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Immigration to the Relevants in Turkey

Do you have relatives in Turkey and you want to immigrate Turkey as an immigrant? So in this article, “I want to go to my relatives in Turkey as immigrants, what should I do?” You will find an answer to your question within the concept of legal procedures. First, after the expiry of the visa valid for a certain period of time to be able to reside on in Turkey are required to have a residence permit for foreigners. The residence permit in question is issued as a document by the competent authorities. Visa or visa exemption for foreigners who want to stay more in Turkey at the end of the residence permit document issued by the competent security authorities are called residence permit.

You must apply to the security authorities to get residence permit to stay in Turkey legally with preparing the required documents.  To obtain a residence permit, foreigners are required to apply to the Foreigners ‘Office in the city they are located or, if available, to the Foreigners’ Office of the District. 

Residence Permit

The residence permit is the prove that foreigners can stay in Turkey legally for a determined time period and their purposes to live in Turkey. Residence permits are issued in accordance with the purpose of stay, to be valid for a maximum of 5 years at a time. It can be extended 4 times in total. Foreigners coming to Turkey without a residence permit can stay up to 90 days within 180 days. However, foreigners who want to stay longer than this period are obliged to obtain a residence permit according to their purpose of stay.

It’s required to apply to the competent law enforcement authorities within 15 days at the latest before the expiry date or from the expiry date to extend the residence permit or residence permit. From the residence permits to be given to foreigners who pass this period, the fee for the violated period is charged with one fold more. The fees for the residence permit are determined by the Ministry of Finance on a reciprocal basis and are published in the Official Gazette at the beginning of each year. On the other hand, in accordance with provisions of law relating to foreigners traveling in Turkey are required to present their valid passport in order to receive residence permits of foreigners. Foreigners who have lost their residence permit are required to obtain a new residence permit by applying to the Foreigners Department of the Police Directorates in the province and the Foreigners Offices in the districts together with the lost property report to be issued by the security officials.

Foreigners who Have Residence Permit Rights Because of Relatives

The residence permit is obtained to foreigners whose child and spouse is a student in Turkey with fellowship purposes. If parents and other relatives come with a long-term visa for “visiting”, a residence permit can be issued for visiting purposes.

On the other hand, foreigners who have Turkish-descent and depend to Turkish culture can apply for a residence permit for their 1st or 2nd degree relatives in Turkey.

Conditions for Coming to Turkey as Immigrant/Refugee

The word of refugee is defined as for fearing that people who want to move another country for being persecuted “because of his race, religion, nationality, membership of a certain social group or political ideas”. In this context, in case foreigners meeting the above-explained conditions apply for immigration to the competent authorities without any country restrictions, their situation is evaluated by the ministry within the framework of the Asylum Regulation no 1994/6169. Foreigners, if meet refugee conditions, should apply for having a temporary residence permit in Turkey. In this article, we’ve answered  “I want to go to my relatives in Turkey as immigrants”  questions, you can contact us if you have any questions from the comments section.

Ata Kurumsal

Ata Institutional Consulting is a leading consultancy company in its field, with expert personnel, with 12 years of experience, providing residence permit, work permit, Turkish citizenship consultancy and corporate consultancy services to foreigners. Ata Instiutional Consultancy

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