It will be useful in the future to take a front and back photographs of your residence permit card and save it on your phone. You can use the photograph if you do not have your residence permit with you.
Below you can find useful information about your residence permit and what you can do with it:
You can depart from and enter Turkey with your residence permit.
It is mandatory to show your residence permit with your passport at the border when you are leaving/re-entering the country.
The end date on your residence permit is the length of your stay in Turkey. You need to apply for an extension of your residence permit before the expiration date if you are going to stay longer.
You need to show your residence permit with your passport in the event of a police inspection.
Please check the following document out for more details: e-Devlet.
To learn how to register your address, please visit our Obtaining Official Documents page
To learn how to register your mobile device, please visit our Registering Mobile Phones page.
Let the BTK (Information Technology and Communication Institution) know: //tuketici.btk.gov.tr
To learn more and to find out our suggestions about Health and Emergency, please visit our Health & Emergenc page.
You can drive in Turkey with a valid driver’s license from any country for up to 6 months. This license must be translated to Turkish and notarized. We suggest the 23rd Notary Public since its location and the translation service it provides are convenient.
If you’d like to continue driving beyond 6 months in Turkey, you have 2 options:
Foreigners residing in Turkey can get a vehicle by:
The 2nd option is conducted by Turing Institution. You can get more information at //www.turing.org.tr/foreign-vehicles-carnet-blue-card/.
If you are a Koç employee or a student, you are exclusive with KoçAilem!
KoçAilem is a special privilege platform for those who are affiliated with the Koç Group. It provides special discounts to Koç members in various companies. It aims to make you feel special in every aspect of your life with those special offers and discounts. You can also issue additional cards for your relatives if you wish.
You can start using your advantages by being a member of the Koç Ailem program. How to be a member is explained in the below section. You can obtain a Koç Ailem debit or credit card and start benefiting your privileges.
If you are a faculty member and want to be a member of Koç Ailem, you can open an HR- Trackit regarding your and your spouse’s memberships to Koç Ailem. The Human Resources Department will then provide you the necessary information and guide you better.
You may get more information by dialing 444 0 447 Koç Ailem Call Center. They have an English service as well.
If you are a KU student and want to be a member of Koç Ailem, you can either call 444 0 447 Koç Ailem Call Center or visit their website. The call center has an English service, however, the website is available only in Turkish.
You can fill out the application form as it is presented at the following screen-shot: