About Us

Who is 9Ekim Group?

9ekim was established as a private company in 1989. It started to provide services as an official and licensed Customs Consultancy Limited Company subject to Republic of Turkey, Undersecretariat of Customs in 1993.


Taxfreecar department of 9ekim, which is a group company, provides very wide range of services which you can review in detail under the title of OUR SERVICES about customs consultancy services and vehicle logistics requiring specialization and peculiar to foreign consulates and embassies, for foreign people and companies in Turkey.

Service Philosophy

A professional organization should comply with principles of business conduct (confidence, honesty, punctuality, giving priority to customer benefits, keeping quality standards etc.) in order to survive and to perpetuate its success. 9ekim, which is a family company, has gained confidence of many international and domestic-capital companies which it has provided services, owing to its adherence strictly to these principles.

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Service area

Supply, sale, intermediation for sale of Taxfreecar® from Foreigner to Foreigner.

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Our Basic Services

  • Official customs consultancy procedures of vehicles with Taxfreecar® status, domestic entry, conversion to Turkish plate, license plate license and transactions until the vehicle's exit to traffic.
  • All transfer and registration procedures in Taxfreecar® purchases and sales, Turing blue plate services.
  • Supply, sale, intermediation for sale of Taxfreecar® from Foreigner to Foreigner.
  • Import of new and used cars with taxfreecar status from abroad to foreigners in Turkey with pre-order (in cooperation with solution partners and affiliates residing in Germany).
  • Evaluation of taxfreecar vehicles that are sold in Turkey or that are planned to be exchanged by way of cash, consignment. Assisting in the sale of the vehicle, which is planned to be sold, by exhibiting it on behalf of the seller in the showroom in Germany.
  • International Vehicle transportation by Trailer carrying only Automobiles in line with regular flights from Germany to Turkey. Road International car transport and logistics services.
  • Door-to-door international vehicle transportation by container and seaway to every country in the world.
  • International vehicle transportation to every region of the world by PLANE.
  • International automobile transportation service of luxury vehicles with private closed boxes.
  • Customs consultancy procedures for exporting vehicles with Taxfreecar® status that will leave the country by sea, road or personally in case of final exit abroad, closing the records of the vehicle in customs and traffic institutions in Turkey, obtaining the traffic dismissal document and deducting it from the passport.
  • Customs, foreign transit or entry and exit transactions of Taxfreecar® belonging to consular employees or automobiles allocated to persons with diplomatic exemption and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Registration, license plate, registration, Customs clearance services in Turkey for NATO, Foreign Press, Sports club foreign Athletes to use their vehicles with Taxfreecar status in Turkey.
  • Supply of Taxfreecar® vehicles sold by foreigners from Turkey to our diplomats, officers, non-commissioned officers and attachés at overseas representations.
  • Customs clearence of these vehicles to abroad (export), entry into the country (import) on their final return and all kinds of logistics services.
  • Customs Clearance Services for normal vehicle imports (new vehicle import transactions by paying Customs duties for Turkish citizens, automobile nationalization).
  • Customs consultancy services for antique automobile imports.
  • Cusoms procedures in case of purchasing vehicles with Taxfreecar status from Turkey in order to sell them in countries such as Kazakhstan, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Russia, Africa, and the provision of international temporary license plate and insurance policies.
  • Free vehicle import, logistics, (definitive return to Turkey) consultancy.
  • Vehicle insurance services, (Casco and Compulsory Traffic Insurance, international transport insurance).
  • Domestic and international temporary vehicle and household goods storage services.
  • Legal advice on customs related issues.
  • Disabled vehicle logistics and consultancy.
  • Consulting for foreign personnel work permits and residence permits with the Group company of 9 October, obtaining work permits for foreign personnel.
  • International door-to-door transportation of household goods and Customs Clearance services with other group companies of 9 October.

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Our Team

  • Is meticilous on our field of service
  • Focused on customer satisfaction
  • Creative and dedicated in their work
  • Absolutely dedicated on company brand
  • Motivated with a high respect to our service
International companies and organizations.

International firms and organizations such as Efes Pilsen, Coca Cola, Citi Bank, Deutsche Bank, Bayer, Nova Nordisk, 3M, Consulate of United States of America, ABN Ambro Bank, Consulate of Saudi Arabia, NATO, Levis, AIG Insurance, Bayer, Los Angeles Time and many foreign people, who reside in Turkey, have preferred to benefit from customs consultancy and logistics relocation services of 9ekim. They have not made mistake with their preferences because 9ekim has not only met customer expectations with its service quality, but also protected rights of its customers by preventing time and criminal transactions arisen from incorrect (or incomplete) information. Please visit the page of references in order to review the customer portfolio.

Legal Reminder:

The content of the website (tool, legislation, law, etc.) has been created to provide information. It does not constitute a guide or advice in any way. Although special care and effort is made to ensure that the information on the site is accurate and up-to-date, inaccuracies may occur due to the sources used or personal errors or changes in law. 9Ekim Grup Limited Şirketi does not bear any responsibility in such cases.

Frequently Asked Questions

Foreigners have right to buy only one piece of Taxfreecar®. Essence and formula of the work is as follows: 1 piece of work permit = 1 piece of Taxfreecar®.

If there is not any deficiency in the required documents to be provided by you, customs transactions take 1-2 day(s), roadworthiness certificate takes 1 day, finance, traffic registration, automobile registration and license plate transactions take 3 days. It takes totally 5/7 business days in case there is no business traffic in the Customs and Traffic Departments and no delay in sending in the postal service.

Foreigners, who have resided by buying a house in the south coasts and have residence permit which they have received from their registered police department, foreigners branch, have right to get Taxfreecar® only when they are retired. Current Customs Law does not allow them to get Taxfreecar® with residence permits which they receive from police departments in the place where they reside, only by buying or renting a house. However, retired foreigner can get such permit.

It is conditional to get guarantee letter for all vehicles whether they are zero kilometer or new, subject of guarantee is mentioned in detail in our web site. However, they can buy normal vehicles with Turkish license plate whose taxes were paid in the aforementioned case.

Prices of the vehicles, which you like in our web site, are net Istanbul customs delivery prices and any amount is not collected other than this. Sale and purchase of the vehicle takes maximum 2 business days, customs and traffic transactions of the vehicle take averagely 1 week.

Even if you buy the vehicle from the domestic and also from the abroad, you are obliged to pay the guarantee, review the sections related to the subject carefully in the section of USEFUL INFORMATION.

We have Taxfreecar® service and vehicle shipment to the other provinces and counties such as Antalya, Fethiye, İzmir, Kaş, Bodrum, Didim, Muğla.

Customs, Automobile Registration & License Plate, Traffic Insurance, Vehicle Inspection, Touring Carnet and service charge amounts approximately 800-1200 Euro other than own price of the vehicle. Furthermore, Cash Guarantee or Bank Guarantee Letter, which is determined according to Model Year and Engine Size, is demanded by Touring and Automobile Club of Turkey for the vehicle which is demanded to be bought. It can be deposited in USD, EURO or TRY into the accounts determined by Touring.

It can be stayed for maximum 6 months by a vehicle with foreign license plate. Triptyque is the name of period recorded into the passport for such vehicles in the customs. Even if this period exceeds 1 day, its penalty is twice of taxed value of the vehicle. Penalty is not imposed upon the documentation of excused delays due to disease, accident, death, natural disasters, to the customs directorate.

It is given until expiration date of the work permit. When aforementioned work permit is extended, your residence permit is also extended from Police Department by us.

Vehicles in the status of Taxfreecar®, for which traffic discharge certificate has been received by closing its records in Turkey, can be carried to the abroad and can be sold in the abroad.

The documents, which are required in Taxfreecar® transactions, vary according to your status in Turkey. In case you sign agreement about “door-to-door delivery of Taxfreecar®” with our company, required documents shall be sent to your party.

Touring guarantee rates have been submitted as list in our web site, please click TOURING GUARANTEE LIST for reviewing. Furthermore, in case you select any car for sale, you can get both guarantee rate of vehicle and also detailed information about the guarantee by clicking “Guarantee Amounts For Vehicles From Foreigner to Foreigner” under the photograph of car for sale.

Residence permit enables you not to get visa in entry and exit of Turkey, to rent a house, to open account in the banks and to use it as an official document in many similar transactions. We can call it as your identity card in Turkey. Due to the fact that acquiring Turkish citizenship is subject to a separate legislation, whether your being owner of residence provides any benefit or not is assessed by Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Our online professional representatives have worked with some of the world's largest brands. 9Ekim Customs Consultancy firm was established in 1989 as a sole proprietorship. In 1993, it started to serve as an official and licensed Customs Consultancy Limited Company under the Undersecretariat of Customs of the Republic of Turkey.
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