EU Identity Card / Tourist Visa (E-Visa)
As a special agreement between the European Union, citizens of the EU may enter Turkey using just their EU identification cards and stay for a total of 90 days within a 180-day period. If you are a EU citizen, you must bring your passport with you to provide proof of identity once you for application for the Student Residence Permit and other bureaucratic matters. If your citizenship allows you to enter on a tourist visa, we recommend you to enter on a tourist visa. Students are allowed to complete their registration on a tourist visa.
All students must enter Turkey with a valid passport!
Erasmus+ Trainees and Reseachers
If you are coming to Boğaziçi as an Erasmus+ Trainee or Researcher, you must to obtain an Internship or Researcher class visa at the Turkish consulate or embassy from your home country. Check the web site of the embassy in your country for details on the required documents.