Business in Turkey

Retirement Conditions in Turkey

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emeklilik hesabıThe retirement age depends on the date of entrance into SSI (Social Security Institution) in Turkey. There are several eras determined by the issuance of consecutive legislation that made the age of eligibility very complex; also alternative eligibility conditions exist within these eras.


Persons first time insured between above dates will be eligible for old age pension

  •  With 7 000 days of contributions at the age of 58 (women) or 60 (man).
  • Or alternatively 25 years in the system with 4500 premium payment at the age of 58 (women) or 60 (man).

FAQs on Press Labor Law in Turkey

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Who are in the scope of Press Labor Law?

Persons employed in periodical newspapers and magazines, news and photograph agencies, news departments of radio and television companies, under following titles are considered as press members and subject to Press Labor Law (Law on Sector Regulations between Press Employees and Employers) No. 5953.

2017 Fines for Illegal Employment of Foreigners in Turkey

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tll illegal employement artInternational Workforce Law No. 6735, published in Official Gazette numbered 29800 dated 13 August 2016, has replaced the former Work Permit Law No 4817 and introduced many changes as regard to work permit regulations of foreigners as well as new amounts of administrative fines for illegal employment of foreigners and for failure to fulfill the obligation of notification.

Validity and Cancellation of Work Permit in Turkey

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work permit artTurkey's new "International Workforce Law No. 6735", which is in effect as of 13 August 2016, sets forth new arrangements on validity and cancellation of work permit and work permit exemption.

Pursuant to article 15 of said Law, in case of expiration or cancellation by Ministry, work permits and work permit exemptions loss their validity.

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