How to Get Commercial Network or Company Establishment Residence Permit in 2024?

Last Modified: 2024-04-14

One of the most preferred types of residence permits by foreigners, who want to live in Turkey, is the Short-Term Residence Permit for Commercial Network or Company Establishment. The most suitable type of residence permit for foreigners, who want to do business or establish a company in Turkey, lately is the residence permit for Business Network or Company Establishment. In this article, prepared by the Global Mobility Turkey team, we will answer the question of how to get a Residence Permit for those who will establish a Commercial Network or Business in 2024.

Short-term residence permit can be issued for those who will invest in Turkey or carry out commercial activities such as export/import activities with existing companies in Turkey, within the scope of the provisions of the Foreigners and International Protection Law No. 6458.

As of 2024, those who are within the scope of this commercial network or those who will establish a company are required to come to Turkey with a suitable visa for their purpose. If you are a company owner in Turkey, you can read this article for residence permit for company owners.

Table of Contents

  1. Commercial Connections or Business Establishments Residence Permit
  2. Purposeful Visa Requirement from Abroad

  1. How to Apply for a Residence Permit for Business Network or Company Establishment?
    • If you have entered Turkey before 2024, you must first obtain an invitation letter from a company in Turkey.
    • You will be required to attach the trade registry gazette and signature circular of the inviting company to your residence permit application file.
    • The inclusion of the business plan of the person, requesting residence in the file will contribute to the positive evaluation of the residence permit application.
    • You must apply within the deadline and submit your file in full to the Provincial Directorate of Immigration authority where you have made an appointment.
    • To get more information about residence permit application you can read our Residence Permit Guide article.

  2. What to Consider for the Purposeful Visa Requirement from Abroad?
    • Before coming to Turkey, you need to obtain a notarized invitation letter from the company you will be in contact with.
    • You should add the trade registry gazette and signature circular of the company, inviting you, to your visa application to your file.
    • Even if you are within the scope of visa exemption, you must come to Turkey with a Business-Trade Visa in order to obtain commercial network or company establishment residence permit. If you come with a visa exemption, you will not be able to apply for this type of residence.

Short-Term Commercial Network or Company Establishment Residence Permit is not suitable for some foreigners. If you think that you are one of them, then you can read our Guide to Get a Residence Permit in Turkey 2024 article. If you are thinking about which type of residence should I apply for, you can fill out our 3 Minutes Free Residence Test, by clicking here.

Global Mobility Turkey provides consultancy services for you to submit a travel plan or income with a residence permit for tourism purposes. If you want to get a Residence Permit for Tourism Purposes, you can contact us by filling out the Contact Form below.

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