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InterNations - a trusted Network & Guide for Expats in Turkey

  • Join our community and get to know members of Turkey’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Turkish expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Istanbul, Antalya and many other regions

The InterNations Expat Guide for working and living in Turkey

Are you an expat working and living in Turkey? Or are you preparing to move soon to Istanbul, Antalya or any other of the Turkish international hotspots?

Expat life in Turkey has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience – from discovering the countryside like the Bosporus, learning how Turkish people celebrate Kurban Bayramı, the Sacrifice Feast, up to tasting Turkey’s favorite dishes such as köfte.

We certainly provide other expat communities than our members in Turkey with useful information on everyday life. Our guide features a range of topics, from living in China to living in Japan.

Turkey Expat Locations

Kuşkonmaz

Kuşkonmaz

Restaurants & Nightlife

Ulus 29

Ulus 29

Restaurants & Nightlife

Istanbul Solution

Istanbul Solution

International Schools & Education

Borusan Contemporary

Borusan Contemporary

Culture & Sights

Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art (Proje4L)

Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art (Proje4L)

Culture & Sights

Mai-Ling

Mai-Ling

Restaurants & Nightlife

Etiler Marianin Bahcesi

Etiler Marianin Bahcesi

Restaurants & Nightlife

Lacivert

Lacivert

Restaurants & Nightlife

Working and living in Turkey – Valuable Information from A to Z

Moving to and living in Turkey requires a wealth of up-to-date, trustworthy information on various aspects of Turkish expat life. Living abroad in Turkey raises a lot of questions such as: ʺHow do I find the best relocation services for moving to Turkey?ʺ, ʺHow difficult is it for an academic expat to have their residence permit renewed?ʺ, ʺWhich international school in Istanbul should our kids attend?ʺ or, ʺHow do I obtain a work permit for my spouse at the Turkish municipality in Ankara?ʺ

Collecting all that information on working and living in Turkey is quite laborious and time-consuming. Our InterNations Expat Guide for Turkey aims to help you and provides you with reliable info on those topics that matter to expats living in Turkey. The Guide includes information on many different areas ranging from local infrastructure, to expat institutions & clubs or embassies and consulates, up to restaurants & nightlife. Typical questions related to expat life abroad, such as ʺWhat are the hottest nightclubs in Istanbul at the moment?ʺ, will no longer remain unanswered.

Of course, InterNations is active far beyond Turkey. Please feel free to explore our expatriate guide on living in Switzerland or living in South Korea.

Tips on living and working in Turkey –
From colleges and universities to foreign-media news agents

Moreover, our expat directory for Turkey includes recommended listings of expat institutions and relocation services, e.g. colleges and universities or foreign-media news agents. As a member, you’ll also be able to share your experiences of living abroad in Turkey with your fellow expats on the InterNations Forum. We are looking forward to welcoming you with a heart-felt Merhaba from our expats living and working in Turkey.

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