As soon as YÖK finalizes the application folder, the international faculty will be informed by ITU and asked to contact the nearest Turkish embassy/consulate to apply for a visa.

International faculties can enter Turkey with a touristic visa and begin their employment with the work permit that was obtained on their behalf by ITU Directorate of Personnel Affairs.


International scholars can enter Turkey with an e-Visa. An e-Visa is a touristic visa that anyone can use to enter Turkey and that does not require an in-person visa application at a consulate. The e-Visa module will also state whether an individual is exempt from touristic visas and if he/she can enter Turkey with a valid passport. Nationals of some countries can travel to Turkey solely with a valid passport.

It is highly recommended to check the visa requirements for Turkey via the e-Visa module.

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