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Application for Residence Permit

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In accordance with laws in Turkey, a residence permit is required of anyone who will be staying in Turkey for longer than 3 months or the amount of time granted through a visa. Therefore, all exchange students are obliged, by law, to apply and obtain a residence permit after their arrival in Turkey.

Types of İkamet

01 Student Residence Permit
– Only for Fully Registered Students.

02 Family residence Permit
– Only for University Lecturers and Family Member of Doctorate Students.

03 Short Term Residence Permit
– For Students of Turkish Language  – TÖMER / Preparatory Classes &
– Exchange students shall apply for Short Term Residence Permit

First Time Residence Permit

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Online Application at https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr/
        (Please download this pdf for instruction on how to fill in the Application form)
  2. Passport Copy (information page, Visa page & Entry Stamp page).
  3. Four (4) Passport Size Photo Biometric size & White Background.
  4. Residence Permit Card Fees 110TL. *
  5. Health Insurance. **
  6. Student Confirmation Letter (of last 14 days).
  7. Address Information Letter from Hostel or Copy of the House Contract.
  8. Income Statement or Scholarship Letter.
  9. Deed of consent (Muvafakatname). ***

*Online Payment Link: https://intvrg.gib.gov.tr/gocborc.jsp
Tahakkuk or Accrue Number to be found on Page 6 of the Application, please be informed that the Accrue number is not the same number as the number on the front page of your application.

**Health Insurance September 2020 Onward
– All students are required to get Government Insurance.  This must be requested within 90 days from the day you Enter Turkey.

*** Students under the age of 18 should obtain the mentioned deed of consent from their legal authorities in their respective countries before arriving in Turkey.
-If the Country of Origin is part of the Apostille Stamp countries then they must get it at their Respective Country in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
-If the Country of Origin is not part of the Apostille Stamp countries the documents must be signed and stamped by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The certified Turkish translation of the documents must be approved by the notary.

 

Family residence Permit

Only University Lecturers and Family Members of Doctorate Students are eligible for this permit.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

PART A (from Applicant)

  1. Residence Permit Application Form.
  2. Passport copy (Information page, Visa page & Entry Stamp page).
  3. Four (4) passport photos.
  4. Residence Permit Photocopy (If available).
  5. Payment Slip. *

 PART B (from supporting person)

  1. Passport copy of supporting person.
  2. Photocopy of Work Permit.
  3. Marriage Certificate. **
  4. Income Statement or proof of Salary.
  5. A document from Social Security Institution SGK, (Provizyon Letter).
  6. Certificate of Good Conduct or Criminal record. ***
  7. Copy of the House Contract (Notarized Copy).
  8. Children under 18 years old. ****

Online Payment Link: https://intvrg.gib.gov.tr/gocborc.jsp
Tahakkuk or Accrue Number to be found on Page 6 of the Application, please be informed that the Accrue number is not the same number as the number on the front page of your application.

** The Marriage Certificate must have the Apostille Stamp of your country. (Countries which are not a part of the Apostille Stamp countries must Legalize their documents from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

*** The Criminal record shall be not older than 6 months. After 6 months it is deemed invalid. The document should include an Apostille Stamp, then translated to Turkish and Notarized. (This document may be taken from your country of origin or if you have been staying in Turkey for more than 5 years then it can be obtained from the Turkish Judicial Authorities).

**** The children’s Birth Certificate must have the Apostile Stamp your country of origin. Countries that are not part of the Apostile Stamp countries must Legalize their documents from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Students of Turkish Language  – TÖMER / Preparatory Classes & Exchange students shall apply for Short Term Residence Permit

This process is very similar to the Student Residence Permit  Application. TÖMER – Turkish Language Students who are not in Preparatory Classes should go to the Interview and submit their documents to the Immigration Office.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Online Application at https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr/
        (Please download this pdf for instruction on how to fill in the Application form)
  2. Passport Copy (information page, Visa page & Entry Stamp page).
  3. Four (4) Passport Size Photo Biometric size & White Background.
  4. Residence Permit Card Fees 110TL. *
  5. Health Insurance. **
  6. Student Confirmation Letter (of last 14 days).
  7. Address Information Letter from Hostel or Copy of the House Contract.
  8. Income Statement or Scholarship Letter.
  9. Deed of consent (Muvafakatname). ***

Please be informed that after completing all the required documents, the student and family applicants for a residence permit must submit the required documentation to International Office – the person in charge of Visa & Immigration.
No student shall go to the Immigration Office unless instructed to do so.

 

*Online Payment Link: https://intvrg.gib.gov.tr/gocborc.jsp
Tahakkuk or Accrue Number to be found on Page 6 of the Application, please be informed that the Accrue number is not the same number as the number on the front page of your application.

**Health Insurance September 2020 Onward
– All students are required to get Government Insurance.  This must be requested within 90 days from the day you Enter Turkey.

*** Students under the age of 18 should obtain the mentioned deed of consent from their legal authorities in their respective countries before arriving in Turkey.
-If the Country of Origin is part of the Apostille Stamp countries then they must get it at their Respective Country in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
-If the Country of Origin is not part of the Apostille Stamp countries the documents must be signed and stamped by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The certified Turkish translation of the documents must be approved by the notary.

 

Extension of Residence Permit

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The Extension or Residence Permit Renewal is similar to the first time application with very slight differences. However, for the smoothness of the process, we will write the process again

Types of İkamet

01 Student Residence Permit
– Only for Fully Registered Students.

02 Family residence Permit
– Only for University Lecturers and Family Member of Doctorate Students.

03 Short Term Residence Permit
– For Students of Turkish Language  – TÖMER / Preparatory Classes &
– Exchange students shall apply for Short Term Residence Permit

First Time Residence Permit

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Online Application at https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr/
        (Please download this pdf for instruction on how to fill in the Application form)
  2. Passport Copy (information page, Visa page & Entry Stamp page).
  3. Four (4) Passport Size Photo Biometric size & White Background.
  4. Residence Permit Card Fees 110TL. *
  5. Health Insurance. **
  6. Student Confirmation Letter (of last 14 days).
  7. Address Information Letter from Hostel or Copy of the House Contract.
  8. Income Statement or Scholarship Letter.
  9. Deed of consent (Muvafakatname). ***

*Online Payment Link: https://intvrg.gib.gov.tr/gocborc.jsp
Tahakkuk or Accrue Number to be found on Page 6 of the Application, please be informed that the Accrue number is not the same as the number on the front page of your application.

**Health Insurance September 2020 Onward
– All students are required to get Government Insurance.  This must be requested within 90 days from the day you Enter Turkey.

*** Students under the age of 18 should obtain the mentioned deed of consent from their legal authorities in their respective countries before arriving in Turkey.
-If the Country of Origin is part of the Apostille Stamp countries then they must get it at their Respective Country in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
-If the Country of Origin is not part of the Apostille Stamp countries the documents must be signed and stamped by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The certified Turkish translation of the documents must be approved by the notary.

 

Family residence Permit

Only University Lecturers and Family Members of Doctorate Students are eligible for this permit.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

PART A (from Applicant)

  1. Residence Permit Application Form.
  2. Passport copy (Information page, Visa page & Entry Stamp page).
  3. Four (4) passport photos.
  4. Residence Permit Photocopy (If available).
  5. Payment Slip. *

 PART B (from supporting person)

  1. Passport copy of supporting person.
  2. Photocopy of Work Permit.
  3. Marriage Certificate. **
  4. Income Statement or proof of Salary.
  5. A document from Social Security Institution SGK, (Provizyon Letter).
  6. Certificate of Good Conduct or Criminal record. ***
  7. Copy of the House Contract (Notarized Copy).
  8. Children under 18 years old. ****

Online Payment Link: https://intvrg.gib.gov.tr/gocborc.jsp
Tahakkuk or Accrue Number to be found on Page 6 of the Application, please be informed that the Accrue number is not the same as the number on the front page of your application.

** The Marriage Certificate must have the Apostille Stamp of your country. (Countries which are not a part of the Apostille Stamp countries must Legalize their documents from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

*** The Criminal record shall be not older than 6 months. After 6 months it is deemed invalid. The document should include an Apostille Stamp, then translated to Turkish and Notarized. (This document may be taken from your country of origin or if you have been staying in Turkey for more than 5 years then it can be obtained from the Turkish Judicial Authorities).

**** The children’s Birth Certificate must have the Apostille Stamp your country of origin. Countries that are not part of the Apostille Stamp countries must Legalize their documents from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Students of Turkish Language  – TÖMER / Preparatory Classes & Exchange students shall apply for Short Term Residence Permit

This process is very similar to the Student Residence Permit  Application. TÖMER – Turkish Language Students who are not in Preparatory Classes should go to the Interview and submit their documents to the Immigration Office.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Online Application at https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr/
        (Please download this pdf for instruction on how to fill in the Application form)
  2. Passport Copy (information page, Visa page & Entry Stamp page).
  3. Four (4) Passport Size Photo Biometric size & White Background.
  4. Residence Permit Card Fees 110TL. *
  5. Health Insurance. **
  6. Student Confirmation Letter (of last 14 days).
  7. Address Information Letter from Hostel or Copy of the House Contract.
  8. Income Statement or Scholarship Letter.
  9. Deed of consent (Muvafakatname). ***

Please be informed that after completing all the required documents, the student and family applicants for a residence permit must submit the required documentation to International Office – the person in charge of Visa & Immigration.
No student shall go to the Immigration Office unless instructed to do so.

 

*Online Payment Link: https://intvrg.gib.gov.tr/gocborc.jsp
Tahakkuk or Accrue Number to be found on Page 6 of the Application, please be informed that the Accrue number is not the same as the number on the front page of your application.

**Health Insurance September 2020 Onward
– All students are required to get Government Insurance.  This must be requested within 90 days from the day you Enter Turkey.

*** Students under the age of 18 should obtain the mentioned deed of consent from their legal authorities in their respective countries before arriving in Turkey.
-If the Country of Origin is part of the Apostille Stamp countries then they must get it at their Respective Country in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
-If the Country of Origin is not part of the Apostille Stamp countries the documents must be signed and stamped by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The certified Turkish translation of the documents must be approved by the notary.

 

Please be informed that after completing all the required documents for Student and Family applicants for a residence permit must submit the required documents to the International Office – Person in charge for Visa & Immigration. NO STUDENT SHALL GO TO THE IMMIGRATION OFFIC unless instructed otherwise.

Change of Personal Information, place of residence or Passport particulars

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If the case of changing the address, phone number, marital status, name, birth certificate or have lost your residence card, you have to notify us in order for us to notify the immigration office by filling out this form Click Here mailing the copy of your passport and residence permit card with the form to the Migration Office (Göç İdaresi) at istanbul.degerlendirme@goc.gov.tr

Make sure you do this within 10 days of changing the information.

If you are a transferred student from another University in Turkey or changed your faculty or department in the University, you have to inform and register your new contact information to Göç İdaresi Genel Müdürlüğü/Migration Office.

If the student is making any changes within the same city then they are responsible to go and inform the International Office within 10 days.

Please visit the Migration and Visa Unit at the International Office for any inquiry or more detailed information on any matters on Visa and Residence Permit.

 

Loss and Replacement of Student Residence Permit

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International Students who have lost their Student’s Pass are required to apply for a replacement within seven days from the date of loss.

To apply for a replacement of Residence Permit card, visit International Office with the following documents on hand:

  • A statutory declaration or an original police report (not a photocopy) explaining that the card has been lost
  • A recent passport-sized color photograph taken within the last three months with White Background.
  • Your Passport
  • Your Student Confirmation Letter, retrievable from E-Devlet (https://www.turkiye.gov.tr/) or from Student Affairs.
  • Student Residence Permit Card Fees 110TL.
  • Prove of Residence/İkametgah*

*To be obtained from Muhtarlık or from Nufus Mudurulugu.

 

Health Insurance

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It is mandatory that all Internatiıonal Students at İbn Haldun University must obtain İnsurance for each year of their duration of the study. The Residence Permit is issued based on your Health Insurance as it is one of the mandatory documents.

Two types of Insurance:

  1. Government Insurance Social Security or SGK, to be obtained after receiving the Residence Permit Card.* (The University from September will recognize only Government Insurance – SSI / SGK)
  2. Private İnsurance, University no longer Recognizes the Private Health Insurances.

*You don’t have to submit your health insurance certificate on your first residence permit application. You only need to select “SSI General Health Insurance/SGK” in the online application form.

Cancellation of Student Permit

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When a student is graduated or Leaves the  University, the student is no more entitled to a Student Residence Permit.

The Student shall apply for a Transfer of Residence Permit from Student to Short Term Residence Permit within 90 days from the Graduation day.

Legally, Students are entitled to have 6 months short stay after their graduation.