Questions tagged [turkey]

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

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I have a guest from Turkey and his visa is denied - what can he do in 5 days? [duplicate]

I have already issued a ticket for him and a hotel. The documents from my part were ok but his visa was denied. Is there a fast way to get a Schengen Visa?
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Changing planes (and airlines) in Istanbul

If I (US citizen) come into Istanbul on one airline (Turkish) with a checked bag, and then fly out later to Kazakhstan from the same airport that day on a separate ticket on another airline (Astana), ...
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Travelling to Turkey by ferries

I want to ask if I have a valid Schengen with ordinary Egyptian passport I can go to Turkey from Greece by ferries?
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Turkish visa application

Turkish visa application states applicant must have round-trip ticket with Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Onur Air or Atlasglobal Airlines. Does British airways flight count?
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China visa free entry with Turkish stamp in passport

I've read a lot of stories that people with Turkish stamps in their passports get rejected at the airport in China. There's a few connecting flights which are really affordable from the UK, but ...
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Buy Lonely Planet guides in Istanbul

I am in Istanbul and I would like to buy or get the Lonely Planet guidebook of Turkey. Do you have any hint on where I can find it? Thanks
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Schedule of buses going from Antalya to Kumluka / Kas and back

Can anyone give me an advice about schedule of buses going from Antalya to Kumluka / Kas and back? Especially in December (if it is different in off-season)
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Do I need a passport/visa to travel inside EU with a change of airplane in Istanbul?

I am travelling to Amsterdam from Greece with a change of airplane in Istanbul, is my id enough to travel or do I need a visa/passport? I have already search online and I think it's okay, but I want ...
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Does a US Citizen need a visa to leave the Istanbul airport?

I am traveling from the United States and my layover in Istanbul is 24hrs (Turkish Airlines). Do I need a visa to leave the airport? If so how much is it?
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Can you use mobile boarding passes at Antalya Airport?

When I was at Antalya Airport I noticed that I'd have to be handed a physical boarding pass when checking in as I couldn't check in online. I scanned my boarding pass with an app and it created an ...
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What are the places that sell coffee beans called in Turkey?

What should I search for on the google maps for such a store; I already tried "kahve çekirdekleri" and "kahve" but the results seem to be mere coffee shops. I'm in the Beylikduzu zone in Istanbul.
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Am I allowed to stay in Turkey beyond the period of my tourist visa if I have applied for the residence permit online but am not yet interviewed?

I have been in Turkey for 2 months and 25 days on a 3 month tourist visa. I have applied online for the short term residence permit 3 days ago but am not yet appointed for an interview. Can I stay ...
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What's wrong with Turkish tap water? [duplicate]

I've tried finding an answer for this but without success. Most people just say "don't drink it" without telling one why. The only reason being "it's bad". As one having studied biology and chemistry ...
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Destroyed sheets and towels in a turkish hotel [closed]

Me and a friend had too much to drink one night in turkey and he ended up making a sheet and towel unusable. The hotel now wants compensation for these and I wonder how much they will charge us. The ...
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Do we need a Turkish visa for a layover of 2 hours, from UK to Istanbul then to Egypt

Because of the collapse Thomas Cook, we now have to fly from the UK on EasyJet to Istanbul where we have a 2 hour layover, then get Turkish Airlines to Egypt, our destination. Do we need a transit ...
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Importing duty-free 750 ml wine bottles into Turkey

I am intending to bring a few bottles of Australian wine into Turkey as a present for friends. Each bottle contains 750ml of wine (14.5% alcohol). The customs rules says: Muafiyet kapsamındaki ...
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Transit in Turkey

I’m going to US I got USA visa already. But I need to stop in Sabiha and change to Istanbul airport. Do I need transit visa? What is known traveler number?
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One day visit to Istanbul Turkey during International travel [duplicate]

I am a US citizen traveling from Kathmandu to US through Istanbul, Turkey. I have a 19 hour layover in Istanbul. Can I visit the area near the airport or stay in a near-by hotel while in transit? Are ...
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Indian passport holder: transferring through Istanbul SAW airport -two different tickets and with baggage. Do I need a Transit Visa? [duplicate]

Arriving Istanbul SAW airport on an international flight with baggage and then departing in 5-6 hrs by another International airline to another country. Do I need to go through passport control and ...
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Would a hotel in Turkey question absence of entry stamp in passport?

I have the passports of countries A and B neither of which require a visa to Turkey (to avoid doubt, none of them is Turkish). I am planning to book a flight in passport A, present passport B at the ...
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Can you travel to Turkey on an approved I-797 and expired US stamping?

Called the Turkish consulate and receiving mixed answers - one lady said since I-797 is valid for the next 2 years, I am eligible for eVisa, and yet another guy said I need a sticker visa from the ...
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student staying in the uk

Description One turkish person (19 yrs) came to the UK as a short term student. This person is finishing a 1 month course in a week, and wants to know how is it possible to stay in the country for ...
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Can you get two Turkish e-Visa Single Entry Visas within a one month period?

My wife and I are travelling to Istanbul. She has a Pakistani passport and a green card for the US, so we were able to get single entry visa for her. But the issue is that we are planning to travel ...
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What must I do in Istanbul airport

I'm travelling to Havana Cuba and I'm Congolese. And Turkish airlines doesn't have a direct flight to cuba from Congo. So is it possible to get a flight to Istanbul then from there get another flight ...
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Single or Multiple Entry for a Turkish Work Visa if I don't know how often I will need to go?

This question is related to: Work Visa and Work Permit Exemption for German citizen in Turkey. Quick summary: I need to go to Turkey for one week in order to configure a system that my employer sold ...
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What does “Ad” and “Soyad” mean on a Turkish visa application?

I have two first names (or a first name and a middle name if you will) and one family name. On the Turkish visa application, there are three name fields: Ad (translated as "Name") Soyad (translated ...
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Work Visa and Work Permit Exemption for German citizen in Turkey for the duration of one week

I am a little bit unclear about some specific visa requirements for a German citizen visiting Turkey on behalf of a German employer providing services to a Turkish customer for the duration of one ...
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Documents required for traveling to Istanbul for Syrian nationality with Saudi Arabian residence permit

What documents are required to travel to Istanbul from Saudi Arabia with a Syrian nationality.
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Transit time at Sabiha Gokcen

I am flying into Sabiha Gokcen on from Rome at 6:15PM and have a connecting flight to Antalya at 8:45PM that same evening. I am not a Turkish citizen either. Is 2.5 hours enough to get out of the ...
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Eligibility for free overnight stay since Turkish Airlines cancelled return flight and rebooked me the next day

In order to travel in December at reasonable costs I booked my multi-stop flights as follows: All flights booked under same ticket number and same Airline (Turkish Airlines) AMS - IST - BOM BOM - ...
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Is yellow fever vaccination required for travel to Ireland?

I am planning to fly from Delhi to Dubli-Ireland , transit at Istanbul Do I need Yellow Fever Vaccination? Brgds Shahid Hasan
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How to send an express letter from Turkey to Germany

I am currently travelling in Turkey and need to send an express letter to Germany. It needs to be delivered within a couple of weeks or so, not one month, although there is no strict deadline. I want ...
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Transit Visa / Stopover in Istanbul

I am a US citizen traveling on Turkish Airlines I will have an 8-9 hour layover in Istanbul. How do I apply for a transit visa for this stop over?
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Is my used single-entry Schengen visa valid as a supporting document for a Turkish eVisa? [duplicate]

I'm egyptian holder shengen visa single type valid from 13 August till 7th sep I would like to travel to greece from 13 August to 18 after that wants to apply for turkish e-Visa can I apply and enter ...
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Taking olive oil from Turkey to Germany in check-in luggage?

A friend of mine has relatives in Turkey who produce olive oil by themselves. Now he is travelling there to visit them and we are thinking about to get some of this delicious oil here on his way back. ...
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Where can i buy propane/ butane gas cylinder for camping in Turkey?

The question pretty much says it; I tried a couple of gas stations and stores but didn't find anything; I'm in Istanbul Buyukcekmece zone/
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hours for Kaymakli and Derinkuyu Underground Cities

I'll be in Cappadocia on Nov 27 and was thinking about visiting Kaymakli and Derinkuyu Underground Cities. To make the most of the time and to facilitate better planning I'd like to know what their ...
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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 isn't important btw). 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 for ...
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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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