Please note that if you are planning to stay in Turkey for more than 90 days within a 180-day period, for any reason, including tourism, you must get a Turkish Residence Permit.

International students who have overstayed their visas, residence permits, or visa exempt periods (for some countries), will be subjected to a fine or a travel ban preventing you from re-entering Turkey for a period between 3 months to 5 years.

It is highly recommended to visit the Haliç International Office to apply for residence permit. You can apply in person on campus by visiting our office.

After your registration is completed;

You can apply in person by visiting the Immigration Office website.

You can also apply in person by visiting our office on the following days and timings

Monday 10:00-16:00

Tuesday 10:00-16:00

Wednesday 10:00- 16:00

Thursday 10:00-16:00

Friday 10:00-16:00

Or you may visit the "Visa & Residence Permit" page on our website, to follow up with the detailed guide.

Below you may find all the requirements to obtain a Student Residence Permit:

1) Current valid Residence Permit (only for renewal/transfer applications)

2) Passport photocopies (main pages + last entrance stamp)

3) Student Certificate in Turkish (can be obtained from the Haliç Automation System / e-devlet)

4) Valid Health Insurance

5) Biometric photographs + Digital Version of the photographs (For the online Residence Permit Application)

6) Receipt of the Application Form (instructions are stated in the guide below)

7) Consent Letter + Birth Certificate (Only for the applicants under 18 – Translated & Notarized)*