The information about the residence permit of foreign students are as follows



In accordance with the agreement made between Ministry of Higher Education and the Immigration Office ,  All residence permit processes for students will be conducted by their universities. Registered students must submit their residence applications to their own universities, instead of the location mentioned in the appointment form.


Time & Dates regarding collection of immigration and residence documents will be announced every month on our website. You must wait to submit your documents on the specified dates every month in the university after applying and obtaining the appointment from the official website of Immigration office.You should not take into importance or go to the location of the appointment in any circumstance. It is of utmost significance that you wait and submit your documents within the university, on the dates that will be announced in this website.


The residence permit applications will be taken on these days ;


- 19TH OF AUGUST, MONDAY (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM )

- 20TH OF AUGUST, TUESDAY (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM )

- 21TH OF AUGUST, WEDNESDAY (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM )


The place will be İTÜ Student Affairs office  at the Ayazağa Campus .


 Please make sure to bring all of your documents:


1.    Application Form  (You receive it after completing the online application on


       - If you apply for the first time please Watch the video to get help for filling the First application form


       - For Extension of Student Residence Permit please Watch the video to get help for filling the Extension application form


       - Please choose the following option " I Lodge a Transfer Application for residence Permit" in case you have any type of residence permit except Student residence permit .


2.    4 photos (Biometric*, on white background)


3.    Your passport , Copies of the first page, visa and entry stamp pages of your passport


4.    Copy of Residence card ( disregard if you do not have a residence card )


5.    Student Certificate(you can take it from Student Registrar’s Office just take a number for Student Certificate first at the entrance of the building from the touch-screen)


6.    A document that shows your address information and  Statement of Income (Printed , Full fill and Signed by the Student) Click for download the temlate.  To get help for filling the document please click here


7.    Health Insurance ** (Printed , Full fill and Signed by the Student)  Click for download the template. To get help for filling the document please click here


8.    Receipt of payment from Tax Office for Residence Permit Document Fee ***


9.    Declare and Accept declarations document .(Printed , Full fill and Signed by the Student)  Click here for download the template. To get help for filling the document please click here


10.  If the student is under 18 years old birth certificate and consent ( disregard if the student has visa requirements for enter to country )


* Your photo to be appeared in your residence permit must have been taken within the last 6 months, against a white background and biometric. Do not upload family, selfie, unrecognizable, non up-to-date or black and white photos into the system, otherwise residence permit document shall not be issued! If your photo is not biometric , no action will be taken

** The duration of residence permit is arranged with respect to the validity of the health insurance of students (taking a 1 year private health insurance will enable you to only receive a 1 year residence permit) , However, Students filling the No.7 SGK form shall receive a residence permit for the duration of their study. (Please note; The SGK insurance should be made within 3 months)


***  After completing the application form, you must go to the nearest tax office and pay the student residence permit. Click here for all tax offices contact information in Istanbul   . Click here for the nearest tax office . If you can pay online, please print the Internet tax office payment receipt and bring the document with you .


IMPORTANT NOTE 1: Documents specified in number 6 , number 7 and number 9  must be printed , full fill and signed . If you do not print, full fill and sign these two documents, no action will be taken. (If you already have the Private health insurance you don't have to print the Number 7 form just take the copy of your private health insurance papers )

IMPORTANT NOTE 2 : Photocopy and printer service is not provided by Registrar's Office

- Make sure that you have all of these documents. There will be no transactions with missing documents.


Contact 1 : Our registered students can send us a help ticket Please select "Residence permit" from the category ( Kategori Seçimi ) selection also you can select your topic from the subcategory ( Alt kategori Seçimi ) selection screen that opens at the bottom

Contact 2: To contact the migration administration call center please dial 157