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 Work Permit Applications in Turkey.

Finlexia handles all kinds of 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.

Work Permit Applications in Turkey

Applications for Turkish work permits are made through the e-Government portal Turkey. The automated work permit application system enables users to fill out the online work permit application form and upload necessary documents into the system.

Once the online work permit applications in Turkey are made through the e-government portal, the employer is required to make a direct application to the Ministry by mail or in person.

Duly applications are finalized by the Ministry at most thirty days and once the decision is made, the ministry informs the applicant through e-mail. Foreigners residing outside Turkey can make their work permit applications through the Turkish representative offices in their home countries.

In the existence of a residence permit valid for at least 6 months, foreigners residing in Turkey can make their applications directly to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

Work Permit Applications in Turkey

Foreigners Residing Outside of Turkey

Foreigners residing outside Turkey are subject to applying for Turkish work permits from the representative offices of Turkey in their own countries. Pursuance to the work permit application of foreigners, within 10 working days the employer should process both online and direct applications to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security in Turkey.

Once approval from the Ministry is granted, foreigners are required to apply for a work visa at the Turkish representative office within 90 days.

As per new rules on residence permits, valid working permissions will now be used as residence permits. This work permit validity requirement of residence permit application within 30 days upon obtaining the work permit (for consulate applications 30 days starting upon arrival of work permit holders) will be outlawed. 

On the other hand the same as work permits, “Work Permit Exemption Certificates” will also be used as residence permits.

Foreigners Residing Inside Turkey

Foreigners with a residence permit valid for at least 6 months may make their applications to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security internally. Internal applications are made by the employer directly to the Ministry. Once the online application is submitted, the employer is required to make a direct application to the Ministry within 6 working days.

Turkish Work Permit Extension Applications

An extension application of the work permit period is made to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security. As Internal applications, after submitting online applications, a direct application to the ministry should be made within 6 working days.

The application for extension should be filed within 2 months or 15 days after the expiry date of the work permit. After 15 days period, the applicant no longer may request for extension and the application is regarded as the initial application.

Reach us for Work 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 Work Permit Applications in Turkey by sending an email or filling in Contact Form on the Contact page.