I am a Ghanaian passport holder. Do I need a Turkish transit visa to travel from Moscow to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus?

  • Welcome to TSE. What is your transit point?
    – choster
    Commented Jul 3, 2017 at 15:49
  • Should we assume that your itinerary includes a stop in Turkey?
    – phoog
    Commented Jul 3, 2017 at 15:50
  • @phoog Any and all trips to Northern Cyprus do
    – Crazydre
    Commented Jul 3, 2017 at 16:04
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    @Crazydre as I understand it one can cross from the Republic of Cyprus without passing through Turkey.
    – phoog
    Commented Jul 3, 2017 at 16:06
  • @Crazydre one could for example fly to Nicosia without passing through Turkey and then travel by land to Northern Cyprus.
    – phoog
    Commented Jul 3, 2017 at 16:09

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As stated in Timatic, the database used by airlines:

Visa required, except for Holders of confirmed onward tickets for a max. transit time of 24 hours.

So no, you do not need a visa

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