Turkey's Ministry of Justice announced increased 2017 fees for notification and rogatory requests outside of Turkey, as well as fees for serving notifications via the relevant country's legal authorities.

The Communique Regarding Principles And Procedures To Be Applied To Out Of Country Notification And Rogatory Requests ("Communiqué") was published in Official Gazette number 29928 on dated 24 December 2016, entering into effect on 1 January 2017.

Accordingly, the 2017 mailing fee for notification and rogatory requests are:

  • To the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus: Increase from TRY 25 to TRY 27
  • To other countries: Increase from TRY 48 to TRY 52.

The Communiqué stresses that notifications will be served in accordance with the respective country's procedures (except where a notification is being served to a Turkish citizen out of Turkey, via the Turkish Embassy or the Consulate).

The Communiqué states 2017 fees for serving notifications through the relevant country's legal authorities:

Country 2017 fee
Australia Depends on the State and distance from city centre
Belgium EUR 160
Canada CAD 100
France EUR 50
Greece EUR 50
Lithuania EUR 110
Northern Ireland GBP 50
Singapore SGD 50
United States USD 95

Please see this link for full text of the Communiqué (only available in Turkish).

Information first published in the MA | Gazette, a fortnightly legal update newsletter produced by Moroğlu Arseven.

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