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I am a stateless person but I am a resident of Uzbekistan. I am going to visit Bulgaria on the 16th of August this year. Unfortunately there is no direct flight to Bulgaria so I have to fly through Istanbul. In this connection do I need a Turkey transit visa if I only stay in Turkish International Airports for not more than 3 hours waiting for my next connecting flight? If so, how long will consider my deal? And how can I speed up the process of getting transit visa? Can I get the visa in the airport? How much will it cost?

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May I ask because I am confused. does being stateless mean you have no passport? if no passport how come you travel? –  MeNoTalk Aug 3 '12 at 15:12
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When in transit at Ataturk international airport, you do not pass through passport controls. Therefore, you would not need a transit visa. However, if you have to pick up your bags and re-check your bags, or if you have to move from Ataturk to Sahiba Gokcen (or vice versa), you will go through passport control and will need a transit visa.

I don't see how being stateless affects any of this, but I might be missing something.

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