New type of work permits in Turkey: Turquoise Card and International Labour Law

The Law on International Labor Force which came into force on August 13, contains important changes for work permits system in Turkey for foreigners. The new law regulates foreigners’ entry into the Turkish labor market in a more extensive and disciplined way. Although there is no significant change in terms of work permit/visa procedures, some flexibilities for specific categories of professions are introduced in different sections of the new law.