If you wish to stay in Turkey beyond the time limit as stated in your visa, you may apply for a short term residence permit in Turkey. However, you can only obtain this permit under specific conditions.
We, at Turkey Resident Visa help you file and obtain a short term permit. All you have to do is to provide us with all the required documents and let us do the rest.
Short Term Residence Permit Validity
The short term permit is valid for up to 1 year, provided you meet the criteria set by the government. This permit can be granted for a maximum of two years (depending on your situation), and can be renewed each year.
Who Can Apply for Short Term Residence Permit in Turkey
Foreigners visiting the country, who wish to stay in the country for more than their visa-specific time period, can apply for a short term residence permit. The government may ask tourists to submit their travel arrangements such as accommodation, length of stay etc.
Foreign Nationals Who Intend to Visit for Educational Purposes
Foreign students can apply for a short term residence permit under these educational programs:
- Student Exchange Program
- A Turkish language Course
- Higher Education Program
Note: Short Term Residence Permits will be granted in accordance to the length of educational programs. If an education program is of six months, the residence permit will be granted for six months only.
Foreign Nationals Who Intend to Receive Medical Treatment
Foreign nationals coming to Turkey for medical treatment purposes will be granted a short term residence permit. Residence permit will be issued in accordance with the treatment duration.
Foreign Nationals Owning an Immovable Property
Foreigners owning an immovable property can apply for a short term permit.
Foreign Nationals Building Business or Commercial Connections
Expats looking to establish a business or build commercial connections can apply for a short term residence permit.
Foreign Nationals who are Bound to Stay in Turkey Owing to Administrative or Judicial Decisions
Some foreign nationals might be required to stay in Turkey owing to judicial or administrative decisions. All such foreigners will be provided with a short term residence permit.
Foreign Nationals Conducting a Scientific Research
Foreigners willing to conduct a scientific research in Turkey can apply for a short term residence permit.