Washing Down the Yacht

Within the context of preventing environmental pollution and seas, Environmental laws numbered 2878 and regulations issued based on this law, usage and discharge of detergents is Environmental Crime. Usage of all kind of detergents, including marine detergents is prohibited. Otherwise criminal proceedings are applied. You can only rinse your yacht in Mugla Province. For more… More Washing Down the Yacht

Blue Card Regulation

All yachts, commercial and private, of all sizes, must comply with the Blue Card scheme in the Mugla area (that is from Bodrum to Fethiye). There is no lower limit in size or capacity given. Discharge of waste water is forbidden in this area. Waste water is defined as; black water, bilge water, ballast water,… More Blue Card Regulation

Ship in Transit

If you are planning to send spare parts, electronics, crew uniforms (anything despite envelopes) while the yacht is in Turkey you have to follow up certain instructions to receive your goods without any delays and to avoid excessive customs fees. You may find below some Key Points for your shipments. If you have any further… More Ship in Transit

Resident Permit

A foreign passport holder can not exceed 90 days in Turkey within the previous 180 days from the date of their departure. This law is being implemented by Turkey to keep inline with current Schengen visa rules, which where also adopted by 25 other European countries. Overstaying a visa in Turkey will result in either… More Resident Permit


An e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Turkey. The e-Visa is an alternative to visas issued at Turkish missions and at the ports of entry. Applicants obtain their visas electronically after entering required information and making payments by a credit or debit card (Mastercard, Visa or UnionPay). The link to… More E-Visa