Welcome to our Turkey indefinite work permit page.
Foreign nationals who want to work in Turkey have to legally obtain their permission. This type of permit is called work permit. Work permit can be given for a period of time or indefinitely, depending on the person’s ability to meet the conditions. In order to obtain an indefinite work permit, the person;
If he / she meets one of these conditions, he / she is entitled to apply for an indefinite work permit. Thanks to this permission, people can continue to work without a break in their work without the need to apply for renewal every year.
Applications for indefinite work permit have the same stages as a temporary work permit. If the person gains an unlimited work permit by obtaining a 6-year uninterrupted work permit, then an extension application for the ongoing permit will be made. The person does not need an extra residence permit to apply. Since the work permit also provides the right to a residence permit during the given period, when the work permit is issued indefinitely, it automatically becomes an indefinite residence permit. If the person has a work permit, then he / she gains the right to bring his spouse and children under the age of 18 to the country by obtaining a family residence permit.
Persons residing in Turkey for 8 years without interruption can also apply for an indefinite work permit. Persons who have continuously resided for 8 years also have a long-term residence permit. For those who will apply through this category, the work permit will start from the very beginning. An employment contract is signed between the recruiting company and the person. Based on this, the employer applies for an indefinite work permit for the person.
In both conditions specified in the indefinite work permit category, it is the situation where the person actually resides in Turkey. For this reason, all applications in this application category are carried out domestically. Applications abroad are not valid for this category. Work permit applications are carried out online with electronic signature. An indefinite work permit application is made through the system of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security. Applications made in this category are more difficult than the permanent work permit category, and the process is scrutinized more carefully.
Work permit applications
The Republic of Turkey reserves the right to revoke this permit in cases that contradict the legal obligations, even if people are granted the right to work permit for an indefinite period of time. With an indefinite work permit, individuals are entered into insurance and paid regularly every month through SGK. This insurance payment belongs to the employer. Depending on the line of business and position, the minimum monthly wage and insurance to be received varies.
Work permit applications cannot be accepted across all categories or lines of business. The expectation that must be met legally is that a Turkish cannot or is a specifically specialized business. In addition, the company to apply must have at least 5 Turkish employees as well as a paid capital of 100.000 TL. You have to think of it as plus 5 Turkish employees for each foreigner. The salaries to be paid by the companies that want to employ foreign workers are determined within the scope of the laws and they are obliged to pay within this scope.
As Inforeigner, we are able to carry out all of your work permit applications on your behalf with our expert staff. By creating a special road map for you we provide detailed content on both the preparation of the plan for the personnel you want to hire, the suitability for the job and the documents to be prepared. In addition, we ensure that the most accurate application content is prepared with the right directions.
If you want to consult with our work permit experts for an indefinite work permit in Turkey and get expert consultancy in your applications, you can reach us at Antalya 0242 255 07 24, İzmir 0232 335 15 78, Ankara 0312 963 10 49, Istanbul 0212 706 79 67, Bursa 0224 322 06 46.