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Work and Residence Permit Fees for 2024 in Turkey

In accordance with Public Notification of Charges published in Official Gazette (No: 31696 21 Dec 2021) Work and Residence Permit fee schedule has been updated as below.

Temporary Work Permit CertificateUp to 1 year (1 year included)3.090,20  TL7.345,01  TL565,00 TL
Indefinite Work Permit Certificate30.902,00 TL356,00 TL565,00 TL
Independent Work Permit Certificate30.902,00 TL356,00 TL565,00 TL
CARD FEE356,00 TL565,00 TL

Note: For more than one year’s permit, a fee of 7.345,01 is taken for per year.

Residence Permit Card Fee565,00 TL
Fee for  Single Entry Visa5.476,00 TL
Residence Permit Fees can be changed according to the nation of foreigners. Look at the table below
Residence Permit Fees

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Currently no change has been announced about the monthly residence permit fees applicable on the basis of reciprocity principle. However as per section 6 of public notification of charges, dated 30. Dec. 2014, daily fees, monthly fees and maximum, minimum amounts are determined as below (Applicable to the nationals of Serbia, Norway, Fiji, K. Marino and Chile). For up to dated information please consult to nearest local police department’s aliens’ branch.

Austrian citizens married to Turkish citizens are exempted from residence permit fees
German citizens who are married to Turkish citizens and the children are exempted from Residence Permit fee.

Last Update: 28.12.2023

Ministry of Labor and Social Security, Department of Work Permits of Foreigners –
Ministry of Interior, Directorate General of Migration Management –
Public notification of charges (Official Gazette No: 31696, 30 Dec 2022)

WORK PERMITS OF FOREIGNERS Tags: Work Permit Applications, Work Visa, Eligibility, Exemptions, Required Documents, Penal Provisions.
RESIDENCE PERMITS Tags: New Law on Foreigners and International Protection, Types of Residence Permits, Extensions, 90 in 180 Days rule.

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  1. Hello Dear sir/madam, I have applied to extend my work permit as it expired in 9 July and I have been waiting for my result from labour ministry of Turkey about two months, at this time I have to leave the country for some issues. By this time if I cancel my work permit process what will happen when I want to leave the territory or should I wait until my result will be clarified? If I should cancel it how is it possible and can I go and come back to Turkey without any problems or ban from re-entring to Turkey?

    Thank you in advance, I look forward for your kind response.

  2. I was born in 1947 and so my age never appears on the charts pf fees for insurance for residency permit. Can you please assist me? I live in Istanbul.
    Thank you so much.

    Mary E Batchelder

  3. Hello. My Family residence permit expired last Feb.25,2020. And my work permit is only valid until August 31,2020. Should i apply for a new residence permit or apply for a renewal? Your thought and help will be highly appreciated. Thank you!

  4. Good day sir , am Moledy from Nigeria I willing to travel to turkey for work,pls I need ur guidance ,how much will it cost me and is it possible for me to get work in Turkey ,I only have ND in mass communication, please put me through,may I can embark on the hustling journey. Be the can Nigerian travel to Turkey for now

  5. Hi Sirs,

    What is the overstay fee/ban for a Russian citizen overstaying by 60 days on their 60 day visa exemption (so 120 days in total) please? Thanks.

  6. Sir, I want to stay in Turkey when I am retirement . Do I need put money on the bank for prove or is a document enough that I have incomes for my pension
    Thank u

  7. Hi,
    I am from Pakistan, planning to open a restaurant in Istanbul, what are the requirements, procedures and fees related to open a company/restaurant and get the permits.
    Thanking you

  8. My one-year residence permit renewal after completing my masters ends next month, however, the university I want to further my education in will open applications in September. How do I stay in Turkey and get admission in September? Is it possible? Can I apply for tourism residence permit?

  9. Hello, does the residence permit have to be issued within the same province/city where I will apply for work permit? What should I do if I want to work in another city?

  10. Dear Concerned,

    Hello I am a doctor from Bangladesh. I am going to migrate Turkey soon with my family. I would like to know the details about residence permit & work permit of Turkey.

    1. Is it possible to apply for 1 year temporary resident permit from my country?

    2. If possible what is the cost & procedure?

    3. After 1 year expiration is it possible to reapply for temporary residence permit?

    4. What is the procedure to get a job for the foreign doctors in Turkey?

    5. Is it possible to work for me & my family in temporary resident permit?

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