Questions tagged [turkey]

Living in Turkey as an expatriate.

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Green Card Application in Northern Cyprus

I am citizen of Turkey and working in Northern Cyprus. I want to apply for Green Card. How should i mention my country of residence? Should it be Turkey or Cyprus?
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Chance of finding a job as a programmer in Istanbul, Turkey, without knowing the Turkish language?

Is it possible to get a programming job in Istanbul without knowing the Turkish language? Or knowing the basics of communication, say 400 words and maybe 20 sentences. I intend to travel to Istanbul ...
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Is holding a third citizenship allowed?

I was born in California and automatically became a US citizen. I obtained the second nationality from my parents. Now I live in Turkey and the government offered me Turkish citizenship without asking ...
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Migration to Turkey for Iraqis

I am an Iraqi national and have a bachelor's degree in Information Technology. What are the migration opportunities and regulations (student visas, work permits) in Turkey as of January 2017 for ...
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Can I work from Turkey temporarily for a US employer (Telework)?

My wife needs to be in Turkey for her PhD research for about 3 years. I talked my employer saying that I want to work from Turkey around 6 months every year during that 3 year period. They refused me ...
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Getting my driver's license notarized in Turkey

I'm Lebanese living in Turkey. After doing some research, I found out that I can use my drivers license here as long as I get it translated and notarized. I was wondering if anyone can help me learn ...
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Is a Turkish driving license required as a foreign national to drive in Turkey long term?

I am a US citizen with a (class B-P2 commercial) drivers license. I also have a valid IDP card to go with it, which I understand is not strictly required in Turkey but always nice to have when abroad ...
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Are Turkey's customs fees for international mail high?

I had someone send me a valuable but small item from my old home in the States, to Turkey. I had them insure it for $1000 and the postage cost them $50. When it arrived today in Turkey, PTT (mail ...
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Has the 2014 ikamet changes affected any of the requirements to apply for Turkish citizenship?

As a US citizen residing in Turkey currently holding a 5 year ikamet I was hoping to be eligible to apply for citizenship in 2017. The old laws required a period of continuous residency in order to be ...
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Will 5 year residency permits be available in Turkey after the new 2014 visa laws take effect? [closed]

I know that Turkey is still issuing 5 year residence permits (ikamet tezkeresi) as of March, 2014. However the whole visa system is changing this April. All the mentions of ikamets in documents I have ...