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If you live permanently in Turkey you are not entitled to healthcare paid by the UK government. The NHS is a residence based health care scheme.




Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as a general guide. Information published to YellAli is confirmed by official government departments in Turkey. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the site is up to date and accurate, information may be subject to change at any time. YellAli does not accept any responsibility or liability for inaccuracies in this information.







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Update: From April 2014 residents living in Turkey, under the age of 65, health insurance is compulsory.*

*Please note; Private or state health insurance will be not asked from the citizens of countries which have reciprocal agreement with Turkey.

SGK - You can choose to join the Turkish SGK (government) healthcare scheme or obtain private health care.

You can apply to join the Turkish National Insurance SGK scheme which covers the whole family for most medical expenses at the state hospitals and clinics for around 272 TL per month.

To obtain a instant online quotation for private health care please see;
» Instant Online Quote Health Insurance

For further information please see » How do I apply for SGK health insurance


Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as a general guide. Information published to YellAli is confirmed by official government departments in Turkey. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the site is up to date and accurate, information may be subject to change at any time. YellAli does not accept any responsibility or liability for inaccuracies in this information.







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If you live permanently in Turkey you are not entitled to healthcare paid by the UK government. The NHS is a residence based health care scheme.



Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as a general guide. Information published to YellAli is confirmed by official government departments in Turkey. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the site is up to date and accurate, information may be subject to change at any time. YellAli does not accept any responsibility or liability for inaccuracies in this information.



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There are many insurance companies that offer private health care policies to foreign residents living in Turkey.
The private health care system in Turkey is the same high standard as the UK and the treatment is considerably cheaper than the UK.

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There are many health insurers, the Turkish government insurance scheme is the SGK (Sosyal Güvenlik Kurumu), this entitles you to treatment in the government hospitals.

Private health insurers recommended by YellAli are Groupama.

Also most of the big European insurers operate in Turkey.

Find Insurance Companies in Turkey

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Health report- this can be obtained from a private or state hospital, you are required to have a hearing and vision test, along with a blood test (blood group tested) you will then be asked a few general health questions, once complete and everything is ok you will be given a health certificate. The fee for this is around 100-130tl


Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as a general guide. Information published to YellAli is confirmed by official government departments in Turkey. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the site is up to date and accurate, information may be subject to change at any time. YellAli does not accept any responsibility or liability for inaccuracies in this information.







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The Turkish government health insurance, SGK (Sosyal Güvenlik Kurumu),

Under the SGK health insurance you are entitled to healthcare in the state
hospitals and clinics. Coverage includes most health problems including operations,
treatments, and pregnancy.

Some private hospitals accept SGK, you will have to pay towards the cost of your
treatment but at heavily discounted rates - typically 30% - 70%.

Plastic surgery is not covered under the SGK health insurance.

For a married couple you will pay approx. 300,00 TL per month for this insurance. (this price increases every year) If you have any dependents under the ages of 18 they are also covered under this policy.

For a single person you will also pay approx. 300,00 TL per month for this insurance policy.

You must hold a Turkish residency permit and living in Turkey on a permanent basis to apply for SGK health insurance.

A full set of doctors reports from a state hospital showing that you do not have any pre-existing chronic condition must be presented on application.

For further information please see;
» » SGK Q&A


Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as a general guide. Information published to YellAli is confirmed by official government departments in Turkey. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the site is up to date and accurate, information may be subject to change at any time. YellAli does not accept any responsibility or liability for inaccuracies in this information.



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Update: From April 2014 residents living in Turkey, under the age of 65, health insurance is compulsory.*

*Please note; Private or state health insurance will be not asked from the citizens of countries which have reciprocal agreement with Turkey.

SGK - You can choose to join the Turkish SGK (government) healthcare scheme or obtain private health care.

You can apply to join the Turkish National Insurance SGK scheme which covers the whole family for most medical expenses at the state hospitals and clinics for around 272 TL per month.

To obtain a instant online quotation for private health care please see;
» Instant Online Quote Health Insurance

For further information please see » How do I apply for SGK health insurance


Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as a general guide. Information published to YellAli is confirmed by official government departments in Turkey. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the site is up to date and accurate, information may be subject to change at any time. YellAli does not accept any responsibility or liability for inaccuracies in this information.





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Firstly you need to meet the following requirements -

You must hold a Turkish residency permit and living in Turkey on a permanent basis.
You must not be entitled to any government healthcare scheme in another country.

You will need the following-

A full set of doctor reports showing you do not have a pre-existing chronic condition.
Residency permit
Yabanci Kimlik number
UK passport (or passport from your country of origin)

You can make your application to your local SGK office

*Additional documentation may be required. Please discuss with your local SGK office



Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as a general guide. Information published to YellAli is confirmed by official government departments in Turkey. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the site is up to date and accurate, information may be subject to change at any time. YellAli does not accept any responsibility or liability for inaccuracies in this information.



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You can find a health insurance company through the yellali business directory
HEALTH INSURANCE IN TURKEY

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One of main reasons why thousands of international tourists visit Turkey each year is due to it's far superior and affordable dental services.

Dentists in Turkey offer a full range of dental treatments, with the most popular being; Dental Implants, Bridge work, Crowns and Veneers.

Some dental clinics in Turkey even offer package deals, allowing you to relax in the sun whilst receiving top quality dental treatment.
(contact YellAli for package deals)

And once you discover the prices it's easy to see why so many people choose Turkey - Price comparison:-
Dental Implants UK - average 2,500 GBP
Dental Implants Turkey - average 450 GBP

See Full Price Comparison

The dentists & orthodontists clinics in Turkey use modern equipment and advanced technology and all dentist showcased inside YellAli are members of the TDA (Turkish Dental Association) which is the equivalent of the BDA (British Dental Association) in the UK or ADA (American Dental Association).

Other qualifications held by our dentists include:

• *International Team of Implantology (ITI)
• *Ideal Laser Club (ILC)
• *European Association for Osseointegration (EAO)
• *European Federation of Periodontology (EFP)
• *Turkish Society of Periodontology (TPD)
• *International Team of Implantology (ITI)
• *International Association for Dental Research (IADR)

See YellAli Business Directory for trusted Dentists in Turkey

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Please see below price comparison for dental treatment in Turkey


Price comparison Dentist in Turkey v's Dentist in UK

Dental Treatment Dentist UK Price Dentist Turkey Price
Dental Implants average 2,500 GBP average 450 GBP
Veneers average 400 GBP 150 GBP
Crown average 250 GBP average 60 GBP
Bridge work average 800 GBP average 200 GBP
Check up 40 GBP *Free


Free* - Some Turkish dentists will offer you a free check up when discussing your dental requirements.

Please note: Our price comparison is a rough guide - please contact one of our specialist to discuss your full needs:-
See YellAli Business Directory for trusted Dentists in Turkey

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The reason why dental treatments are so much cheaper in Turkey are simply due to running costs. The cost of running a dental clinic in the UK or Europe are very expensive compared to those in Turkey.

This allows dentists in Turkey to offer affordable prices whilst still giving their customers the same high quality treatments and standards found in the UK & Europe.

See also: See Full Price Comparison or

Speak to a specialist about your requirements;
See YellAli Business Directory for trusted Dentists in Turkey

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Getting your compulsory Turkish health insurance
is as "Easy as 1, 2, 3!"


Turkish Residence Permit Health Insurance -

It is now mandatory for foreigners from specific countries to have valid health insurance. Foreigners can purchase Groupama Sigorta's new product; "FIT - Foreigners in Turkey" Online - See below






  STEP 1
  Get your instant
  online quote; here;


» Online Quote for Residence Permit Health Insurance
  

  If your happy with the   quote, select "Submit   to Groupama Sigorta"





  STEP 2
  Receive official   Groupama
  Insurance proposal &   Full Coverage info +   Health declaration   form from Groupama   Sigorta.

  Please print   documents & check.   

   If you are satisfied   with the policy   coverage & price,
  sign & email back to   Groupama Sigorta.





  STEP 3
  Make payment for   your policy (either by   credit card or bank   transfer) & Groupama   Sigorta will send your
  Full Insurance   documents by both   mail + post.   (Documents provided   in English & Turkish)

  Payments can be spread over 9   months when paying with a   Turkish credit card





FACTS
- Meets legal requirements and is accepted by the Immigration department in Turkey
- Policy coverage is for those between 0-65 years old
- All documents are issued directly from Groupama Sigorta Head office, Istanbul
- All documents are issued in both English & Turkish language
- Full support from English speaking Groupama Sigorta staff
- Documents are sent by both email & post
- Documents can be issued same day for emergency policies
- Prices are set by Groupama Sigorta
- Payments can be made by bank transfer or credit card
- Documents can be dispatched to any where in Turkey




Do you need legal assistance with your Turkish residence permit application?
» Contact YellAli




YellAli.com has partnered with Groupama Sigorta - Read more about our partnership » here.

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YellAli has developed and integrated a health insurance calculator tool allowing foreigners in Turkey to obtain an instant online quote for their health insurance needs.

Foreigners are connected directly to Groupama Sigorta, one of the largest health insurance providers in Turkey, who will then assist them in the English language.

More about FIT 'Foreigners in Turkey' can be seen here;

see » Instant Online Health Insurance Quotation Calculator




The online service includes:

• A free online tool which enables YellAli's users to get a no obligation quote immediately for health insurance with Groupama

• The ability for users to purchase the Groupama policy directly and make payment with either a Turkish or foreign credit card. New customers can also if paying by a Turkish credit card pay in instalments (over a 9 month period)

• Direct online contact and support from Groupama in English

• Immediate cover

• All insurance documentation in English and Turkish required to support foreigners when applying for their residence permit.




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List of Countries which have a Social Security Agreement with Turkey that includes reciprocal health insurance

Austria
Belgium
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Croatia
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Luxemburg
Macedonia
Netherlands
North Cyprus
Romania


Attention: Despite all being state insurances there are differences between the countries –
Some countries will accept full-time residency abroad, some only grant coverage for three months, then the insured has to spend some time in his/her home country, some won’t give a cover letter for longer than 6 months but will renew, and some will produce an unlimited letter of coverage. To be sure, please check with your country health ministry.



Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as a general guide. Information published to YellAli is confirmed by official government departments in Turkey. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the site is up to date and accurate, information may be subject to change at any time. YellAli does not accept any responsibility or liability for inaccuracies in this information.



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