From the 1st of April 2014 all foreigners applying for a 'first time' work permit must file an application in their own country to the Consulate of
the Republic of Turkey. (Turkish Consulate)
• Passport with a minimum validity of one year & a copy of their passport (photograph page)
• Visa application form to be filled in capital letters
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• A photograph,
• A proof of a job offer normally in the form of a letter from the prospective employer,
• Visa fee (271 GBP) in cash or by postal order/company cheque made payable to "Turkish Consulate General", plus work permit document fee of 50 GBP (1 year)
Applications should be made to the Turkish Consulate at least eight weeks prior to your intended start date.
Applying for a work permit before the 1st of April 2014
Occupations banned to foreigners
Diving, maritime navigation, working on ships, extracting wreckage, exportation of fish, other sea creatures, sand and pebbles
Working as executive director in travel agencies
Professional occupations: midwife, dentist, vet, career, pharmacist, optician, executive director in hospitals, judge, lawyer, prosecutor, security guard, notary.
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