Renewal of residence in Turkey

Residence Permit Renewal in Turkey

The renewal of residence in Turkey is one of the topics that residents of Turkey are looking for and they also inquire about the way through which they can renew their residency in Turkey, and therefore questions and inquiries abound on this topic, for which we have devoted this corner of our site to guide those wishing to renew their residency in Turkey to the most important Details and procedures for this.

When does the procedures for renewal of residence start in Turkey?

You can submit a residency renewal application in Turkey as soon as sixty days remain until the end of your current residence, and the door remains open for you to request renewal until the expiration date of your residence, but it is always better to apply for residency renewal in Turkey early, and not to postpone that.
Here we must point out an important note that may be overlooked by many, and it has a negative impact on determining the renewal period of your stay, which is the date of the start of health insurance, you must obtain health insurance in Turkey on the date of the end of your current residence. Why? Suppose that your residency expires on 1/6/2020, so you are allowed to apply for residency renewal from 1/4/2020, so if the validity date of the health insurance at the time of application submission is 1/4/2020, then it will end on 1/4/2021 Thus, this will also be the end date of your new residency. If the validity date of the health insurance at the end of your current residency was 1/6/2020, it will end on 6/1/2021, and you will get a one-year renewal.

The necessary papers to renew the tourist residence in Turkey

Residence application form (signed by the applicant or his legal representative)
2. A copy of the passport (or travel document) certified by the notary public: the pages that contain the applicant’s data + the number of the passport or document + the date of issuance and expiration of the passport or document + entry and visa stamp (visa)
3. A copy of the current residence card
4. 4 colored personal photos on a white background, no more than 6 months old
5. Valid health insurance covering the entire length of stay (children under the age of 18 and the elderly over the age of 65 do not need health insurance)
6. If the applicant is under the age of 18:
– A copy of the family book or family record must be submitted translated by a sworn translator and certified by the notary.
A copy of the residency of the parents or legal guardian
– It is indicated in the application form that the applicant is a minor, and the parents or legal guardian sign the application on behalf of the minor
7. Proof of housing:
– Resident with a lease contract: A copy of the lease contract signed by the applicant, certified by the notary.
– In the event that the tenant is not the same as the owner of the application, the applicant who is residing with the tenant must present a residence document issued by the Population Department of the place of residence.
8. A copy of the application fee payment receipt

The necessary documents to renew real estate residence in Turkey

From the owner of the property and his family members
Residence application form (signed by the applicant or his legal representative)
A copy of the passport (or travel document) certified by the notary: the pages that contain

The applicant’s data + passport or document number + date of issuance and expiration of the passport or document + entry and visa stamp (visa)

A copy of the current residence card
4 colored personal photos on a white background, no more than 6 months old
Valid health insurance covering the entire length of stay (children under the age of 18 and the elderly over the age of 65

They do not need health insurance)

If the applicant is under the age of 18:

– A copy of the family book or family record must be submitted translated by a sworn translator and certified by the notary.

A copy of the residency of the parents or legal guardian

– It is indicated in the application form that the applicant is a minor, and the parents or legal guardian sign the application on behalf of the minor

A residence document issued by the Population Department to which the place of residence belongs
A copy of the application fee payment receipt
From the property owner only
The original Tabu document with a copy of it, certified by the notary.
2. Numarataj (or Namira Tash as it is common!), Which is a document for the numbering plate of buildings and real estate. You can request the document from the municipality to which the property belongs.
3. Earthquake insurance policy (DASK), which is a compulsory type of insurance that you can obtain from any insurance company.

The papers needed to renew the student's residency

  1. “Öğrenci Belgesi Student Data” document, which is a letter issued by the educational institution in which the applicant will join stating that the educational institution concerned has granted him the right to study with
    2. Residence application form (signed by the applicant or his legal representative)
    3. The original copy of the passport (or travel document)
    4. A copy of the passport (or travel document): the pages that contain the applicant’s data + the passport or document number + the date of issuance and expiration of the passport or document + entry and visa stamp (visa)
    5. A tax number, which you can obtain for free from any tax department
    6. 4 colored personal photos on a white background, no more than 6 months old
    7. Valid health insurance covering the entire length of stay
    8. Proof of housing:
    o Resident with a lease contract: A copy of the lease contract signed by the applicant, certified by the notary.
    o In the event that the applicant is not the tenant, a residence document issued by the Population Department of the place of residence must be estimated
    9. A copy of the application fee payment receipt

The papers needed to renew the work permit in Turkey

  1. 1. Work permit extension request letter (The letter must be scanned and submitted as part of the online application, and it must also be submitted as a hard copy signed by the employer)
    2. An application form for foreign employees (the form submitted online must be printed and the printed copy by the employer and the foreigner must be submitted to the Ministry. The employment agreement concluded between both parties (employment contract) must be submitted when the signed form is not available. The application will not be processed if Absence of a signed form or employment contract)
    3. The Official Gazette of the Commercial Registry in Turkey (the circular issued by the Chamber of Commerce), detailing the shareholders ’financial shares and the capital structure of the entity (the document must be scanned via a“ scanner ”and submitted during the online application submission)
    4. A document proving that the employer has no payable tax obligations (the Ministry of Labor and Social Security is able to access the information in the records of the Ministry of Finance)
    5. The employee’s registration number, the subject of the application in the Social Security, with a statement that the employer does not have any dues towards the employee related to social security (the Ministry of Labor and Social Security is able to access the information in the records of the Ministry of Finance)
    6. The authenticated agency of the person authorized to submit the application via the Internet on behalf of the entity or institution submitting the application, or the document proving the employment of this person in the entity or institution submitting the application (the document must be scanned via a “scanner” and submitted during the online application submission)

The papers needed to renew the family residence permit in Turkey

  1. From the host (Turkish or foreign resident):

    1. The original copy of the identity document and a copy of it (Turkish identity card, residence card or passport for a foreigner)
      Document proving sufficient income for the entire required extension period (salary statement or account statement from the bank)
      Health insurance that includes all family members for the length of the required extension period (children under the age of 18 and the elderly over the age of 65 do not need health insurance)
      A summary of a criminal record (not sentenced) issued by the administrative court or the e-government portal (required if the applicant is a Turkish or a foreigner residing for more than 5 years, otherwise this document must be obtained from the home country)
      A residence document issued by the Population Department to which the place of residence belongs
      Persons register (if the host is Turkish) or family book (if the host is a resident foreigner)

    From a partner (husband or wife) and each child:

    1. Residence application form (signed by the applicant or his legal representative)
      2. A copy of the passport (or travel document): the pages that contain the applicant’s data + the passport or document number + the date of issuance and expiration of the passport or document + entry and visa stamp (visa)
      3. 4 colored personal photos on a white background, no more than 6 months old
      4. A copy of the marriage contract, a copy of the family book, or a family record. If the document was issued in a language other than Turkish, it must be translated by a sworn translator and certified by the notary.

    Additional papers that the Immigration Department may require

    1. A bank account statement proving that the applicant possesses at least $ 6,000 (or its equivalent) for one year of residency
      2. A sworn translation of the passport (or travel document) with the certification of the translated copy from the notary.
      3. A residence document issued by the Population Department to which the place of residence belongs.
      4. The name detail sheet for the nationalities (Egyptian – Jordanian – Palestinian) to be extracted from the consulate of the applicant’s country