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Permit Extension

Work permits are given on a one year basis for foreigners in Turkey who are applying for the first time. However, applications for extension of work permits may be made for two years and the workplace of the foreigner must meet certain criteria. For foreigners who have completed two years, a work permit may be extended for three years.

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DOCUMENTS FOR FOREIGN WORKING PERMISSION REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • In order for one foreign employee, five insured Turkish personnel must have been employed within the past year.
  • The foreigner’s salary must be paid in full through the bank.
  • The foreigner’s SSI payments must be done in full with no incurred debts.
  • The employer should not have tax debt.
  • According to the title of the foreigner, the company must have its activities and turnover. For example, if the company works as a foreign salesman, the company should have foreign sales.
  • The foreigner must not reside outside of Turkey for a total of six months in a year.
  • The foreigner must not be complicit in any crime during the time he/she is residing in Turkey.
  • The number of Turkish employees that could do the job of the foreigner should not have increased. For instance, if a foreigner is working as an English Teacher and there are Turkish English Teachers looking for employment through ISKUR, the permit will not be extended and you will be requested to hire the Turkish Personnel.
  • Application for extension of the work permit may be made at the end of the work permit at the end of fifty-nine days (59) and in any case, should be made before the last day. If the work permit extension is not carried out on time, the foreigner is sent to his/her own country and a re-application is made to the Turkish embassy again as in the first application.
  • For a foreigner whose work permit is to be extended, it is also obligatory to have 5 insured Turkish personnel at the workplace and for work permit extension applications.
  • If the foreigner is working in care, the person being cared for should be alive.
  • If the foreigner is employed in child care, the child must be under fifteen (15) years of age.
  • SSI payments of foreigners should be made regularly.
  • The foreigner must not reside outside of Turkey for a total of six months in a year.
  • The foreigner must not be complicit in any crime during the time he/she is residing in Turkey.
  • In the first application of the institution, the balance of the number of students, teachers and foreigners should be intact.
  • The number of students of the institution should be increased in order to apply for the work permit extension of foreigners working with public relations and guest relations staff title in educational institutions.
  • In order for one foreign employee, five insured Turkish personnel must have been employed within the past year.
  • The foreigner’s salary must be paid in full through the bank.
  • The foreigner’s SSI payments must be done in full with no incurred debts.
  • The institution should not have tax debt.
  • The foreigner must not reside outside of Turkey for a total of six months in a year.
  • The foreigner must not be complicit in any crime during the time he/she is residing in Turkey.
  • For a foreigner whose work permit is to be extended, it is also obligatory to have 5 insured Turkish personnel at the workplace and for work permit extension applications.