Six types of residence permits shall be issued by Article 30 on the Law of Foreigners and International Protection No.6458 and first, extension or transfer applications shall be made online via e-Residence System. https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr
First And Transfer Application
For the first and transfer applications, foreigners are required to make a residence permit application via e-Residence system and be present at Provincial Directorate of Migration Management on the appointment date together with the required documents.
Furthermore, original passport for the first or transfer applications and notarized passport photocopy for the extension applications shall be submitted.
Extension applications shall be made to the governorates within sixty days prior to the expiration of the residence permit and, in any case, before the expiration of the residence permit.
After applying for residence permit via e-Residence system and gathering required documents, foreigners are reqired to send those documents by post to Provincial Directorate of Migration Management within 5(five) working days.
In addition, during the application for extension, the information given earlier should be checked to ensure correct entry. Otherwise the e-residence system will not allow to make an extension application and will direct the applicant to appointment system.
Work Permit As Residence Permit
A valid work permit, within the framework of the law, shall be considered as a residence permit, which means that the work permit holder is entitled to stay in Turkey without a residence permit within the period of the work permit.