For International Students


Information about Visa and Residence Permit for International Students

An “acceptance letter”is sent to students who complete the online application and pay the course fee to the İstanbul Bilgi University bank account.

Students who need a visa to enter Turkey can apply at the nearest Turkish embassy to get a “student visa” with the acceptance letter. Students will register at BİLGİ TÜRMER after coming to Turkey.

After final registration at İstanbul Bilgi University, students will go to Police Department with a student certificate of BİLGİ TÜRMER, on the date of appointment which is arranged on get a residence permit for education purposes.

This permit is only for educational purposes. It does not permit students to work in Turkey. Students with an expired residence permit have to extend the residence permit during the last 15 days of date of their permit.

Acceptance Letter

To get an acceptance letter to learn Turkish in BİLGİ TÜRMER, please fill this form and send it to