Turkey Company Formation

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Company Formation and Related Services



Buying a European shelf company with VAT number

Whenever you need to start doing business immediately in a European country and you need a company with a VAT number, you don’t have to wait for the bureaucratic procedures.

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Partner Law Firms

We encourage you to contact our partner law firms in Bucharest: Rolegal and E&C, both part of our legal network.

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Tax Minimization Structures

BridgeWest is specialized in special corporate structures designed for tax minimization. No matter where you want to incorporate your company, you will need to consider how you can legally minimize costs.

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Lawyers in Turkey


BridgeWest provides a wide range of legal services in Turkey through our affiliated Turkish lawyers and Law Firms in Istanbul, Ankara and other major cities in Turkey. We are mainly specialized in the main aspects of Turkish Commercial Law, including Company Formation, Debt Collection, Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Turkish Real Estate Law and certain areas of Intellectual Property Law (such as Trademark Registration for instance).

You can find some of our main areas of expertise below:

Company Formation in Turkey

Our lawyers will provide  immediate assistance with company registration in Turkey in matters like official registration, structure, financing, taxation, office registration. We handle both Turkish Limited  Liability or Joint-Stock company formations.

Debt Collection in Turkey

BridgeWest provides legal assistance for the recuperation of debts from Turkish companies through pre-trial proceedings (official notifications to the debtor, negotiations etc.) as well as trial representation.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Turkey

Mergers and Acquisitions as well other corporate restructuring on the Turkish market.

Due Diligence in Turkey

This refers to both corporate due diligence (performing certain verifications of Turkish business partners for instance) as well as real estate due diligence (offering a verification of a real estate property to be purchased in Turkey).

Taxation Advice and Planning in Turkey

Advice on any Turkish tax and taxation methods, planning for the minimization of taxes, taxes involved with ownership and transfer of real estate.

BridgeWest offers company registration in Turkey, including virtual office and other related services.

Articles on Law in Turkey

Types of Turkish companies

Depending on the object of activity and size of the Turkish company, there are a lot of incentives which encourage investment. In Turkey entrepreneurs prefer to establish limited liability companies, or joint stock companies. Create a Limited Liability Company in Turkey - Ltd. ?ti. (Limitet ?i ...

Set up a Company in Turkey

Turkey is a country with a stable economy, welcoming foreign investors to set up business here. There are many incentives and entrepreneurs are welcomed to invest in any business domain. The procedure of incorporating a Turkish company is simple, having a straightforward procedure. A Turkish compan ...

Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in Turkey

There are many ways in which a foreign entrepreneur can do business in Turkey. Setting up a company, usually Limited Liability Company may turn out to be a profitable activity, as the economic environment is stable and the workforce qualified. However already existing foreign companies may establish ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Turkey

    1. What is the minimum share capital of a Turkish Limited Liability Company? The most common form of business in Turkey is the Limited Liability Company established by two or more shareholders who must provide at least 2.400 EUR as minimum capital. 2. What is the minimum share capital ...

Shelf Company in Turkey

Turkey is a country in which foreign investment thrives. Therefore plenty investors choose to set up companies, as the environment is welcoming, and the chance of success is real. Some entrepreneurs choose to invest in Turkey by setting up companies from scratch, or acquire shelf, or readymade compa ...

Paying Taxes in Turkey

1. What is the corporate tax in Turkey? The Turkish standard tax rate is 20% but certain incentives are granted, for example the incomes provided by software development are exempt from paying taxes until January 2024. Also major reductions may be granted for operating in certain regions. 2. What ...

Company Liquidation in Turkey

BridgeWest handles all steps required for company liquidation in Turkey . Please contact us via email or phone for appointing a liquidator to carry on the company dissolution, submitting the required application forms, dealing with the Court, closing the company's bank account or any ...

Open a Representative Office in Turkey

 Are there any special requirements for creating a Turkish Representative Office? Foreign companies willing to open representative offices in Turkey must follow the regulations of the Law on Foreign Direct Investments #4875. The approval for opening a representative office in Turkey is given b ...

Register a Non Profit Organization in Turkey

The non-profit organizations in Turkey are established as foundations and association and are governed by the “Law for Foundations” and the “Associations Law”. The Turkish associations are membership non-profit organizations created in order to achieve an objective state ...

Nominee Director in Turkey

   The Turkish commercial legislation is requiring the public announcement of the company’s representative. In certain cases, the beneficial owner wish to keep secret his interests in the company so another name must be stated in the articles to ensure the legality of the registratio ...

Meet us in Istanbul

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our specialists in Istanbul. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Turkey.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Turkey.