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With the new law that went into force in April 2014 obtaining a Turkish residence permit requires proof of health insurance covering inpatient and outpatient treatments.

Emergency insurance is not accepted.

NOTE: Health Insurance for the residence permit MUST state in the policy terms that it meets the minimum requirements. A sample of Groupama Insurance Foreigners policy can be seen below;

23/06/2014 Tarihinden itibaren "İş bu poliçe 06/06/2014 tarih ve 9 sayılı İkamet izni Taleplerinde yaptırılacak Özel Sağlık Sigotalarına ilişkin Genelge'de belirlenen Asgari Teminat Yapısını Kapsamaktadır".

Health Insurance that does not meet the requirements will not be accepted.

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Residence Permit Insurance Requirements; by Groupama Sigorta




Please note; Polices from abroad (excluding travel insurance for Residence Permits for less than 1 year) will not be excepted .

If you are 65 years old or over, you do not need health insurance for the Short Term Turkish Residence Permit

Also ACCEPTED by the authorities;

◦ The certificate of authorization received from Social Security Institution
◦ Proof of application made for general health insurance to Social Security Institution

Turkish Residence Permit




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