Required Documentation for a Student Visa Applications:
The original of the passport which is at least valid for 6 months starting by the arrival date in Turkey and has at least two empty pages. Copies of the passport, and if any older passports, ID details and previous visas. You may contact our call center for further information.
2.) Photocopy of passports first page.
3.) Biometric Photograph:
2 biometric photographs, a size of 5X5CM, with white background, shot in the last 6 months.
4.) A filled and signed visa application form.
5.) Required Documentation in relation to Education:
- An acceptance letter from the school in Turkey stating details of program, duration of education. Acceptance letter must not be backdated for more than 1 month starting from the application date.
- Payment invoice in relation to the program (İf student received a bursary evidential documentation is requested.)
- If student has been in Turkey for education before, their previous transcript and school ID is requested.
- The student’s transcript and certificated, diplomas received from their own country.
6) Travel Health İnsurance (Original + Copy):
- A valid Travel Health Insurance starting from the date of travel that covers the whole duration of stay is requested.
- A coverage of a minimum 30 Thousand Euros is requested.
- We provide travel health insurance services in our offices; it is recommended that you utilize this service as our medical policies have a complete coverage for all medical institutions around Turkey and is under the guarantee of the Turkish Ministry of Health.
7) Student Certificate.
8) Financial Documentation:
A) If an Employee:
An original signed and stamped employment letter, stamped documentation showing the latest wages for last 3 months and CNAS registration document. (Original and Copy.)
B) If a Company Owner:
Company Registration Documentation. (Original and Copy.)
If available bank statements for the previous 3 months, signed and stamped.
C) If Retired:
The original retirement documentation and a documentation proving the amount of last pension received.
If somebody else is sponsoring Applicant:
The above-mentioned employment documentation of the sponsor is required.
Note: Only Family members can be a sponsor for one another. Sponsors that are not family shall not be accepted. Family relationship must be proved via valid family ID’s.
Documentation Showing Financial Status that belongs to the applicant or sponsor must be presented:
- Bank account summary for the last 3 months, must be signed and stamped.
- Additionally, a saving account displaying an amount of 60 Euros per day through out the whole duration of stay in Turkey must be documented. (Original.)
10.) Two reference letters, from the lecturer at the University in which the applicant will study in, with a copy of their ID. The letter must contain contact details of the teacher. (This a requirement for applicants who are going for a Turkish Language Course only.
11.) A letter of declaration that the applicant will not work illegally in Turkey.
12.) Criminal records.
13.) Travel Documentation:
The documentation foreseen for transport as means of proof, this could be (flight tickets and if shall arrive with car legal documentation of the related car, license of driver, insurance documentation. During applicant’s visa procedures it is recommended not to purchase travel documentation and only provide reservations.)
14.) Accommodation Documentation:
- Accommodation hotel reservation details for the whole duration of stay must be presented and the dates must coincide with the flight ticket dates of the applicants. Name of applicant must be present on the reservation.
- If available a tendency contract must be provided.
- If it is a friend/family visit, a letter of invitation stating the residency address and that the invitee shall cover all costs during the stay of the applicant. This letter of invitation must be notarized and a copy of Turkish ID of the invitee is requested.
- If the student will stay in dorms, details of accommodation are required
15.) Birth Certificate.
16.) Documents for Minor Applicants:
Besides above-listed documents, the following documents must also be submitted for minor applicants:
- If he/she alone makes application, a notarized letter of consent signed by both parents must be submitted.
-If one of the parents, together with his/her minor child, makes application (and other parent does not make application), then notarized letter of consent signed by non-applicant parent must be submitted. Where one or both parents have a valid visa - regardless of traveling along with his/her minor child -, if application is not made jointly with child, then said letter of consent must be submitted.
-If both parents jointly apply for the visa, then no letter of consent is required.
- In case of divorce, both parents must each submit letter of consent.
- If one of the parents is demised, then the death certificate of demised parent must be submitted.
17) A residency permit: valid for at least 6 months prior to the visa application is requested from applicants who are not from Algeria.
18) Additional Documentation:
- In family applications, marriage certificate must be presented.
- If has lived in Turkey before residency or employment permit copy.
- If has lived in another country apart from Turkey residency permit that belongs to that country.
- If available a previously sustained Turkish Visa Copy.
- If available a copy of previously sustained Schengen, United Kingdom or USA Visa.
- İf applicant is a dual nationality, both copies of ID must be presented.
Note: The duration of the Visa may be 30/60/90 Days and entrance (Single or Multiple) depends on the decision of the Turkish Embassy.
For detailed information you may contact our call center on 00213982900