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Migration and Visa Section in Istanbul

For visa applications;

You application should be submitted to the Consulate General of Sweden in Istanbul or to the VFS Global (visa application center) after booking an appointment. For further information about how you will book an appointment for visa application, please click.

For residence permit applications;

To pick up residence permit cards, decisions and to leave biometric data, you may visit us from Monday to Thursday between 09.00 and 10.00 am without an appointment. Please do not forget to bring your passport with you.

To apply for residence permit, to show documents/passports regarding your residence permit application and for interview you need to book an appointment.

You should fill the appointment request form to be able to book an appointment. You will receive a reply to the e-mail address which you have written in the form within a week. The Consulate General cannot receive an application if you have not booked an appointment.

  • If you applied online and you want to book an appointment for an interview, please write your dossier number. 

  • If you want to book an appointment to apply for a resident permit, please write the reference person (the one who is in Sweden) civic registration number.

  • If you want to apply for residence permit for studies, please write the name of the University.

  • If you want to apply for work permit, please write the name of  the company.

  • If you want to show documents or\and passport, please write your dossier number and specify the reason.

Click here to book an appointment

The Migration section's phone hours are from Monday to Thursday between 14.00 - 16.00 and the phone number is +90 212 334 06 06.

The visiting hours to pick up residence permit cards, decisions and to leave biometric data are from Monday to Thursday between 09.00 - 10.00 a.m. without an appointment.

Email address: generalkonsulat.istanbul-visum@gov.se