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Questions tagged [turkey]

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

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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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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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How long would it take for the US consulate to issue a B1/B2 visa to an Iranian citizen after a successful interview? [closed]

Pardon me if this is a duplicate question, but I simply could not find an answer here, on the State Department's site, or on usvisa-info.com. How long does a US embassy take to "stamp" and return an ...
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Why was my residence permit card bounced against the desk at immigration?

This may sound like a very bizarre question, but today while entering Turkey at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, I was using my UK Residence Permit as an entry requirement (since Indian passport holders need ...
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Ferry to Lebanon?

This company used to offer ferry connections between Turkey and Lebanon. But, it's not possible to book a crossing with them. Is there any company currently offering ferry crossings to Lebanon? From ...
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Turkey eVisa possible for residents for Australia?

If I am a permanent resident of Australia (with Pakistani Passport), can I get an eVisa to travel to Turkey for a week? Or do I have to go to Turkish Consulate physically to apply for it?
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Can I apply for a tax refund before leaving Turkey on a train to Sofia?

I have a few items I have the right to apply for a tax refund on, but I leave Turkey on a train to Sofia, not via an airport. The clerk only told me I can apply for a tax refund at the airport. In ...
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Transit visa for Turkey

I will be travelling to Canada (from Bangladesh) on December through Istanbul. In the online e-visa page for transit visa, i could only find USA, Shengen countries, Ireland and UK. Does that mean I ...
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Indian travelling to Kuwait via Istanbul. Do I need Transit visa or e-Visa?

I am travelling from Toronto to Kuwait via Istanbul on Jan 10, 2018. I hold Indian passport. I have 5 hours' layover at Istanbul for my connecting flight. Both my flights are Turkish Airlines. I want ...
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Filipino travelling to Phillippines via Turkey with 13hr Layover

I am going home for vacations to the Philippines and I took a Turkish Airline Flight with a layover of 18 hrs and it includes a change of airports. Do I need a transit visa?
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Trying to go to Turkey in spite of the visa ban between US and Turkey

If I travel to a different country to catch a direct flight to Turkey, as a US citizen, will I be given a visa at the airport when I land in Turkey with my US passport?
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North Cyprus tourist visa for a travel document passport holder

Hey people I need your help with some information. I’m a Palestinian. I have a travel document which is a Palestinian Egyptian passport. I live in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I’m planning to visit my freind in ...
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Travel Issues to Turkey

I'm an US citizen by nationalization and Colombian citizen by birth. I currently live in California. I'm planing to travel in November SFO-TLV-IST-SFO. I want to use my Colombian passport to travel to ...
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US passport, Turkish Airlines, Transfer in Instanbul, traveling in December. Visa Issues?

I am flying Turkish Airlines from the United States to the Seychelle Islands and back in early December. USA and Turkey are in a visa hold and not issuing visas to each other at this time. Does anyone ...
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Turkey e-visa with expired H-1B but valid I-797A

I am an Indian citizen living in the US. I am planning to travel to Turkey in November. My US visa is expired but I have a valid extension document (I797A) until July 2019. At the Turkish consulate ...
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Istanbul-Belgrade, Serbia

I will be shortly travelling to Belgrade, Serbia via Istanbul, Turkey. I have a stop over of 1 hour 35 minutes duration. Do I require an e-visa for this purpose?
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Can Polish citizens enter Turkey for transit with National ID?

Can Polish citizens fly via Turkey just with a national ID (without a visa or passport)? Entry in the destination country is possible I'm sure, but the flight has a transfer in Istanbul Airport.
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What should I do if my seat belt is faulty on a coach?

Seat belt is mandatory (by Highways Traffic Law and Regulations) for all seats of intercity coaches in Turkey. I wonder what I should do if my seat belt is faulty and there is no option to change the ...
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Do I need a transit visa to visit Istanbul on my layover? Do airlines offer any city tours?

I have a Bangladeshi passport but is currently living in UK with a student visa. Can I enter Turkey at my transit without a Turkish visa? I will be travelling with Turkish Airlines and have a layover ...
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Connection at Atatürk airport

I am a Maltese national travelling from Malta to Turkey, with a connection flight at Atatürk airport 6 hrs later to Dubai with Emirates. Since the flights are with different airlines and I would ...
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Schengen visa processing time is legally 15 days in Turkey. Why?

A few months ago I sent an e-mail to German consulate in Turkey (Istanbul) to ask the status of my C-type visa application. They replied and also told me that the legal processing time for Schengen ...
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Can I fly to (board) Turkey without passport?

I am a French citizen and I want to go Turkey. As I see in their Ministry of Foreign Affairs page, I can go to Turkey with my national ID. My passport is expired 3 years ago. And again, as I see in ...
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How many phones can we take on a plane? [duplicate]

How many phones can we take on a plane? I have 3 phones and an iPod. Would I be able to fly from England to Turkey and back?
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Identify location of this Dondurma (Turkish Ice Cream) shop

Can someone please help me identify where is this Ice Cream seller's shop located in Sultanahmet Istanbul? Courtesy: Youtube My 3-year old son has seen the video and absolutely wants to get an ice ...
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Buying a ferry ticket North Cyprus-Turkey online

I'm considering taking the ferry from Girne (North Cyprus) to Tasucu (Turkey) this year, in which case I would probably buy the ticket online When buying it, it asks for either a passport number or a ...
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Does a Gambian need a visa to transit Amsterdam? [duplicate]

I am a Gambian, traveling from Malaysia to Dakar, Senegal via Amsterdam and Istanbul. Do I need a transit visa for Amsterdam if the connection time is less than 24 hours?
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Moscow to Istanbul by train [closed]

i am in Moscow now fan ID electronic and wants to travel to Istanbul,what document do i need to travel with from Moscow to Istanbul by train?
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Do I need a transit visa to travel to Northern Cyprus?

I am a Ghanaian passport holder. Do I need a Turkish transit visa to travel from Moscow to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus?
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Getting to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) airport early in the morning across Bosphorus [closed]

My flight departs at 8:30 from Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul. Can there be any problems getting there in time from a hotel in Fatih? When should I depart from the hotel to get there in time for ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Istanbul airport if the transfer time is under 4 hours?

I am from Vietnam and intending to fly to Manchester (UK) with Turkish Airways with a layover under 4 hours at the Istanbul Airport (Turkey). Will I require a transit visa for the layover in Istanbul ...
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Should I have a visa to enter Turkey to get my luggage? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Doha to Cairo on two flight with two confirmations numbers. The website which I booked from has made my trip on two flights and sent me two emails with two confirmation numbers (I'...
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Do I need a visa to use a hotel facility offered by Turkish Airlines at IST for long layovers?

I am flying from Nigeria to India. I am an Indian Citizen I have a layover of about 18 hours in Istanbul. My ticket is all over from Turkish airlines. The websites of the airport says the transit ...
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What are the border procedures like when flying Istanbul-Hopa?

Through Turkish Airlines, it is possible to buy a domestic ticket from Istanbul-Atatürk to Hopa, whereby you fly from Istanbul to Batumi in Georgia, then take a "sterile" bus across the border to Hopa,...
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Will I need a new e-Visa to exit Turkey?

I traveled to Turkey with my Belgium ID card. I have lost my ID card and my entry sheet, but I still have my passport with me and want to return to Belgium. Do I have to apply for new e-visa with ...
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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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US passport holder visa to turkey fromega Germany [duplicate]

I am American visiting in Germany .. do I need visa to enter turkey ? If yes what are the process? Since I am American visiting in Germany. . Thanks
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Was my exit from Turkey recorded? If not, what do I do?

I just exited Turkey after a three-week visit, whereby my ID was not scanned and the migration card I got on entry was not stamped - only got a stamp on the boarding pass. Was too sleepy to think ...
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Bulgaria to Armenia

We have a Bulgarian registered car and Bulgarian driving licences, but are Brits. Having seen the requirements for those travelling through to Georgia on a UK driving licence please could anybody ...
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Visa category for attending workshop (Turkish Visa)

I am currently a student in India and I am planning to attend workshop in Turkey for nearly 14 days. I have received acceptance letter from the organizing place. I am confused which Visa category ...
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Could an incorrectly and incompletely filled-out migration card pose a problem on exit?

I'm currently in Turkey with a migration card issued by Georgian immigration when exiting by land. Unfortunately, firstly they misspelt my surname (DEVERSERI rather than DEVECSERI) and secondly they ...
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Syrian citizen with valid Schengen visa and KSA residency - Turkish visa needed? [duplicate]

I'm a Syrian citizen, travelling from Paris to Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Do I need a Turkish visa? I have valid residency in Saudi Arabia and a Schengen visa.
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Do I need a visa to transit in Istanbul, Turkey? [duplicate]

I'm flying to Kuala Lumpur from Oslo with an 8-hour stopover in Istanbul on Turkish Airlines. Do I need a visa if I want to leave the airport? I'm travelling on a Malaysian passport. What would I ...
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Is it safe to go to Turkey in 2017? [closed]

This question was asked before, but now things may be different because a few years have passed. Particularly, I am interested in going to Nesin Mathematics Village, near Sirince. I would be coming ...
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Travelling to Izmir, Turkey, as a Sikh

As a Sikh who wears a turban as a part of my religion, should I have safety concerns or take precautions in order to travel to Turkey? Are there other things I need to think about while being there, ...
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Can I get a Turkish transit visa at Istanbul airport?

I am an Irish citizen and travelling to Nigeria through istanbul. can i get the transit visa at the airport since my transit time is about 14 hours?
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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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Overstayed in Turkey

I have overstayed in Turkey for 8 months now. My travel agent has gotten a Canadian visa for me. Do I need to return first to my home country and then travel to Canada. Or is it possible for me to ...
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Can I have medical treatment in Turkey with a tourist visa?

I am an Indian citizen, resident in Germany. My wife is also resident here. We are going to Turkey for a tourist visit next month. We obtained e-visas for that purpose. After getting the visas, I ...
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Issues driving US registered vehicle through Europe into Turkey?

I live in the US and have a vehicle registered in the US, with US plates. My vehicle has not been to Europe, and is not registered anywhere there. I'd like to drive from the US to Turkey, through ...
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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 ...