If you are over 65 - 70+ and want health insurance, you can apply to join the Turkish Government health care scheme 'SGK'.
(providing you already hold a Turkish Residence Permit)
If you are 65 years old or over, you do not need health insurance for the Short Term Turkish Residence Permit
SGK - What is SGK?
You are required to have a medical examination before joining SGK and anypre-existing conditions will not be covered in your policy.
Please note; You will need to be examined in a state hospital (devlet hastanesi)
(The examination fees are approx. 150 tl - 200 tl)
Please make your application to your nearest SGK office.
Please see YellAli business directory for your nearest Public hospitals in Turkey
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