NEW RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION PROCESS (Istanbul)
Online applications will be accepted as of Protected content .
"General Directorate of Migration Management put into service a new application system through which foreigners can apply for primary, transfer and extension residence permits online.
Law Protected content Foreigners and International Protection entered into force with all of its provisions as of 11/04/2014. However procedures regarding foreigners were continued to be carried out by Provincial Police Foreigners Departments and District Police Foreigners Departments pursuant to the Protocol signed with General Directorate of Security (Turkish National Police) until provincial organization works of General Directorate of Migration Management was completed.
In accordance with the decision taken by the Ministry of Interior, procedures related to foreigners shall be carried out by Provincial Directorates of Migration Management as of 18th of May, Protected content , Monday.
In this framework, all of the procedures related to foreigners in our Province (including the transactions made by district security foreigners departments) will be carried out in the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management Service Building whose address is Vatan Caddesi No:64, Fatih (former Provincial Special Administration Building).
Through new system, e-Residence Project prepared by the General Directorate of Migration Management shall be put into service as of 18.05. Protected content foreigners who live in Turkey to carry out transactions of residence permits.
Residence Permission extension applications of foreigners already residing, and primary and transfer applications for long term, short term, family and student residence permits will be made online. By this means, the procedures of foreigners will be carried out more quckly and in a more transparent manner.
E-residence Project will be available on more than one language.
The extension transactions for residence permit will be finalized online without the need to visit Provincial Directorate of Migration Management.
Primary and transfer applications will be made online, and foreigner will have the opportunity to choose the date of appointment to be scheduled in Provincial Directorate of Migration Management Building.
Detailed information on e-Residence Project and its application process is available on Protected content website.
(!) The appointments given by the Police Foreigners Departments before 18.05. Protected content to be renewed through the system."