Student Visa & Residence Permit


Exchange students must secure a 3-month tourist visa prior to their arrival in Turkey.

There is no need for student/study visa.



Foreign students are required to apply for a residence permit. Bahçeşehir University Exchange Programs Office assists international students during their residence permit application.

Students are going to have an appointment with the officers from immigration office at the BAU Beşiktaş Campus during the orientation week.

!!! No residence permit application will be accepted without passport.

Important: the online application has to be submitted before the appointment date.

Mentor students will be assigned  to each exchange student for assistance.