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APPLICATION RULES OF THE ACTIVITY LICENCE IN THE FREE ZONES

FOR THE FREE ZONE CENTERED COMPANY ESTABLISHMENT :

Ok An Activity Licence should be obtained from the Foreign Trade Undersecretariat, Free Zones General Directorate in order to begin to an activity in the Free Zones. For this purpose;

Articles of Association of the Company should be prepared according to the Circular Nr. 98/4 of the Foreign Trade Undersecretariat. Articles of Association, Filled Activity Licence Form to be sent to the Foreign Trade Undersecretariat together with the related documents. After the appropriateness letter, all the responsibilities to the Public Institutions and Zone Administration should be completed and then the activity can begin at the Free Zone.

 

I .STEP NECESSARY PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN THE LICENCE.
II .STEP BE DONE AFTER THE APPROVAL OF THE LICENCE
III . STEP

TO BE DONE BEFORE THE TRADE TRANSACTIONS BEGIN IN THE FREE ZONE

I. STEP

1. Title prove is done by the Industry Province Directorate,

2. Signature Circular and Notarized Authorization Licence of the Associates to be prepared,

3. Articles of Association to be prepared according to the titled company name. (Articles of Association should be signed by the associates in front of the Notary Public)

4. Activity Application Form, which should be obtained from the Gaziantep Free Zones Founder and Administrator A.Ş. (Gaziantep Serbest Bölgesi Kurucu ve İşleticisi A.Ş.) is to be filled according to the company's information.

5. Applicant should prepare an introduction form for its activities in the Free Zone,

6. Copy and the original Publicment of the Account, showing that the application fee was transferred to T.C Merkez Bankası (Central Bank), Account nr. 951 101 301.

7. 12 digits of Customs Tariff Statistic Position (GTIP) numbers should be separately written on a paper, which the sales and purchase goods are stated in the Free Zone activities in the Activity Application Form.

8. Permission Certificate, which was obtained from the Treasury Undersecretariat (Banking and Foreign Exchange General Directorate) for the banking, insurance, offshore banking and leasing institutions.

 

II. STEP

Ok To be Done following the Approval Licence letter sent in 30 days;

9. It's registrated by the Trade Registration and the same day to be notarized,

10. The original Turkish Trade Registration Gazette of the company, which the Articles of Association takes place or notarized copy and Registration Certificate, which will be used until the above mentioned resolution issued on the Gazette, should be obtained from the related Trade Registration Officials (in order to send to the Foreign Trade Undersecretariat)
Information: The company is in charge of the Articles of Association's issue on the trade Registration Gazette.

11. In order to obtain for the new company establishment and banking transactions an application is made to the Tax Office.

12. Should be applied to Gaziantep Sanayi Odası (Chamber of Industry) or Gaziantep Ticaret Odası (Chamber of Trade) according to the company's activity and obtained a copy of the chamber registration (in order to send to the Foreign Trade Undersecretariat)

13. A rent or sales contract should be made with the Gaziantep Serbest Bölgesi Kurucu ve İşleticisi A.Ş. (one of the approved copy is for the Foreign Trade Undersecretariat)

14. A storage contract should be made with the Gaziantep Serbest Bölgesi Kurucu ve İşleticisi A.Ş.

III. STEP

To be Done following the Trade Transactions Begin in the Free Zone

15. Obtaining Company Insurance Registration Number,

16. Recruitment of your company staff and get their working permits,

17. Getting the office materials and inventories to the Zone on the investment stage as goods entry.

18. Affirmation of the Accounting Books should be made to our Zone Directorate (including the inventories book,which our Zone Directorate and Customs Directory approvement).

19. The invoice, which will be used in the Free Zone should be approved and registrated by the Zone Directorate.

20. Your Free Zone Company's Trade Registration Gazette Copy should be submitted to our Zone Directorate (when issued)

21. Your Company's Original Signature Circular should be submitted to our Zone Directorate.

22. Cash capital, which was guaranteed by your company on the Activity Licence Application Form, that is appropriate to the foreign exchange regulations, should be transferred to the bank branch in our Free Zone.

Ok Investor users can get the "Construction Licence", by applying to the Zone Directorate, after they obtain the Activity Licence, in order to carry out their construction projects. After the construction works, by obtaing their "Settlement Licence", they can start their activities.

Ok If the application is not appropriate, the Activity Licence fee is paid back.

Ok The Companies, which are located abroad, must declare their trade registration certificates in their own countries. However, when the persons abroad addresses the free zone and starts their activities, they should obtain the permits according to the Foreign Capital Regulations, made their trade registration records and apply with his trade registration records.

Ok In the center or branch company, in order to execute the trade process, if the signature authorized person is the company representative (company manager and external relationship chief), then, the signature circular of this person and company partners' authorization certificate is needed.

 

 

 

 

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