Questions tagged [turkey]

A large country straddling the border between Europe and Asia, with Ankara as the capital.

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Turkey e-Visa if I have a ticket for an onward journey (as opposed to a return ticket)

I'm flying to the US somewhere in the middle of August 2019, and I would like to spend a few days in Istanbul on the way/way back. As such, the website for the e-Visa application asks for proof of a ...
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different arrival date in turkey than visa is for

So I'm a US citizen that's planning to be in Turkey from Nov 23 to Nov 28 of this year. It looks like the earliest arrival date I can currently select for a Turkish eVisa is https://www.evisa.gov.tr/...
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Traveling to Germany with Cyprus passport and I'm 15 years old

Hi everyone I live in northern Cyprus (it doesn't important btw) and I'm 15 years old and I have a Republic of Cyprus (not Northern) passport with EU (European Union) ID card. I just booked a flight ...
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How to see the light show at Galata Tower?

I've seen a few videos of light shows being projected onto the Galata Tower in Istanbul, Turkey. eg. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=158296795064721 I'll be in Istanbul on Nov 25 and Nov 26 of ...
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I need to know if I should take a transit Visa [duplicate]

I'm a Chadian passport holder, traveling to Havana (Cuba), and I have 13hours layover in Istanbul, so do I need a transit Visa?
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Evisa (Tourist) for turkey, I have a valid Austrailian visa will that help?

I am Indian passport holder, I have a valid Visa of Australia and I want to travel to Turkey, does this Australian visa help in processing the Visa ?
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Validity of Lebanese passport for entry into Turkey

My daughter who is Lebanese will travel to Antalya on the 4th of August. The validity of her passport is 171 days from her entry into Turkey. Is that sufficient for her to enter Turkish territory? ...
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Visa Type for Nesin Mathematics Village, Turkey

I am a student travelling from India, and I am unsure of the type of visa to apply for when travelling for the purpose of attending the Nesin Mathematics Village. It's a summer school type programme ...
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Can a Nigerian National with a valid Schengen Visa visit Turkey?

I'm a Nigerian passport holder with a valid Schengen Visa. Can I purchase the Turkish E-visa to travel to Turkey?
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Student with TRNC visa [closed]

My daughter holds a TRNC student visa she is coming home to Southouse Africa for summer break can she pass through any airport in Turkey example Istanbul airport without problems. She is not going ...
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Visa query about Turkey

I have ordinary Pakistani passport with valid USA visa. Can I be granted Turkish tourist visa for seven days on arrival at Istanbul airport?
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How much currency in cash for trip to Turkey? [closed]

How much Turkish lira should I take for two of us? We will have four nights in Istanbul. We are planning to visit 2-3 museums and will use public transport. We will a book hotel with breakfast and ...
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Filipino Citizen transiting through Istanbul [duplicate]

Hello I have a friend who is traveling form Manila to the Dominican Republic making a change of planes in Istanbul and Madrid. Does he need to get a visa to transit through Istanbul?
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Issue regarding turkish e-visa?

When i click on confirmation email after entering all details on evisa.gov.tr it says "Unfortunately, we are not able to issue e-Visa for you."Yesterday it was working perfectly and payment page ...
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Help regarding Turkish E-Visa? [duplicate]

I am Pakistani citizen with valid UK visit visa. I am planning to visit Turkey with my sister during our trip to the UK. When I submit a single application with my and my sister's detail, the system ...
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Wanted to apply for Turkish evisa

Turkey allows evisa facility for Indians with valid Schengen visas. I have a Schengen visa on my passport but it has expired. Does that still allow me to apply for evisa to Turkey ?
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Denied boarding although I have proper visa and documentation. To whom should I make a complaint?

I was traveling from Germany to Ireland, with UK tourist visa. I am a Turkish citizen and I am allowed to do so. (Visa waiver programme) I checked in to the flight, and made my boarding pass signed ...
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Applying for Schengen visa to travel to Turkey

I made a travel plan to visit Turkey on May 1, however, I will not be able to obtain Turkish sticker visa on time because I failed to procure all required documents on time. Is it okay to now apply ...
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i am egyptian having shengen visa valid from 6th to 14th june

Can I use it to obtain an e-visa to enter Turkey on 10th Aug? my Schengen visa will expired on 14th June
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While on vacation my taxi took a longer route, possibly to scam me out of money. How can I deal with this?

I am on vacation and I have realized that some people here in Turkey are trying their best to get the money out of my pocket. I have already had a situation where after a folklore show I decided to ...
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Week to spend in Istanbul/Turkey alone at short notice - walking options?

A friend from Turkey got in touch recently. I have arranged to fly out for 8 days (flight out is in 4 days). Unfortunately, she will be bogged down with work for her degree so won't have much time to ...
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Do I need Turkish Visa for transit if going from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport?

I want to travel from KSA to Greece via Pegasus airlines. Layover will be in Sabiha Gokcen International Airport. Is it required to have
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What can be done to get the visa in the required time? [closed]

My tourist visa to Turkey was refused, on 25th Feb, thanks to the rep here who mismanaged my case. All my documents said 'paid by my brother in UK' while he insisited i write 'i will be taking care of ...
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Turkish E-visa by schengen Visa [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa for 9-12th March. I intend to travel to Germany on 9th and I have my flight to Turkey on 12th. As my Schengen would be valid on 12th, can I apply for a Turkish e-visa as I ...
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Fee for Transit visa for Ethiopian passport holder

We are Ethiopian passport holders. We are travelling to the USA but have an eight hour stopover in Turkey on the way, we wanted to visit Turkey. Do we need a visa? If so how much is the cost?
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May a Pakistaini apply for a Turkish visa while in the USA?

I am a Pakistani national and residing permanently(Green Card) in USA. How can and where to apply for turkish visa.(An official turkish visa web site address)
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Traveling to non-EU countries during a 1-month stay in an EU country

My family will travel from Peru to Spain. Visa is not required but I will prepare an invitation letter for their travel. While they are here in Spain, we will travel to Turkey for a week (Turkish ...
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Can an Afghan citizen who is a German resident get an eVisa for Turkey?

I am in Afghan national, holding German residence permit, live in Heidelberg of Germany. Can I myself, who does not have a German citizenship but still German long-term permit, get a eVisa of Turkey ...
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How to solve the language problem in Ankara, Turkey?

I will start studying my Master at Ankara, Turkey soon. I don't know the language and I receive strange behaviors when asking help in English: For example, I start with "Merhaba" ("Hello" in ...
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Does filipino needs visa to istanbul layover [duplicate]

Philippine passport holder need to go to columbia but my connecting flights will need to go in istanbul airport for 4hrs..do i need transit visa.
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Transit Visa through Turkey [duplicate]

I am travelling from Trinidad and Tobago to Nigeria. I am a Nigerian citizen with an ordinary passport. Do I need a transit visa to pass through Turkey
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Can I enter Turkey or not?

I got Turkey e-visa valid from 18 January,2019 till July,2019 and my Schengen visa from 27 January,2019. Now, Can I travel to Turkey on 25 January, 2019 as I have valid e-visa now? Is there any ...
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Transit visa at Istanbul, Turkey

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen, currently studying in Moscow, Russia. Willing to fly to Abu Dhabi by Turkish airlines and get a transit at Istanbul which will be more than 12 hours. I want to take the '...
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Turkish e-Visa Validity if passport gets stolen or you get a new

I issued myself a Turkish e-visa as I was travelling to the united kingdom and I was eligible to get e-visa as a Pakistani citizen, but due to some situation I wasn't able to use that visa and now my ...
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Invitation letter format

I am planning to invite my friend to Turkey so I figured I need to prepare an invitation letter. However I couldn't find a specific format. Can I have a sample or a format that fulfills the Turkey ...
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Can a Turkish e-Visa allow me entry to Northern Cyprus?

I have been to Turkey in 2017, but presently have a USA VISA and a Turkey VISA on a Nigerian Passport. Can a Turkish e-Visa allow me entry to Northern Cyprus?
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Can I get a transit visa when I arrive in Istanbul?

I am Pakistani National, living in UK. I am travelling to Pakistan via Turkish Airline. I want to go into Istanbul for a day as my next layover is 28 hours. Can I get transit visa on arrival at the ...
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Turkey's secret underground city

On Feb 14, 2017 the BBC released a video on their website entitled Turkey's secret underground city but they don't actually mention the name of the city. They video concludes by saying "authorities ...
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How will transit work for people connecting in Istanbul, if they arrive on the last day of operations at Ataturk Airport?

According to Do I need a Turkey transit visa for a layover?, one doesn't need a transit visa for Turkey if one isn't leaving the airside area of the airport. Say that a citizen of a country that ...
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Guidance for Istanbul airport, please help

Good day, I will be traveling from USA to Istanbul airport. My flight leaves from Denver and I have a connection in Frankfurt Germany. I will arrive in Istanbul around 1730. My question? I connect in ...
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Do Egyptians need visa for Northern Cyprus (TRNC) or Turkey?

I am Egyptian and I hold a BRP residence permit in the UK. I want to travel to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Do I need a visa for both Turkey and TRNC?
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Is my Turkey e-Visa valid if I have used my single-entry Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have a single entry Schengen visa (business) valid from 16 Nov - 30 Nov 2018. I am planning to visit Belgium on 16 November and Slovakia on 18 November. Then I plan to visit Turkey on 24-26 November....
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Where can I eat out in Turkey without rudeness about my ethnicity or nationality? [closed]

I am Finland born Lebanese. I have arrived at Istanbul Turkey yesterday night and intending to stay here for a week. Today I went to a restaurant for a breakfast. A waiter on the other table was '...
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Cheapest transport to go to Istanbul from Van(Turkey)

As I checked, flight tickets are not as cheap as flights between other Turk cities (for example, 16$ from Istanbul to Kayseri). So I'd like to know what other options are available. I did a quick ...
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Can I stay in Turkey for ~180 days by aligning two 180 day travel visas [duplicate]

That is, I would like to stay in Turkey for 180 days. Is it possible to do this by first applying and getting the eVisa 90 days before my arrival in Turkey so the duration of my stay lasts through the ...
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Using only the first leg of a connected flight when you need a visa for the final destination

A friend of mine booked a ticket a month or so ago which is a connected flight from Tehran to Istanbul and Istanbul to Belgrade (includes return ticket). Then we discussed his choice of traveling to ...
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Local markets in Istanbul

We once happen to arrive at a Sunday market in allies while wandering around where locals sell their items from food to kitchenette and clothing. We loved the atmosphere and everything about that ...
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Options for getting from Kayseri (Turkey) to Goreme

We're traveling to Istanbul and then Kayseri to visit Goreme in November (4th). I'd like to know, other than car rental, what other options are available for us to get to Goreme/Urgup. How do we buy ...
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Legal advice regarding return travel to Turkey [closed]

I was a student in Turkey, and I was renting a place with a couple of uni friends, all bills and the contract was under my name and my Foreign ID number issued by the Turkish authorities (residence ...
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I wasn't allowed to check in for my flight because I didn't have a Turkish transit visa

I was going to Dubai, with a transit in Istanbul. I was to land in Atatürk International Airport and, on the same day, fly from Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Both flights were on Turkish Airlines. When I ...