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Moving to Turkey

Moving to Turkey

Moving to Turkey with children

Most of families from many different countries around the world moving to Turkey to buy properties and live in Turkey with their children. Many of those families ask many questions about Turkey and living in Turkey. And the most common questions are about cost of living in Turkey, health insurance, work visa and also Turkish cuisine.

Is Turkey safe?

It depends on the concept of safety for everyone. Turkey is like any other country in the world has its own problems. Crimes in Turkey are rare however it is important to know the statistics. Let’s make a comparison between USA,UK and Turkey. Last year the statistics show that from 4.1 to 5 reports that have been published about normal to extreme crimes, Turkey comes in 3.3 per 100.000 of those crimes. In the south cities where most of the tourists located crimes are almost not existing and they are the most safe places even more than the large cities in Turkey.

What about education in Turkey

In large cities such as Bodrum and Antalya the Turkish schools are modern you can choose for your children a private or local school.
After moving to Turkey, the parents who have put their children in the local schools have said positive things about the education system in Turkey.
The only obstacles which the parents face are when they had to help their children with the homework.
Turkish schools start to teach the children how to seal by small boats for children and they spend most of the time outdoor with their teachers to learn about nature and history beside many other activities.

Will we become part of the community?

It is a common thing which for most of the foreigners who live abroad to separate your children from their original society and the family life but soon you will find out that the Turkish society is very welcominglife in turkey to families and societies  and you can make a strong relationship with them more than any other country.
The Turkish society is naturally friendly and helpful if you made an effort to know them you will find a great welcoming from them.
Turkish language helps to know them more and in the big places you can find a lot of Turkish people that speak English. you can also teach English and apply for a work permit.


What about the Turkish language?

It is known that children who come from different cultures can adopt very quickly with the new societies and they can make new friends so easy in the schools and also make local friends.
Usually children are more intelligent than adults in this part. That will help them learn the language  quickly.

Is Turkey clean? Can we drink clean water?

The big cities in Turkey such as Bodrum and Antalya are totally clean and the Turkish Government takes care of it continually and takes care of the streets and takes off the rubbish always. Water is clean to drink unless if you are planning to go to one of the small Turkish villages.The pros and cons of moving to Turkey is vital it is better to know that the medical facilities also are very excellent and cheap and if you faced any problem with your children you will be in good hands.

Moving to Turkey

Moving to Turkey

Turkish residence permits
Getting a residence license

If you intend to remain in Turkey for greater than 90 days, you will need to request a house permit. If you have a valid visa, you only have to look for a residence permit if the visa ends throughout your keep and also if your remain exceeds 90 days.

There are a number of types of residence permit:

  • short-term house license
  • family members residence permit
  • student residence authorization
  • longterm residence license
  • humanitarian residence permit
  • the sufferer of human trafficking residence license

You ought to get a residence license at the Turkish consulate in your home nation or country of residence. If you are currently in Turkey, you can extremely look for a residence license with the local authorities.

If you wish to apply for a home license, you require a passport/travel document valid for a minimum of 60 days after the expiration of the requested residence license and also two copies of it. Moreover, you will certainly need at the very least four ticket sized images (to be on the secure side, bring 8), your visa, if you have one, and also the filled-in application. Relying on the kind of house authorization, you might require additional documentation (e.g., an accreditation from your employer, college, college, financial institution, and so on).

Your home permit will stand in between 6 months and five years, relying on the sort of permit as well as the factor for your application. The costs might differ, but round $ 80.

Restoring your residence permit 
If you wish to restore your residence permit, you have to do so at the regional authorities, 60 days before the permit runs out. You will be issued a cost-free file mentioning that your application for revival is pending and that you are allowed to remain in Turkey up until the choice has actually been made, even if your license has expired by that day. The new permit will be valid exactly from the expiration date of the former permit.

Nevertheless, under no conditions ought to you try to deceive Turkish authorities to extend the credibility of your residence authorization – you run the risk of expulsion to your residence nation or a term in Turkey’s jail system.

Making an application for another license
In certain instances, you might apply for various residence permits. If one of your moms and dads is Turkish, as an example, as well as you turn 18, you can instantly re-apply for a temporary residency permit. The only requirement for this case is that you should have stayed in Turkey for at least three years.

If you get divorced from a Turkish resident as well as intend to remain in Turkey, you can additionally apply for a temporary residence permit. You have to have lived in Turkey for three years unless you have been a victim of domestic physical violence.

However, in both situations, making an application for another authorization is optional, as the household license does not expire faster when you turn 18 or get a divorce.

Lasting home authorization for Turkey
If you want to look for a Turkish lasting home license, you have to meet the following requirements:

8years of continuous residency in Turkey
not having obtained social aid in the past three years
adequate as well as steady income to maintain yourself (and your family members).
Valid health insurance (for candidates under 65).
not presenting a public order/security risk.
You will require the same paperwork as for the various other house permits, plus your residency publication and also your Turkish tax number.

you can also find all kind of visa information of ministry of foreign affairs website.

Moving to Turkey with children

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