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Living in Istanbul, from Germany

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Living in Istanbul, from USA

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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Istanbul

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Istanbul expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Istanbul
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

Make the most of living and working in Istanbul

Expat living in Istanbul raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Turkish authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhat are the hottest nightclubs in Istanbul at the moment?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend colleges and universities in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Istanbul takes a lot of time. Our Istanbul expat guide is there to make your relocation to Istanbul as easy as possible. Starting with embassies and consulates to information about expat institutions & clubs, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Istanbul.

We certainly do not limit ourselves to Istanbul, though. Our guide includes many more expat hotspots, with advice ranging from living in Riyadh to moving to Austin.

Istanbul Expat Locations

Giraffe Cafe&Bistro

Giraffe Cafe&Bistro

Restaurants & Nightlife

Ice Bar Istanbul

Ice Bar Istanbul

Restaurants & Nightlife

International Small Hands Academy

International Small Hands Academy

International Schools & Education

Montessori Coop Istanbul

Montessori Coop Istanbul

International Schools & Education

Maya & Kay's Kitchen

Maya & Kay's Kitchen

Restaurants & Nightlife

Sushi Neko

Sushi Neko

Restaurants & Nightlife

8th Hill

8th Hill

Restaurants & Nightlife

Hotel Momcierge

Hotel Momcierge

International Schools & Education

Information on the Expat Life in Istanbul

Are you looking specifically for foreign-media news agents in town or the Norwegian consulates in Turkey? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for Istanbul provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in Istanbul. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our Istanbul expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations Istanbul and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Merhaba among our expats living and working in Istanbul.

To learn more about how to organize your expat life around the world, please read on in our guide section: From moving to San Diego to living in Copenhagen, we have it covered.

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