Teacher Card

Who is eligible? 
  • Teachers who work for state owned formal education institutions, classified in education and training services, work permanent or under 4/B ministry contract.
  • National education directors of province and districts.
  • Ministry of National Education inspectors.
  • Teachers who work for formal education institutions - as mentioned in Subparagraph C of Article 2 of Law No. 5580- classified in education and training services,
  • Instructors of higher education intuitions, according to law No. 2547 (Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors, Lecturers,                                                                       Research Assistant, Lecturer, Expert, Converter and Education Planner)
 
                                        Teachers who are not eligible
  •                                                        Instructors or members of followings are not eligible for teacher card;
  •                                                        Non-formal educational institutions,
  •                                                        Driver license training schools,
  •                                                        Expert Preschool instructors of Primary and Secondary Education
  •                                                        Substitute teachers,
  •                                                        Private lesson instructors,
  •                                                        Rehabilitation center.

 

How To Obtain
Card Fees
How to Use
Where to Use
Application Form

  ONLINE APPLICATION

Please fill the Online Application Form and complete the Credit Card payment step. Your Istanbulkart will be posted to your address within 2 working days.

If you have any difficulty with the online application, please visit your school for an institutional application.

 
INSTITUTIONAL APPLICATION
 
Requested documents from a teacher
 
Requested documents from an institution; 
 
Teacher;
Teachers can place their application by handing over required documents and paying fees to their institution. Card is delivered to the institution.
 
Institution;
Teacher's List and travel card forms are filled and approved by related unit. The documents are approved by university/school management.
The documents, CD- including teacher list, saved in excel- and application letter are submitted to officials.
University / School Administration pay required fees collected from teachers to the nearest branch of T.C Vakıflar Bankası , Branch Code:345, Account Number : TR280001500158007282473579 (Şube Kod: 345 Hesap No: TR280001500158007282473579 İETT Paso hesabı) without paying any money order fee. ( EFT, money orders and ATM payments are not accepted)
 
Institutions also can perform ONLINE application. To do this;
University/school administrations submit a written request of performing application online.
Upon request, İETT sets up a user name and password for a person designated by University/school administrations and confidentially delivers to the person.
University / School assistant fills out applicant's data and loads the pictures - in jpeg format- using online application form which can be found at http://software.iett.gov.tr/kurum/ (Photograph must be with a solid background showing a full front view of your face)
After filling out all data and approval process, applicant list is printed out using the software and bottom of each page is signed and sealed.
Travel card fees are paid by institution to the nearest branch of T.C Vakıflar Bankası , Branch Code:345, Account Number : TR280001500158007282473579 (Şube Kod: 345 Hesap No: TR280001500158007282473579 İETT Paso hesabı) without paying any money order fee
Official letter (Kurum Üst Yazısı), list, and two bank statement are sent to İETT with assigned personnel. Printed travel cards are given to the responsible personnel for distribution to the applicants.
 
INDIVIDUAL APPLICATION
 
  •  Official letter indicating the status of staff
  •  Official Identity Card
  •  A Recent photograph (Picture must be with a ; background showing a full front view of your face)
  •  Travel Card Request Form
NOTE: In addition to ID Card, University/ Faculty members and MEB (Ministry of Education) teachers can also use personnel cards for identification.
 
Official letter indicating the status of staff must be prepared by Administrative Affairs of University / School in last 30 days, signed, sealed, dated and has record number. Travel Card Request Form, must also have date, registration number, be signed and sealed. İn the explanation section of the form it must be indicated that teacher works for state owned formal education institutions, classified in education and training services , work full time permanently or under 4/B ministry contract. Teachers perform their application by submitting requested documents and paying required fee to one of our application centers and receive the travel card within the given time period from the same center.

 

  Teacher Card fee is 10 TL

 
If you lose your valid Teacher Card, you may obtain a replacement. A fee of 10 TL is charged for the first replacement, 20 TL for second and third replacement and 40 TL for fourth replacement. You must have valid identification when applying for a lost card.
 
Visa Fee is 5 TL, if Teacher Card is improperly used, monthly loading fee has to be paid.
 

  To use the travel card, it is sufficient to hold the cards within 0-8 cm to a card readers located in railway stations, sea transportation docks or on buses.

 
You are not charged multiple times for holding card close to a card reader for a long amount of time. How much you get charged and your remaining balance information is placed on the card reader.
 
Loading the card
Card can be load at both İETT loading points and authorized private loading points.
 
Expiration
Electronic cards are good to use as much as two years.
 
Lost/Stolen Cards
Card can be easily canceled with calling İETT calling centers. During same education year applicant do not need to re-provide the same documents.
 
Renewing a damaged card Renewal fee of 10 TL is collected if damage caused by user misuse otherwise card is renewed with free of charge. If card used by another person, owner gets fined equivalent to one month of loading fee.
 
Balance transfer
Transferring balance from old card to new one can be done either Karaköy or Hasanpaşa Centers. Card and Akbil balance transfers can be done at Belbim, İncirli - Bakırköy Metro station. (Belbim : 468 00 00)

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