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If you want to live in Turkey and work for yourself, rather than someone else, you've got two choices: get a self-employed visa, or a visa to start a company (which you then work for). Which is best? How do you go about getting a visa?
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|Turkey Country Guide
Essential facts and figures about Turkey
|Immigration to Turkey
An overview of the immigration system and Turkish visas
|Coming to Turkey as a Tourist
How do you get a tourist visa?
|Coming to Turkey as a Student
Can a foreigner study in Turkey?
|Coming to Turkey to Retire
How can you get a retirement (or other non-working) visa for Turkey?
|Coming to Turkey to Work
Can a foreigner get a job in Turkey? What visa do you need?
|Coming to Turkey via Residence for Investment ("Golden Visa")
Can a foreigner live in Turkey via residence for investment - is a golden visa available in Turkey?
|Coming to Turkey to Join your Family
Can a foreigner come to Turkey to join their family? What are the rules?
|Coming to Turkey to Seek Asylum/as a Refugee
What are the rules surrounding asylum and refugee status in Turkey?
I hope you have found this guide useful. If you need any further help, please contact me.John Howell 04 April 2017
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