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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: Moving from Antwerp to Istanbul

Asya, i advise you to come first, know the city and the language better, i came here for my master ...

Re: Is there anyone from Beylikdüzü or around?

Hey, i live around, we can meet for a coffee :) Best

Re: Citizenship, long-term residence, work permits

Hi, I am a dual qualified attorney at law (New York and Istanbul bars) and have been helping mul...

 Istanbul Town Talk

Re: Thinking of leaving?

Me and my boyfriend started to talk about it. It really hurts me thinking about mobing out of my ho...

Re: Football / Soccer for Ladies and Gentlmen

Berkant, i answered you in PM, welcome :)

Re: 28 de julio - Peru day

Hello Sinan, yes that is the place, we allways have peruvian cuisine, but that day will be special ...

 Istanbul Expat Housing

Urgent: summer rental

I rent my entire flat in Cihangir from 1st of August to 21st of August. There is one bedroom with a...


I would like to share a house close to Gayrettepe, or Sisli metro. Nice, tidy and clean. Non smok...

Re: Looking female roomate

Dear Feruza, I may be interested. I work in Astoria, is this close to Gayreteppe metro?? If ...

 Istanbul Expat Jobs

Re: MBA graduate searching for a job

I don't think his embassy is a recruitment company

looking for a job

Hello Everyone :) I want to a job that I can use my English. I know English Advanced level. I kn...

Polish private lessons

Hello, I m looking for somebody giving private polish lessons. I work in a logistics company and ha...

 Istanbul Expat Marketplace

Yoga,Breathing and Dance Retreat in Fethiye

Hello :) I am happy to invite you for a relaxing and rejuvenating week of yoga, dance&breathing ...

Sale: Bosch Tower Fridge + Sleeper sofa

less than 3 years old Bosch Bottom Mount Fridge Freezer in very good condition (still under warrant...

Re: For Sale

shelves are sold, but table and chairs are still available for collection in Emirgan.

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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