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Living in Turkey

For everybody who lives in Turkey or wants to live here.


Animals and Pets

Anything having to do with animals and pets, such as bringing pets to Turkey and caring for pets in Turkey.

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veterinary surgeon - last post by Ken

Cable and Satellite Television

Setting up television services with cable and satellite in Turkey.

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Pirate Bay - last post by Cukurbagli

Classified Advertising

Advertise any product or service from person to person here.

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Car Rental Turkey driver sp... - last post by istanbul34vip

Cars, Car Insurance, and Driving in Turkey

Anything having to do with vehicles, including buying or renting a car in Turkey, driving, insurance, and registration. For customs and importing cars please post in the customs and importing forum.

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Buying a used car from a fo... - last post by alizain


About Turkish children, and foreign children traveling to and living in Turkey.

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Move to turkey - last post by cayaholic

Crime, Safety, and Terrorism

Post your questions, comments, and concerns regarding Crime and Terrorism in Turkey.

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Conducting a survey - last post by Cukurbagli

Customs, Importing, and Shipping Items or Cars to Turkey

All things customs related. Can you bring it here? How much will it cost? Can I bring my car? How?

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Importing my trackday / rac... - last post by Ken


Information about earthquakes in Turkey and how to prepare for an earthquake.

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Earthquake saturday 28th of... - last post by WineGirl

Electricity, Water, and Natural Gas

Getting and maintaining electric, water, and natural gas services at your home, as well as issues you may encounter with electricity while traveling in Turkey.

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Website Akdeniz Elektrik pl... - last post by RememberMeAlanya

Furniture, White Goods and Appliances

Equipping your home with furniture, white goods, and appliances including what, how and where to buy them.

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Need Big Mattress - last post by eruza

Health, Healthcare, and Health Insurance

A forum about healthcare and health care insurance in Turkey, including state and private hospitals in Turkey.

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Professional counseling for... - last post by Geoffrey

Internet Services

Getting the Internet at your house as well as using the Internet while traveling in Turkey.

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UK TV Abroad. - last post by orjo

Mail and Package Shipment

About sending items to and from Turkey by mail, FedEx, UPS, or other package shipping companies.

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How Do You Write A Turkish... - last post by Ken

Mobile Phones

Bringing a mobile phone to Turkey and using one while in Turkey.

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How To Get A Sim Card With... - last post by ChelseaElvira

Money and Banking

Discuss Turkish money, banking, and anything financial here.

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I want to open a Turkish ac... - last post by Ken

Moving in or to Turkey

Information and tips for making your move within Turkey or to Turkey a smooth one.

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Life in turkey + studying - last post by SaraMehrinejad

Residence Permits

Anything having to do with obtaining a visa for residence, or obtaining or renewing a residence permit in Turkey. For work permits, please see the "Working in Turkey" forum.

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Turkey Residence Permit Que... - last post by shobhit


Post and discuss any scams you've come across in Turkey, so we can help others avoid them or recognize them when they occur!

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Mother of all Scams? - last post by RememberMeAlanya

Schools and Education

A forum for discussing the Turkish educational and school system, including nurseries, primary schools, middle schools, and universities.

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SAT College Entrance Exam - last post by turkey2014

Telephone Services

For questions and comments about Turk Telekom and getting your telephone working at your house.

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Help-Visitor Needs Acess Ev... - last post by YazSu

Turkish Citizenship

For discussion about how a foreign national can obtain Turkish Citizenship.

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Obtaining Turkish Citizenship - last post by Jakebeak

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