Moving to Turkey

Moving to Turkey

 

PROHIBITED AND RESTRICTED GOODS

Guns, Firearms, Explosives, Narcotic Drugs, Pornography

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS 

FOREIGN DIPLOMATS

Household goods

Special Import Licence is granted in the form named as “TAKRIR” which is prepared by the related Embassy and sealed by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Cars: “TAKRIR” is required for import for cars older than 3 years old, client should have proof of ownership such as invoice of car or previous traffic registration to prove client has had car for more than 3 years.

FOREIGN NON-DIPLOMATS, TECHNICAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONAL WORKING FOR THE EMBASSY: (SECOND CLASS DIPLOMATS)

Household goods

Household goods must enter Turkey two months before or six months after their first visit to Turkey. Passport, Identity Card, Guarantee Letter of the Embassy, inventory in Turkish approved by the Embassy (based on detailed packing list: Declaration of brands, models, serial numbers of electrical items) are necessary.

Cars

One automobile, mobile caravan or motorcycle brought by the person concerned, maximum two months before or six months after their first visit to Turkey is subject to importation. A guarantee letter from the Embassy, sealed by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is necessary.

FOREIGN NATIONALS TEMPORARILY STAYING IN TURKEY FOR WORK, RESEARCH, OR EDUCATION

Household goods

Must enter Turkey two months before or six months after their first visit to Turkey. Passport, residence permit, power of attorney from notary, letter from company client is working for against tax and duties, bank guarantee or cash deposit, detailed packing list (declaration of brands, models, serial numbers of electrical items) are necessary.

Cars

One automobile, caravan or motorcycle brought by the person concerned, maximum two months before or six months after their visit to Turkey is subject to importation. Passport, residence permit, working permit, guarantee letter from the firm client works for, bank guarantee or cash deposit for tax or duties.

TURKISH DIPLOMATS

Household goods

Must enter to Turkey two months before or six months after their return to Turkey. Passport, officially written statement from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs certifying his return to Turkey are necessary. There is broadcast capture duty (bandrol fee) for TV, Video, Hi-Fi set, etc. (Please ask for details). If married spouses passport is needed.

Cars

It must be purchased minimum six months before arrival to Turkey and the client must have stayed abroad for two years.

TURKISH CITIZENS WHO WORK ABROAD

Household goods

Those who lived abroad for a minimum of two years, and return to Turkey permanently can import between two months before and six months after their arrival to Turkey. Only one member of each family has legal right to import with the customs tax exemption. Radios, TV’s, Video-Recorders and Hl Fl Sets are subject broadcast capture duty (bandrol fee) (Please ask for details).
Cars

Those who lived abroad for a minimum of two years are entitled to bring a car. Car must be purchased minimum six months before arrival to Turkey and should be less than 3 years old.

**According to Ministry of Finance and Customs regulations, returning Turkish citizens (E) and Diplomats (D) must be in the country and visit customs office personally to sign import declarations after then all import formalities and delivery service will be realised by our company both for household goods and cars for married couples both spouses passport is needed.

Important: This information is intended for general guidance. Orbit International Logistics LTD.  cannot however take responsibility for any errors or omissions or for any loss or damage that may occur from its use.  As such it is advisable to contact the nearest Turkish customs office for full and current information prior to importation. 

Moving to Turkey 

When moving from Canada to Turkey it is very important to choose the best overseas moving company. Orbit International Moving Logistics is the best international moving company in Canada. With our extensive experience with international relocations to Turkey, Orbit International Moving Logistics can offer you and your family, valuable insights about you’re moving to Turkey and finding the right international relocation companies and choosing the best international moving service overseas moving companies. We have listed below helpful ideas and tips that can help you plan you’re moving to Turkey. Shall you prefer to talk with an International moving consultant, please call (416) 661-4228.

The Best Overseas Moving Companies

There are many overseas moving companies who claim to be the best mover and best relocation company in the country. Of course this cannot be true because then, all the international shipping companies would be the best.

To help determine which overseas moving company is right for you, Orbit International Moving Logistics Ltd has gathered some vital points for you to consider.

  1. The best tip – a recommendation from a friend.
  2. Research the overseas moving companies you are considering. Check if they are licensed to export and import.
  3. Make sure that you are performing an equal comparison between the quotes of the various companies. You compare international relocation rates from the overseas moving companies based on shipping an equal volume of goods and contracting the same exact shipping service on the same dates. Pay special attention to the “EXCLUDES” of each quote to insure that you are not overlooking any hidden fees.
  4. Check the overseas moving company’s referrals and reputation. Ask each company for testimonials from past clients. A reputable overseas moving company should have some for you to review.
  5. Visit the physical office of the overseas moving company you are considering. Never trust an international moving company without a physical address!. In this day and age anyone can have an office in their basement.
  6. Make sure that the overseas shipping company you choose has reputable overseas forwarding agents who can assist you in the same manner that you are getting from the company moving you from Canada.

 

Orbit International Moving Logistics Ltd was established by 2 long time family friends who had experienced moves with mixes results. However, none have satisfied the quality of service needed during such an emotional and straining event. We have extensive experience relocating customers worldwide by Ocean Freight and Air Cargo as we are an international shipper. Our rates are always All-inclusive. What sets us apart is the level of service we offer our customers.  We provide free, no-obligation estimates, listen to your concerns, and find the solutions best suited to meeting your removal and relocation needs – whether you’re moving your family.(i.e. door-to-door, door to port, full containers, RO-RO, custom crates, etc.) We offer free consultations with one of our relocation specialist and assist you in planning moving to Turkey and choosing the right overseas moving services.

 

 

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