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Retiring or claiming back social security premiums in Turkey

14th November 2017 For any person officially working in Turkey, the payment of social security premiums is compulsory. Social security covers the so-called “short term risks”, such as health problems, work accidents, occupational diseases and maternity assistance, and “long term risks” like...
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You know your’ve been in Turkey too long when…

24th October 2017 Living in Turkey, over time you will inevitably pick up some very Turkish traits and customs. Including what foods you start to favor and enjoy.

Sweet corn – You enjoy hot sweet corn with butter and salt served in a little cup on the side of the...
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12 Useful Apps You Didn't Know You Needed | Turkey

29th August 2017  
Useful Apps for living or holidaying in Turkey:-
1. Provinces of Turkey - Locations on the Turkish Map
Learn all 81 provinces of Turkey: from Istanbul and Ankara to Erzurum and Van.There are 4 different quiz modes about:* names of all Turkish provinces;* their location on the map...
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Earthquakes in Turkey – What you need to know to stay safe

25th July 2017 Learn how to prepare for an earthquake with the following safety tips provided by the American Red Cross.

An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the earth’s surface. Earthquakes strike suddenly, without warning, and they can...
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Importing second hand household goods to Turkey

13th June 2017 Many people who decide to move to Turkey (because they have bought property, wish to try a new life or come for work) want to bring their own household goods with them.The Turkish Customs Law (law no. 4458) allows the importation of second hand household goods under specific conditions.Who is...
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23rd May 2017 TEMPORARY IMPORTATION OF A PRIVATE VEHICLE – AN OPTION FOR CERTAIN FOREIGNERSForeigners residing in Turkey are allowed to bring their private vehicle along for the time of their stay provided they are students, retired or hold a valid work permit.The so-called Mavi Karne (Blue Carnet) or,...
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Finding Reliable Traders in Turkey - Direct advice from foreigners living in Turkey!

2nd May 2017 We have encouraged our YellAli members to share their horror stories with us of rogue traders in Turkey. Here are some examples of feedback we have received , which in turn will help other expats who are looking for reliable tradesmen in Turkey.

Recommendation, Recommendation, Recommendation!In...
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Dealing with dishonest tradesmen in Turkey - 10 signs they’re bad news

12th April 2017 How can you tell if the guy you’ve hired to repair your home is a legitimate registered trader? 
Watch out for the warning signs and look out for tradesmen’s who…
1. Offer very cheap quotes or estimates, as this could be an indication that they are a ‘rogue...
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Overview : Hiring Workers in Turkey

10th April 2017 If you own a company in Turkey or will establish a company in Turkey, you may be considering employing local staff.Please see our guide below:-
SalaryThe national minimum wage which is 1777,50 TL gross for locals (companies can not pay below this figure)
If foreigners are employed the salary...
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Adapt to your new life in Turkey like a pro!

2nd March 2017 Living in Turkey, a new country can be challenging at first and adapting to your new home can be easier for some. But even the most adaptable person in the world will probably still face a few problems now and again. But don’t worry your friends at YellAli are on hand to help you with our...
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