The required documents for renting a car in Turkey.

Not everyone is eligible to rent a car in Turkey. Your documents must be in order, and you must be at least 19 years old. In general, the required documents for renting a car in Istanbul and Turkey differ for Iranian tourists compared to residents of Turkey.

The required documents for non-Iranian tourists and non-residents of Turkey.

  • Picture of the passport or ID card of residents of Europe.
  • Picture of the international driving license or the driving license from the country of residence in Latin script.
  • Turkish Visa.
  • Minimum age of 19 years.
  • Paying the cash security deposit amount and the car rental fee.

The required documents for renting a car in Istanbul, specifically for residents of Turkey.

  • Picture of the Turkish residence permit (Kimlik card).
  • Picture of the Turkish driving license.
  • Picture of the Turkish passport.
  • Being at least 19 years old.
  • Paying the car rental fee along with the cash security deposit (deposit).

Which countries’ driving licenses are valid in Turkey?

Foreign tourists who have driving licenses from European Union countries can drive in Turkey without needing an international driving permit. However, driving licenses from other countries, if not in Latin script, are not valid in Turkey, and an international driving permit must be presented for driving.

The required documents for renting a car at Istanbul airport.

Customers who intend to pick up their desired car at Istanbul airport must also provide their flight information and airplane ticket along with the mentioned documents according to their residence conditions. Our transfer colleagues will be waiting for you in the waiting lounge one hour prior to your flight’s arrival, holding a placard with your identification details. Finally, the rented car will be delivered to you in the Istanbul airport parking lot. note: Please note that the car rental service in Istanbul is provided without a driver, and all the documents mentioned are necessary for the security of both parties in the car rental agreement.

How can I rent a car in Istanbul from RENTKONIM?

To rent a car in Istanbul and Turkey, simply prepare the required documents according to your residency conditions. Then, you can get in touch with rental experts via phone call or WhatsApp to proceed with the rental process. The Rentkonim support team is available for assistance and customer service every day from 9 AM to 11 PM during business hours.

The steps for renting a car in Istanbul with easy conditions:

  1. First and foremost, choose your desired car from the list of available rental cars in Istanbul based on your needs and budget. All prices listed are fully up-to-date and accurate.
  2. Next, stay in touch with Rentkonim specialists via phone call or WhatsApp to send the necessary documents for renting a car in Turkey.
  3. Then, for the final confirmation of the car rental process in Istanbul, you need to specify whether you will pay the deposit amount and rental fee in Iranian Rials or Turkish Lira upon car delivery.
  4. In the end, upon payment of the transfer fee, the desired car will be delivered to you at the specified time and location by you.

What does the car insurance cover in Istanbul?

Having appropriate insurance can be effective in reducing the financial liabilities of the customer in the event of an accident. The basic insurance provided as standard for all rental cars offers minimum coverage and financial commitments. In case of breakdown or confiscation of the car by the police, the costs related to the car’s storage are the responsibility of the customer and will be deducted from the deposit amount.
Insurance services include the following:

  • Extensive Roadside Assistance (ERA)
  • Full coverage against theft
  • Company’s Safety Commitment (SSP)
  • Third-party insurance (ALI)

Also, basic insurance is applied daily and at no extra cost on all car rental agreements in Istanbul, Turkey.

Additional points regarding the required documents for renting a car in Turkey

  • Upon signing the car rental agreement, an electronic copy of the contract will be sent to your email or WhatsApp number.
  • The security deposit is an amount paid to the car rental company as a guarantee, and after the end of the contract, after deducting potential fines, road tolls, and minor damages, the remainder will be refunded to your account in Iran or Istanbul.
    You can pay the security deposit and car rental fees either in person at the Tehran branch or upon car delivery in Istanbul using various currencies such as Turkish Lira, Iranian Rials, US Dollars, Euros, or even BTC and USDT.
  • Residents of Iran should visit the nearest Touring and Automobile Club to obtain an international driving license.
  • If your companions also intend to drive, you must provide their identification documents and licenses to the company.

International or Latin driving license from your country, valid passport or ID card, and payment of the car rental fee and cash security deposit.

The minimum age for renting a car in Turkey is 19 years old.

You can drive in Turkey with an international driving permit for up to one year. After that, you will need to obtain a Turkish driver’s license.

Yes, Rentkonim provides this option by receiving the transfer fee, allowing customers to pick up and return the rented car in any city in Turkey.

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