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I am a Syrian national and I have a Schengen visa valid for two years. I want to go for a visit to Turkey.

My question: can I get my visa upon arrival for 30 days in the airport authority in Istanbul ?

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Unfortunately not.

Syrian citizens are required to obtain a visa before travelling to Turkey and aren't even eligible for an eVisa, according to the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Syria: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Timatic says the same.

  • Why the downvote ? – blackbird Oct 20 '16 at 16:28
  • who downvoted you, +1 – Ali Awan Oct 20 '16 at 16:52
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    @AliAwan haha thanks man. I see you've edited my other question too :) – blackbird Oct 20 '16 at 17:01
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No You cannot get a visa upon arrival,You will have to apply to the nearest Turkish Embassy/consulate for a visa as a Syrian citizen.

Syrian Citizens need a Visa upon entry in Turkey. From official wikipedia visa policy of Turkey: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_policy_of_Turkey

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There is no e visa facility for Syrian citizens. From official Republic Of turkey Electronic Visa Application System :

https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/noevisa/

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