All international students need to apply for a residence permit at the Kayseri Provincial Directorate of Migration Management. You have one month after coming to Turkey to apply for a residence permit.
The validity of your residence permit the date of expiry of your passport. Therefore, before coming to Turkey, please check that you have a sufficiently valid passport (or plan to renew your passport in Turkey or, in some cases, back in your home country; after your enrollement at AGU).
The application process is as follows:
Students whose residence permit has expired must extend it within maximum 15 days or leave Turkey. In case of an address change, the students should inform the police within 48 hours. There should be no erasures or scrapes on the residence permit. In case of loss, the Turkish National Police/ Foreigners Unit should immediately be notified.
Kaleönü Vergi Dairesi, Tekin Sok. No:8, Kocasinan / Kayseri
Serçeönü Mahallesi Ahmet Paşa Caddesi Adliye Ek Binasi 1. Ve 2. Kat No:4 Hükümet Konaği Yani Kocasinan / Kayseri (Right in the city centre, Cumhuriyet Meydanı behind Valilik (Governor’s Building))
Kayseri Sosyal Güvenlik İl Müdürlüğü Fatih Mahallesi İstasyon Caddesi No:44 Kocasinan KAYSERİ
This residence permit is issued for educational purposes. Students who wish to work may do so by obtaining a work permit. However, for undergraduate students, the right to work starts after their first year of education and may not be more than twenty four hours a week. This residence permit does not make the parents and other relatives of the student eligible for a residence permit.
We would like to remind you that it is your responsibility to be aware of and act according to these rules and regulations. Please pay attention to these in order to avoid any serious legal problems and financial penalties in the future.
Legal action is taken against students who do not follow the procedures explained above.