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  1. H

    Importing to Turkey.

    I am looking to import to Turkey aUsed 55” TV, excercise bike and personal clothes and files with paperwork. I a, giving all mt furniture to charity as I will not be able to sell it in time. What are the rules for importing items to Turkey ?.......where can I fins the tax costs for...
  2. gam101

    My turn: importing house stuff to Turkey :-)

    Ola folks! I guess the title says it all :love: Our time to plan for moving our household things to Turkey. I've read the Sticky "Importing Household Goods From Abroad" & realized that it is not a simple process (like juggling for example :juggle:), but not impossible either. And yes, I did...
  3. S

    importing personal furniture from UK

    Hi everyone I wanted to ask about bringing our furniture from UK to Antalya.We have finally bought the house and now are planning on bringing most of our furniture to Turkey, we have the removal company and the quotes but they are not sure about the taxes and charges when the items arrive here...
  4. G

    Importing furniture

    Hi We have shipped a 40ft container to Antalya where I now have ti get through Customs. I was approaxhed by a Customs Officer who has told me the process will take 3 days and is seeking $900 for the privilige of doing my paperwork, etc. I believe Customs Officers are sub contracted by the Govt...
  5. S

    Importing a car

    Hi everyone, can anyone tell me if you are allowed to import a car? We are hoping to move to Gulluk next year and was going to drive down with some items in the car?? I've read on this forum of people doing this but have also read on the web that you can only do this temporalily?? Thanks sue
  6. S

    Importing My Personal Belongings Into Turkey

    I've had my house in Turkey for about 13 yrs now. Visiting frequently during this time... During this time we have we have modified and improved, and of cause furnished. Now my wife and I have decided to spend more time relaxing, and a slower pace of life. Want to bring over some of our...
  7. K

    Pros and Cons of importing personal goods into Turkey

    Hi everyone, I'm writing this on behalf of my parents who are in the process of moving to Turkey (I've already lived in Turkey for several years). They're at the stage now where they need to decide whether or not to ship their personal goods to Turkey- it wouldn't be much: a few pieces of small...
  8. K

    How to get started in the Import/Export Business in Turkey

    I am a young Turkish-American born and raised in the US who really would love to move to Turkey. Does anyone know what kind of products that are made in Turkey that can be bought at local bazaars which can be shipped and sold to the USA for large profits. Will I be able to earn a profit from...
  9. J

    Advice on importing a car and household stuff

    Hi all I know this has been done to death on the forum (and many others) but I am really struggling to get my head around what can and cant be done especially relating to cars. It doesnt help that the regulations are complex and in a constant state of flux - or so it seems Does anyone know of...
  10. B

    Importing household goods

    Hi I am planning on moving to Turkey at the end of May and was hoping someone could advise me on importing approximately 10 boxes of household goods. My parents currently live in Turkey and I was wondering if I can ship the goods in their name and for them to collect them from Izmir using...
  11. H

    Importing personal belongings into Turkey need help!,,

    Hi guys need desperate help I want to send my belongings to Dalyan as am moving there what is the best and cheapest way to do this I have had ridiculous quotes and am not sure what best way is I need help xxx
  12. H

    Importing furniture to Dalyan from the UK

    My apologies if this is a repeat question and has been answered. We are in the process of arranging for some of our furniture to be transported from Cornwall UK to Dalyan. The only electrical items we are bringing is our washing machine and tumble drier (neither are new). The rest is...
  13. A

    Importing Iphone 5S from USA: Custom tax?

    Merhaba, What experiences do you have in receiving cell/mobile phones via shipping from abroad? my mom is able to use ATT upgrade and get the 5S for $200, will my custom be calculated on this price, or on what the original value of the 5S was? How much is tax on mobiles?
  14. M

    importing quad bike

    Hi to all, Im moving to uzumlu in October and want to import 2 quads from china into Izmir and then through to uzumlu. one is a 300cc unit the other a 500cc unit. I understand that there are various taxes and things to be paid but does anybody know what they are in total ? and once imported...
  15. H

    Importing Left Hand Drive to Turkey.

    Hi all, Hope you are all well and enjoying life !...... I am thinking of driving down to Turkey with a 2.0ltr left hand drive Car - possibly a Vauxhall or Opel Zafira from England, UK. I intend to keep the Car in Turkey permanently at a property I own, and use it when I visit Turkey with is...
  16. G

    Importing a LHD car into turkey, who can drive it?

    If i brought a lhd car into turkey and paid the bond and registered it, who apart from myself would be allowed to drive it in turkey? and do I need a R.P first?
  17. S

    Importing a Car

    Just found this info for importing a LHD drive car to Turkey if you fit into their criteria(you cannot import a RHD anymore) http://www.turing.org.tr/tr/teminat.pdf Pre 2005 and 1.6L or less seems affordable bond wise(4000TL). Anything else forget it :) Costs for paperwork etc are about...
  18. L

    Importing sailboat to turkey

    I have just purchased a new 14ft hobiecat wave sailboat in England and need to get it to my house near Izmir. I didn't realise I will be due to pay import tax when I get it to turkey. I have enquired about shipping by plane ( that doesn't sound right ) and will cost me £6 per kilo. It weighs 111...
  19. R

    Importing LHD Car to Turkey

    We have just got our Residency Permit and are contemplating buying a car for our long stays in Turkey. One of our thoughts is to purchase a second hand LHD car in the UK and drive it across to Turkey and then get it registered over there. Can anyone explain exactly the legal requirements and...
  20. J

    Importing a bus from the UK for business use

    Hi all, My first post on here other than my introduction so please be gentle! We have some amazing plans for a business over there in Istanbul involving a double decker bus but feel my dreams might well be shattered by the heavy tax/import restrictions etc. I know having read through many...
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