Euro rates
  • USD/RUB113.3691
  • GBP/RUB138.5764
  • TRY/RUB6.3122
  • EUR/RUB117.201
1271apartment on site


  • 26.03.2021
  • 2235
  • 2
  • 2

What is HES code (Hayat Eve Sığar)

The HES code (Hayat Eve Sığar) has been implemented by the Turkish Ministry of Health to help bring down the amount of Covid-19 patients. The HES code will keep track of your activities, like visits of high traffic areas

Tourists also need to have a HES code (Hayat Eve Sığar) to enter shopping malls, restaurants and cafeterias, government buildings, or when they take any public transportation, local and inter-city, in Turkey, except for domestic flights.

A separate HES code must be obtained for each travelling guest. HES code is not required for 0-2 years old only.

How do I get a HES code?

To apply for a code you must have access to a mobile phone registered by a mobile network in Turkey. (only Turkish GSM operators)
You have to send an SMS with the following information to the number 2023.

Please be sure to follow the following format:

e.g. HES CAD 12345678 1985 SMITH


Make sure you use the same passport that you used to enter Turkey. Don't forget, the text message

Read also
  • Russians are increasingly interested in buying Turkish real estate
    In the first 6 months of 2022, the demand for real estate in Turkey doubled compared to the same period last year. The trend of demand growth has been observed for several years, but it was in the spring of this year that there was a new jump. For example, more than 1,000 Turkish properties were...
  • What taxes and expenses will you have to pay for real estate services in 2021 in Turkey?
    Whether you have a place to live in Turkey or you are just about to have one, it will be useful for you to know how much and what you will have to pay for in 2021. Items of taxes and expenses: Property acquisition tax is 4% of the declared value; Property tax is charged annually and amounts to...
  • It is time to buy your dream home
    Why to choose Alanya Although Alanya is a relatively small town, it is a popular sea resort in Turkey. Thanks to the mild climate and proximity to the sea, many foreigners choose this resort for relocation. Therefore, the demand for local property is constantly growing. The most popular options are...
Free consultation

Schedule a consultation with our real estate experts

Vildan van Welsen
Sales representative