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Useful Links

http://www.goc.gov.tr/Main/ http://www.nvi.gov.tr/English,En_Html.html http://www.mfa.gov.tr/default.en.mfa https://diplomatic.mfa.gov.tr/missions.aspx?selMenuId=4

Living in Istanbul as an Expat

There are many challenges when moving to a different country; you may rightfully have concerns about living in Istanbul or Turkey as an expat. You have to go through countless procedures in different steps ranging from finding accommodation to enrolling in school, getting health insurance and meeting your special needs. It is like a new […]

The Guide Istanbul

The Guide Istanbul is an essential guide to the city, offering candid recommendations and expert advice on restaurants and cafés, nightlife, the arts and entertainment scene, as well as design, fashion, touristic sites, and undiscovered places. It helps to simplify choices and make life easier for travelers as well as locals by providing information on […]

Useful local links

Local and international flights Ataturk Airport Schedules and details of tram, metro and bus lines Istanbul Main Bus Station Bosphorus Cruise timetables, IDO for seabus, fast ferry & car ferry schedules: IDO Most popular banks for expatriates: Garanti Bank Local and international postage: PTT Most popular hospitals for expatriates: German Hospital Taksim Most popular English […]

Expat Checklist

Arriving employees should contact their local Relocation Consultants to keep the stress level at the minimum level in “moving away from home” process. Before you arrive, make sure you gained information about: Visa requirements (if applicable) Work/Residence permit requirements Other registration formalities Restrictions on shipped household items & customs duties (if applicable) Pet requirements (if […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Selected Questions & Answers for New Comers Q: Do I need to have residence permit to stay in Turkey for a couple months? A:  Yes. According to the “Foreigners and International Conservation Law”, resident permit is obligatory for all non-Turkish citizens who want to stay in Turkey more than 90 days. Permission will automatically be […]