DIVORCE PROCEDURE FOR A MARRIAGE REGISTERED IN TURKEY
If a marriage between a Turkish and a British national was solemnized in the UK and then registered in Turkey or if a marriage between a Turkish and a British national was solemnized and registered in Turkey, regardless of divorce degree that may be a obtained in the UK, a suit of divorce should be filed in Turkey as well. To this end the following steps should be taken by the foreign national:
- A solicitor in the UK will give Power of Attorney to an appointed solicitor in Turkey. The Power of Attorney should be apostilled by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
- Upon receipt of this Power of Attorney the appointed solicitor in Turkey will commence with divorce proceedings.
You may also contact the British Consulates in Turkey (for the addresses of British Consulates in Turkey please click here)