Finlexia is a globally recognized Turkish Accounting Firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Our Turkish accountants and work permit lawyers are prepared to handle your company’s Resident Permit Applications in Turkey. Finlexia handles all kinds of advisory services, and accounting services required to run your company in Turkey. We offer the best accounting services, at competitive prices to foreign businessmen who already established or getting ready to establish a company in Turkey.

Resident Permit Applications in Turkey

Resident Permit Applications in Turkey

Foreigners who intend to stay in Turkey for a period longer than permitted in their visa, visa exemption, or for more than ninety days must obtain a residence permit.

Short-Term Residence Permit for Foreigners

To apply for a short-term residence permit, foreigners who own real estate in Turkey or will establish a business or commercial connections in Turkey must submit the following documents to the relevant Provincial Directorate of Immigration Administration (Göç İdaresi) after the application is made through the e-residence system. Short-term residence permits are issued for a maximum of two years. A residence permit is invalidated if it is not used within six months.

Documents for Initial Application

  • Residence permit application form
  • The original and a copy of the passport or travel document
  • Four passport-size photographs
  • Declaration regarding sufficient and sustainable financial resources for the duration of the stay (Stated in the application form. The authority may request supporting documents.)
  • Official document regarding the applicant’s ownership of the residence
  • An invitation letter or documents of such written by the person or companies to be contacted
  • Valid medical insurance

Documents for Extension

Applications for an extension of the residence permit may be made within sixty days prior to its expiration, but under no circumstances may this be done after the expiry date. For the extension, foreigners are required to apply for a residence permit through the e-residence system. The completed application and required documents should be sent to the related Provincial Immigration Administration Office (Göç İdaresi) by mail within five days. 

  • Residence permit application form
  • The original and a copy of the passport or travel document
  • Submission of the previous residence permit document
  • Two passport-size photographs
  • Declaration regarding sufficient and sustainable financial resources for the duration of the stay (Stated in the application form. The authority may request supporting documents.)
  • Official document regarding the applicant’s ownership of the residence
  • An invitation letter or documents of such written by the person or companies to be contacted
  • Valid medical insurance

Long-Term Residence Permit for Foreigners

For a long-term residence permit, foreigners that have continuously resided in Turkey for at least eight years should submit the following documents to the relevant Provincial Directorate of Immigration Administration (Göç İdaresi):

Documents for Initial Application

  • Residence permit application form
  • The original and a copy of the passport or travel document
  • Submission of the previous residence permit document
  • Two passport-size photographs
  • The document shows that the applicant has not received any social aid from governmental institutions and organizations in the last three years
  • Declaration regarding sufficient and sustainable financial resources for the duration of the stay
  • Police record document
  • Valid medical insurance

Long-term residence permits are issued indefinitely.

Turkish Accounting Services

After registering a new company in Turkey, you will need to hire an accountant in order to manage the financial issues and offer solutions to lower the costs for your business. A good accountant will help you save money and make your company more efficient in terms of costs. In a short time, if your company is managed well from all points of view, the profit will increase.

An experienced accountant knows all the rules and regulations related to your business activity and will offer you the best advice in order to protect your money. Before hiring an accountant, you should check if he/she is registered with an accounting body in Turkey, so you will be sure that he/she is a professional and you can trust him.

Turkish Accounting Services

Accounting Services in Turkey

The accountant will prepare financial statements for the tax returns, make an audit, and be responsible for book-keeping and financial planning, and other different accounting services. He can help you with services such as:

  • Payroll
  • Social Security Office filings
  • Tax Office registration and compliance
  • Annual tax filings
  • Consolidation
  • Resident permit applications in Turkey
  • Tax returns
  • Debt monitoring and risk assessment

The accountant you choose can represent you in front of the Turkish authorities and can act on behalf of you in the financial field. He will help you manage your business related to accounting even if you can’t spend too much time in Turkey. When you are abroad, the accountant will offer professional assistance with business management and he can take care of the property administration.

One Accountant or a Team Of Accountants?

You can choose to hire one accountant if you have a small business or an accounting firm if you run a large company. A team of accountants with different backgrounds can provide a wide range of financial services and will find the best solutions to grow your profit and lower your costs. The accountants will inform you anytime about the income, costs, and taxes and they will offer you confidentiality regarding the financial documents.

An experienced team of accountants can offer you studies and analysis in order that you can choose the best ways to manage your business and obtain the best results. Besides this information, the team provides regular updates related to the Turkish legislation and regulations that can be changed year after year and can have a great impact on your business outlook.

Whenever you need accounting services in Turkey, you can contact our specialists in company formation who can help you hire the best accountant for your business, at low costs. If you have a large business we can recommend you an accounting firm or a team of experienced accountants.

Company Formation in Turkey

Today, clients are faced with unprecedented challenges as new laws and regulations are changing the way the corporate world works. Finlexia Accounting Firm has one of the preeminent corporate governance practices in Turkey, drawing upon the expertise of our corporate, securities, governance, litigation, and compensation specialists to provide our clients with the information and analysis needed to respond to a rapidly changing regulatory environment.

We regularly advise clients with respect to the formation of companies. Our services with respect to company formation include advising and drafting documents in connection with the formation of corporations, limited liability companies, and liaison offices. We provide targeted advice with respect to both the choice of entity and Turkish laws under the entity is to be organized.

Company Formation in Turkey

Types of Companies in Turkey

Our company formation team is experienced in the formation and governance of;

in Turkey. We maintain an unsurpassed practice of counseling and represent large and small companies and boards of directors regarding entity formation and corporate governance matters. We advise our public and private clients on all matters concerning the formation of new entities from corporate formalities to tax issues.

We also advise our company clients on a full range of new laws and related matters, as well as other corporate governance rules. Our clients range from small private companies with no internal legal staff to medium size companies with their own internal legal staff. For each of our clients, we tailor our approach to that client’s unique requirements.

Reach us for Resident Permit Applications in Turkey

Since its foundation, Finlexia Turkish Accounting Firm has been the choice of numerous clients in Turkey. Thanks to its nationally recognized accountants and accounting services, our accounting firm is now one of the leading accounting firms in Istanbul, Turkey. You may reach our accountants and lawyers for Resident Permit Applications in Turkey by sending an email or filling in Contact Form on the Contact page.