Visa and Residency Information

We would like to remind you that all flights to Northern Cyprus are connected via Turkey. Therefore, depending upon your nationality, you may need a TRANSIT VISA of Republic of Turkey. You may contact nearest Turkish Embassy/Consulate ( www.mfa.gov.tr ) to get advice on the TRANSIT VISA requirements, and complete VISA formalities by presenting the letter of acceptance issued by the university.Citizens of Pakistan, residing in Pakistan require visa to enter TRNC. You may contact nearest TRNC Representative Office to get advise on visa requirements and complete VISA formalities by presenting the letter of acceptance issued by the university.

Angola

Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Azerbaijan

Ordinary passport holders are exempt from visa requirement for their travels to Turkey up to 30 days. Official passport holders are exempt from visa requirement for their travels up to 90 days.

Bulgaria

Diplomatic and service passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 30 days. Ordinary passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date.

Georgia

Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Kazakhstan

Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Kenya

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Sri Lanka

Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Ukraine

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry visas at the Turkish border gates and stay in Turkey up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date. Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days

Syria

Ordinary and official passport holders are required visa for their travel up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date.

Saudi Arabia

Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Official passport holders are obliged to get their visas from the Turkish diplomatic representations abroad. Ordinary passport holders can obtain their sticker type visas at the Turkish border gates upon their arrival.

Oman

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days

Libya

Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Lebanon

Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date

Kuwait

Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey and they can obtain their sticker type visas at the Turkish border gates upon their arrival.

Kyrgyzstan

Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Iran

Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Egypt

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Nigeria

Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Please note that for Nigerian students the visa application process take at least one month.

Pakistan

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Citizens of Pakistan, residing in Pakistan require visa to enter TRNC. You may contact nearest TRNC Representative Office to get advise on visa requirements and complete VISA formalities by presenting the letter of acceptance issued by the university.

Palestine

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Only diplomatic passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Uzbekistan

Ordinary passport holders are exempt from visa requirement for their travels to Turkey up to 30 days. Diplomatic passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels to Turkey up to 90 days.

Bahrain

Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey and they can obtain their sticker type visas at the Turkish border gates upon their arrival.

Bangladesh

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Ghana

Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Jordan

Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa to enter Turkey.

Mauritius

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain one month multiple entry visas at the Turkish border gates. Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

United Arab Emirates

Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain their sticker type visas at the Turkish border gates upon their arrival.

Please check http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa for further and recent updates and news regarding the immigration.

Additional important information for current students:

Visa Information for Current Students

TURKISH VISA INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS:

TURKISH VISA INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS:
1. Passport or travel document (Original, signed passport valid for at least 3 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s)).
2. Completed visa application form.  (should be filled with computer and will be signed at Visa Section) dfd http://www.visa.gov.tr
3. Passport photocopy (all the pages of the passport that have seal and visas).
4. Conviction Record Certificate from TRNC police immigration office in Güzelyurt. dfd 2 passport photos which should affix by Village Headman (Mukhtar) + Stamp Duty (23TL).
5. Entry and Exit report from TRNC police immigration office in Güzelyurt. dfd Stamp Duty (10TL).
6. One biometric passport photograph.
7. Proof of sufficient funds to accommodate and support themselves for the duration of stay. dfd (Bank account statement -at least $ 50 per day).
8. Documents supporting the purpose and the conditions of the planned visit (e.g. Hotel reservation).
9. If the person applies from a country other than his/her homeland, then he/she should also submit his/her valid residence permit or any document that proves he/she legally stays in that country.
10. New dated student certificate (only for students). dfd To be obtained from the Directorate of Student Affairs.
11. A reference person’s name, address, telephone number and identity card photocopy.
12. Applicant’s identity card photocopy or birth certificate.
13. Reserved plane ticket and its photocopy(ECN-TÜRKİYE-ECN ticket). dfd (The ticket is non-refundable if the visa has not been issued and utilized)
**Visa processing time is at least 1 month.

RESIDENT PERMIT:

RESIDENT PERMIT:
1- Passport and identity card
dfd Passport copy which has entrance stamp
2- New dated student certificate (only for students). dfd To be obtained from the Directorate of Student Affairs.
3- 2 passport photo
4- 116 TL (1 YEAR)   – Payable to Güzelyurt tax office (Vergi Dairesi).
5- Residence Documents
dfd
If you are staying in a house: Get rental Agreement If you are staying in a dormitory: get official paper from dormitory manager.
6- Stamp Duty (12.10TL)
7- Health Certificate (for first year students) dfd (Only to be accepted from North Cyprus, arranged by the university)

TURKISH TRANSIT VISA INFORMATION FOR CURRENT STUDENTS:

TURKISH TRANSIT VISA INFORMATION FOR CURRENT STUDENTS:
 1- Original passport (Original, signed passport valid for at least 3 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2- Photocopies of all transact pages of the passport.
3- 1 passport photo.
4. Conviction Record Certificate from TRNC police immigration office in Güzelyurt. dfd 2 passport photos which should affix by Village Headman (Mukhtar) + Stamp Duty (23TL).
5- New dated student certificate (only for students). dfd To be obtained from the Directorate of Student Affairs.
**Obtaining a Turkish Transit Visa takes at least 10 work days.
Information About Driving Licence in TRNC

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Required documents for TRNC Driving Licence

– 2 Photos
– Driver’s licence translated into English (or into Turkish)
– Copy of original driving licence
– Resident Permit
– Licence Costs:

For 2 year licence: 240,00 Turkish Liras

For 3 year licence: 325 Turkish Liras

Driving Licence Department

Phone: 229 07 22

Address: Opposite of Educational Ministry – Nicosia

Foreign Mission in TRNC.

UK High Commission

Address: 29 Mehmet Akif street,Dereboyu-Lefkoşa

Tel.Number: (0392) 228 38 61

Working Hours: Wednesday and Friday 07:30- 09:30

Info: www.visa4uk.fco.gov.uk

Embassy of Republic of TURKEY

Address:Bedreddin Demirel street., Lefkoşa

Tel No: (0392) 227 23 14

Fax No: (0392) 228 22 09

Working Hours: 08:30-11:30 (Monday-Friday)

USA Representative Office

Address: Şerif Arzık Street., No:6, Köşklüçiftlik, Lefkoşa

Tel No: (0392) 22 73 930 – 22 80 646

Fax No: (0392) 22 78 514

Working Hours: Monday-08:00-12:00

Wednesday-14:00-16:00

Info: http://cyprus.usembassy.gov

GERMANY Representative Office

Address: 28 Kasım Street. No: 15, Köşklüçiftlik, Lefkoşa.

Tel No: (0392) 227 51 61

Info: www.nikosia.diplo.de

Australia High Commission in North Cyprus

Address: 20, Güner Türkmen Street., Köşklüçiftlik, Lefkoşa

Tel No: (0392) 227 73 32

Fax No: (0392) 228 54 58

FRANCE Representative Office

Address: Hasane Ilgaz Street., No:1, Köşklüçiftlik, Lefkoşa

Tel No: (0392) 228 33 28

Fax No: (0392) 227 45 91

ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN Representative Office

Address: Vakıflar Passage (Opposite Is Bank), Office of the European University of Lefke-Lefkosa Campus

Working Days: Every Tuesday

Working Hours: 11:00-13:00

Tel: (0392) 229 03 80-81-82

EU Information Office

Address: Irfan Bey Street. No:28 in front of Büyükhamam, Lefkoşa

Tel No: (0392) 228 78 20

Fax No: (0392) 228 79 07

Contacts of Representative Offices and Honorary Representatives of the TRNC:

Australia

Melbourne Honorary Representative Office:

547 Ballarat Road, Sunshine P.O. Box: 687 Sunshine Vic. 3020 Australia

Tel.: +61 39 9312 5628

Fax: +61 39 9306 9628

Belgium

Brussels Representative Office:
284/286 Avenue Louise BTE-10 1050 Brussels, Belgique

Tel.: +32 2648 4756 / 648 4870

Fax: +32 2648 7088

China

China Honorary Representative Office:

RM 701, A International Trade Building, No Longkum Rd., Haikou, Hainan, 570125 Peoples Republic of China

Tel.: +86 898 677 9481

Fax: +86 898 679 5625

Germany

Köln Honorary Representative Office:
Auf Dem Platz 3, 53577 Neustadt Wied Deutschland
Tel.: +49 (0) 2683 32748
Fax: +49 (0) 2683 31723

Bavarian Honorary Attaché:
Hauptstr 12A 92369 Buchberg/Sengenthal Deutschland
Tel.: +49 (0) 9181 907 343
Fax: +49 (0) 9181 296 376

Bavarian Honorary Representative Office:
Steiner Strasse 13.91161
Hilpoltstein Deutschland
Tel.: 09174 889

Hungary

Hungarian Honorary Representative Office:
European Office, Karinthy F.U.14, H-1111 Budapest
Tel.: +36 1361 0009
Fax: +36 1386 6582

Pakistan

Islamabad Representative Office:
315-B Khayaban – E-lqbal, F 7/2 P.O. Box: 2165 Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel.: +92 51 227 8064 / 227 8066 / 227 8067
Fax: +92 51 227 8125 / 227 8065

South Africa

South Africa Honorary Representative Office:
P.O. Box: 1203 Meyerton 1960 Republic of South Africa
Tel.: +27 (0) 163 620 299
Fax: +27 (0) 163 620 292

Turkey

Ankara Embassy:
Rabat Sokak No. 20 Gaziosmanpasa 06700 Ankara Turkey.
Tel.: +90 312 446 2920 / 446 0185 / 437 6031
Fax: +90 312 446 5238

Istanbul Consulate General:
Yeni Gelin Sokak No. B42/1 Balmumcu, Besiktas Istanbul Turkey
Tel.: +90 212 227 3490 / 227 3491 / 227 3492
Fax: +90 212 227 3493

Antalya Honorary Representative:
Konyaalti Cad. Yapan Apt. Kat:1 D:1 Antalya Turkey
Tel.: +90 242 244 1327
Fax: +90 242 244 1328

Izmir Representative Office:
Ziya Gokalp Bulvari, No. 11/2, Alsancak Izmir Turkey
Tel.: +90 232 421 7704

Mersin Consulate:
Atatürk Caddesi, No 71/3 Mersin 33016, Turkey
Tel.: +90 324 237 2482
Fax: +90 324 237 2520

United Kingdom

London Representative Office:
29, Bedford Square, London WCIB 3EG

United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 207 631 1920 (3 lines)
Fax: +44 207 631 1948

Tourism:
Tel.: +44 207 631 1930 (2 lines)
Fax: +44 207 631 1873

Azerbaijan

Baku Representative Office:
Füzuli Küç No: 69 Flat 5 Baku Azerbaijan
Tel.: +99 41 2959 351
Fax: +99 41 2932 086

Canada

Canada Honorary Representative Office:
245 Fisherville Road Toronto Ontario M2R 3S4 Canada
Tel.: +1 416 667 0191

France

Paris Honorary Representative Office:
4 Rue Andre Colledebousuf 75016 Paris France
Tel.: +33(0)1 4050 0177
Fax: +33 (0)1 4647 6868

Italy

Rome Honorary Representative:
14 Viale Gorizia 00198 Rome Italy
Tel.: +39 6841 2353 / 841 2349
Fax: +39 6841 2354

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Honorary Representative Office:
King Abdulaziz Hospital P.O. Box: 31467 Jeddah 21497 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Tel.: +966 2 637 5555
Fax: +966 2 637 9442

Switzerland

Mission Permanente de la Turquie:
Aupres de I’ONEI.C.C20 Route de Pre-boisCone Postale: 18071215 Geneva 15Switzerland
Tel.: +41 22710 71 51
Fax: +41 22710 71 50

United Arab Emirates

Abu-Dhabi Representative Office:
Khalifa Bin Zayet Street
The Blue Tower Suite 704-A
P.O. Box: 45061 Abu-Dhabi, U.A.E
Tel.: +971 2627 2977
Fax: +971 2627 0844

United States of America

Washington Representative Office:
1667, K.Street, NW. Suite: 690
Washington D.C. 20006 U.S.A
Tel.: +1 202 887 6198
Fax: +1 202 467 0685

New York Representative Office:
821, United Nations Plaza 6th floor
New York, N.Y. 10017 U.S.A
Tel.: +1 212 687 2350
Fax: +1 212 949 6872