will be sent to the address that you provide in the application by editing your document.
Driver's licenses are not paid for that are sent to the address by the PTT.
Driver's license applications after the applicant is accepted, replacing your driver's license, temporary driver's license will be issued and your original documents will be delivered within 15 days.
Lost computer records, lost and letting you prevent the use by others of your driver's license in order to be entered of record in any State/County police department traffic registration branch/office Directorate/authority you appeal to, and written about this after receiving your statement, driver's license, securities, insurance and driver's license service fee (Foundation Share) by paying that you have lost your driver's license you need to get again. In addition to a missing persons report your missing driver's license are not required to be given.
M, A1, A2, B, B1, B, I, F and G class driver's license for 10 years, C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D and class held driver's licenses valid for 5 years. Existing your old driver's license your driver's license is valid for 5 years from the date the injection was initiated of a new type, and in 5 years a new type, you need to replace it with a driver's license. Also, during the renewal of your driver's license, the driver a medical report must be obtained.
The cards that cannot be delivered to the address declared by the person at the time of the application are sent to the population Directorate stated at the time of the application. Identity cards that are not delivered within the specified period are destroyed according to the procedures and principles specified. ID card holders who have been destroyed by completing the waiting period in the population directorates are required to apply for an ID card again.
General Directorate of population and Citizenship Affairs https://randevu.nvi.gov.tr the address can be traced via the e-Government application or ALO 199 (Call Center).

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TURKISH DRIVER’S LICENSE DOCUMENT CHECKLIST FOR FOREIGNER
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  1. Driver's License File
  2. Birth certificate, passport or ID
  3. Motor Vehicle Driver Certification
  4. Report The Health Of The Drive (Photo)
  5. Driver's license fee to be deposited in the banks or the Tax Department
  6. Two photos (white background 5 x 6 in size to a bio-metric passport photo)
  7. Blood type that specifies a document or a written statement
  1. Petition
  2. Birth certificate, passport or ID
  3. Report The Health Of The Drive (Photo)
  4. Two photos (white background 5 x 6 in size to a bio-metric passport photo)
  5. Driver's license fee deposited in the banks or the Tax Department
  1. The original and a photocopy of the foreign driver's license
  2. Notarized or certified English or Turkish translation
  3. The driver's license file
  4. Birth certificate, passport or ID law
  5. Report On The Health Of The Drive (Photo)
  6. Driver's license fee to be deposited in the banks or the Tax Department
  7. Two photos (white background 5 x 6 in size to a bio-metric passport photo)
  8. Blood type that specifies a document or a written statement
  9. Education certificate (a diploma equivalency certificate (for foreigners)
  1. Old driver's license original
  2. Birth certificate, passport or ID card
  3. Report The Health Of The Drive (Photo)
  4. TL 13 the price of a valuable paper, $2 foundation share to be deposited in banks or tax offices
  5. Two photo (white background 5 x 6 in size to a bio-metric passport photo)
  6. Blood type that specifies a document or a written statement

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TURKISH HIGHWAY & TRAFFIC SIGNS AND INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC SYMBOLS
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DRIVER’S LICENSES TO BE REPLACED WITH A TURKISH DRIVER’S LICENSE CONDITIONS
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1) Turkish citizens in our country with driver’s licenses from foreign countries to use the car;

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  • With driver’s licenses from foreign countries into our country for a period of no more than 1 year from the date of entry in the car can be used.
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  • In our country for more than six months while driving, driver’s License, along with a Turkish translation certified by a notary public or outside agencies bring their driver’s license, must.
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  • At the end of a year in our country in order to operate a motor vehicle with a driver’s license driver’s licenses from foreign countries in our country, it is imperative that it be replaced.

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2) Foreigners with driver’s licenses from foreign countries in our country to use the car;

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  • Non-Turkish nationals with Driver’s Licenses from foreign countries, may drive upto 6 months from the date of entry in Turkey + and must carry at all times their original Driver’s License ID Card + translation into Turkish document that may be obtained at any T.C. Notary Public office in Turkey.
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  • In order to operate a motor vehicle in our country at the end of six months Driver’s Licenses from foreign countries in our country, it is imperative that it be replaced with a Turkish Driver’s License.
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3) The provisions of bilateral and multilateral agreements with the relevant laws in our country with Turkish Driver’s License, and the Driver’s License from foreign countries modification principles and procedures are listed below:
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  • An application can be made to any Registrant organization traffic.
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  • Documents that must be submitted during the application process and information determined by the General Directorate of security.
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  • Driver’s license, credits, 2918 training and examination requirements specified in Article 41 of the law except to be convicted in the same article, age, education, and health conditions just searched for. However, without prejudice to bilateral or multilateral diplomatic agreements with the provisions of exemption applications is based on a written declaration that the conditions necessary for carrying foreigners.

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4) The State Department or the foreign representatives through document about the accuracy of our drive to study and research can be done.
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  • Foreign Driver’s Licenses, which are taken on a temporary basis is not modified.
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  • Is not a party to the Convention on road traffic, and we do not have a bilateral agreement on mutual recognition and exchange of driver’s licenses driver’s licenses driver’s licenses from countries which are not replaced with the our country’s.
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  • Turkish citizens from countries that are Parties to the Convention on road traffic driver’s licenses, replaced with a driver’s license or equivalent.
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  • Countries that are Parties to the Convention on road traffic of foreigners they receive from the motorized Bicycle (moped), motorcycle, wheeled tractors, construction equipment, or use the tools in the car, the driver’s license driver’s licenses issued to the country for the other driver’s licenses issued vehicles for their use in their country of Class B is replaced with a driver’s license, but these tools are authorized to use those documents by plugging in the trailer with a driver’s license to be replaced class in our country. In addition, the requirement of driver’s license training and examination upon request of the class are also searched.

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5) They have received from foreign countries the driver’s license with driving from code 2918 to meet requirements specified in this article according to Article 39 of the Law is done.

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