Turkey: Social Security Registration Required for Long-Term Foreign Employees

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By Molly Ward 

Oct. 3—Foreign employees in Turkey longer than three months are required to register with Turkey's Social Security Institute, the government announced Sept. 10. Employees assigned to Turkey for less than three months are exempt from this requirement.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Baer at mbaer@bna.com

Turkey's Social Insurance and General Health Insurance Law, which contains social security registration requirements for foreign employees, is available in Turkish at http://www.mevzuat.gov.tr/MevzuatMetin/1.5.5510.pdf.

For more information on HR law and regulation, see the Turkey primer.