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Merhaba and welcome to the Istanbul Expat Forums!

The InterNations Istanbul expats forum welcomes you! By becoming a member of our InterNations community in Istanbul, you will easily have access to all the information that you require when relocating. From residence permit requirements or immigration documents at the Turkish consulate, the best transportation options to Ankara or Antalya or tips about taking a trip to the Bosporus – who can better help you than your fellow expatriates? By making full use of the expat forums for Istanbul, you can get in touch with other global minds.

Latest Posts in Istanbul Expat Forum

 Istanbul Expat Q&A

Re: long term expats for a tv show

Hello Emel ! Yeap...I many stories for you ! Let's get to work! 0507.092.6411

Re: Visiting Istanbul this summer , need advice

Thank you for letting me know , I would rather take your advice rather than taking chances. Appr...

Bringing personal belongings from Bulgaria

I need to sell up my house in Bulgaria (near Veliko Turnovo) so need bring some of my belongings h...

 Istanbul Town Talk

Re: Safety in Istanbul?!?

Hi Danielle, the US Embassy has very good sources for estimating the threads. Please check here: ht...

Re: Friday 6 May Event @ Bun&Bar with discounts

Hi Alfredo, you're welcome :). See you on Friday

Re: Dog date?

Hi Ryan! I regularly go to the "Macka Park" on the European side with my 50kg cane corso puppy :) T...

 Istanbul Expat Housing

Re: Looking for a flat in erenkoy area, Kadikoy

Hi ozgur Thanks for the link but it is disabled ...craiglist itself..


125 m2 2+1 fully furnitured flat in Acıbadem-Kadıköy, (deduced from the 150 m2 dublex, 125 m2 a...


I am still looking for a good apartment MODERN and clean ... 2+1 or 1+1 (if it is roomy and has st...

 Istanbul Expat Jobs

Re: spanish teacher needed urgently

Hi, my name is Alfredo Araujo. I am a El Salvador and Spain descendant...and I am your personal Spa...

Re: nanny/ housekeeper

hi, i tried to sent in ur email.but, it was failed. my email is or you can ...

Re: Sales Manager (Istanbul, Ankara)

Hello , I have two years experience in sales i(b2b company) also fluent in Turkish and English , ...

 Istanbul Expat Marketplace

Brand new cooker hood/ range hood/ aspirator

Hello everyone! I have a brand new Altus cooker hood (range hood or "aspirator", as they call it he...

Re: Summer Photo-shootings

Hi Olga ! I'm curious about friend is having a birthday party for her son and would like ...

Re: A Flat for Rent in Kozyatagi-Kadikoy

The flat is very close to Atasehir and Kadikoy. Kadikoy is only 15 minutes with metro European...

Members exchange their tips in the Istanbul Expat Forums

Whether you are an expat newcomer or already veteran in Istanbul, you’ll undoubtedly have plenty of questions about the life in Turkey, starting from ʺHow difficult is it for an academic expat to have their residence permit renewed?ʺ to questions about nightlife and parties.

Our private community offers expats in Istanbul a place to share tips, and find answers to all possible expat questions. Our expat forum Istanbul is open to Turkey-based expatriates from all around the world, whether you are Polish, Norwegian or Arabic.

The Expat Forum Istanbul – a Place for mutual Support

Members taking part in the expat forum Istanbul enjoy a platform to connect with other expats as well as internationally-minded Turkish people to receive reliable advice. With the InterNations expat forum for Istanbul, you may always have a fellow expat to help overcome any issues that you may come across while living overseas.

Do you require further information on expat issues like colleges and universities or foreign-media news agents in town? Then you should also take a look at our Istanbul Expat Guide, which is one of the many useful resources that we offer next to the expat forums. But for support on all issues with regard to the local expat life, such as ʺWhat are the hottest nightclubs in Istanbul at the moment?ʺ, benefit from the Istanbul expat forums.

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