Home insurances in Turkey

Compulsory Earthquake Insurance - DASK/TCIP

Protect your property against damages that may occur due to earthquakes in Turkey

Compulsory Earth Insurance in Turkey which is generally known as DASK* protects belongings against earthquakes and all other related destructive effects of earthquakes such as fires, explosions, tsunamis and landslides.

Within the scope of property ownership law (no. 634), buildings constructed as dwellings, private and state real properties are subjected to compulsory earthquake insurance since 27.09.2000. The compulsory earthquake insurance is regulated by the Turkish Natural Catastrophe Insurance Pool (TCIP).

*Dask is acronym for Doğal Afet Sigortaları Kurumu (TCIP)

DASK / TCIP Application Details

Alongside the personal information of the property owner, the following details are required for Compulsory Earthquake Insurance regulated by TCIP.

Building to be Insured:

Full address
Title deed information
Construction year
Building type
Total number of floors
Damage status

The residence:

・Gross area (m2)

The premium of compulsory earthquake insurance in Turkey is calculated according to the above listed.

DASK / TCIP Statistics in Antalya and Turkey

The statistics of TCIP shows that there are currently 355,030 valid policies of 610,140 residences located in Antalya. In other words, the compulsory earthquake insurance rate in Antalya is 58.20% which is slightly higher than the country-wide rate of 57.90%. 


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