- mayor's office
Most businesses operating in Beşiktaş, require a business license. For businesses that hire subcontractors, the subcontractors must have their own business license. Before you begin operation of your business, you will be required to obtain a development permit and a business license.
Your proposed business will be reviewed by a development officer to determine whether or not your proposed operations are permitted. Only after you have received development approval can your business license application be processed. Unless you have moved or changed your operations, this review process and any fees attached to it are only done when you first apply for your license.
Business Opening and Operating Licences are issued based on Act on Adoption through Amendment of Law Decree on Business Opening and Operating Licences no. 3572, Municipalities Act no. 5393, Metropolitan Municipalities Act no. 5216, Weekend Holidays Act no. 394 and Regulation on Opening and Operating Licences for Businesses published in the Official Gazette of 10.08.2005, no. 25902 and has put into effect. They are categorized into 2 groups according to the Regulation on Opening and Operating Licences for Businesses published in the Official Gazette of 10.08.2005, no. 25902.