Visa and Residence


Visa Procedures

Students who will come to study in Türkiye must obtain a student visa from nearest Turkish Republic Consulate. Student visa procedures can take time and therefore it is important that you apply for a student visa as soon as you receive your admission letter.

You can learn Republic of Türkiye visa regime applied to your country of citizenship  from Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. 

You have the opportunity to apply for a visa on the Internet. For this procedure, you can visit

Residence permit procedures

Based on the protocol signed between the Presidency of the Council of Higher Education and our Ministry, which entered into force on 29 November 2023; Higher education (associate, undergraduate, graduate and doctorate) students who apply for a student residence permit are required to submit the documents specified in the form together with the student residence permit registration form to the relevant unit (Student Affairs Office or International Student Office) of the university that they are enrolled at as soon as possible, without waiting for the appointment date after applying for a student residence permit.

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