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Residence Permit for Turkey

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The residence permit is mandatory for the foreigners who decided to settle in Turkey for various reasons. There are different types of residence permit types that they can choose to apply. The foreigners must know exactly what kind of residence permit they will apply for.

Please note that all types of residence permits in different categories have particular application processes and different requirements. Residence permit applications will be rejected in accordance with missing documents and declarations. In order to apply for some types of residence permit, the applicant must be entered into the country with an appropriate visa type. 

You can check the most up-to-date information on the subject from the nearest Provincial Directorate of Migration Management Office or website.

In order to apply for residence permit, it is necessary that foreign applicants must have a valid passport for at least 60 days beyond the requested residence permit period. Punctual and appropriate applications will be finalized not more than 90 days period. Foreigners who obtained residence permit from Turkish consulates in their home countries should register themselves to the Address Registration System within 20 days after their arrival in Turkey.


Short-Term Residence Permit

Family Residence Permit

Student Residence Permit

Long- Term Residence Permit

Humanitarian Residence Permit

Residence Permits for the victims of Human Trafficking

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Application Process and Appointment

All of the information on our page is written in order to lead you to the correct application process. 

Initial applications or applications for the extension of duration (short-term, permanent, family or student residence permit) must be made before the end date of the visa or residence permit.

In order to apply, you must fill in the residence permit application form completely. Please make sure the content of the documents related to your situation is fully complete. After filling in the application form, the residence permit application form will be generated by the system with the required documents, date and time of application.

After the application, foreign applicant will have the right to reside in Turkey legally until the date of appointment by this form. However, note that, this document does not guarantee the foreigner's right to enter and exit the country. During the application process, your photo should be uploaded to the system properly.


You must apply to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management at your appointment date and time. Otherwise, your application will not be able to be processed. There is no cancellation or update of the application. If you meet the necessary conditions and your request is approved, your residence permit period begins as it will state.

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