To live in Alanya, you will need to apply for a residence permit at the office of the Directorate General for Migration Management (DGMM), in Alanya. The Turkish name for this directorate is the Göç İdaresi Genel Müdürlüğü.
To learn where that is, see our page for the Alanya DGMM here:
Alanya Directorate General of Migration Management
There you will find the Alanya DGMM's contact information, address, and a map showing where it is.
To learn more about how to get your residence permit in Turkey, see our Residence Permits forum for information about the system, and personal testimonies from people who have already gone through the process. If after reading the topics you still have a question, you can open a new topic and we'll try to help.
The Alanya Göç İdaresi Genel Müdürlüğü (Directorate General of Migration Management, or DGMM) is in the same building as the Nüfus ve Vatandaşlık İşleri Genel Müdürlüğü (Population and Citizenship Directorate, or nufus. If a local doesn't understand what you're looking for, just say "nüfus" (noo-foos) and they'll point you in the right direction. The DGMM is where you need to go to apply for a residence permit if you live in Alanya or its environs.
Open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon, and from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Residence Permit Applications are Handled Online
You must submit an application for your Turkey residence permit online. If it is the first time you are applying, you will have to go in person to the Alanya DGMM office to take the required documents to them. Their online system will generate an appointment date and time for you. If you are renewing your residence permit, you can submit your renewal form online, then mail the accompanying documents to the Alanya DGMM.
The website for submitting your residence permit application is here:
Residence Permit Application Website
Click the English option at the upper right, then click the "Residence" button at the bottom of the page.
Foreigner Communication Center
Turkey has a free national helpline for foreigners who have questions or issues about residence permits. From any telephone within Turkey, call 157.
More Information About Residence Permits in Turkey
Here is a collection of articles about the different types of residence permits you can get in Turkey, with instructions on how to get one, and the documentation you will need.
Turkey Residence Permits
Residence Permit Community Forum
If you still have any questions, visit our Turkey Residence Permit forums. Browse the forums first to see if your questions have already been answered. If not, you can open a topic. We have many foreign residents of Turkey who have been through the process already, and who can help you through the process.
Residence Permit Support Forum
Open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
This family medical center has seven (7) family practice doctors on staff.
If you have an emergency, call 112.
For more information about the Turkish healthcare system, see our articles on health and medicine in Turkey.
If you live in Alanya and need telephone service connected to your home, go to Türk Telekom. You can pay your telephone bills here, at any post office (PTT), or at any bank listed on your telephone bill. If you want bill payments automatically deducted from your Turkish bank account, just take one of your telephone bills to your Turkish bank and fill out an application form.
Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
Türk Telekom's main customer service number is 444 1 444.
To learn more about getting your telephone connected to your home in Turkey, see our article on residential telephone service. If you have any questions, please ask them in our telephone services forum.