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UPDATE - Recent change to the conversion of foreign driving licenses:

10th May 2018 Recent change to the conversion of foreign driving licensesForeign residents who have tried to make an online appointment with the traffic police’s website with the intention of converting their foreign license into a Turkish license, may have noticed that the related link does not work. The...
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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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What kind of damp is affecting my home?

6th March 2018 

Find out what type of damp is affecting your home so that you can eradicate the problem without spending more than you need to.
 Rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation are the three most common types of damp for residential properties.  Each needs to be treated in different ways,...
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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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Why is it important to keep my air condition unit clean?

27th February 2018 Why is it important to service your air conditioner? 

Air Conditioner Filters. The most important maintenance task that will ensure the efficiency of your air conditioner is to routinely replace or clean its filters. You must replace your air...
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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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INHERITANCE ISSUES TURKEY - PART 2

13th February 2018 INHERITANCE ISSUES PART 2 Inheritance tax With the valid certificate of inheritance (‘Mirasçılık Belgesi’) one of the heirs or their representative proceed to the ‘Vergi Dairesi’ (tax office) and pay the related inheritance tax (‘intikal vergisi’). The...
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