1. Sweetnighter

    Non-resident foreign identification number

    Hi all I have had a Turkish mobile with TURKCELL for several years. Relating to the thread regarding re-registering of mobile phones. Can anyone confirm where you have to go to get a NON-RESIDENT FOREIGNERS IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (KIMLIK)...what documents you need...and is there a cost...
  2. V

    New property valuations for foreign buyers

    Saw this article on Antalya A circular published by the TKGM (Turkish General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre) on the 15th of February has announced that from the 4th of March 2019, foreign property buyers in Turkey will need a real estate appraisal report citing the value...
  3. bickern

    India spends £330MILLION of £1billion UK foreign aid on GIANT BRONZE STATUE

    BRITONS are outraged after the Indian government spent hundreds of millions of the £1.17billion of overseas aid sent to them by the UK. While the UK was sending India £1.17billion in aid, the Indian government was spending nearly half of that on the world’s tallest statue. This new statue is...
  4. A

    Foreign employees have to leave Turkey?

    My girlfriend is working in Turkey and yesterday she heard that foreign employees have to leave Turkey within 3 months. 10 people in the Hilton already were send back to their home country and 1 in her hotel. The HR departments say it is coming from the governement, that the foreigners have to...
  5. mollag

    UK foreign Policy

    So, Theresa is just back from kissing China's ar5e looking for earners for the UK, then we send half our Navy to "challenge " them? Our ship will arrive soon. Who is in charge of Foreign policy again...
  6. suzyq

    New NHS rules for foreign visitors

    New rules have come into force that require all providers of treatment on the NHS to establish if patients are eligible for free care as part of efforts to tackle health tourism. Read more: Foreign visitors could face upfront NHS charges under new rules | Daily Mail Online Follow us...
  7. yalimart

    Tax on Foreign Bank Accounts

    I have just received a letter from HSBC in Istanbul explaining that since last year they are sharing my/everyone's account information with HMRC, so if I hadn't declared any interest on my annual return, for past years HMRC will know about it and act accordingly. So if you haven't been declaring...
  8. mollag

    Car crash Foreign Relations.

    Turkey does seem to stagger from one diplomatic car crash to another very quickly, Erdogan still licking his wounds from Russia and Israel, now seems intent on really pissing off Germany, good luck with that Recip...
  9. bickern

    Why 79% of Foreign Women are Attracted to their Turkish Men.

    I wont comment I will leave you to form your own opinions after reading the blog. Can You Guess Why 79% of Foreign Women Were Attracted to their Turkish Men? ? Faye Rogan
  10. IbrahimAbi

    VAT cancelled for foreign property purchasers

    A report in a Turkish Newspaper informs us of the intent to cancel VAT for foreign property purchasers. Turkey’s parliament has approved an omnibus law which introduced an exemption of 18 percent of value-added tax (VAT) for foreigners who invest in real estate in Turkey. The law, which was...
  11. Y

    Turkish ID card and foreign passport - leaving Turkey

    I'll be leaving Turkey soon for the first time since gaining Turkish citizenship. Normally, I know using your Turkish ID card and a UK passport is acceptable. However, since the coup attempt, some Turkish citizens need to produce a letter from their employer to leave the country. I presumed...
  12. K

    Foreign & Commonwealth Office updates for Turkey

    Issued 29th October 29-10-2016 21:12 PM GMT Latest Update: Summary - On 29 October, the US Department of State ordered the departure of family members of employees posted to the US Consulate General in Istanbul due to security information indicating extremist groups continue aggressive efforts...
  13. teosgirl

    Foreign employment reforms

    Turkish gov?t set to improve investment climate, ease employment conditions for foreigners - ECONOMICS Turkey to score foreign workers upon qualifications in new system - BUSINESS It will be interesting to see whether the bill passes, and how the points system is designed. Language is one of...
  14. T

    Buying farm land / tarla under 10.000m2 with foreign passport

    Hey guys, At the moment, is it possible for foreigners to buy farm land that is under 10.000m2? I had a couple of real estate agents mentioning that it's not possible, however some say it is. I also can't find any info on that online, here are some resources that I checked: Guidance for...
  15. teosgirl

    Foreign landlords, tax obligations.

    Foreign landlords in Turkey must file taxes by March 25 - ECONOMICS Charlotte
  16. S

    Resident Permit granted for Foreign House buyer

    Dear Forum members, Me and my husband are still in the process of buying our land. We stumbled upon an article that the Turkish government would grant 1 year Resident Permit for Foreign house buyer. Is this true?
  17. T

    Income Tax Exemption: Company abroad, no turkish branch, foreign currency

    Hi, I heard from a friend in Istanbul that there's a tax exemption in Turkey which says that if You're paid by a company outside of turkey and That company doesn't have a branch in Turkey and You're paid in a foreign currency then you're exempted from Turkish Income Taxes. Has anyone else...
  18. teosgirl

    Property sales slip, but foreign property purchase is on the rise

    Property sales slip as housing loan rates rise - BUSINESS In January, a total of 1,462 properties were sold to foreigners, a 13.4 percent increase from the same period of the previous year, according to the TÜİK data. Citizens from Iraq bought the largest number of houses in Turkey in January...
  19. Mushtaq

    85 percent of Turkey’s foreign investors still from West

    Despite increased recent attention to relations with Gulf partners such as Qatar, Turkey remains overwhelmingly dependent on Western sources for foreign direct investment (FDI), according to data from the Central Bank. Data shows that 85 percent of FDI came from the EU, other European countries...
  20. Marc

    285TL for Foreign phone registration

    My Daughter bought a phone whilst on holiday in Britain over the summer and wants to register it, I've never gone through this process before but read the yellali guide and previous forum posts. I went to the main Turkcell office on the main road through Didim to ask about the process and was...
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