Applying for a Residence Permit

Residence permit applications lodged in the Embassy are forwarded to Estonian Police and Border Guard Board for examination and deciding. Decision will be taken within 2 months starting from the day application reaches Police and Border Guard Board. Detailed information about conditions of applying for a residence permit, including list of documents and amounts of state fees can be found on the webpage of Estonian Police and Border Guard Board www.politsei.ee.

For lodging an application the Embassy, please acquire appointment in the electronic calendar of the Embassy. Please take notice that every applicant (including minors) must have separate appointment for lodging an application. The Embassy will accept only application of this person, who’s name is in the calendar.

State fee for examined the residence permit application can be paid:

  • in cash in the Embassy during lodging an application (Euro banknotes only, please bring exact sum if possible);
  • by bank card in the Embassy during lodging an application (VISA, EuroCard, bank card must allow payments made outside of Turkey);
  • with a bank transfer to Embassy’s bank account in Garanti Bank (in Euros);
  • with a bank transfer to the bank account of the Ministry of Finance in Estonia (Euros).

Bank account of the Embassy
Eesti Vabariigi Suursaatkond Ankara
Garanti Bank
324 – 9097779
Swift: TGBATRISXXX
IBAN: TR28 0006 2000 3240 0009 0977 79

Please mention applicants name in the clarification field of the transfer.

If you wish to pay state fee to the bank account of the Ministry of Finance in Estonia, please use information on the webpage of the Police and Border Guard Board.