Work Permit for Enginers – Architechts

The university from which bachelor’s degree of engineers, who will perform their vocation, is gotten must be equivalent of an university in Turkey which grants the same bachelor’s degree and this equivalency must be recorded in High Education Board of Turkey.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FROM THE FOREIGNER

1. Work permit request petition addressed to Ministry of Labor and Social Security

2. Foreign Personnel Application Form (4 copies / 3 pages, with photo taken in the last 6 months, real copies signed by the employer and foreign personnel)

3. Copy of passport with Turkish translation and approved by the notary or consulate

4. Copy of diploma with Turkish translation and approved by the notary or consulate

5. CV (1 piece/ 2 pages, prepared in Turkish)

6. Notary approved copy of valid residence permit for applications from Turkey (Except for residence permits for educational purposes must, residence permit must be at least 6 months’ and application must be made within this time period. Otherwise foreign will apply to the representatives of Republic of Turkey in his/her country of citizenship or permanent residence)

7. Diploma Equivalence Certificate in line with the Equivalency of Higher Education Abroad Regulations for those who received education abroad.

8. Work contract between the foreign company and Turkish company or foreign personnel and Turkish company if it provides technical schooling or consultancy

9. If engineers, architects and city planners provide services as expert for technical schooling or consultancy at any kind or stage and  gain signing authority,  when preparing projects for those international tender is initiated by public organizations or institutions, letter of commitment, approved by notary or consulate, stating that remain exclusively for this job

10. For legal entities to employ foreign experts within engineering, architecture, construction business and consultancy services, SSK premium roll indicating that a Turkish engineer/architect/city planner is employed for the same vocation.

11. Information that should be stated in the letter obtained from the vocational institute:

Letter about:

a) That he/she performs his/her vocation

b) That he/she is a member to the professional organization

c) That he/she does not have prohibition to perform his/her vocation

Taken in the last 6 months. The original of the letter must be made legalization clause from the administrative office in his/her own state and the documents must be sent to Turkey after it is approved by the Turkish representatives in his/her country

12. Work contract between the foreign company and Turkish company or foreign personnel and Turkish company if it provides technical schooling or consultancy

13. The company in Turkey to employ a foreigner must provide job description letter if it provides technical schooling or consultancy

14. If engineers, architects and city planners provide services as expert for technical schooling or consultancy at any kind or stage and  gain signing authority,  when preparing projects for those international tender is initiated by public organizations or institutions, letter of commitment, approved by notary or consulate, stating that remain exclusively for this job

15. For legal entities to employ foreign experts within engineering, architecture, construction business and consultancy services, SSK premium roll indicating that a Turkish engineer/architect/city planner is employed for the same vocation.