working in Türkiye
HOW TO GET A VISA FOR TÜRKIYE?
Citizens of fifteen countries are allowed to enter Türkiye with their national identification cards (IDs). These countries are Germany, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Portugal, Ukraine, and Greece.
Citizens of thirty-eight countries can obtain e-Visas online in approximately three minutes by clicking the following link: www.evisa.gov.tr
It is possible to obtain an e-Visa 7/24 from anywhere with an internet connection. The applicants can obtain their visa after filling the necessary information concerning their identity, passport, and travel dates, and paying the visa fee online.
If you have a valid visa, you do not need a residence permit for up to 90 days. On the other hand, foreigners who plan to reside, work, or study in Türkiye, should register at the nearest local police department upon their arrival in Türkiye, regardless of their visa validity.
Information on a Working Visa: To work in Türkiye, you must apply to the nearest Turkish mission to obtain a work permit and visa. Your passport, visa application form, and a letter from your employer are the necessary documents for your application. Other documents should be submitted to the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS) by your employer within ten working days after your application.
HOW TO GET A FAST AND RALIABLE INTERNET CONNECTION
To get an internet connection in your home, you will need to contact a service provider and install one.
All the primary internet providers of Türkiye offer ADSL connections. Fiber connections are available in larger cities and along the coast. It might be more economical to sign up for a combined package (telephone and internet).
There are many options for connection packages. Packages are available for a period of one month to two years. Prices vary and the subscription process for expats who are homeowners or renters is relatively straightforward: proof of identity (residence permit) and a recent utility bill.
HOW TO ARRIVE TO TÜRKIYE
The new İstanbul Airport (IST) is a main gateway for all corners of the world. It is located on the European side of İstanbul, approximately 45 minutes from the city center. Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) is İstanbul’s other international airport, located on the Asian side. International and domestic flights are available to/from both airports.
Dalaman Airport (DLM) is mainly used for charter flights. With a passenger capacity of ten million, the International Terminal of the Dalaman Airport can easily cater to the increasing number of passengers and flights to Türkiye’s touristic coastline.
Antalya Airport (AYT) is the third-busiest airport in Türkiye and Europe’s fifteenth-busiest airport. It has two international terminals, due to the fact that 70% of the flights are from abroad, and one domestic terminal. As an important center during the tourist season, the airport is well-connected to the city and other parts of the region.
Türkiye has a total of 35 airports with international links, so you’re sure to reach your destination without any inconvenience.
Turkish Airlines, Türkiye’s national carrier, is a world-class airline. Based at the new İstanbul Airport, Turkish Airlines serves 239 international destinations in a total of 121 countries and 47 domestic destinations in Türkiye as of December 2020.