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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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independent and confidential advice

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)

  • Gemalto awarded the new passport contract

    The new blue passport will be delivered under this contract and it will be the world’s first carbon neutral passport. It will include a complete redesign of the inside pages that will incorporate the latest developments in secure technologies to keep ahead of forgers and fakers. The 11.5 year contract has been awarded to Gemalto

    February 20, 2019
  • Bill paying made easy

    You may or may not be aware that at the Foreign Citizens Advice Centre we run a free bill paying service. Whether you are currently living in Turkey, rent out your property or visit, we can monitor, pay and dispute any of your bills. This service includes electric, water, telephone, mobile, council tax and insurance

    January 19, 2019
  • Escape to the Country

    Turkey is known to be the centre of civilization where you will find ancient sites and relics everywhere you turn and in fact Gobeklitepe, in Gaziantep, is the oldest civilization site in the world. It is not only in the cities and towns where you can relocate or retire to in Turkey, but the countryside

    December 10, 2018
  • Don’t get caught out

    It has come to our attention that anyone who filled in the online application for the Habitation Amnesty and mistakenly entered the incorrect information may get a visit from the police. We have been told by a friend that the police visited their property and left a message on their door to call into the

    December 10, 2018