Student residence in Turkey – features, cost and required papers

Student residence in Turkey is a residence granted to foreign students on the condition that they continue studying in Turkish universities or intermediate institutes with the possibility of renewing it on an annual routine basis.

If you want to obtain academic acceptance in Turkish universities, we at Oran Turkey extract the academic acceptance for you and help you obtain a Turkey visa . We can also receive you from the airport and provide you with appropriate student housing and also finish the procedures for obtaining study residence in Turkey.

The cost of student residence in Turkey The
total cost of student residence in Turkey is estimated at an average of 600 liras, divided between the value of the student’s health insurance,   which is equivalent to about 300 liras annually, and state fees that vary according to the student’s nationality   , ranging from 80 to 350 liras.

Advantages of student residence in Turkey

  • Get a student transportation card at a very discounted price.
  • Big discounts for treatment in health insurance and Turkish government hospitals.
  • Legally residing in and staying in Turkey for the duration of university studies.
  • The ability to leave Turkey and return to it without the need for a new entry visa to Turkey .

Documents required for student residence in Turkey

  • An appointment from the Immigration Department to submit your documents.
  • Proof of enrollment in a Turkish university “Öğrenci Belgesi”
  • Entry stamp and visa.
  • The original copy of the passport.
  • 4 personal photos (biometric)
  • Valid health insurance.
  • Residence card fee.
  • Proof of domicile (rental contract or home address)

How to obtain a student residence

After preparing all the papers that require the student’s residence, you must go to the immigration department in the city in which you reside within the specified time and submit the papers to the employee.

The student is then given a paper document so that he can move around in Turkey pending the approval of granting him a student residence card, and then it is sent to his address via the ptt postal company.

Advantages of student residence in Turkey

  • Get a student transportation card at a very discounted price.
  • Big discounts for treatment in health insurance and Turkish government hospitals.
  • Legally residing in and staying in Turkey for the duration of university studies.
  • The ability to leave Turkey and return to it without the need for a new entry visa to Turkey .

Documents required for student residence in Turkey

  • An appointment from the Immigration Department to submit your documents.
  • Proof of enrollment in a Turkish university “Öğrenci Belgesi”
  • Entry stamp and visa.
  • The original copy of the passport.
  • 4 personal photos (biometric)
  • Valid health insurance.
  • Residence card fee.
  • Proof of domicile (rental contract or home address)

How to obtain a student residence

After preparing all the papers that require the student’s residence, you must go to the immigration department in the city in which you reside within the specified time and submit the papers to the employee.

The student is then given a paper document so that he can move around in Turkey pending the approval of granting him a student residence card, and then it is sent to his address via the ptt postal company.

The student is not required to submit a bank statement and a rental contract to obtain residency, as in the tourist, and the student’s residency does not give the right to apply for Turkish citizenship after 5 years, as in the work residency.

Renewing student residence in Turkey

To renew your residence permit in Turkey, follow the same steps and papers as before, with the addition of the following two notes:

1- You book the appointment to request the renewal within 60 days before the end of your current stay.

2- Add to the previous documents a copy of your current residence card.

Student residence in Turkey
How much does student accommodation cost in Turkey?

The cost is estimated at 600 TL, and the cost may increase depending on the price of your health insurance.

What are the advantages of Turkey study residence?

Obtaining a low-cost transportation card, the freedom to travel, exit and enter Turkey whenever you want, and the freedom to reside in Turkey during the study years

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