I am a general practitioner and I would like to work in Turkey. What steps should I take in short? 1) Learn Turkish. 2) Pass the STS exam. 3) Complete the mandatory training. All the papers work in the Ministry of higher education and Ministry of health our office will do it . The procedures in details : The First Step : Prepare the required documents for equivalence application to Turkish Minister of Higher Education 1) Bachelor's degree documented from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your country . 2) Transcript documented from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your country . 3) High school Certificate documented from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your country. 4) Photocopy of your passport. 5) power of attorney for us to to do the procedures in behalf of you in the Turkish Ministry of higher education and Ministry of health. Note : Our Office will translate all the above documents to Turkish language . The Second Step : Send the Documents to Our office in Ankara via DHL or you can come to Turkey by yourself if you want. The Third Step : We will submit your documents to the Turkish Ministry of Higher Education . Review process will take from 8 to 12 Months . Note : The original documents will be returned to you after we open your folder in the Turkish Ministry of higher education . The Fourth step : In this period you have to learn the Turkish language and be prepared for equivalent's exam The Fifth Step : You have to enter the equivalent's exam which called STS ( seviye tespit sınavı ) which held Twice a Year on February and August , in Ankara . The Exam consist of 120 Question as the following : medicine 40 q pediatric 30 q general surgery 30 q obs & gayne 20 q. The Passing score is 40 out of 100 . The Sixth Step : Mandatory Training in Govermental educational hospital for 6 to 9 months in ( Medicine - Surgery - Pediatrics- Obs&gyne - Family Medicine - Emergency Medicine ) . The Seventh Step : Receiving the Equivalence Certificate from The Turkish Ministry of higher education .. and now you have the right to work or to start a residency in Turkey.
Alsir Office for Health Services