Turkey is a country that attracts great attention from foreigners due to the advantages of both its strategic and geographical location. However, foreigners who want to work or reside in Turkey must apply for residence permit in Mersin.
Residence permit is a temporary document that foreign nationals must obtain if they want to stay in Turkey longer than the visa period they have been given. There are various residence permits, such as short-term, long-term, family and student residence permits. As Tunç Sudi Tol Mersin Law Office ®, we provide professional support for all residence permits.
Some steps must be followed in obtaining a residence permit in Turkey. These steps are performed through the online system. Foreigners who want to get a residence permit must apply through the e-residence website of Migration Management. To apply for a residence permit in Turkey, you should click the "I am applying for a residence permit for the first time" button on the e-residence page must be selected. Afterwards, the application form on the screen must be filled in completely with the correct information.
After completing the form, Migration Management must make an appointment to complete the application. Arrangements can be made quickly through the e-residence system. After creating an appointment, the completed form should be printed, signed and sent to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management along with other documents. Application results are announced within 90 days.
Residence permit, which appears due to international law, is an essential application. There is a requirement to have certain documents for people who want to get a residence permit in Mersin. Although these documents may differ according to the types of residence permits, the main ones are as follow:
•Residence permit application form
•Photocopy of passport
Residence permit in Turkey is a type of permit that all foreigners who have completed their visa period must obtain. A residence permit is divided into different types according to the purpose of foreign citizens wanting to stay in Turkey. These residences permit types are as follows:
•Family Residence Permit
•Student Residence Permit
•Short Term Residence Permit
•Long Term Residence Permit
•Humanitarian Residence Permit
Foreigners who want to get a residence permit should choose the most suitable one among the above types of residence, prepare the necessary permits and documents and apply.
One of the options frequently preferred by those who want to get a residence permit in Mersin is a short-term residence permit. To get a short-term residence permit, foreigners who own immovable property or plan to establish a business connection in Turkey must apply through the e-residence system. After the application, the necessary documents should be sent to the relevant Provincial Directorate of Migration Management.
It is determined as a rule that short-term residence permits are issued at intervals of two years. However, foreign people investing more than a certain amount in Turkey can be granted a five-year short-term leave with their spouse and children.
People entitled to a long-term residence permit can live in Turkey for an unlimited period without having to renew. At the end of 8 years, foreigners are only authorised to apply for unlimited residence. The applications are evaluated, and the competent authorities determine the result.
Certain conditions must be met in obtaining a residence permit in Turkey for an unlimited time. In addition to the requirement to reside in Turkey for at least 8 years, foreigners should not be involved in any crime during this period and should not engage in any behavior that may harm the public.
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