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Sven Baudach

Living in Istanbul, from Germany

"My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers."

Maggy Roswick

Living in Istanbul, from USA

"With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul."

InterNations - a community of trust

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 provide other expat communities than our members in Istanbul with useful information on everyday life. Our guide features a range of topics, from living in Riyadh to moving to Austin.

Istanbul Expat Locations

Taksim Republic Monument

Taksim Republic Monument

Culture & Sights

Mikla

Mikla

Restaurants & Nightlife

DoRock Metal Bar

DoRock Metal Bar

Restaurants & Nightlife

Mahalle

Mahalle

Restaurants & Nightlife

Babylon

Babylon

Restaurants & Nightlife

8 Istanbul

8 Istanbul

Restaurants & Nightlife

Lacivert

Lacivert

Restaurants & Nightlife

Poeta Leila Tapas & Wine - Sortie

Poeta Leila Tapas & Wine - Sortie

Restaurants & Nightlife

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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