How to get Turkish Residence Permit?

Short term Turkish residence permit is given to all foreign nationals who duly apply and submit the relevant documents. Before you apply for Turkish residence permit, you are recommended to first contact an immigration lawyer.

To apply for Turkish residence permit you need to either rent an apartment or buy a real estate in Turkey. If the apartment is in Antalya, you can contact an Antalya lawyer, an Antalya attorney or Antalya law firm. If the apartment is in Kemer, you can contact a Kemer lawyer, a Kemer attorney or Kemer law firm. If the apartment is in Belek, you can contact a Belek lawyer or Belek law firm. If the apartment is in Side, you can contact a Side lawyer or Side law firm. If the apartment is in Alanya, you can contact an Alanya lawyer, an Alanya Attorney or Alanya law firm. It is highly recommended that you consult your local immigration lawyer so that you will get legal representation during the immigration interview in the immigration office.

You can apply for Turkish residence permit together with your family. If you are married, you will need a marriage certificate to submit to the Turkish immigration office during the appointment. If you have children, you will need the children’s birth certificate. You will also need a copy of your passport to submit your application in the immigration office.

After your immigration lawyer complies all the relevant documents, your lawyer will apply for an interview in Antalya immigration office or in Istanbul immigration office. Appointment is given usually within 1 month. During the appointment, an immigration officer will conduct an interview with you, ask your purpose of stay, review all your documents, process your application and give you a certificate of residence application. With this certificate you will be able to stay in Turkey until your Turkish residence card arrives at your declared address by postage. If you travel out of Turkey before your card arrives, this certificate of application will let you travel back to Turkey within 15 days without needing another visa.

At the end of your term of residence, you can apply to extend your residence in Turkey. Extensions are usually given either for 1 year or 2 years. In order to secure your application and be a legal resident of Turkey, it is recommended that you consult an Antalya law firm.