Turkish order of precedence

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The following is the list of Turkish order of precedence approved by the President of Turkey and administered by the Directorate of Protocols of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, incorporating the latest corrections on 8 May 2008.[1] This is a hierarchy of officials in the Turkish Republic used to direct protocol for domestic ceremonies, hence it does not involve any foreign dignitaries. It also does not contain the President of Turkey, since he is the head of the state and assumed to be at the top of the list naturally.

  1. The Chairman of the Turkish Grand National Assembly
  2. The Prime Minister of Turkey
  3. The Chief of the Turkish General Staff
  4. The leader of the major opposition party
  5. Former Presidents of Turkey, in order of appointment
  6. The President of the Constitutional Court of Turkey
  7. Deputy Prime Ministers of Turkey
  8. First President of the High Court of Appeals of Turkey
  9. The Chief Justice of the Turkish Council of State
  10. The Chairman of Religious Affairs
  11. Ministers of the Government
  12. Chiefs of the Turkish Armed Forces
  13. Four star Generals and Admirals
  14. The President of the Turkish Higher Education Institution
  15. Deputy Chairmans of the Parliament
  16. Leaders of the political parties that have groups in the Parliament
  17. Secretary Members and Administrative Members of the Parliament
  18. Leaders of the political parties that are represented in the Parliament
  19. Chairmans and Deputy Chairmans of the political party groups in the Parliament
  20. Deputy Chairmans of the political parties that have groups in the Parliament
  21. General Secretaries of the political parties that have groups in the Parliament
  22. Members of the Parliament
  23. The President of the Audit Court of Turkey
  24. The Chief Prosecutor of the High Court of Appeals of Turkey, The Chairman of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations
  25. The Chief Prosecutor of the Turkish Council of State
  26. The Vice President of the Constitutional Court of Turkey
  27. Chairman of the Court of Jurisdictional Disputes
  28. Justices of the Constitutional Court of Turkey
  29. First Deputy Chairmans of the High Court of Appeals of Turkey
  30. First Deputy Chairmans of the Turkish Council of State
  31. The Deputy Chairman of the High Council of the Justice and Prosecutors
  32. The Deputy Chief Prosecutor of the High Court of Appeals of Turkey
  33. The President of the High Commission for Elections
  34. The President of the High Council of Arbitrators
  35. The General Secretary of the Office of the President
  36. The General Secretary of the Parliament
  37. The Undersecretary of the Office of the Prime Minister
  38. The President of the State Inspection Council
  39. The Governor of Ankara
  40. Members of the Higher Education Council
  41. Rectors of universities in Ankara
  42. The Commander of the Ankara garrison
  43. The Mayor of the Greater Ankara Municipality
  44. Three star Generals and Admirals
  45. The General Secretary of the National Security Council, The Undersecretaries of Ministries, The General Secretary of the EU Affairs, Undersecretaries under the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministries, The Director General of Internal Security
  46. The Chairman of High Institute of Atatürk Culture, Language and History
  47. The Chairman of the Senior Council of Radio and Television
  48. The President of the Turkish Academy of Sciences
  49. The Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey
  50. The Chairman of the Competition Authority
  51. The Chairman of the Privatization Administration of the Prime Minister's Office
  52. The Chairman of the Board of Financial Markets
  53. Deputy General Secretaries of the Presidency
  54. Deputy General Secretaries of the Parliament
  55. The Chairman of the High Inspection Council
  56. Two star Generals and Admirals
  57. Deputy Undersecretaries of the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministries
  58. Chairmans and Members of the Chambers of the High Court of Appeals of Turkey
  59. Chairmans and Members of the Chambers of the Turkish Council of State
  60. Chairmans and Members of the Chambers of the Audit Court of Turkey
  61. The Chairman of the State Personnel Authority
  62. The Chairman of the Atomic Energy Authority
  63. The Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey
  64. Deputy Rectors of the universities in Ankara
  65. Members of the High Commission for Elections
  66. Turkish Ambassadors on duty in Ankara
  67. Governors on duty in Ankara
  68. Members of the State Inspection Council
  69. One star Generals and Admirals
  70. Members of the High Inspection Council
  71. The General Secretary of the Higher Education Council
  72. The Chairman of the Turkish Statistical Institute
  73. The Director General of Press and Information
  74. The Director General of Anatolian Agency
  75. The Director General of Turkish Radio Television Corporation
  76. The Director General of the State Meteorological Affairs
  77. The Director General of Foundations
  78. The Director General of Land Deeds and Cadastral Surveys
  79. The Director General of the Institute of Public Administration in Turkey and the Middle East
  80. Directors General of the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministries
  81. Deans and Deputy Deans of the faculties in Ankara
  82. Chairmen of Professional Associations in Ankara that are considered as public authorities
  83. Chairmen of Civil and Military Associations

References[edit]

  1. ^ Başkent Protokolü Öndegelim Listesi (in Turkish), Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Dışişleri Bakanlığı, 2008-05-08, retrieved 2009-07-30