Opening a bank account and obtaining a Tax Number (Turkish Identity Number = TIN)
Citizens of almost all countries can open a bank account in Turkey. The account can be in the dollar, euro and Turkish lira.
It is also necessary for obtaining the residence permit, automatic payments of bills, etc.
To open a bank account you need the following documents:
• Foreign passport
• A document certifying the address of residence in Turkey or in another country (can also be a bill of water or electricity issued on your name; translation of the document confirming residential registration; a copy of the current residence permit or others)
• Tax number in Turkey (TIN)
To register a Turkish TIN you need the;
a) Original and a copy of your passport. The registration will be at the tax department.
You also need to present your
b) Address of residence in Turkey. Afterward, you will get a document with your individual tax number. The total procedure doesn’t take longer than 15 minutes. Your presence at the site is necessary.
The number you need to open a bank account and / or to obtain a loan from a bank. Also necessary is the tax number for the Tapu, residence permit, insurance, car purchase and other situations.
MMHOMEX will help you to prepare all these documents and open a bank account. We are happy to assist you!