Those who graduated from secondary education institutions (high school) in a foreign country, are required to certify their high school diploma is an equivalent diploma to a Turkish high school diploma.  


The equivalence procedure is carried out in the national education directorates in the provinces and metropolitan districts with a population of 250,000 and above, and in the education consultancy or attaché offices abroad.


Those who graduated from high schools which opened by the Republic of Türkiye in the foreign countries and high schools in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is not subjected the equivalency procedure.


The equivalence procedure is carried out through the e-Equivalence module (the system where the equivalence transactions are carried out electronically and the information is kept) with the originals of the documents of the person requesting equivalence.


Documents required for equivalency procedure:


Documents added to the Application Form for Equivalence Certificate Claims are uploaded to the system by the applicants and the originals of the documents are submitted to the equivalence center.


In the event that the documents are fake or it is detected that they have been tampered with, equivalence will not be given by the center, if given, they will be canceled and a criminal complaint will be made to the relevant Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office.


e-Equivalence Module https://edenklik.meb.gov.tr
e-Equivalence Online Application https://edenklik.meb.gov.tr/Home/OnlineBasvuru?culture=tr-TR
e-Equivalence Application Inquiry https://edenklik.meb.gov.tr/Home/BasvuruSorgulama?culture=tr-TR