Debt deferment of employers’ premiums in the earthquake zone


Vedat Işıkan, Minister of Labor and Social Security, said: “The current outstanding debts of our employers in Adiyaman, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş and Malatya provinces have been postponed.

In addition to correctional Isleh and Nordağı areas in Gaziantep until December 29, 2023 within the scope of force majeure regulation.

“We will continue to stand by our employers and employees to ease and strengthen the economy and working life in our quake-affected provinces,” he added.

The decision declared the “force majeure” declared by the Ministry of Treasury and Finance due to the earthquakes that hit Kahramanmaraş.


Which took place on February 6 will continue until November 30, 2023 in the provinces of Adiyaman, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş and Malatya and the Isleh and Nordağı districts of Gaziantep.

Also, the period for paying the first installment to the debtors, which must be paid to the creditors’ departments, ends in the period from February 6 to November 30, 2023, and in the month in which the force majeure case ends, subsequent installments can be paid in subsequent two-month periods.

As it was determined that the monthly installments of the restructured debts within the scope of the Restructuring Law of Certain Receivables and Amendments to Certain Laws can be paid in monthly installments starting from the month in which the force majeure case ends.