Hire employees in Turkey, hassle-free

With Deel, your business can easily hire employees in

Turkey

. No more worrying about local laws, complex tax systems, or managing international payroll. Deel takes care of everything in 150+ countries.

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Hire employees in Turkey No entity needed.

Usually, to hire in

Turkey

,  your business needs an entity. That means a local office, an address registered as a subsidiary, and an account with a local bank. All of this, plus navigating regional benefits, payroll, tax, and HR laws, can take months. 

Turkey

also treats contractors differently than full-time employees, so misclassifying a contractor could lead to fines. Deel lets you hire employees in

Turkey

quickly, easily, and compliantly. We even automate tax document collection, payroll, benefits, and more.

Local lawyers ensure you stay compliant

We partner with labor law experts in 150 countries. Easily pick from a library of localized contracts to legally onboard your international team in minutes.

All the necessary benefits for Turkey built right in

Deel allows you to provide localized benefits for employees in

Turkey

within minutes. All in one manageable online dashboard.

Social Security
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Quick Overview

Currency: Turkish lira (TL)

Capital: Ankara

Official language: Turkish

Payroll Cycle: Monthly

Statutory Holidays

Paid Time Off

In Turkey, generally employees are entitled to 14 days of paid time off per year, after working over a year.

If the employee works for more than 5 years for the same employer, he will receive 20 days. For those working more than 15 years for the same employer, they will receive 26 days.

For employees with age less than 18 or more than 50, vacation days may not be less than 20 days.

For part-time employees, the paid time off will vary according to the amount of hours worked.

Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • National Sovereign Day
  • Labor Day
  • Ramadan Holiday
  • Youth Holiday
  • Democracy and National Unity Day
  • Eid-Al-Adha
  • Independence/Victory Day
  • Republic’s Day

General Taxation

Individual Income Tax Rates

The employee Income Tax range is between 15% and 40%. And will depend on the salary of the employee.

Employer Cost

The employer cost range is 17%.

Additional information

Probation Period

In Turkey, the probation period will depend on the length of the contract:

  • 0 to 6 days - 14 days of probation period
  • 6 to 18 months - 28 days of probation period
  • 18 to 36 months - 42 days of probation period
  • Over 36 months - 56 days of probation period

Minimum Wage Requirements

The gross monthly minimum wage is 3,577.50 TL.

Maximum working hours and overtime

The standard working hours for a 6 day working week, are 45 hours. With overtime, the employee cannot exceed 11 hours per day.

The maximum overtime working hours per year are 270 hours.

Parental Leave

Extension of parental leave is not possible.

  • Maternity Leave: employees are entitled to 16 weeks of maternity leave that will be granted: 8 weeks before the birth of child and 8 weeks after.
  • Paternity leave: private sector employees are entitled to 5 days of leave.

Sick leave

For the first 2 days of sick leave, there is not payment. From the third day, the employee needs to provide a medical certificate to the Turkish Social Security Administration, and will receive a payment determined on the basis of average salary of the last year.

Termination requirements for employees in

Contracts can be terminated by mutual agreement or unilaterally. If the employers terminate the contrate with rightful cause, is not required to pay severance or notice pay. In case of the employer’s termination without a rightful cause the employer is required to pay severance and notice pay.

The employer must also pay the employees earned other receivables in any case, for example accumulated leaves and overtime etc.

Notice Period

The notice periods vary according to seniority/length of the employment of the employee.

If the employment is:

  • Less than 6 months: 2 weeks period
  • 6 months to 1.5 years: 4 weeks period
  • 1.5 years to 3 years: 6 weeks period
  • 3 years (including) and more: 8 weeks period
Note: In Turkey, we work with a top-tier EOR partner to ensure you have the best employee hiring and onboarding experience. They’re well equipped to handle all things employment for Turkey.

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