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1 ] RP APPLICATION INFO, ONLINE FORM & DOCUMENTS REQD.FOR SHORT, MINORS , STUDENTS , FAMILY & LONG TERM APPLICATIONS……..

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

CORONA VIRUS AND RP APPLICATION INTERVIEWS..

A..GENERAL INFORMATION.
     CHANGES TO SHORT TERM ‘TOURISTIC’ RP RENEWALS FROM   01/01/2020.

B    EXPIRED EVISA OR RP.
LINK TO THE RP APPLICATION WEBSITE.  click here
 
C    COSTS & PAYMENT INFO OF TAX & CARD FEES…
D    LINK TO PAY ONLINE DIRECTLY TO THE TAX OFFICE.

1…INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATIONS IN ISTANBUL [ONLY].
WHAT TO DO IF YOUR APPLICATION IS REFUSED.

BOOKING AN APPOINTMENT..

1A…DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR APPLICATIONS IN ISTANBUL ONLY. 
 WHAT TO DO IF YOUR APPLICATION IS REFUSED…

2..DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ALL RESIDENCY APPLICATIONS [EXCLUDING ISTANBUL]
LINK TO THE RP APPLICATION WEBSITE.   click here.

2A..Short Term RP Applications

2B..Short Term R.P. Applications for  MINORS. [under 18 years of age at the date the RP will start]

2C..Family RP Applications.

2D..Family R.P. for a MINOR.

2E..Long Term RP Applications.

2F..Student RP Applications.

3..TIPS TO FILLING IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM.

3A..Applying with Private Health cover ”Get Your Dates Right”.
3B…##…From April 2018.. How to fill in the new page for health cover information.
incl…..Yenile Number….

4….Passport validity + New Passports..
…….RP Application with a new /  unstamped passport
4A..RP & VISA OVERSTAY FINES…BANS & RE ENTRY PROCEDURES.
4B Applying for an RP from early cancellation of a Work Permit.

5 ..Travelling out of Turkey before & after an interview .
5A…before  an interview
5B… after an interview
[ postal applications…suspended.]

6A..Apostilled documents.
6B.Proof of Income.
6C..RP Interview & postal  locations & fees-[where to find on your application form.] /    ……….Print off the Online payment receipt & 15 day travel letter .

7..Tapus stamped & Rental Agreements noterised.

8..SGK- proof of cover letter / missing documents.

9..Family & Long Term applications info.

10..APPLICATION WAITING TIMES & TRACKING.

10A..PTT text / barcode – returning RP card.

11..Criminal Record Checks [CRC] info & links.UK.

11A..Criminal Record Checks [CRC] info & links USA.

12.. R.P. APPLICATION HELPERS/AGENTS.

13..List of every Translators & Noters offices in Turkey. List of Muhtars in Mugla province.

14..LOSS OF RP CARD . NEW ADDRESS . CHANGE IN MARITAL STATUS . RENEWED PASSPORT & NAME CHANGE [ THRO’ MARRIAGE OR DIVORCE ]  MID TERM OF AN RP VALIDITY..INCORRECT 99*** NUMBER GIVEN.

14A..Confirmation of missing or unreadable entry/exit stamps in a passport.

15…Yabanci Kimlik Number. [99*****]….how to obtain one without applying for a residency permit.

16…Private health cover providers for RP applications ,contact details.
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2 ] RP APPLICATION..[ MORE INFO.]…..

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
A..❗PROBLEMS COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM.?
      All known workarounds .how to cancel an application.
1..….IF  ”SYSTEM ERROR” SHOWS
2……HEALTH INSURANCE  SCREEN.
3 … .PASSPORTS…
4…..incorrectly inputted information.

B…Accessing a part completed application.

C..How to cancel an RP application

1.. Your official registered address….how to obtain.

2..SGK status….how to check.

3..List of all Provincial GOC [ RP application interview ]  offices.

4..List of Local GOC offices.

5..Lost / Stolen RP card../..Turkish wedding book….what to do who to contact.

5A]..How to find a lost Yabanci Kimlik Number

5B] Non Resident Yabanci Kimlik Number…how to obtain [ NOT Residency]

6.A…Change Of Address….What to do & who to contact.
          MOVING TO A NEW PROVINCE.
6B..Marriage….while holding a valid RP….What to do.

7..”Letter of Living Permission” [ Taahhutname ] Residing in a property without a Tapu or rental agreement.

8..Fees for Residence Permit tax,depending on country of issue of  a passport.

9..Countries with Bilateral health Agreements with Turkey.

10 …….INSURANCE BROKERS…
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3 ] E-visa, & 90 / 180 topics …. OVERSTAY FINES  .BANS [ VISAS & R.P’s ]….Passport Validity.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
1..Link to the only official E-VISA APPLICATION SITE   click here

1A..How to fill in the evisa application…step by step. Obtaining a copy of a mislaid evisa.

2..Visa overstay calculator & general rules.

2A.. Overlapping Visas.

3..Overstay/Bans…. fines…Read also 3B,3C,3D
    NEW  JUNE 2020.
BANS…DETERMINING THE TIME OF A BAN.

3A..Syrian Refugees.

3B..Re entering Turkey after a visa overstay or ban.

3C.. RP or WP overstay or ban

3D…TABLE OF FINES FOR OVERSTAYING YOUR VISA OR RP VALIDITY

4..Worldwide visa requirements to enter Turkey.

5A..PASSPORT VALIDITY TO ENTER TURKEY.

5B..PASSPORT & VISA RENEWAL REMINDER [MOBILE APP]. IOS & Android.

6..120 day rule for RP holders[ Totally rescinded ].

7A.. Entering & attempting to validate a visa whilst holding a valid Residence Permit.

7B..Attempting to change from a Residence Permit to visa whilst in Turkey.

8…RENEWED PASSPORT OR NAME CHANGE
CHECKING ENTRY & EXIT DATES .
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4 ]Registering An Imported Mobile Phone Handset In Turkey..

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..SIM CARDS…..NEW 2019 ..
1A-E…. NEW.!!…..IMPORTED HANDSET & SIM CARD  REGISTRATIONS AND VALIDITY RESTRICTIONS .
1F….New sim 12 month contract deals available to foreigners .
 
2..*NEW ….REGISTERING AN IMPORTED PHONE OR TABLET  WITH FOREIGN SIM CARDS.

 

GENERAL INFO. REGARDING REGISTERING A HANDSET FOR USE WITH A TURKISH SIM CARD.

 
3….How to register a handset/tablet with a [e]visa.
 
3A..How to register a handset/tablet with a Residence Permit.
 
3B..Self registration via the e-devlet website.
 
3C..Self registration via a service provider shop.
 
 
4..How to check your handset is registered.
 
5..Phone/sim registration for minors[ under 18].
 
6..Registering a second / consecutive  phone.
 
7..How to check, balance – package – roaming.
 
8..Sim card cancellation.
 
9..Lost / stolen handset…..what to do…….
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5 ] HEALTH INSURANCE..

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

A…Family Health Doctors.
      DEVLET [STATE] HOSPITALS TREATMENT FEES.

1..Introduction to all the types of health cover available in Turkey.

2..SGK. General Information.

2A.. SGK monthly premiums.

2B..Joining SGK.

2C..Adding a spouse to an SGK policy.

2D..SGK cover during RP renewals.

2E..Options regarding leaving the SGK system.

2F..Cancelling SGK subscriptions in the event of a death of a policy holder.

3.. ** Chronic [Long Term] & Pre existing conditions NOT covered .
Changes in cover implemented to SGK cover from 2018**

4..Private Health Cover Policies..PURELY FOR GAINING A RESIDENCE PERMIT
4A..  RECOMMENDED INSURANCE BROKERS… FOR RP HEALTH COVER.

5..Private Health Policies…FULL Health Cover.

6..Mugla Province ‘home visit’ medical nurses.

7..Online booking for Doctors appointment at a Devlet Hospital.

8…E-PULSE system… Online Health Records Application.

9..Chemists…National list of..
Duty [out of hours] chemists.
Prescriptions, [dispensing of] names
prices of prescription drugs.

10..Check your SGK status.

 

6 ] MOTORING FILE.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1A..Turkish Driving Licence Laws as from Jan 2016.

1B..Legalising /driving with a foreign driving licence in Turkey.
International driving Permit [IDP] requirements for UK licence holders.

1C..School certificate requirements to obtain a Turkish Licence.

1D.. APPLICATION PROCESS TO APPLY FOR A TURKISH DRIVERS LICENCE.
Name change on a Turkish licence due to marriage/Divorce.

1E..Licence requirements to drive a quad bike in Turkey.

1G.. Having your old licence returned to the country of issue.

1H..Using a Turkish licence to hire a car & drive in other countries.

1J..Updating an old style Turkish driving licence.

2..How to book a vehicle in for a TUV [MOT] test.

3.Bringing a car into Turkey…..[ General info.]

3,,,A,B,C,D,E,F,.. IMPORTING A FOREIGN REGISTERED CAR TO TURKEY for UP TO  2 years .
4..Importing a foreign registered car on a semi permanent basis for more than 2yrs [onto Turkish ‘M’ plates]

5..Exporting a previously imported vehicle that was re registered onto ‘M’ plates.

5A…Scrapping an imported car/scooter & one purchased in Turkey.

6..WHO CAN DRIVE AN ‘M’ PLATED VEHICLE.

7..Electric scooter Laws
7A..Disabled & Mobility Scooters.
7B… QUAD BIKES…the laws……owning or hiring.

8..Check for outstanding vehicular/road fines…

9..Taking the Turkish driving test.

10..How to buy a 2nd hand vehicle in Turkey…

10A…2nd hand car warranties from dealers/used car sites.

11..Tax Free Car Purchases..who can buy.

12.How to sell a vehicle in Turkey.

13..Motorway Toll Card..how to purchase.

14..Turkish traffic regulations & laws. 
ROAD SPEED LIMITS.
List of fines for traffic violations.
NEW Parking Laws from Jan 2020.

15..Car/scooter road tax calculator & link to pay online.

16 ..DRIVING ROUTES TO TURKEY

17..CHECK  TO SEE IF YOUR UK DRIVING LICENCE HAS  EXPIRED OR BEEN CANCELLED.

18..Registering a TOW BAR after fitting.

19…Car Hire In Turkey..
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7 ] WORK PERMIT LAWS FOR NON TURKISH CITIZENS….

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..Info.regarding Working In Turkey…
Work Permit laws & fees.
Salaries…New Law from 13/9/2018.
TYPES OF WORK PERMIT...
 
INTERNET BASED BUSINESSES
 
TYPES OF WORK PERMIT...
 
1A.. THE SYSTEM FOR APPLYING FOR WORK VISAS & PERMITS.
 1B…..Applying from your home country for a Work VISA
1C….. Applying from within Turkey for a Work PERMIT.
Extensions of Work Permits
Applying to work in a University.
 
1D…Expiry & Early cancellation of a Work Permit.
Changing Employers. ….
Applying for an RP after WP expires.

1E… Types of Work Permits,
Labour Laws in Turkish & English.
Work prospects for a Long Term RP holder.

 
2 Work Permit fees.
2A..Minimum Wage for Working Foreigners.
2B .SALARY TAX DEDUCTION CALCULATOR..
 
3..Self employment information.
 
4..Yok & CSGB [Ministry of Labour] ..contact info with links & phone numbers.Link to check progress of a WP application.
 
5..Working owner without a Turkish business partner.
 
6..Jobs unavailable to all Foreigners.
 
7..HOW TO START A TURKISH COMPANY.
Legalities,requirements,employing staff..etc…
 
8..Company Owner?…Do you need a Work Permit?..
 
9..Unemployment benefit & cancelled Work Permit [SGK status].
 
10..Cancelled Work Permit?..how to check.
 
11..Travelling abroad between jobs & WP validity.
 
12..Turkish Private Pension Plan for workers & non workers.
 
13.. The Turquoise Card.
 
13A..Claiming sick/maternity /Holiday leave etc & SGK retirement (emekli) money from the Turkish government. …..Severance Pay.
 
13B..Combining tax payments from UK N.I. & SGK to obtain a Turkish pension.
 
14..Tax responsibilities when hiring a cleaner or gardener.
 
15..EMPLOYMENT DISPUTES [ MEDIATION ].
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8 ]  DOCUMENTS NEEDING TO BE LEGALISED / APOSILLED FOR TURKEY

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..Info. regarding Apostilling documents issued in the UK

2..The UK Foreign Commonwealth Office. [F.C.O.]

3..Link & info. of a reputable private apostilling company in the UK.

4 ..Apostilling a document issued by a country not party to the ‘Apostill Convention’.

5..Power of Attorney….how it works.
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9 ]  CUSTOMS [ GUMRUK] , IMPORTING GOODS,
RELOCATION REMOVALS & PET TRANSPORTATION.
 [File for reference only]

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TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
1..Property removal info & contacts

1A….TRGB TRANSPORT….
1B…COSTS TO IMPORT A CONTAINER.
1C….INDEPENDENT PARCEL IMPORTS.
1D….FOREIGN BANK CARDS ETC…
Link to all Turkish Port Customs offices phone numbers.

2..Pet Transportation info & contacts
2A..Vaccinations before travelling.

3..Pet insurance companies.

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10 ] Renting  Turkish Property Out  . Tenants & landlords Rights

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1…PRIVATE DAILY & WEEKLY [SHORT TERM ] HOLIDAY LETS..

      Rental & Registration Agents in the Fethiye district.

     MAIN Q & A’s regarding short term renting.
 
1A..REQUIREMENTS TO LETTING A ROOM OR PROPERTY FOR REMUNERATION ON           A SHORT TERM BASIS.[Daily/Weekly, Holiday lets.]  as of Jan 2018
 
1B..Landlords ……Fines & Taxes.
 
1C..Renting on a Complex/Sitesi.
 
1D..Landlords general Information.
 
1E..Double taxation treaty TR/UK.
 
2A..Long Term Rental information[with rental contract]
 
2B..Long Term Rentals Tenants Rights.
2C..Tenants…safeguarding your deposit.
 
2D..What happens at the end of a rental contract.
 
2E..TERMINATING A CONTRACT , BY LANDLORD / BY TENANT.
        IF A LANDLORD SELLS THE PROPERTY YOU’RE RENTING.
 
3A..Long term rental increase allowance calculator.
 
3B..Long term rental increase restrictions.
 
4..Changing address..Notifying the  GOC.
 
5..Noterising a Rental Agreement.
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11 ] Turkish Banks..

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
1..Obtaining a Tax Number../.. Finding a lost tax number../..Making a complaint against a Bank.
1E….Paying Taxes, fees, fines, Residence permit card & tax payments etc..after 01/01/2020.

2..Opening a Turkish bank account [non RP holder]
 
2A]…Closing a Turkish Bank account.
 
3..Finding the right bank for you……
 
4..Turkish deposit accounts interest rate comparisons.
 
4A..Credit Cards/Online Transactions.
 
4B ] .Limits to installment plans for credit card  loans etc..
 
5.Turkish mortgages.
 
5A..Paying /receiving a property sale by cheque..
5B…Life Insurance & Private pensions.
 
6..Currency transfers TR to UK….UK to TR.
 
7.. How to find your Tax Number.
8..Making a formal complaint against a Turkish Bank.
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12 ] Property File.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
A….Overview info., read before buying.
B….NEW REGISTRATION LAWS FOR EMLAKS [ESTATE AGENTS]

1..Buying Land.
 
2..Buying process.
2A..Fees for buyers & sellers.

2B..NEW TAX AND PROPERTY VALUATION LAWS FROM MARCH 2019…..

2C…Energy Identity Certificate. [Otherwise known as an E.K.B.]

2D…Adding/Removing a name to/from a Tapu.
 
3..Tax relief for 1st time buyers.
 
4..Military clearance & capital Gains Tax
 
4A ..MILITARY SEARCH REQUIREMENTS COMING TO AN END
 
5..Selling procedure
 
5A…Capital Gains tax.
 
6..UK Government info regarding buying abroad.
 
7..Power of Attorney…What does it entail? How to cancel.

 

8..Senet Document.
8A…IPOTEK…what is it?.
 
9..Tapu name change,thro’ marriage/divorce /death & lost Tapus.
 
10..R.P. requirements after moving to another property.
 
11..Turkish Tax system.
 
12..Property ownership if via a Turkish company.
 
13…deleted.
 
14..CHANGING THE ADDRESS ON YOUR RP WHEN YOU MOVE HOME.
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13 ] APPLYING FOR A UK PASSPORT FROM ABROAD.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
1..Renewing UK & Southern Irish Passport from Turkey

2..UK passport photo requirements

3..HMPO  web chat option

4..Two passports in different names?

5..PASSPORT VALIDITY WHEN ENTERING TURKEY

6..Lost / stolen passport

7…Applying for a baby’s 1st UK passport if one parent is Turkish Citizen.

8..Showing a Turkish wedding book for passport name change

9..Passport Renewal mid term of Residency
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14 ] HOW TO CLAIM YOUR UK STATE PENSION WHILE ABROAD. DUAL TAXATION.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1].. Link to claiming UK state pension from abroad.
2] ..  DUAL TAXATION ON PRIVATE & UK STATE PENSIONS…
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15 ] .TURKISH CONDOMINIUM [ SITE ] LAW.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..Turkish site/complex  [ condominium] Law in English & Turkish
2..Laws regarding pets on a site/complex
3..Laws regarding registration of ALL cats & dogs kept as pets
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16 ] Getting Married / Divorced /Death In Turkey Registering a Birth…..

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
1..Getting Married in Turkey [British Citizens]
1A]….WHAT IS REQUIRED TO MARRY IN TURKEY.
2..Registering a childs birth [abroad]
3..Registering a childs birth in Turkey
4A..Divorce in Turkey
4B..Is your Turkish divorce recognised in your home country?..
…….Is your foreign divorce recognised in Turkey?..
5]..Apostilling divorce documents.
6..Dealing with a Death of a UK Citizen in Turkey……Funeral Services
7..Taking a Turkish child out of Turkey
8..Taking a child out of the UK [Divorced  parent].
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17 ] WILLS & INHERITANCE LAWS IN TURKEY.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..Overview
1A ]…JOINT PROPERTY OWNERSHIP BUT NOT MARRIED
 
2..Turkish Inheritance Law in English.

2A …Bare ownership.[an alternative to inheritance].
 
3A..How to make a Turkish Will
       How to disinherit persons.
 
3B..Intestacy
 
4..Power Of Attorney
 
6..Registering a Death in Turkey
 
7..Removing a name from a Tapu after a death
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18 ] A List Of English Speaking Lawyers & Translators Covering Most Areas In Turkey . NOTERS Offices locations & contact details. P.O.A…SENET.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
1.. Link to list of English speaking Lawyers
1A ] Lawyers [AVUKAT] Fees [2020]
2..Link to list of every Noters office in Turkey
3…List of Legal Translators in Turkey.
4..What is a P.O.A…[Power Of Attorney].
5..What is a SENET document.

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19 ]  CONSULAR ADDRESSES IN TURKEY, SERVICES PROVIDED & COSTS..Foreign Consulates/Embassies in Turkey. UK / France / USA/Germany/Russia, etc….

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
1]  CONTACT DETAILS & SERVICES OFFERED [INCL. HELP LINKS ] OF THE BRITISH CONSULATE IN ANKARA
2 ]   ‘Services we provide in Turkey”…..Notarial and documentary services guide in TURKEY
3 ]  Links to all the main foreign Embassies & Consulates in Turkey . UK / France / USA / Dutch….etc……
5 ] LINK TO THE TURKISH CONSULATES APPOINTMENT PAGE FOR MOST COUNTRIES.
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20 ] TURKISH CITIZENSHIP. Baby’s Kimlik.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
A..General overview…..
TURKISH CITIZENSHIP WITH PROPERTY INVESTMENT.
Dual Citizenship.
1..Application paperwork process if married to a TC.
2…Application paperwork process if NOT married to a TC
3..Application process / interview etc
4..Apostilling/Afidavit,Passports..etc
5..Applying from a foreign country
6..Babies Kimlik application[born in UK]
& unmarried fathers name not on birth certificate
7..Check progress of Application.
8..Citizenship vs Long Term Residency.
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21 ] DASK..EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE..CALCULATE THE COST OF…

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.
1 ]  CALCULATE THE COST OF YOUR DASK EARTHQUAKE INSURANCE POLICY.
2].. WHAT DOES A DASK POLICY COVER?.
3]..ARE YOU PROTECTED AGAINST EARTHQUAKES?
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22 ] TURKISH CITIZENS…LINKS & INFO FOR UK VISA APPLICATIONS ….

[File for reference only]
TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..Link & Info for a Visa to the UK.

2..Where to obtain a Turkish passport

3..Link to a spousal visa information group.

4..THE ‘SURINDER SINGH’ ROUTE..

5..SCHENGEN VISA INFO
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23 ] E-DEVLET WEBSITE.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..How to Register & Use the E-Devlet Site
1A..HOW TO PUT THE SITE INTO ENGLISH.

2..Links to Popular Services:
      Turkish Criminal record Check…online application
SGK..Docs appointments with Devlet,SGK subs & debts.Pay subs online.
Imported phone  ../..Foreign sim card registration
Insurance/Dask [ Check info and expiry dates of your current health, earthquake (DASK), traffic, kasko, life insurance policies ]
Tax office ..check debts
Property …check properties registered to your name.
VEHICLES / FINES / HGS.
Border entry/exit dates [from 2009 only]

3…Link to Check Ongoing Court Case using the E-Devlet site.
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 24 ] TURKISH CONSUMER LAWS…..LEGAL TOPICS…employer disputes….Including  Lawyers & Court Action.

TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..Consumer Law Link

2..Defective Goods

3..Sales in Instalments

4..Consumer laws

5..Cooling Off Period

6..Prepaid House Sale

7..Statute of Limitations

8..Resolution of Disputes

9…EMPLOYMENT DISPUTES [ MEDIATION ].


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 ] DUTY FREE ALLOWANCES FOR TURKEY      [File for reference only]
TOPICS COVERED WITHIN THIS FILE.

1..Duty free entitlement on entering Turkey.

2 Duty free shop allowance when leaving Turkey.

3..Allowances for taking CASH out of Turkey.

4..Tax threshold when importing items into Turkey. Including foreign online shopping.