On 21st August 2013, new amendment in the Social Security Proceedings Regulation has changed rules regarding to the social security of seconded employees sent to Turkey from third countries where there is no bilateral or multilateral social security agreement.
Effective from 01/09/2013 Short term insurance branches premium rate will be 2% of earning subject to premium regardless of the gravity of the danger of the work.
Foreigners residing outside the Turkey are subject to apply for work permit from the representative offices of Turkey in their own countries. Pursuance to work permit application of foreigner, within 10 working days the employer should process both online and direct applications to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security in Turkey.
Due to increasing volume of work permit applications for Foreign Domestic Workers in Turkey, to prevent abuse of the issue and for the security of foreigners working in House Works sector, Ministry of Labor and Social Security has decided on following restrictions.