The possession of a Residence Permit is mandatory in order to study in Turkey. With respect to the law, all international students are recommended and obliged to apply within 30 days after their arrival. The resident permit is an official document representing a registration by the Provincial Migration Administration Management and allowing a foreign nationality to legally reside in Turkey.
In case of non-respect to the law, the concerned person might face some difficulties on Turkish ground. Moreover, the concerned might be registered on the black list, which results in as a Turkish entry ban. Turkish citizens or blue card holders are advised to fill out the form properly even if it is not compulsory.