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Istanbul Card


Istanbul Card is a contactless smartcard designed to be used on the vehicles of Istanbul. You can use this card on every public transportation. We recommend you get one of these cards to ease your travels and pay less.

You can apply online, or you can visit one of the Istanbul Card Application Centre. You need your residence card/passport, a student certificate, and a passport photo. After you get your Istanbul Card, you can top up and pay as you go or you can top up a discounted monthly travel card, which gives you 200 travels in a month for 50TRY.

Please visit the following links to see the application centers for Istanbul Card and bus routes.

ANNOUNCEMENT: HES Code Requirement for  Transportation Cards 

For the students who got their Istanbul Karts,

A new law will be implemented in Turkey that states that your Istanbul kart has to be connected with your HES code in order to be able to use public transportations. The law will be implemented as soon as 15/1/2021.
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