CAN I GET RESIDENT PERMIT WHEN I OPEN A COMPANY IN TURKEY?

In some countries, company registration automatically grants a resident permit to the shareholder of the company. However, when you open a company in Turkey you do not automatically get residence permit. Both processes are completely separate and do not have any relationship with each other.

Briefly;

  1. When you open a company in Turkey, you do not get a resident permit
  2. In order to get resident permit, you do not need to open a company in Turkey.
  3. To open a company in Turkey, you do not need resident permit.

Some of our international clients wish to open a company in Turkey only for “resident permit” purpose, due to above reasons such plan is not appropriate.

For the clients who wish to reside in Turkey after they open a company in Turkey, they are required to obtain a resident permit.  To achieve this;

  1. You have to enter into Turkey with tourist visa
  2. Apply the residence permit over the government portal of the immigration office
  3. Get the interview date online
  4. Attend the designated interview with the required documents

At the same time, you can start the process for opening a company in Turkey. The required process for opening a company in Turkey is explained at our web page https://www.fo-consultancy.com/

Briefly, if you are planning to open a company in Turkey with a real person shareholder you can visit our office only with your passport. If you are planning to open a company in Turkey with a legal entity shareholder, additionally the board of directors’ resolution and the corporate documents of your company are required. For the details you can contact us.

One of the main requirement for resident permit is either purchased or rented residence in Turkey. As it was explained in our guiding page, a legal address required for opening a company in Turkey. If your business in Turkey does not required a large office or a shop, you can use your residence address as a legal address when opening a company in Turkey.

If you are not planning to reside in Turkey and therefore if you are not planning to purchase or rent a resident, you can use virtual office options when opening a company in Turkey.

In conclusion, residence permit and opening a company in Turkey process are completely separate process. We will be happy you to assist you on both concept.

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