Work visa applications are now accepted online through governmental portal; konsolosluk.gov.tr
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.
Previously, applicants were required to apply directly to the Turkish Consulates/Embassies in their home countries with the documents necessary for the work visa applications. Common documents were; Passport, Work visa application Form, Employment Contract or formal job offer and Organisation / Company official documents.
However by 2016, applicants are required to apply for work visa first via Konsolosluk.gov.tr. (https://www.konsolosluk.gov.tr/eKonsolosluk/Sayfalar/VizeBasvuru/VizeBasvuru1Giris)
After following necessary steps , applicants should upload all required documents asked through the system (documents varies for different countries) and get appointment. As soon as you get the appointment date, applicant should submit visa application form duly signed and passport as well as original copies of the application documents which have been already uploaded to the system. (Screenshot of the new application process is below)
NOTE : If there would be any amendment on this issue, we will update our article as soon as possible on Expat Guide Turkey.