Banking in Turkey

Information on the banking system in Turkey. Find out how to open an account and what to do if your cards are lost or stolen, plus an overview of the banking services available...

Turkey's banking system offers a wide range of advanced and modern banking and financial services. All banks in Turkey are controlled by the Banking Association of Turkey (Türkiye Bankalar Birliği) to ensure compliance with regulations and quality standards.

Turkey's official currency is the Turkish Lira (TL), which is divided into 100 kurus (kurush).

Major Banks in Turkey

All the banks provide websites, Internet banking, telephone banking and ATM banking services in English.

There are also a number of foreign banks operating in Turkey:

A detailed list of all the banks in Turkey and banking sector information can be found on the website of the Banking Association of Turkey.