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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: English speaking lawyer needed

Hi Vahit, It would be good to get to know you sometime. I get quite a few requests for help from i...

Re: long term expats for a tv show

I have a great story to tell! :D

Re: Seeking Dutch teacher

Hello, Im a native Dutchie and I'm planning to move to Istanbul in a few months, probably aroun...

 Istanbul Town Talk

Thursday 12 May Party at Andrea Karakoy

Dear all, you're all invited to the party taking part at Andrea Karakoy, one of the popular venue i...

Seeking an English speaking expat Family

Hello to all, We are looking for a native English speaking family who is looking for new friends ...

Re: Private Room Party at Karaköy

Private Zone with Dj Hope vol 22

 Istanbul Expat Housing

Osmanbey metro fully furnished from owner 2850tl

Hi, my apartment is located at osmanbey metro rumeli exit. ıts fully furnished and the rent is 2850...

Room for rent

Posting for a friend: Room for rent on Omer Hayyam near Aynalicesme,behind the English Consulate...


Hey there, I am renting our designed apartment located in Kadıkoy ( 5 min away to Ayrılıkcesme me...

 Istanbul Expat Jobs

German lessons

Hi! I'm a German native speaker with advanced English skills, who gathered experience in teaching f...

Seeking German teacher/au pair/friend

Hi, i have a 7 years old boy who studies in a german speaking school in Istanbul. To keep practice...

Re: teacher of french and english

ok i will!

 Istanbul Expat Marketplace

Selling all furnitures!

Dear all, One of my friends, who moved to Istanbul 6 months ago, now is going to move to abroad ...

Re: Selling My Art Collection

A Few Unpalatable Anthropological Truths Poster SOLD

Visa to Russia for Turkish citizens

Hello everyone. Our travel company can help Turkish citizens to make entrance visa to Russia. We ha...

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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