Residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians 2022: types and conditions

Your guide to learn everything related to residency in Turkey for Egyptians and conditions of residency in Turkey for Egyptians, including tourist residency, family residency, work residency, and other types.

Residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians 2022: types and conditions
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2022-06-01 Last update 2022-06-01

Residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians 2022: types and conditions

Is residency in Turkey available for Egyptians?

According to the Turkish law on foreigners related to legal residence permits on Turkish territory, any foreign citizen can obtain a residence permit in Turkey, and this law includes holders of Egyptian nationality.

Holders of Egyptian citizenship can obtain several different types of residence permits in Turkey according to each case and fulfill the necessary conditions, by submitting the required papers to the Turkish Immigration Department upon entry to the country.

What are the types of residence permits in Turkey for Egyptians?

1. Tourist residence in Turkey for Egyptians

It’s the most common type of residency, and it is applied when the tourist desires to continue residing in Turkey for more than the period granted on the visa or entry stamp and includes presenting a convincing justification for obtaining approval. In addition to proving the ability to afford to live throughout the residency period, with the formalization of your residence address in the Turkish Population Department.

This type of residency is usually granted for a period of one or two years, subject to renewal, but the approval of the renewal is very difficult, as convincing justifications must be presented in your file to approve the renewal by the Turkish Immigration Service.

Advantages of tourist residency in Turkey for Egyptians

  • Obtaining a Turkish driving license
  • Enrolling children in public schools
  • Benefit from treatment services in Turkish hospitals
  • Facilitating visa issuance for many countries such as America and the European Union
  • Enter and exit Turkey without a prior visa

Conditions for obtaining tourist residency in Turkey for Egyptians

Obtaining a tourist residence permit in Turkey requires several conditions, which are:

  • A valid passport for the foreigner concerned
  • Having an official stamp to enter the country legally
  • Fixing your residence address in the Turkish Population Department
  • Getting a tax number
  • Your residence should not violate and exceed the legal period of residence after the entry stamp, and it is often advised to apply two months before the end of the legal residence period

Documents required for tourist residence in Turkey for Egyptians

  • A copy of a valid passport
  • A copy of the entry stamp to Turkey
  • 4 personal biometric photos with white background
  • Health insurance
  • Your residence address fixed in the Turkish Population Department
  • Receipt of payment of the tax due
  • Present your tourism plan in the country, with proof that you are able to spend on yourself

2. Permanent residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians

Turkish law provides for the possibility of granting a permanent residence permit to foreigners, including Egyptian nationality, through several conditions that the foreigner must apply, and it requires the approval of the Directorate of Immigration Department in the province and the Ministry of Interior.

Permanent residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians

Advantages of permanent residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians

  • Enjoying all the rights of a Turkish citizen except for candidacy, election, compulsory military service, and entering official jobs
  • The possibility of opening your own project and investing in the country without any problems
  • The residence permit includes your wife and children up to the age of 18
  • Possibility to benefit from health insurance services
  • Enrolling children in free public schools until the age of 18

Conditions for a permanent residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians

To obtain permanent residence in Turkey, you must apply the following conditions:

  • Legal residence in Turkey for a period of no less than 8 years without interruption, refugee residence, humanitarian residence, or temporary protection are not counted, and the student's residence is calculated at half the period.
  • Not have received social assistance during the last three years before applying for permanent residence
  • To have a regular income that guarantees your livelihood and that of your family
  • To have valid health insurance
  • Not to constitute a threat to security and public order

Documents required for permanent residency in Turkey for Egyptians

To apply for permanent residency for Egyptians in Turkey, the following documents must be provided:

  • A copy of the passport and entry stamp of the person concerned
  • The residence address of the person concerned
  • 4 biometric photos
  • Valid health insurance
  • Residency request
  • Receipt of tax fees paid
  • A copy of the previous residency
  • Document not receiving aid from non-governmental organizations during the last 3 years
  • A statement of financial adequacy for the period of stay

3. Real estate residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians

It’s one of the best types of residency guaranteed to be granted, and the Egyptian citizen applies for it if he/she owns real estate in Turkey. The residency is granted and renewed on the basis of owning real estate inside the country, and it is granted for a period of up to two years, subject to renewal.

Advantages of real estate residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians

  • It includes all family members, including a wife and children under the age of 18
  • It enables its holder to enroll children in government schools for free
  • Obtaining health insurance and benefiting from health services in government hospitals
  • The ability to travel and move outside and inside the country without any obstacles
  • Qualify for permanent residency in the country after 8 years
  • Qualifies for Turkish citizenship if another real estate is purchased and the total value of those real estate owned by the person reaches $400,000

Conditions for a real estate residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians

  • Officially purchasing a property and obtaining a title deed from the Turkish Title Deed Department in the name of the person concerned.
  • The value of the property should not be less than $75,000 in the major Turkish states such as Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul, Izmir, and Bursa, and $50,000 in the smaller Turkish states.

Documents required for a real estate residence permit in Turkey for Egyptians

  • Application paper for a real estate residence permit (a form to be taken from the website of the Turkish Immigration Service and to be filled out)
  • A copy of a passport valid for at least 6 months
  • A copy of the entry stamp to Turkey
  • Having what is known as DASK earthquake insurance for the property
  • A medical insurance document can be obtained from Turkish insurance companies
  • The family book is translated into Turkish, and certified by a notary public in Turkey.
  • The title deed document registered in the name of the property owner
  • Personal photos
  • Having a fixed monthly income of at least $500 per month
  • Bank account in Turkey
Read more: Real Estate Residence Permit In Turkey- Everything You Need To Know

4. Work permit residency in Turkey for Egyptians

This type of residency is provided by the business that operates in Turkey legally, and the application is sent to the Turkish Ministry of Labor, and upon obtaining an official work permit, the work permit is automatically approved.

Work permit residency in Turkey for Egyptians

Advantages of work permit residency in Turkey for Egyptians

  • Obtaining Turkish citizenship after five years of working for the same employer in Turkey
  • Benefit from health insurance and the services of health centers and government hospitals
  • Benefit from the Social Security Law and the Turkish Pension Law
  • It includes all family members, including a wife and children under the age of 18
  • Ensuring your rights according to Turkish labor law, with the possibility to legally file lawsuits when you are exposed to a violation of rights.

Conditions of work permit residency in Turkey for Egyptians

  • To work for a company legally registered in the tax departments of the state
  • That the nature of your work and the required capabilities are not available to a Turkish citizen
  • For every foreign citizen working in a certain employer in Turkey, there must be 5 Turkish citizens working in the same institution

Documents required for a work permit in Turkey for Egyptians

  • A copy of the passport and entry stamp of the person concerned
  • The residence address of the person concerned
  • 4 biometric photos
  • Valid health insurance
  • Residence application (form to be filled out on the website of the Immigration Department)
  • Receipt of tax fees paid

After the recent laws, has it become difficult for Egyptians to obtain residency?

Recently, the Turkish authorities stressed the need to fully implement the conditions for obtaining Turkish residency, so that the announced conditions cannot be tolerated, due to the high number of foreign communities residing in Turkey.

It also increased in terms of some types of residency, such as the tourist residency and the need to attach a tourism plan with the residency file, emphasizing the possibility of the affording costs throughout the period of stay, in addition to the need to formally establish his/her address in the Population Department, as in the case of real estate residency, it was emphasized that the value of the property in major cities should not be less than $75,000.

In general, Egyptians do not face any significant problems or obstacles in the process of obtaining legal residence in Turkey, if the conditions announced for each type of residence within the country are applied.

What are the best and most secure types of residency in Turkey for Egyptians?

All types of legal residency in Turkey are available for application by Egyptians in the event that the binding conditions for this type of residency are applied, but there are guaranteed residences, such as student residence permits and real estate residence permits.

The real estate residence permit is the best type of residency in Turkey for Egyptians, as it is renewable as long as a person owns a title deed for this property, and is more guaranteed not to be rejected, as it is impossible to refuse it unless there is a security problem related to the person concerned.

How does Imtilak Real Estate company help Egyptians obtain real estate residency in Turkey?

Imtilak Real Estate company works to provide its services to its Egyptian clients in an integrated manner, as the company embraces its client coming to Turkey until he/she is accustomed to living in the country.

Imtilak Real Estate company offers its capabilities and expertise to fully manage its clients' affairs, from purchasing the property to obtaining residence permits for the client and his family members. Imtilak Real Estate company also works on after-sales services from operating the property or reselling it based on the client's desire.

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