Application And Registration

Before Your Arrival in Turkey;

  • Complete the Online Application Form ( Click here for the application form): Once you complete the form, you are going to receive a confirmation e-mail.
  • Pay the fee for Invitation Letter (Click Here for detailed information): Once you get the confirmation e-mail, you need to deposit 100 USD for invitation letter to the bank account, whose details are present in the relevant webpage, and send the bank receipt to turkmer@istinye.edu.tr e-mail address.

*The fee for invitation letter will be subtracted from the tuition fee during registration process.
*The fee for invitation letter will not be refunded if not registered.


  • Receive the Invitation Letter: After the application form and the fee for invitation letter are received by Istinye University, an invitation letter will be sent to you via mail and e-mail.
  • Apply for You Student Visa: Once you receive the signed and stamped invitation letter, you need to apply to the Turkish Consulate in your country for a Student/Education visa (Turkish Language Course Purpose).

After Your Arrival in Turkey;

  • Come to ISU Topkapı Campus for registration
  • Apply for a residence permit

Required Documents for Registration

  • Passport
  • Bank Receipt (for the tuition fee)
  • 2 Photographs

Required Documents for Residence Permit Application

  • Passport
  • Student Visa
  • Student Document
  • Health Insurance
  • 4 Photographs

Istinye University International Programs Directorate will assist you during your registration and residence permit application process.