Questions tagged [turkish-citizens]

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Denied entry in Croatia Border

I’m hitchhiking in Europe and it has been about a week and a half since the start. I’ve been in Greece, Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia. Today I wanted to move to Croatia from Bosnia(Bosanski Brod to ...
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How is it possible to travel by new citizenship passport from homeland to my second country? [closed]

I'm an Iranian, but I don't have an Iranian passport (because of the mandatory military service which takes around 2 years and everyone tries to not do it), but my wife is from Turkey. The Turkey ...
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Can you travel to the US with a visa in an expired passport if your new passport is a service passport?

I know that valid US visas in expired passports can be used to travel to the US as long as both passports are presented at the border. However, this information seems to be put on different official ...
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Do I need a transit Visa with my Turkish passport traveling from Istanbul to Munich (Germany) and to Nice (France) to finally go to Canada? [duplicate]

I keep searching in this website and calling the French embassy, but I still don't know if a transit visa is enough for this kind of layover. Or would I need a full Visa for a 1:30 h layover in Nice ...
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Is my Turkish Driving License valid in the UK?

I have a B category driving licence which I obtained in Turkey. Do you know if my Turkish driving licence is valid in the UK? It was issued both in Turkish and English. If not, what kind of steps I ...
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Can you book a one-way ticket to the UK on a visa?

My mother in law has a 2 year visa for the UK. She is planning to visit her family in the UK from Turkey on a 1 way ticket. Is this possible? She would like to decide once she is here in the UK when ...
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airport transit visa for Denmark and do you need to exit security between terminals at CPH [duplicate]

as a Turkish citizen with green card transiting through CPH, do l need an airport transit visa and for transferring between the terminals at CPH, do you need to exit security/leave the international ...
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Do B1/B2 visa-holders need to fill any additional forms in their future travels to the States

I am a Turkish citizen living in Spain. I have a 10 year B1/B2 visa that I obtained two years ago for attending a conference in the USA. Soon, I will travel back to the States (again from Spain) for ...
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US visa with previous surname [duplicate]

We are planning to travel to the US from Dakar/Senegal (we are Turkish citizens) in April 2019. I got my US visa 3 years ago before our marriage. I have a new passport with my new surname, but the ...
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UK Border control always takes me under investigation. Why it could be?

I am Turkish citizen. I have Turkish Passport. I live in Germany. I have 2 years valid UK visa. I frequently fly from Germany to London. And each time, the UK Border Police checks my documents, ...
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Use Schengen visa issued by another country to travel others without going to the issuing country? [duplicate]

I am a Turkish citizen. For a 4 nights trip, I booked two flights: going to Austria and returning back from from Switzerland, visiting only these two. I have no time to acquire visas of these ...
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Traveling to Mexico with Electronic Authorization System from a land border

I am planning to travel to Mexico by crossing a land border from the United States. I am a Turkish citizen so I need to register to the Electronic Authorization System. I've been having problems with ...
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Traveling to out of EU with refugee travel document

I live in Poland with refugee status. I know that I am free to travel within Europe with my permit and travel document. What about traveling to South America? I am originally from Turkey, and Turkey ...
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Italian Ricevuta / Travelling outside of Schengen

I am a Turkish citizen who studies in Italy. My permesso di soggiorno (residence permit) is expired and I made an application for renewal. I have my ricevuta from the post office. I left Italy 10 days ...
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Valid USA visa on an old passport of different type

I used to have a "special" Turkish passport, as a dependent of my father who works at the government. I have a valid USA B1/B2 visa on there. I obtained a new passport after I got a job, as my ...
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Transit visa for Romania

My wife is a Turkish citizen and we are traveling to Bulgaria by air. On the trip home we will have a short 45-minute stopover in Romania. Does she need to get a transit visa for Romania?
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Am I eligible for tax refund if I shop before my residence permit starts?

I'm a Turkish citizen and will get UK residence permit (Tier 2 visa) soon. Turkish citizens living abroad are eligible for tax refund in Turkey according to this official website. It says that the ...
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Is it a problem that I've traveled to the US unemployed, in terms of applying for other visas? [closed]

I am currently employed and if I can get the visitor visa I will be travelling to the US in March. I am planning to visit the UK in August as well. The potential issue is I will be unemployed in ...
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How to apply for a Schengen visa from the UK if my visa expires in less than 90 days?

This is what Schengen countries say on their visa page UK residence permit (original and copy): valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen area. Reference : http:...
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Visa requirements for a 2-week holiday to Canada

I am a Turkish citizen married to a British citizen living in the UK. I have an indefinite leave to remain residency permit. What documents do I need for a 2-week holiday to Canada?
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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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UK visa for non-EU citizen living in Germany [closed]

My fiancée lives in Germany. She is Turkish and has a 4-year-old who's a German citizen. She has a residence permit in Germany. Can I ask how I can bring her to the UK?
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Can I enter Italy with my French titre de séjour after my permesso di soggiono expired?

I’m studying in Italy and had a permesso di soggiorno which expired a few months ago. However, I also have a French permit of stay (titre de séjour) because of my dad’s work. Can I enter Italy with ...
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Pakistan offers a visa on arrival to Turkish tourists holding a Schengen/UK/US visa. What if I am a dual Turkish/British citizen?

I have obtained the information from Timatic A further question is whether it would be possible to get a UK visa in my Turkish passport, to avoid any such ambiguities in future.
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Travelling in the EU with an expired visa [duplicate]

I am studying as a full-time student in Latvia. We have already booked our flights for Christmas to Germany between December 21 and January 4. But the Latvian government prolonged my application for a ...
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Belarus/Russia border and passport control

What is the status with the Russia/Belarus border? I am guessing there is still passport control. If there isn't, what does a traveller need to do after crossing the border? For my case, I am Turkish,...
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Should a non-EU citizen always carry his/her passport in Germany?

The new EU-like Turkish ID cards are not valid in the EU countries yet, but I wonder if I need to carry my passport while already in an EU country (e.g. Germany). Unlike this question, I don't intend ...
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Visa requirement with a residence permit from Greece

I am of Turkish nationality and have a residence permit from Greece. If I fly from Turkey directly to Germany, do I need a visa?
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Amsterdam transit with Turkish passport [duplicate]

I am flying to US with a transit in Amsterdam for 15 hours. I have a Turkish passport and f1 visa for US. Do I need a visa for transit in Amsterdam?
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How much would it cost for a Turkish citizen to obtain a Mexico visa

According to Wikipedia, Turkish citizens only need some online authorization rather than a visa to enter Mexico. Is that correct? How much does it cost?
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Travelling to Denmark with permit of stay receipt only

I am a Turkish citizen, currently residing in Italy as a student. At the first time I was going to come to Italy, 2 years ago, I had acquired a 1-year valid D-type student Schengen visa from Italian ...
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Do I need a transit visa as a Turkish citizen (with EEA permit) to transit from London Stansted? [duplicate]

I am a Turkish citizen who is studying in Germany (with EEA residence permit & studium visa). I need to attend a conference in Toulouse, France and many of the flights are connected to London. My ...
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What do “RIC” and “RE” on Armenian passport stamps mean?

I'm a Turkish student studying in Armenia and while we were crossing the land border with my Israeli friend, no one else but us got these abbreviations (I guess) written on our passport stamps (and we ...
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Visa to Romania for Turkish passport holder

I have a Turkish passport. Can I get a visa upon arrival at the airport in Romania, or do I need to apply in advance at their Consulate? If I need to apply in advance, can I apply in Abu Dhabi even ...
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How can I get Schengen visa that will be valid for at least 60 days?

For the last couple of years (after Arab Spring and IS), getting s Schengen visa got much harder for those who are Turkish. Last year, I applied for a tourist visa for Germany and was shocked when I ...
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Schengen visa for short stay in Belgium: what type and purpose should I select?

I am applying for 5 days of training in Belgium and for that purpose I need to apply for a Schengen visa. I am confused about two things: Should I apply for a study visa or tourist visa? What should ...
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Do I need to reapply for a DS-160 if I had it before?

I am a Turkish citizen who had an F-1 visa until the Summer of 2016, since I was a student in USA. Now I will need to travel to US for a conference and will apply for a B-1/B-2 visa soon. Do I need ...
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Zurich to Japan and South Korea for three weeks [closed]

I'm planning to travel alone to Japan and South Korea for three weeks (20 June - 12 July, 2015) and I'll depart from Zurich, Switzerland. My main question is about getting to both places, which is a ...
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Do EU residents who are citizen of a non-EU country need a transit visa in London?

I will travel to US for a conference at the end of the April, and I might be using British Airways which has a connecting flight in London. I am working in Spain and have a residence permit (since ...
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Travelling with Swiss Residence Permit -from Turkey to Belgium

Can I travel from Turkey to Belgium with a Swiss residence permit?
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Does a Turk need a transit visa for USA when laying over in New York en route to Canada? [duplicate]

I am citizen of Turkey with a Tourist visa for Canada. My flight is from İstanbul through New York then Toronto. Do I need a US visa for my transit journey? By the way, we are not ESTA member.
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Schengen visa from UK French consulate [closed]

I am going to be in UK for six weeks for research purposes, doing my PhD currently. I have a friend's wedding in France I'd really like to go so need a visa for a couple of days. How hard it is? I ...
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Which cities should I visit in China to feel and live the three kingdoms era? [closed]

I am really interested in the three kingdoms era (Wei, Shu, Wu) in China. Next year in September I wish to go to China for my honeymoon. My primary purpose is to visit the temples dedicated to ...
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Extension of Schengen visa as a student

As a Turkish citizen I will be going to Czech Republic in February as an Erasmus student for a term. Since the visa will be based on the educational term it will probably end around at the end of June....
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What is the customs process after entering Frankfurt International Airport?

For example, I have the Schengen visa issued by the embassy of Germany in Turkey. I've gotten the exit stamps on my Turkish passport and boarded the plane at the Ataturk International Airport in ...
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Can I (Turkish ) travel to Europe with my husband (British) without a Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

I am Turkish and my husband is British. We live in UAE and I have UAE residency. I am planning to travel to France with him. Is it possible to enter France without Schengen visa? ( I already have ...
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UK visit visa: what to specify for monthly income when income varies?

Currently applying for a 2 week visit visa for my Turkish fiance. He works and helps run his family business all year this job is paid cash which my fiance then deposits into his bank on payday and ...
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Is it possible to join someone to help them with the border security process at the airport?

As a Turkish citizen, I have lived in Ireland for over a year now. My wife is planning to visit me before the end of the year. She will board a plane from Turkey, and I will pick her up from the ...
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How do I get an invitation to enter Kosovo?

As a Turkish citizen, I have the right to stay in Kosovo 90 days without a visa. But how do I enter the Kosovo at first? What documents do I need besides passport?
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Do I need a Transit visa for Bulgaria with a Blue Card?

I am a Turkish citizen with a Blue Card living in Berlin and travel from Athens back to Berlin. Flight has a stop in Sofia and I would like to know if I need a transit visa for Bulgaria and I am able ...