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Can i register my own guests for short-term summer rentals - GİYKİMBİL system

6th March 2018

How to Register for GİYKİMBİL

You may visit your local Jandarma or police station in your district to obtain the necessary software (free) and you may also purchase additional software to send the xml files. Companies such as Akçam Bilişim or 3T Bilişim provide this software ('Kimlik Bilgilenirme' Program)

Please note: Rental properties such as Villas or Apartments are classified as 'Pensions'. And these properites will require a license. This must be obtained from the Municipal Council. For this you must set up a Turkish company or register as a work permit holder.


Here are some points about registering guests
- need to register with Police or Jandarma
- language barrier
- need to download the guest registration system onto your computer, the download needs to be carried out in Turkey
-  Individual owners CANNOT simply download the software for their property. Passwords will only be given out by the police once the property is registered
- the guest registration system is only available in Turkish
- need a Turkish static IP address to use the guest registration system, VPN will not work as this will not give you a static IP
- Holiday rentals are a commercial activity and therefore subject to 18% KDV (VAT)
- to pay the KDV (VAT) on holiday rentals you must have a Turkish registered company or pay through a Turkish registered company
- Even if you are not taking any money from family and friends to stay on a short-term basis, you should still legally register the property
- if an incident was to occur at the property (without the owner being present) and the guests where not registered via the GİYKİMBİL system, this may cause issues for the home owner
- fines last year - Fine for not registering your property 10,383 TL, Fine for not reporting guests 700 TL per day


Solution Via YellAli

We have offered you a short overview of the new regulations and have also developed a new service for foreign property owners:-

We are offering x2 Services to Support our users & members in the following locations:-

Muğla Region (Fethiye, Marmaris, Bodrum, Gokova, Ortaca, Dalaman, Datça, Köyceğiz etc etc)

Kaş & Kalkan (in Antalya)

(Please note: The services offered are to handle all legal aspects of your rental property only)


Please see below details of the service we provide for the registration of non-paying guests:
Option 1
Registration of property and all guests entered into the GİYKİMBİL system for the year 2018
One off fee 700 TL including VAT.

Option 2

Registration and tax services for the year 2018





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