Which Documents Should An Employer Provide To Apply for a Work Permit in Turkey?

The be able to apply for a work permit in Turkey, you should find an employer who is willing to work with you and provide you the necessary documents for the permit. So firstly, make sure that your possible employer is on board. If you are residing in Turkey legally, you should fill your application form, and provide your residence permit and the necessary documents of your expertise. Afterwards, it is up to your employer.

Documents to be provided by the employer during the online application;

– A work permit application form addressed to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security 

– A balance sheet and a profit & loss statement for the past year certified by tax authorities

-The Turkish Trade Registry Gazette indicating the most recent capital and shareholding structure of the organization 

– A notarized power of attorney for the authorized person

– The employee’s work contract with the applicant company 

Please keep in mind:

-If an employer wishes to support a foreigner with his/her work permit application, the employer should already have at least five Turkish citizens employed. The ‘5 Turkish citizen’ rule applies cumulatively regarding the number of foreigners who will be employed.

-The salary of the foreign employee must be complying with his/her position and competence.

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