Visa and Residence Permit for Foreigners
Spouse or children of students who come to Türkiye with Türkiye Scholarships can get residence permit parallel to student's residence permit. Other relatives can get at most 6 months of residence permit if they come to Türkiye with short term visa or visa exemption/ up to 1 year if they come to Türkiye with long term visiting visa they obtain from consulates and embassy of Türkiye.
ID number is given to the students residing in Turkey more than six months. The application for residence certificate at the Province Police Offices is taken into consideration.
Education visa is given to foreign students coming to Turkey for education by Representative Offices of Turkey. The students should apply and take this visa from the embassies and consulates of Republic of Turkey.
The general health insurance is the insurance that enables foreign students to benefit from general health services like Turkish citizens. The students should apply and take this visa from the embassies and consulates of Republic of Turkey. International students, who will study in Turkey, are taken under the coverage of 'general health insurance' in order to give them equal, qualified and extent health services, which are supplied by the government. Within the framework of 'Scholarship of Turkey', health expenses of current students are covered by their universities in certain circumstances. Students with 'general health insurance' can benefit from state hospitals without a fee and also private hospitals paying a moderate (Contribution) fee.
Turkiye Scholarship covers the residential expenses in state-run dormitories functioning under the General Directorate of Credit and Dorimitory Agency.For those who do not prefer to stay in state-run dormitories, there many other choices as private dormitories, foundation's dorms, residence halls and apartments that varies to the financial stuations of students.