Banks in Turkey and Tax Number

An overview of banks in Turkey

According to the Banks Association of Turkey, there are 45 banks registered to the Turkish banking system by 12.07.2021. Above all, there is the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey which is primarily responsible for steering the monetary and exchange rate policies in Turkey.

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State-owned banks in Turkey

The procedure of opening a bank account in Turkey

Essential documents

1. Tax Number: The registration is made at the Antalya Directorate of Tax Administration. The passport of the applicant is the only document needed for the registration. 

2. Passport: The submission of the passport of the applicant is necessary to open a bank account in Turkey. 

3. Additional documents: Proof of address or a utility bill may be requested by some of the banks. 

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