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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)

  • 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
  • Are you paying the correct amount of council tax?

    A reader of The Ege Eye has informed the office today of her experience when she went to pay her council tax. She noticed that her tax was higher than anyone else on her site and this had been happening for quite a while. Last year when she questioned this issue she was informed that

    May 14, 2019
  • Citizens’ Registration – Irish Embassy Turkey

    Irish citizens travelling or living overseas are encouraged to register their contact details with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. This is only available outside the Common Travel Area (Ireland/Great Britain). When you register with the Department, it means that we have a record of your details. The information will allow us to contact

    May 14, 2019