Residence Permits

There are a number of kind of residents permits that are possible. Note that this information is a guide and no guarantees can be made about accuracy of details.  The most common types of work permits are:

  1. Accompaniment (marriage to a Turkish citizen)
  2. Work (obtained after getting a work permit)
  3. Education or Scientific Research
  4. Long Term Residence Permit for Certain Nations (up to 5 year residents permits for showing money in the bank or property)
  5. Tourist

The fees as of October 2007 were:

1 year 2 years 3 years 4 years 5 years
491 YTL 963 YTL 1,435 YTL 1,906 YTL 2,378 YTL

Note: Children are 1/2 price (up to age 18). Children with a document showing enrollment in a public Turkish school may be allowed free permits for 9 months.

For current exchange rates use the calculator below:

Source: www.exchange-rates.org