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1. Collection of Required Documents for Residence Permit Application by the Student 

 

 

It must be printed after filling the application form on the e-ikamet page. https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr/
 

Be sure to upload your biometric photo when filling out the online application form.

 

If you are applying for the first time, please get help from the video to fill the form. click here
 

If you are applying for an extension residence permit, please get help from this video to fill in the form.click here
 

If you have any residence other than student residence permit, please select the ‘’Transfer Residence Permit Application’’ type.
 

Important information about the online application form! *
 

Do not forget to sign your online application form. *
 

The part with the appointment information written on the form should not be taken into consideration.
 

The address of our university; Resitpasa Mah. Katar Cad. No: 2/1 Sarıyer / İstanbul. If you write our university adress to your application form and if your residence permit application is approved, you can obtain your card from İTÜ Student Affairs Office.

Your photo should be taken in the last 6 months, the background should be white and biometric.

Do not upload family photos, selfies, outdated or black-and-white photos that are difficult to recognize, otherwise your residence permit will not be issued.

Bring the 4 biometric photos separately. Do not bring 4 photos adjacent to each other.

 

Bring the first page of the passport, visa (if any) and Entry stamps each on a separate page. Do not bring the copies in one page.

 

When you submit your documents to the University, your original passport must be with you.  

 

The students who do not have a passport for any reason when you deliver your documents to the universty. They have to bring a notarized copy of their passports.

 

If you have changed the passport you declared during the e-residence application (if you have received a new passport), you must also bring the relevant copies of your old passport and new passport (first pages, visa pages, entry stamps).

Bring a copy of your residence permit card (if you do not have a residence permit card, disregard this item.).  Click here for an example

Due to COVID-19, the student certificate will be prepared by our department for the students who will apply for deliver the residence permit application documents.  Student certificate will be prepared only for students whose appointment has been approved.

Click here for a sample of the document. Sign the document after printing & filling out the form.
 

Please click here to get help on filling out the document.

 

Tenancy agreement, Settlement document obtained from either the Population Directorate or E-government are not accepted. .

Fill out this form if you do not have any insurance during filling the residence application and are willing to apply for SGK insurance within 3 months. Sign the document after printing & filling out the form.

 

Please click here to get help on filling out the document.

 

Students filling out the first time residence permit application can fill out the health insurance claim document while students applying for an Extension or Transfer residence permit should not complete the health insurance claim document. Students applying for either an Extension or Transfer residence permit must have one of the valid health insurance types stated below during submission of documents to the university.

 

Valid Health insurance types;

 

* Private health insurance (The policy should include the statement “This policy covers the minimum coverage determined in the circular regarding private health insurances on 06/06/2014 & article 9 of residence permit requests.” Please present the signed and stamped/sealed original of your insurance policy during the application!

 

* E-signed/signed and stamped/sealed Provision document (Provizyon Belgesi)  from the Social Security Institution.

 

Bilateral social security agreements covering health services in Turkey, The e-signed/signed and stamped/sealed document received from province social security units.

 

(These documents must be original, photocopy is not accepted) 

 

(The insurance period must cover the desired residence permit period (For example, students having private insurance for 1 year may obtain a residence permit of 1 year)

 

Health insurance is not required for applicants with ages under 18 or over 65, however applicants already having a valid health insurance are required to submit their documents.

4 options to pay the residence permit tax debt

 

1 ) To pay your residence permit tax debt on the website of the Revenue Administration please Click Here . To get help for the related website please Click Here

 

After making your payment, do not forget to print the relevant receipt in 2 (two) copies.

 

2 ) After completing the residence permit application form, you can pay the student residence permit fee by visiting the nearest tax office. Click here for the contact information of all tax offices in Istanbul. 

 

Click here for the nearest tax office. You must first complete the application form in order to pay the tax debt. The payment can be deposited with your residence permit application number, received after completing the application form, having the general form: 20 ** - ** - *******.

Do not forget to take your passport, application form and residence card (if available) before you go to the branches.

 

3) The payment can be deposited to the nearest Vakıfbank, Ziraat Bank, Halkbank branches with the tax code “9207 - RESIDENCE CARD BOOK SALE CHARGE” (9207 - İKAMETGAH TEZKERESİ DEFTER SATIŞ BEDELİ). Do not forget to take your passport, application form and residence card (if available) before you go to the branches.

This process can only be used by students who will apply for an extension or transition.

(These documents must be original, photocopy is not accepted)

 

4You can pay the tax debt online through the e-ikamet website & submit the printed payment receipt you receive (you must have completed the application form for the payment button to become active on the e-ikamet website. This button remains active for 15 days on the e-residence website).

 

- Click here for an example of the specified document. You have to print two (2) times this document . Sign the printed document after completing the form. Notification and Acknowledgement document has to be filled and signed by the student twice after printing out the document.


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Please click here to get help on filling out the document. 

If foreign student is under 18 years of age and has visa requirements while entering the country, the relevant documents are not required (except for e-visa)

 

Birth Certificate:

* If the birth certificate is obtained from Turkish authorities, it must be e-signed/signed and stamped/sealed. If it is obtained from abroad, a notarized Turkish translation and apostille annotation is required. In case of being a citizen of the country that is not a party to the apostille agreement, the document must be approved by the relevant country’s authorities (consular approval and Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Turkish Authorities authorized in this regard).

Parental Consent:

* If the individual is under the age of eighteen; Consent of the mother / father or legal representative abroad will be sought. [If taken from Turkish authorities, it must be e-signed/signed and stamped/sealed. In case of being a citizen of a country that is not a party to the apostille agreement, the document in question must be approved by the relevant country authorities (consular approval and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Turkish Authorities authorized in this regard.)]

* In the absence of a mother or father (in case of death the other spouse must present a death certificate), the consent declaration must be [e-signed/signed and stamped/sealed if obtained from the Turkish authorities. In case of being a citizen of a country that is not a party to the apostille agreement, the document in question must be approved by the relevant country authorities (consular approval and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Turkish Authorities authorized in this regard.)]

* In case of divorce, the child's custody document [must be e-signed / signed and stamped / sealed if obtained from the Turkish authorities. In case of being a citizen of a country that is not a party to the apostille agreement, the document in question must be approved by the relevant country authorities (consular approval and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Turkish Authorities authorized in this regard.)]

Health insurance is not required for applicants with ages under 18 or over 65, however applicants already having a valid health insurance are required to submit their documents.

 

For More informations about the documents please click here

You can use the checklist to get help preparing documents. Click here for the checklist. (Please do not print the relevant document, put it between the documents, this document is for informing students only)

 

2. Appointment for the Submission of Residence Permit Application Documents to the University and Submission of Residence Permit Application Documents to the University

 

An appointment is required for the document delivery from the Registrar's Office website after the documents required for the residence permit application are collected.  For make an Appointment please Click Here ( Students who do not make an appointment, their documents will not be accepted )

Dates for the Appointment for the Submission of Residence Permit Application Documents to the University and Submission of Residence Permit Application Documents to the University please Click Here .

 

3.Evaluation Procedures of The Application for the Residence Permit, Application Document and the Approval or Rejection of the Application 

 

The evaluation process of the Residence Permit Application is made by the General Directorate of Migration Management. The legal period of evaluation and finalization of the Residence Permit Application by the Directorate General for Migration Management is 90 days.

 

Click here to learn the status of your residence permit application from the Registrar's Office website.    Click here to get information on finding out the status of your residence permit application.

After submitting the residence application documents to the university, Foreigners willing to briefly leave Turkey without waiting for the residence permit card to arrive can get further information by clicking here.

Click here to get information on steps to be taken if your residence permit application is approved or rejected.

 

4. Notification of Residence Permit information to the University. 

Foreign students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs of the university must submit their foreigner ID numbers (starting with 99) to the directorate after receiving their residence permit card. Click here for further information.

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Click here to access frequently asked questions regarding residence permit.

Contact 1: Registered students can create help tickets from this link.
Choose the category as residence permit, and indicate your question in the sub-category section.

Contact 2: You can reach the Directorate General of Migration Management call center by calling 157.