Having a residence permit in Turkey was pretty easy before. Just because of this reason a lot of immigrants came to Turkey. Turkish state has regulated the rules and conditions to have residency permit in order to stop unqualified imigrancy.
How to get a residence permit in Turkey for tourists and what are the requirements?
Turkey is an attractive holiday and tourism destination where millions of tourists and investors visit.Citizens all around the world may visit Turkey because there are no strict visa regulations but what should you do if you want to stay or reside in Turkey more than your visa allowance. Let’s see what documents do you need for a short term residence permit.
In order to stay in Turkey more than your visa allowance, you need a residence permit. Visitors who do not have a property or business in Turkey could stay 90 days from the day of the entrance but for a longer duration of stay, the applicant has to prepare documents and should visit the Migration Directorate at the place of residence.
When you visit the imigration directorate you need these documents:
- Application form
- Visa granted at consulates or customs
- 4 photograph of the face with white background 5×6 cm dimensions
- The bank account which shows the applicant has enough income for the duration of stay 500 USD per month of stay
- Health insurance covering the duration of stay
At the end of the process, the applicant will be granted a residence permit up to two years. This regulation only applies for those who want to reside in Turkey for tourism purposes.