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How to gain Turkish citizenship through investment

20th September 2018 As of September 2018 the law on foreigners obtaining Turkish citizenship through investment has changed.Official Gazette Dated September 19 2018 

Issue 30540;

Decision number 106The Republic of Turkey now grants citizenship for –Foreigners who invest $250,000 in immovable property in...
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UPDATE - Limited Liability and Joint Stock Companies In Turkey

13th July 2018 Foreign investors in Turkey may start a new company, make a portfolio investment, participate in a joint venture, purchase part of an existing business or establish a branch subsidiary or liaison office with no greater restriction than a Turkish national. Business activities are regulated by the...
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UPDATE - habitation certificate/amnesty

29th June 2018 Construction Registration Certificate will be issued for buildings made before 31/12/2017 and if the application for Building Registration Certificate is made by 31/10/2018, the price of Building Registration Certificate will have to be paid by 31.12.2018. If the Council of Ministers deems it...
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29th June 2018 HAVING A PET IN AN INDEPENDENT SECTIONDue to the rise of condominiums and vertical urbanization that came about with the Republican Period, people started living together.  This brought together many legal problems. One of these, having pets in independent sections has not been resolved for...
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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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