FAQ

How can foreign nationals from countries that don't have a social security agreement work in Turkey?

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Foreigners who come to Turkey except from the countries mentioned above and work with employers with labour contract, will be subject to clause (a) of first subclause of 4th article according to clause (c) of second subclause of 4th article of Law, in other words will be regarded as insured in Turkey. People who are sent to Turkey with a mission by and on behalf of an institution established abroad and can certify subjecting to insurance in their own country won’t be regarded as insured according to Law numbered 5510

In this case, foreigners who are citizens of countries of which didn’t sign social security agreement based on the reciprocity principal and work in a company established in Turkey within a labour contract (within pay roll and administrative level) (in other words are not sent to Turkey within a temporary duty by the company abroad) will be subjected to second part of Law numbered 5510, entitled “social insurance provisions”

 

Which countries have social security agreement with Turkey?

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Countries signed social security agreement with Turkish Republic .
Germany Albania Austria
Azerbaijan Belgium Bosnia-Herzegovina
Czech Republic Denmark Georgia
France Netherlands Netherlands
Sweden Switzerland K.K.T.C.
Canada Quebec Libya
Luxembourg Macedonia Norway
Romania

Which foreign nationals are entitled to social security in Turkey?

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1- Citizens of countries of which signed social security agreement based on the reciprocity principal,
2- The foreigners who are sent to Turkey with a mission by and on behalf of an institution established abroad and can certify subjecting to insurance in their own country won’t be regarded as insured in Turkey according to Law numbered 5510

Who is not entitled to employment security?

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Who is not entitled to employment security?Who is not entitled to employment security?

* Employees who have worked for the employer for less than 6 months,      

* Employees who are employed at a workplace with less than 30 employees,      

* Employees with a fixed term employment contract,

* Employer representatives

The above listed exceptions are not entitled to employment security.

If the employment contract of these employees is terminated due to bad faith of the employer, the employee will be compensated three times of the notification period specified by the labor law numbered 4857.

 

What is Vacation with Pay?

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What is Vacation with Pay?Workers who have been employed more than one year starting from the day he is entered to the place of work and including the period of probation are entitled to an annual paid vacation. The duration of the legal annual paid vacations are
as follows:

-14 working days per year for service period from 1 year to 5 years,
-20 working days per year for service period over 5 years but less than 15 years,
-26 working days per year for service period over 15 years.

 

 

How can i apply as a foreigner for Turkish University?

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How can i apply as a foreigner for Turkish University?To study at a Turkish university, you first want to make sure to develop your Turkish language skills. While most courses are taught in English, you will probably have some difficulty making friends, working with others, and meeting with professors if you don't speak some Turkish.Like Turkish students, you will have to take an entrance exam. For   foreigners, this is the Yabancı öğrenciler Sınavı (Foreign Students   Exam, YöS). This test is offered in Ankara, Turkey, and also certain   foreign countries. Regardless of where it is administered, the YöS is   offered in June.

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