Starting from 18th May 2015 the procedure of submission of documents for an IKAMET (Residence Permit) in Turkey has become even easier. Now you can make an appointment online, avoid queues and long waiting times. This is done using the official Internet resource of the Migration Service.

Let us consider procedure in detail.

Step 1. Go to the official website of the Migration Service and looking at the bottom of the page the active icon IKAMET.

The new system of submission of documents for residence permit in Turkey

Step 2. Click on the icon. You will see a box with two buttons for the first submission of documents for ikamet and its prolongation. Select your desired option. We consider the following procedure only for the first submission of documents, but in general they are similar.

The new system of submission of documents for residence permit in Turkey

Step 3.Once you click the button for the first submission, you will be redirected to the page with the contract, rules and requirements which you agree to when filing an online application form. There is not nothing unusual in the contract, but just in case it is necessary to read its main provisions. You will be offered texts in Turkish and English. Step 4.In the next window you will be offered to select the type of residence permit, which you arrange: family, student, short-term or long-term. At subsequent stages all forms will be different, and to apply for family IKAMET require not only your data, but also information about your spouse.

The new system of submission of documents for residence permit in Turkey

Step 5.Enter information which are required by the form. Mandatory fields to fill are those that are highlighted in dark red. The remaining fields are filled as much as possible. Note especially the download photos button in the upper right corner. Photo is absolutely necessary, without it your application will not be accepted. Photo requirements is standard. This should be a biometric photo on a white background (45x35mm). Say in the cabin that you are photographing on IKAMET and you make an electronic snapshot of the desired size.

The new system of submission of documents for residence permit in Turkey

Step 6.When all fields are filled in, go to the next page. There will be a list of documents that you need to take with you when visiting full-time consulate. This list has not changed the last few years, so you know exactly with him.
Do not worry if during browsing pop-up appears, at first glance resembles the error message. While filling the form the system calculates the cost of registration ikamet in your country, and displays it on the screen. Just close this window and continue.

The new system of submission of documents for residence permit in Turkey

Step 7.The next stage is the selection of a convenient date of your visit. Please note that if you have already recorded on a visit until 18th of May, you must specify the date of the old. For this page has a special window.

The new system of submission of documents for residence permit in Turkey

Step 8.In essence, the procedure is almost finished. Now You should see confirmation of successful registration with the date of the visit, as well as a short reminder of what you are required to carry all the necessary documents and the amount required to pay for services (calculated for the system before you + 55TL for the card itself).

Note the link that will be highlighted in blue . Click on it – it’s your profile. It must print and sign where indicated. On the day of rendezvous take it with you.