Recent Changes on the Exemption of Work Permits of Foreign Nationals
With a recent change enacted on 22/01/2015 in the clauses (C) and (Ç)* of the first paragraph of article 55, the regulation now permits the foreign nationals to stay and work in Turkey for a total of three months in a year – to be calculated from the date of first entry. A new paragraph giving effect to multiple entry rights in such cases has been enacted, as well.
With this highly anticipated change, foreigners who fall into the scope of exemption clauses (C ) and (Ç) may now enjoy multiple entry into Turkey and work for a total of three months in a year as opposed to three months in a year in single entry.
*Art. 55 (1): (C) and (Ç) Clauses, as amended: