Please make sure that all the photocopies are separately taken to separate A4- size papers.
You can photocopy both sides of your residence permit card on one side of an A4-size page.
II- Please click HERE to learn how to obtain an address registration certificate or to learn how to register your and your dependents’ address.
III- Social Security Activation Document can be obtained from the e-Devlet (e-Government) platform if you have already registered to Social Security. If not, you need to visit the Sarıyer SGK (Social Security Office) and register yourself with your work permit card and passport. After registering you, the personnel will print out your activation document and hand it to you.
Registering your dependents: You and your spouse must visit the office together and your child does not have to accompany you, bringing his/ her documents is enough. Documents to bring: passports and residence permit cards. The personnel will print your activation document and hand it to you after registration.
*You may read out or hand in the following text (that reads “Hello! I came to collect my social security activation document.“) to an officer at the Social Security Office:
“Merhaba! Sağlık provizyon belgesi almaya geldim.”
IV- These apostilled certificates must be translated to Turkish and notarized.
If your country is not a party to the Apostille Convention, you have two options:
List of Parties to the Apostille Convention
Please click here to see the Apostille Convention Countries (Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents).
V- The card fee costs 125₺ and the payment can be made to either Ziraat Bank, Halk Bank, or Vakıf Bank with the foreign ID number of the applicant for the 9267-payment code. Please make sure you have a stamp on the receipt. If not, please ask for a stamp (in TR.: Makbuza mühür basar mısınız?)