International students who initiate their study in Turkey, are eligible for general health insurance. This general health insurance must be requested within three months from their date of registration,payment of the first 30-day premium is required at that time. The premium rate is determined according to Law Nr. 5510, Item 82,is one third of the lower limit of daily income.

International students, who do not apply for general health insurance on time, are not eligible to receive the benefits of this insurance during their education period. Students who are self-financing their education, must appear in person for insurance registration.