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Immigrate to Turkey from Canada

Updated on Tuesday 02nd February 2021

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Immigrate to Turkey from Canada.jpgShort business trips or tourism purposes require a visa for Canadian citizens wanting to enter Turkey. In this case, the Turkey e-Visa is recommended and can be easily obtained, with the help of our Turkish lawyers. Our advisors can help Canadians relocate their companies to Turkey or start a new one.
 

Details about the e-Visa

 
The e-Visa can be issued for touristic purposes or short business trips. This is the electronic travel authorization that was recently implemented by the Turkish authorities who also decided to abolish the visa requirement for Schengen Area countries. Here is how to should prepare for your visit and apply for the proper visa for Turkey:
 
  1. Canadian citizens must have a valid passport for at least 6 months at the time the visa application process starts.
  2. An application form must be completed with the personal details of the applicant.
  3. The e-Visa is valid for 90 days. Canadians interested in staying more in Turkey must apply for a long-stay visa.
  4. The online application for e-Visa is a process that can be overseen by our Turkish lawyers specialized in immigration matters.
 
One should note that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and particularly the Immigration Department control and verify the visa applications in Turkey. Canadian citizens need to observe the general immigration rules and apply for the proper visa for Turkey prior to their travel. Our Turkish lawyers can assist Canadian citizens from a legal point of view.
 

Work visas for Canadians in Turkey

 
There are several types of work visas available for Canadian citizens accepting jobs in Turkey. Employment purposes, assigned artists, journalists, academics, free zone workers, repairman purposes, and sportsmen are among the work visa available for foreigners in Turkey. Visas can be issued for archaeological purposes and workers in this field or for those working as tour operators in Turkey. The work permit can be obtained with the help of our Turkish lawyers who collaborate closely with the immigration authorities. The visa application form, the valid passport, am employment letter and the employment contract are necessary documents part of the Turkish work visa application. The Turkish Ministry of Labor and Social Security is another important institution implicated in work visas processes that can approve the submitted visa documents. The entire visa application needs to be verified from a legal point of view, so the support of our Turkish lawyers will prove extremely helpful.
 

How do I obtain a residence permit in Turkey?

 
Canadian citizens who want to obtain a residence permit in Turkey can discuss all the legal aspects with one of our Turkish lawyers. A short-term residence permit for Turkey has a validity of one year with the possibility of renewing it for a couple of years. The residence permit application, the valid passport, 4 photos, valid health insurance, and a declaration showing you have enough funds to sustain living in Turkey as a citizen from Canada are among the required documents for a residence permit application. The formalities are straightforward and applicants do not confront any difficulties, however, we kindly recommend you discuss all the legal aspects with one of our Turkish attorneys. 
 
In the case of a long-term residence permit, this can be obtained after living in Turkey for at least 8 years. There is no extension possibility for this kind of document as it is issued for an indefinite period.
 

Canadian company relocation to Turkey

 
Companies from Canada can relocate to Turkey, respecting a few important regulations. First, the de-registration process needs to take place in the country of origin, followed by the registration of the firm in Turkey and then the relocation of movable and immovable assets. The entire process of company relocation from Canada to Turkey can be prepared and overseen from a legal point of view by our Turkish lawyers. Here are some interesting facts and figures about the business and economy of Turkey:
 
  • Nearly USD 165 billion was the total FDI stock for Turkey in 2019.
  • Around USD 3.9 billion represented the total value of the greenfield investments in Turkey in the same year.
  • Turkey listed 33rd out of 190 economies in the world in terms of ease of doing business as stated by the World Bank.
  • Manufacturing, finance, and energy are among the main sectors that receive most of the FDIs in Turkey.
 
Interested in immigrating to Turkey from Canada? Please feel free to contact our law firm in Turkey and ask for complete immigration services.