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Goç Idaresi Launch New App

26th April 2018  
The Directorate General of Migration Management (Goç Idaresi) have just made it easier for foreigners to apply for their residency permits.They have launched a mobile app available via playstore. The app is available in 6 languages.  App for Iphones is coming soon. Here is...
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Updated - Buying and registering a new or second-hand vehicle as a foreigner in Turkey

18th April 2018  As of 01.02.2018 the notary public offices do no longer just prepare the deed of sale but have also taken over the vehicle registration from the traffic police.  Here’s the updated information:  Buying and registering a new or second-hand vehicle as a foreigner in TurkeyEvery...
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Banking, loans and credit cards in Turkey

21st March 2018 Opening a bank accountIf you have applied for a residence permit before, you know that having a bank account with a Turkish bank can be vital to prove that you have the necessary assets to afford a life in Turkey. It can also be one of the most frustrating steps towards obtaining a residence permit...
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Why we should not drink City water (Tap water) in Turkey?

13th March 2018 Tap water in most parts of Turkey is heavily chlorinated and chalky especially during the hot summer months.
 In particular, it is difficult for some regions to drink tap water for the high mineral and metal content making for an undesirable taste.
The major cities across Turkey do have...
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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...
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How much can landlords increase my rent in Turkey?

27th February 2018 2018 - rent increase:
For long term rentals, the yearly increase of rent is a matter which can be regulated in the tenancy agreement. If nothing particular has been agreed in the contract, the rent increase is made according to the ÜFE (Producer Price Index) or the TÜFE (Consumer...
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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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