Residence Permit Application

As Man Power Agent, we offer you consultancy services in residence permit applications with our experienced team.

Families of foreigners who have Work Permit need to obtain a Residence Permit to stay in Turkey for a long time.

Provisions on the International Labor Law No. 6458 and related regulations and residence permit processes have been determined.

The Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Turkey, General Directorate of Immigration Management are the authorized institutions in the applications for Residence Permit.

An online residence permit application should be made to the General Directorate of Immigration Management within the visa or visa exemption period of foreigners. At the date and time of the appointment, the foreigner must apply to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management to which his/her address is affiliated. The Migration Administration Directorates for the application can only be joined by the Attorney as a foreign and legal attorney.


Entry of the Foreigner to Turkey

Foreigners enter Turkey with visa or visa exemption in accordance with their purpose.

Depending on their nationality, they can stay in Turkey for 30-60 days or a maximum of 90 days.


Online Application

After proper entry to Turkey, foreigners may apply for Family, Tourist or Student residence in accordance with its purpose. The application is made primarily through the Immigration Administration online system. The date and time of application is then determined by the Migration Administration.


Application Process

Applicants and their legal representatives, if any, must be present in the application at the appointment date and time designated by the Immigration Administration. Following the positive evaluation of the application, the applicants shall be issued a temporary residence certificate.


Evaluation of Application

Applications are usually evaluated at the time of the appointment and the applicant is informed of positive or negative results. However, the Results can be reported later.


Post- Application

The residence permit cards of the foreigners whose application is evaluated positively are sent by the Immigration Administration to the home address specified in the application within 2 weeks at the latest. Foreigners are required to register their addresses through the Directorate of Migration Management after receiving their residence permit cards.


  1. Until the application is approved, the foreigner is granted an application document that allows him/her to stay abroad for a maximum of 15 days. Keep the application document and the receipt of the fee with you when you check out.
  2. Reasons for cancellation of Residence Permit:
  • Determining that the residence permit is used for purposes other than the purpose for which it was issued,
  • If the foreigner has stayed abroad for more than 120 (one hundred and twenty) days in the last year,
  • In the event of deportation or a ban on entry to Turkey, the residence permit shall be revoked. The period of those whose term expires shall not be extended.
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