Turkey - Country Commercial Guide
Licensing Requirements for Professional Services

Includes license requirements for key professional services that are open to U.S. service providers.

Last published date: 2020-10-07

There are no specific licensing requirements to set up a professional services company in Turkey. Standard conditions of establishing a company are registration at the Trade Registry Office, certification of legal books by a notary public and obtaining a tax identity number. To open a legal services company, one needs to have a law degree and be a member of the Bar Association. For more information on establishing a business in Turkey, please visit https://www.invest.gov.tr/en/InvestmentGuide/Pages/establishing-a-business.aspx.