Commonly Asked questions
Our goal is to answer your questions before you have to ask them. Check out our answers below to some common questions clients ask us. We also write regular blog posts about different aspects of company formation in Turkey.
As always though, we are happy to talk about your specific questions – just contact us.
Members of our team have formed many companies in Turkey for both foreign and local clients. You can see read more specific information about our team members here.
The most important point of difference is our passion and commitment to helping foreigners to access business opportunities in Turkey. Against this background, our primary goal is to facilitate a smooth and cost efficient Turkish company formation process for our clients. We value responsiveness, transparency, reliability, and professionalism.
Members of our team all speak fluent English and have lived around the world, including the USA, Belgium, Russia, Japan, and Turkey. We believe this sets us apart from other organizations as we have first-hand experience of the difficulties faced by someone conducting business in a foreign country.
Turkish Company Formation is an independent organization, which means we have the freedom to be flexible and provide you with highly customized support. We recognize that business opportunities do not all look the same, so we tailor our approach and package accordingly to ensure you receive the best foundation and support possible.
Another difference with other organisations is that we are interested in developing an ongoing relationship with your business, stretching well beyond the initial company formation. Ask us how we can support your business in Turkey
Just contact us if you would like to discuss any specific aspect of our approach or services.
We hope this approach provides some transparency and predictability to your budgeting. Specific details of the packages we offer are outlined here.
While we will not charge any surprise fees to form your Turkish company, we do offer another separate package for ongoing company maintenance and address hosting. You may wish to consider this package after we have completed forming your new company. For an annual fee of €1,900, we will provide the day-to-day services you need to meet your obligations for tax and business address.
The documents and information we require will depend on your specific circumstances, as well as the company type we are establishing for you. Our experienced specialists will discuss this with you in detail to ensure that you know what we need and also how to obtain this information.
In the meantime,we have summarized some general information about document requirements.
Our experienced specialists will discuss this with you in detail to ensure that you know what we need and also how to obtain this information.
We have summarized some information about document requirements.
Please talk to us if you do not have a local commercial address to use during your Turkish company formation process.
Once your company is formed, you may consider our separate package for ongoing company maintenance and address hosting. For an annual fee of €1,900, we will provide the day-to-day services you need to meet your obligations for tax and business address. You can read more about the company maintenance and address hosting package here.
During the process, the representative is required to attend the Notary’s offices with our specialists. In general, a trip to Istanbul lasting four business days should be sufficient.
This is a significantly simpler process than some other countries in the region, with far less onerous requirements on foreigners for forming a company. In fact, Turkish legislation specifically requires foreigners and local citizens to be treated on equal footing in this respect.
If you later decide to move to Turkey, talk to us about how we can help with the related processes and permits. Our partners at Permit In Turkey have much experience in this field.
Of course, you may wish to hire local staff, or partner with a local businessperson regardless. In which case, we are happy to help you understand and meet your local legal obligations, as well as ensure you are appropriately protected. Just contact us to discuss your specific circumstances.
Of course, you may wish to open a local bank account to manage your business finances. In which case, we are happy to help you understand the process and ensure the this runs smoothly. Just contact us to discuss your specific needs further.
Certain industries and company activities will require you to obtain additional permits before you may begin operating your business. Our specialists will discuss these with you, if they apply to your circumstances.
You may also be interested in what our past clients have to say about us on our testimonials page.
Just contact us to set up a time to chat.