Visa and Residence Permit

  • After you receive anacceptance letter from Altınbaş University, you need to apply to the Turkish Embassy/Consulate from your country for an/a Education/Student Visa.

    For further information about entry conditions please visit the home page of the Turkish Embassy of your country.

    International students need to register with the local authorities (Göç İdaresi) and obtain a Residence Permit (İkamet Belgesi) within 10 days after their arrival. In order to apply, students should get an online appointment from the Immigration Office. During your application you need to have a biometric photo, your full address information in Turkey, your passport details, your student certificate from the university and a document regarding your income status.

    The webpage for the appointments is as follows;

    Students need to get the following items ready prior to the appointment date.


    • Permit Application Form (Signed)
    • Photocopy of passport or passport substitute (the pages which are processed with the pages over which there are identity information and photo)
    • four (4) photos
    • Notification regarding sufficient and sustainable resources for the duration of their stay (Notified in the application form. Management may ask for supportive document.)
    • Valid Health Insurance ( one of following health insurances is enough)
      • The document that shows the person has benefited from the health services in Turkey within the scope of bilateral social security agreements
      • The certificate of authorization received from Social Security Institution
      • Private health insurance that covers the extension period
    • The visa for the purpose of stay from the foreign missions of the Republic of Turkey
    • Student Certificate


    You may get assistance on your residence permit applications from the international office during the orientation week.