Questions tagged [turkey]

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

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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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How can you complain about being wrongly denied boarding and demand compensation?

An African friend of mine was traveling from Dar es Salaam to the UK (Manchester) and had an "Indefinite leave to remain" visa. His wife and children live in the UK. He was flying on Turkish ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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My Dutch passport doesn't have a last name, can I travel anywhere with it?

I recently acquired a Dutch passport but because I applied for it from Egypt, my whole full name is in the "surname" area and the given name area is just a "-". I asked many times the embassy and the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is the minimum passport validity for traveling to Turkey?

I'm Malaysian student in Jordan. I'm planning to travel to Kuala Lumpur via Turkish Airlines on the next month. Based on the flight details on Turkish Airlines webpage, I should transit in Istanbul (...
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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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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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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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Safe overland route from Turkey to India using public transportation?

I know there is very similar question, however it was in 2011 and many things have changed since then. Now is 2016. I'm interested in public transportation overland (buses, trains), least - oversea, ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Turkey?

This question may seem like a duplicate but I needed bit of help based on my situation. I am a Pakistani and I'll be travelling from Moscow to Cairo on 17 July. If I chose to travel with Turkish ...
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Do I need to bring Turkish Lira (cash) for a layover at Istanbul Atatürk airport?

We will be travelling from Europe to Asia with Turkish Airlines, with a layover at Istanbul Atatürk airport. While waiting at the transit zone for a few hours, we will probably spend some money on ...
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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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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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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 visa for Guyanese citizen

I am Guyanese citizen (South America) with a USA visitors' visa interested in visiting Turkey for tourism - a maximum of two weeks. How do I go about getting a visa?
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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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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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Is it rude to tell the ice cream man in Istanbul not to mess with me?

I have never been to Istanbul but I am planning to go there with the kids. A friend of mine showed me yesterday a video of him buying ice cream from a traditional ice cream shop in Istanbul. He ...
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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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Good (and Bikini) beaches in Turkey (including Izmir and Antalya)?

Please don't get me wrong! I know where Turkey is and I have been to Istanbul 3 times and Ankara 2 times. All I know is that Istanbul is a prime destination for tourists going to Turkey. However, I ...
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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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Can I pay for my Turkish visa on arrival at the airport in Euros?

I'm Australian, flying into Istanbul Turkey tomorrow (Ataturk airport) and I know from last year's trip that I must pay a visa fee upon entry. But last year I crossed by land from Bulgaria and this ...
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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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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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Turkey sea-side cottages [closed]

We’d like to go to Turkey next summer to have two weeks holiday. There will be relatively big number of us – 6-8 adults and 3-4 kids. People will be coming from different places – mostly UK, Russia ...
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Flying through Istanbul with ID and not Passport

I will be travelling from Vilnius to Istanbul, and from Istanbul to Ljubljana. It is a connected flight with Turkish Airlines. Can I fly with only my ID? I do not have a passport.
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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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Applying for Turkish visa after refused once

I am a Bangladesh National. I applied for a Turkey tourist visa in 2014 from Bangladesh, but the application was not successful. The embassy didn't explain anything, but I think my passport was almost ...
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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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Transit visa for Philippine passport holder

I was granted an EEA Family Permit to join my husband in the UK. Do I need a transit visa for a 6-hour stopover, either in Kuwait or Turkey? I would be staying airside only.
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Turkey E-Visa Requirement

I am a Pakistani ordinary passport holder. I recently got a 6-month visit visa to the UK and I am traveling there. On my way back, I plan on going to Turkey. Can I apply for a Turkey E-Visa if I am a ...
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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 ...