The Kuşadası Göç İdaresi Genel Müdürlüğü (Directorate General of Migration Management, or DGMM) is in the Kaymakamlık (governor's building) on the first floor. The Kuşadası DGMM only takes first-time residence permit applications. For extensions, mail your extension package via registered mail to the Aydın DGMM office.
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 Kuşadası 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 Aydın DGMM.
The website for submitting your residence permit application is here:
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 them, and the documentation you will need.
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.