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Turkish Residence Permit update (First time applications)

31st December 2014 It was anticipated that from 1 January 2015 foreigners wanting to apply for a first time Residence Permit would be required to submit their application to the Turkish Consulate in their own country.However, YellAli has received confirmation from the Directorate General of Migration Management - (...
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Evisa update - Obtaining an evisa from Airports in Turkey 2015

30th December 2014 At YellAli we have received many enquires about the issuing of the Tourist entry visa after 01.01.2015.We have been advised by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the issuing of the Tourist visa at points of entry to Turkey will remain as before, after 01.01.2015.Visitors...
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Russell Crowe new movie "The Water Diviner"

22nd December 2014 Russell Crowe's epic new movie 'The Water Diviner" is due for release in cinemas across Turkey on December 26, 2014.The film, which was directed by and co-stars Russell Crowe, tells the story of an Australian farmer who travels to Istanbul in search of his missing sons, four years after they...
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Turkish lira hits its weakest since January

15th December 2014 The Turkish lira, earlier this year one of the chief casualties of the US central bank ending its emerging markets-boosting financial stimulus, has taken another tumble after local police detained critics of the government including journalists.

The currency has weakened 0.8 per cent to 2.317...
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Get your (Turkish Residence Permit ) Health Insurance ONLINE

5th December 2014 FOREIGNERS IN TURKEY - If you are applying or renewing your Turkish Residence permit, you can now get your compulsory Health Insurance Online.A newly launched product by Groupama Sigorta, one of Turkey's largest insurance providers has established an affordable health insurance policy, 'Fit'...
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Is President Erdoğan’s ‘White Palace’ a symbol of a new Turkish Republic or of greed and vanity?

1st December 2014 It has been widely reported recently about the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's new extravagant white palace. Which cost 1.37 billion Turkish Liras ($615 million) Boasting 1,000-rooms, marble floors and constructed over an area of 2,150,000 square feet.
The Presidential Palace,...
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