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-   Powers of attorney are issued by the Turkish Embassies or Consulates or by the notary public.

-  If the power of attorney which is issued by a notary of a foreign country is certified according to The Hague Convention dated 5 October 1961 and if it bears “Apostille (Convention de La Haye du Octobre 1961)” in French, there is no need for an additional certification of the said power of attorney by the relevant Turkish Consulate.

-   If the power of attorney is issued by a notary of a foreign country which is not party to The Hague Convention dated 5 October 1961, the signature of the said notary has to be certified by the relevant authority of the foreign country and then the signature and seal of the said foreign authority have to be certified by the Turkish Consulate in that country. 

- Important note regarding the format of a POA: To ensure that the power of attorney is accepted by the Turkish land registry office it is advised to use the standard wording of the Turkish sample text if. A passport sized photo of the principal must be affixed to the first page and the notary seal appended. A photocopy of the passport must be attached.




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