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Living in Turkey

Helpful, free advice & support on anything to do with day-to-day living anywhere in Turkey.

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Working in Turkey

Assistance with registering with social insurance, paying taxes and disputes with your employer.

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Buying & Selling property

A comprehensive package to guide buyers and sellers through the sales process.

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Providing free, independent and confidential advice & support on all aspects of living, working, visiting, buying & selling property and investing in Turkey.

About Us

Foreign Citizens Advice Centre Free, Independent and Confidential AdviceThe services of The Foreign Citizens Advice Centre are given independently and in the strictest confidence.

Registered in Turkey as a charitable association No. (Kütük No.) 09.017.134 (9-321647)

  • Getting your documents legalised in your home country

    Many people who come into our office ask how they can get certain documents apostilled in their home country. You can get certain official documents ‘legalised’ by asking the Legalisation Office to confirm that the signature, stamp or seal is from a public official. You might need to do this if an official in another

    December 2, 2019
  • New committee created to assist foreigners

    On August 29th 2019 the Foreigner’s Committee of the Kusadasi Civic Council was created. Every city authority (Belediye) in Turkey must have, and fund a Civic Council made up of members of the public from their towns and cities. They must provide space for them to meet and organize themselves. The council has different committees

    August 30, 2019
  • Irish Embassy Turkey – Healthcare in Turkey

    Please be aware that the standard of mental healthcare in Turkey differs from Ireland. It can be difficult to access appropriate medical facilities that have mental healthcare professionals who speak English. Pre-existing mental health issues should be declared when purchasing travel insurance as otherwise the policy may not cover treatment or hospital costs. Please consult

    July 23, 2019
  • Britons travelling to Turkeys Istanbul Airport issued warning amid huge visa changes

    TURKEY’s national airport has made significant changes which will impact Britons and their summer holidays in 2019. What are these, and how will they impact Britons? Here are the details. Turkey’s main national airport, the new Istanbul Airport, has undergone major changes impacting British travellers. The FOC has issued a warning for those headed to

    June 5, 2019