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Guideline for the Residence Permit Applicaton Process for Foreigners who are dependents (Spouses, children, etc.) in Turkey


Families seeking to live in Turkey may apply for residence permits as head of household and as dependents. 


Each person/member of the family is required to obtain a visa, health insurance, a tax number, and residence permit. 


However, the head of household may have the bank account in which the other members of the family (Ex. Mother and children under 18 yrs.) may be considered dependent.


     In order to be considered dependent these documents might required:

     1. Certificate of Marriage

     2. Birth Certificate of children


  1. VISA- Apply for a tourist visa in your country of origin or enter to Turkey if you do not need a visa.

  2. TAX NUMBER -Once in Turkey you will need to obtain a Tax number from the Tax Office.

  3. HEALTH INSURANCE - You will need to obtain Turkish health insurance (Limits are set by the government and cover Turkish Hospitals) Health Insurance fees begin at 600.00 TL and go up according to type of health care package.

  4. RESIDENCE PERMIT- Once you have the above documents in order you may apply for a residence permit


At Permit In Turkey we know this process can be challenging and tedious for foreigners. We provide a complete service for the residence permit application process, so all you have to do is be present at you residence permit appointment.




  • How long does the process take?


     One to eight weeks depending upon the availability of the related government office


  • How much are the governmental fees for the residence permit?


      It is usually 105.00 Dollars/person



*This information is intended to serve only as a guideline for what the application process looks like, the actual process may vary. Please contact us to recieve detailed information for your specific case.

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