How Long Does it Take to Register a Company in Turkey ?

Since the time is most important element of businesspeople, this question is askes very frequently; “How long does it take to register a company in Turkey ?”.

The length of the company registration in Turkey is subject to receipt of the documents by us. We can briefly say that; “company registration in Turkey takes 5 day after the receipt of the documents”. Such process includes company registration in Turkey, tax opening in Turkey and bank account opening in Turkey.

Now let’s go in detail to find the answer of these questions.

Which documents do I need for company registration in Turkey?

For real person shareholders;

  1. Power of Attorney for company registration in Turkey
  2. Passport photo of the shareholders
  3. Passport copy of the shareholders.

For Legal Entity Shareholder;

1-Certificate of activity of the investor company (which will show the current active status of the company and its signature executives.)

2-Power Of Attorney for company registration in Turkey

3-Passport copy of the designated board member

4-Proof of residence of the board member

5- Shareholders’ assembly resolution which includes two decisions a- Being a shareholder of Turkish company b- Decision for choosing the board member (board member=company director does not need to be a shareholder)

You can watch our video for the required documents for company registration in Turkey

All the above documents are required to be either notarized or appostiled.

Which Steps Are Taken to Register a Company in Turkey ?

In order to answer the question of how long does it take to register a company in Turkey ?, it is essential to know the steps of the company registration in Turkey.

As it is analyzed in detail in the article of should I come to Turkey for company registration the company registration in Turkey can be classified under three steps.

1- Company Registration in Turkey

2-Tax  opening in Turkey

3- Signature circular issuance of the registered company in Turkey

4-Commercial bank account opening for the company registered in Turkey

When all those steps are completed successfully we can say that “company registration process in Turkey is completed”

As it is indicated in the first paragraph of the article, the answer of the question of “How long does it take to register a company in Turkey” is approximately takes 5 days. Such 5 days covers the all elements defined above.

Can I Open A Company in Turkey with Tourist Visa ?

As it is explained about the process takes 5 days. If you allocate 5 days for company registration in Turkey during your visit it is possible to register a company in Turkey with tourist visa. Trade registry does not control the type of the visa you hold.

How Long Does it Take to Register a Company in Turkey Remotely?

The above 5 days explanation is valid for if the client is physically in Turkey. As explained in should I come to Turkey for company registration article, the steps for remote opening is different and more complex. Therefore, when the company in Turkey is registered remotely the process takes much longer.

In conclusion,

-the company registration in Turkey takes approximately 5 days after the receipt of the documents.

-such process covers all required elements to have an active company

-since the documentation is different the remote company registration process for Turkey takes much longer

 



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