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New Procedure for (AKS)
Address Registration System in Turkey

For address registration in Turkey, you need to have your Turkish residence permit card and foreign ID number starting with 99.

All foreigners living in Turkey since 2013 are obliged to register their addresses in the system and notify address changes within 20 days.

As of May 18, 2015, it is obligatory to submit a registration document to the AKS system for all residence permit applications.


Address Registration System in Turkey (AKS)


The AKS (Address Registration System) is an important project that ensures that the settlement and other address information of Turkish citizens and foreigners living in Turkey are kept up-to-date in a centralized structure in an electronic platform and to end the mess about addresses.


The Documents required for address registration in Turkey are:

  • Residence permit card
  • Passport and a photocopy of your passport ID page
  • Housing document


Where to Do Address Registration in Turkey?


1. General Directorates

2. 199 (Call Center)

3. Provincial Population and Citizenship Directorates.

4. District Population Directorates


As you go with your documents to the above-mentioned places you can register your address there. As you registered your address, you can get Address Registration Certificate from the e-Devlet (e-Government in Turkey) electronic platform.


When there is a Need for Address Registration Certificate in Turkey?


  1. For the renewal application of Turkish residence permit,
  2. Invoice procedures (such as registering for a natural gas and water supplier if you rent a house),
  3. for opening a bank account,
  4. when getting married,
  5. and other bureaucratic procedures.


Together with the Address Registration System in Turkey;


  • The address data are managed and shared from a single center in accordance with standards.
  • Health, education, and other public services have been started to be planned and implemented in a time and cost-effective way using the data kept on the system.
  • It has been certain that it is used in the infrastructure of city information systems.
  • The obligation to carry out censuses from home has been removed.
  • Planning and implementation of public investments have been made in the light of real data.