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Questions tagged [turkish-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with Turkish passports.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Schengen overstay penalty / effect on next Schengen visit?

I have been visiting Denmark with my C type tourist visa which was valid from 21.09.2014-21.03.2015 multiple entry and duration of stay 90 days. I didn't know about the 90/180 day rule so without ...
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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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Am I an EU/EAA passenger? Ryanair

I am Turkish but I live in Sweden and I own a permanent residence there. Passport is Turkish and all but I have an ID (local ID just for Sweden) and the residence card. So do I have to check in at the ...
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Traveling in Schengen area before going to the country that my type D visa is for

I will have the Type D (National) Visa for Poland in few weeks. (I will be a student in a university) All other questions are about to go to the Schengen area after they visited the country which ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Do Turkish citizens need a visa to come to the UK for one day?

I may need to go to the UK for a day. I live in Turkey and I am a Turkish citizen. Do I need a visa to come to the UK for only one day?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I extend a tourist visa in India?

I'm a Turkish girl from Istanbul. I'm planning a six-month trip to India in December and I've heard that getting a six-month visa is not easy from my country. If I can only get 3 months instead of 6 ...
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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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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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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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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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Schengen Area Transit [duplicate]

I will be flying to Istanbul from Miami and I have a connection flight in Copenhagen. The flight from Miami to Copenhagen and Copenhagen to Istanbul are not operated by the same airline so I have to ...
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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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My boyfriend is Turkish citizen but has a green card. Does he need a visa to visit me in Spain? [closed]

My boyfriend is Turkish citizen but has a green card. Does he need a visa to visit me in Spain? I read in a website that is not necessary, but in other places yes I'm confused, can someone help me ...
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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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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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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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Length of stay in the Schengen area with a Turkish “special passport” [duplicate]

I have a Turkish “special passport” which exempts me from the requirement to hold a visa for the Schengen area. My arrival date is: 13 June 2015, 11.00am My departure date is: 10 September 2015, 11....
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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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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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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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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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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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My boyfriend is Turkish citizen but has a green card. Does he need a visa to visit me in the UK?

My boyfriend is Turkish citizen but he has a green card as his mother is a teacher. Does he need a visa to visit me in the UK?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Travel without residence permit in schengen zone [duplicate]

I live in Poland. I am a citizen of Turkey, so I am a non-EU citizen. Few days ago i lost my residence card and in 7-8 days i will go to Italy for a nice trip. I know it's a domestic flight from ...
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Applying UK Citizenship from Northern Cyprus [closed]

I have double citizenship from Turkey and Northern Cyprus. I know that getting UK visa from NC is very easy, and I also heard of many cypriots became UK citizen. I really consider applying for myself ...