How to Get a Work Permit In Turkey
Applications for work permits can be made inside or outside Turkey. Foreigners who lives in outside of Turkey shall apply to the relevant Turkish Consulate of either his/her country of residence or his/her country of citizenship.
On the other hand, foreigners with a valid residence permit (valid for a minimum of 6 months, except for residence permits for educational purposes) can apply directly to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.
If all documents submitted are accurate and complete, the issuing process will take around 30 days.
If they are approved, the applicant is informed via phone or e-mail.
Foreigners need an authorized Turkish citizen with a power of attorney to handle their electronic application as the process requires a Turkish national identification number.
After work permit has been issued and the work visa application has been approved by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, Applicant individuals must to go Turkish Embassy /Consulate
Non-refundable work visa processing fee
Non-refundable work permit processing fee
To obtain a residence permit, work visa and work permit foreigners must apply to the Alien’s Branch of the Local Police Department (Emniyet Mudurlugu Yabancilar Subesi) within 30 days following their arrival in Turkey.
Foreigners applying for a work permit in Turkey
Foreigners who has a valid residence permit that is valid for a minimum of 6 months, except for residence permits for educational purposes, can apply directly to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.