Opening Bank Account
Foreigners can open a bank account in Turkey. Although each bank has slightly different procedure for opening a bank account, generally following documents will be asked from individuals:
For a foreign individual who is resident in Turkey:
- Residence or work permit or temporary protection ID,
- Address document (utility bill, rent contract or ID register copy).
For a foreign individual who is not resident in Turkey:
- Potential tax number taken from tax office,
- Valid passport,
- Translated copy of an official document shows the address (utility bill or rent contract).