Moving to Turkey

Moving to Turkey

Ports: Istanbul, Izmir, Mersin

Prohibited: Narcotics, Drugs, Explosives

Cont: none

Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco

Required Documents:

Customs Regulations: Limits for tax free import: 1kg. tobacco, 10 carton cigarette, 100 cc 5 bottle or 70 cc 7 bottle alcoholic

Clearance:

Remarks:

Diplomatic Removals

Required Documents:  (1) OBL/AWB (2) Inventory (3) Passport (4) Resident permit (5) Serial number of appliances (6) Assurance letter from the company

Customs Regulations: Dealing embassy should get an approved letter from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Clearance2 days if documents are ready. Customer presence required for clearance? No

Remarks:

Firearms and Weapons

Required Documents:  STRICTLY PROHIBITED

Customs Regulations:

Clearance:

Remarks:

Household Goods and Personal Effects

Required Documents:  (1) OBL/AWB (2) Inventory (3) Passport (4) Resident permit (5) Serial number of appliances (6) Assurance letter from the company

Customs Regulations: For video, music sets, and TV-radio, the owner, if a Turkish citizen, should pay PTT Tax during import. Goods should arrive within 6 months after arrival of the owner

Clearance2 days if documents are ready. Customer presence required for clearance? No

Remarks:

New Furniture

Required Documents:

Customs Regulations:

Clearance:

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Pets and Animals

Required Documents:  Health certificate

Customs Regulations:

Clearance2 days. Customer presence required for clearance? No

Remarks:

Vehicles

Required Documents:  (1) Passport (2) Resident permits (3) Invoice (4) Black Book (motor and chassis nr.) (5) Letter of Guarantee from Customer or Company

Customs Regulations:

Clearance1 week with documents required. Customer presence required for clearance? Yes

Remarks:

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The information on this page is intended as a guide and NOT as a complete or definitive resource.
The information on this page should not be used as an authoritative reference.