Students whose nationalities are listed below may collect and bring a document (Formuler) from their home country. The formuler states the bilateral social security agreement between the country of origin and Türkiye and must indicate the specific agreement code.
Eligible individuals can access public health care services in Türkiye equivalent to health care services in their home countries.
In order to be covered by Turkish Public Health Insurance, you must activate your formuler in Istanbul by following our instructions.
The countries in the link below have a Bilateral Social Security Agreement with Türkiye. If you are from one of those countries, you can benefit from Turkish Public Health Care after activating your formuler.
The formuler is a document that is issued in accordance with the Bilateral Social Security Agreement between your country and Türkiye. It MUST indicate a specific agreement code on it, in the top right corner usually. You can request and collect it from your local Social Security Office.
A sample from Austria:
Visit the Kabataş Social Security Office (SGK) with the required documents and follow our instructions given in the “Kabataş Social Security Office (SGK)” section on our Directions for Important Places page.