Applying for a Residence Permit for the First Time? You'll Need a Tax Number
If you're getting your first residence permit, you'll need a tax number to pay the fees, and to conduct any business transactions until you get your residence permit card which will have your foreigner identification number printed on it.
Get Your Turkey Tax Number within 24 Hours
Mertsel Insurance, who offers residence permit application services and the required health insurance, can also get you a tax number. They can normally have it for you in an hour or two on business days. The only thing they need is your name and contact information, and a copy of your passport to make sure the information they enter into the system is 100% correct.
Note: You can also get your tax number yourself, by going to a tax office with your passport. Use this service if you want to save yourself the hassle and waiting in line.
Mertsel can also:
Apply for your residence permit online for you
Get you the required residence permit registration form and send it to you, with an appointment with the immigration office
- Help you with getting the documents you need for your residence permit application package
- Create and send you the health insurance policy you need for your residence permit
Mertsel will need a copy of your passport to apply for a tax number or residence permit, and/or to create your health insurance policy. This is to make sure the information entered into the system matches your passport.
This service is provided by Mertsel Insurance Company, a trusted partner of Turkey Central LLC. Besides providing insurance coverage for foreigners applying for residence permits, Mertsel also provides residence permit application assistance, including making the applications and assisting with getting required documents.