How To Apply Sticker Visa & General Information On Travel To Turkey

Yeni Delhi Büyükelçiliği 04.02.2019

Contents

1- Procedure to apply Turkey sticker visa

2- Documents to apply & Crucial Notes

3- FAQ (Visa, Passport, Travel to Turkey or TRNC)


1- HOW TO APPLY STICKER VISA


Kindly be informed that the Embassy shall not give any tracking information of visa application process. Visa handling company’s application center should be contacted.

Please Note: Following general information is for all types of visas (tourist, business, student, internship, research, sports, work, montage etc.)


For group visa application (MICE etc.)

http://yenidelhi.be.mfa.gov.tr/Mission/ShowAnnouncement/361709



To get e-visa (if eligible - tourism & business purposes only) instead of sticker visa, find more information on the page:

http://yenidelhi.be.mfa.gov.tr/Mission/ShowAnnouncement/361514



Turkish Embassy in New Delhi or Consulates in Mumbai and Hyderabad do not accept sticker visa applications directly.

Submitting and collecting of all sticker visa applications should be done via intermediary company (VAC); Gateway Management according to Missions' jurisdiction areas.

Click to next link to see Jurisdiction Areas of Turkish Consular Missions In India & Addresses of Visa Application Centers (Gateway Management) in India and Nepal:

http://yenidelhi.be.mfa.gov.tr/Mission/ShowAnnouncement/361513




Prepare required documents (see below) and take appointment from Visa Application Center.

Call or write to VAC to get information and to take appointment from visa handling company.

India:

022 67866029

Nepal

+97714235510

E-Mail Addresses for Information and Appointment

Delhi: delhi@gateway.com.tr

Mumbai: mumbai@gateway.com.tr

Hyderabad: hyderabad@gateway.com.tr


Visa Fees of 2019

Amounts in INR

SINGLE ENTRY VISA: 4.270,00

MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA: 14.220,00

SINGLE TRANSIT VISA: 4.270,00

DOUBLE TRANSIT VISA: 8.540,00

MONTAGE/ASSEMBLY/INSTALLATION VISA: 4.270,00

WORK VISA FOR ONE YEAR INDIAN PASSPORTS: 4.270,00 (Formerly 14.430,00 According to new regulation balance will be paid by Turkish Employer in Turkey)

WORK VISA FOR ONE YEAR NEPALESE PASSPORTS: 4.270,00 (Formerly 11.150,00 According to new regulation balance will be paid by Turkish Employer in Turkey)


Gateway (VAC) Service Fees

Regular application (if the travel is after 4 or more working days later)

India: 3.560,- INR (exl. taxes)

Nepal: 4.260,- INR (exl. taxes)

VIP (Premium, if there are less than 4 working days to the travel date)

India: 8.810,- INR (exl. taxes)

Nepal: (NA)


After getting your sticker visa:

If there is mistake/error on visa sticker contact the VAC that you first submitted your application. VAC will send the passport to the Embassy for correction. Fees may be asked to be paid again on the basis of the source of the error.

For Indian, Nepalese, Maldivian, Bhutanese nationals' (only tourist and business) visa applications: issue period within India takes minimum 4 working days (Other than Delhi VAC issue period is longer 2-4 days more, For Nepal 10 working days).

During high season issue period time may be increased to additional 5 days to each country's applications. For issue period of other visa types see below points (Section 2-Documents and


Rejected/Refused Passports

Embassy/Consulate reserves the right either change visa type/duration or reject the application without giving any reason/explanation. In any case fee amount/balance is not reimbursable.

Frequent reasons of rejections:

Missing documents

Documents reliability

Non-attested copies instead of originals

False/fake documents

Not cleared from Turkish internal authorities

Not cleared from Embassy’s assessment

Rejected passports holders (after reviewing the application documents and fulfilling the requirements) can always apply again (NO waiting period needed). In this case; all fees should be paid once again.


2- DOCUMENTS TO APPLY ACCORDING TO VISA TYPES, ISSUE PEROIDS, OTHER REMARKS

Embassy may ask for additional documents.

Embassy may call the applicant and invite for an interview.



Tourist Visa

1 : Manually filled visa application form by blue or black pen in capital letters with 1 photograph affixed to it, signed by the applicant.

2 : The original passport should be issued less than 10 years with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond the intended duration of stay in Turkish territory and with at least two full blank pages.

3 : 2 biometric photos with a white background that were taken within the last 6 months, depicting the full face including ears and all hair, clearly and completely visible without shadow, in 2.5inch x 2.5inch size.

4 : Leave letter form employer/ covering letter in personal business letter head (if self-employed) with authorized signatory, name and designation with company seal

5 : Travel insurance (valid for at least duration of the trip in Turkey)

6 : Confirmed reservation of round trip flight ticket

7 : Hotel reservation

8 a) Last 3 months’ bank statement of company (for employer), in original or copies attested by bank

b) Last 3 months’ bank statement of personal, in original or copies attested by bank

9 a) Salary Slips / Certificates of the last three months and Form 16 (for employee)

b) GST (for employer)

10 : If applicant has not enough funds or bank account, financial support letter from the sponsor notarized. (Not applicable for spouses, parents and children)

11 : Minors need consent letter from both parents in all cases (even though minor is travelling with both parents). The consent NOC must be on stamp paper with photos of parents and applicant and notarized.

12 : If the applicant is visiting a Turkish citizen/foreigner residing in Turkey; invitation letter including passport number and full name of the applicant and copy of the identity card and bank account of the inviter.

13 : (If not shown in passport) Marriage Certificate of the Couple issued by the marriage registrar / Affidavit required attested by Notary Public

14 : If Agent is making the application on behalf of the applicant, letter of attorney from every applicant, in original

15Copies of first and last pages of the passport

16 : Tour Itinerary (Optional)

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Business Visa

1 : Manually filled visa application form by blue or black pen in capital letters with 1 photograph affixed to it, signed by the applicant.

2 : The original passport should be issued less than 10 years with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond the intended duration of stay in Turkish territory and with at least two full blank pages.

3 : 2 biometric photos with a white background that were taken within the last 6 months, depicting the full face including ears and all hair, clearly and completely visible without shadow, in 2.5inch x 2.5inch size.

4 : Cover Letter from employer on company letter head with authorized signatory, name and designation with company seal. Also mentioned about the guarantee clause with the expenses of the trip.

5 : Travel insurance (valid for at least duration of the trip in Turkey )

6 : Confirmed reservation of round trip flight ticket

7 : Original invitation letter from Turkey or colour scanned copy with clear information specified the full name and passport number of the applicant.

If applied to Multiple Entry; Turkish Company’s letter should state the long term relation with Indian Company.

8 a) Last 3 months’ bank statement of company (for employer), in original or copies attested by bank

b) Personal bank statement for last 3 months, in original or copies attested by bank

9 a) Salary Slips / Certificates of the last three months and Form 16 (for employee)

b) GST (for employer)

10 : Professional Certificate issued from IFCA (The Indian Federation of Culinary Associations) for Tour Chef

11 : If Agent is making the application on behalf of the applicant, letter of attorney from every applicant, in original

12 : (If not shown in passport) Marriage Certificate of the Couple issued by the marriage registrar / Affidavit required attested by Notary Public

13 : Copies of first and last pages of the passport

14 : Recommendation letter/Registration letter from relevant chamber of commerce. If a copy is submitted it must be attested by Mantralaya or MEA and Notarized. (Optional)

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Student / Research/ Internship / Turkish Language Course (Issue period minimum 30 days. For AIESEC, IAESTE 4 days)

See the separate page for this visa

http://yenidelhi.be.mfa.gov.tr/Mission/ShowAnnouncement/361849

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Medical Visa

1 : Manually filled visa application form by blue or black pen in capital letters with 1 photograph affixed to it, signed by the applicant.

2 : The original passport should be issued less than 10 years with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond the intended duration of stay in Turkish territory and with at least two full blank pages.

3 : 2 biometric photos with a white background that were taken within the last 6 months, depicting the full face including ears and all hair, clearly and completely visible without shadow, in 2.5inch x 2.5inch size.

4 : Personal covering letter from the Donor & Recipient stating the purpose of visit to Turkey including the duration of stay, expenses clause and guarantee clause

5 : Travel insurance (valid for at least duration of the trip in Turkey)

6 : Confirmed reservation of round trip flight ticket

7 : Invitation letter from the respective medical institute in Turkey specified the full name and passport number of the applicant (original or colour copy)

8 : Hotel Reservations

9 : Bank statement for last 3 months with sufficient balance

10 : If Donor or Recipient is a working professional then original leave sanction letter on the company letterhead with authorized name and signatory.

11 : If Self-employed or a Businessman or a Proprietor of a firm then the applicant should give covering letter on firms letterhead and must attach business proof like Company Registration (Attested by Notary & Mantralaya) or Recommendation letter from the relevant Chamber of Commerce.

12 : If Applicant has not enough funds or bank account, financial support letter from the sponsor notarized. (Not applicable for spouses, parents and children)

13 : Letter from the respective Doctor(s) of Donor and Recipient which should mention the medical history of both on respective clinic’s letterhead.

14 : Minors need consent letter from both parents in all cases (even though minor is travelling with both parents). The consent NOC must be on stamp paper with photos of parents and applicant and notarized.

15 : If Agent is making the application on behalf of the applicant, letter of attorney from every applicant, in original

16 : Copies of first and last pages of the passport

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Work Visa (Issue period minimum 30 days)

See the separate page for this visa

http://yenidelhi.be.mfa.gov.tr/Mission/ShowAnnouncement/349369

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Montage / Assembly / Installation Visa

See the separate page for this visa

http://yenidelhi.be.mfa.gov.tr/Mission/ShowAnnouncement/359335

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Visa for Foreigners Residing in India/Nepal (Issue period minimum 30 days)

Prenote for non-citizen visa:

Visit “visa requirements for foreigners” page given below. (On the page scroll down and find your country)

http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa

Also check if your passport is eligible for e-visa.

Foreigners living in India, Nepal, Bhutan or Maldives need to have at least 90 days valid visa or resident/work permit from these countries in order to apply any type of visa to the Turkish Missions in India.

Those visa applications cannot be issued directly by Embassy/Consulate. These applications are subject to the clearance of Turkish internal authorities. Reply (approval or rejection) is received usually in minimum 45 days.

-If passport is needed after application or there occurred any urgent travel during evaluation process period, applicants could always inform Gateway and collect their passport back. After travel, passport could again be submitted to Gateway.

Withdrawing application with passport is also possible.

-Two working days after passport is received by the Embassy, applicant could always collect passport if needed during the evaluation process of the application.

- In case of withdrawal (not temporarily collecting back) of application fee is not refundable.

- Applicants should contact Gateway for either temporarily collecting the passport or withdrawing the whole application.

For tracking current application call VAC that application was submitted to.

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1 : Manually filled visa application form by blue or black pen in capital letters with 1 photograph affixed to it, signed by the applicant.

2 : The original passport should be issued less than 10 years with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond the intended duration of stay in Turkish territory and with at least two full blank pages.

3 : 2 biometric photos with a white background that were taken within the last 6 months, depicting the full face including ears and all hair, clearly and completely visible without shadow, in 2.5inch x 2.5inch size.

4 : Covering letter in personal business letter head (if self-employed) with authorized signatory, name and designation with company seal

5 : Letter from your country’s Consulate guaranteeing visa request

6 : Invitation letter from Turkey, in original (if applicable)

7 : Hotel reservation

8 : Travel insurance (valid for at least duration of the trip in Turkey)

9 : Last 3 months’ bank statement, in original or copies attested by bank (Indian + Foreign)

10 : Rental Agreement (India, Location proof)

11 : FRRO (Foreigner Regional Registration Office), in original (min 90 days)

12 : Business details from your country -Registration

13 : Minors need consent letter from both parents in all cases (even though minor is travelling with both parents). The consent NOC must be on stamp paper with photos of parents and applicant and notarized.

14 : If the applicant is visiting a Turkish citizen/foreigner residing in Turkey; invitation letter including passport number and full name of the applicant and copy of the identity card and bank account of the inviter.

15 : If Agent is making the application on behalf of the applicant, letter of attorney from every applicant, in original.

16 : Copies of first and last pages of the passport

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Seaman’s Visa

1 : Manually filled visa application form by blue or black pen in capital letters with 1 photograph affixed to it, signed by the applicant.

2 : The original passport should be issued less than 10 years with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond the intended duration of stay in Turkish territory and with at least two full blank pages.

3 : 2 biometric photos with a white background that were taken within the last 6 months, depicting the full face including ears and all hair, clearly and completely visible without shadow, in 2.5inch x 2.5inch size.

4 : Covering letter from Indian agent, invitation letter from Turkey or colour scanned copy with clear information specified the full name and passport number of the applicant

5 : Original CDC/Seamen’s book with copy

6 : Employment contract copy, crew list should be signed by the master and itinerary of vessel from the company

7 : The letter should mention identity, position and passport duration of seamen, Vessel owner’s details and Turkish agent details, flag of the vessel, date of entry /departure of ship from Turkey, Seaman’s date of arrival and joining the ship.

8 : If Agent is making the application on behalf of the applicant, letter of attorney from every applicant, in original

9 : Copies of first and last pages of the passport

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Film Shooting Purpose Visa

1 : Manually filled visa application form by blue or black pen in capital letters with 1 photograph affixed to it, signed by the applicant.

2 : The original passport should be issued less than 10 years with a minimum validity of 6 months beyond the intended duration of stay in Turkish territory and with at least two full blank pages.

3 : 2 biometric photos with a white background that were taken within the last 6 months, depicting the full face including ears and all hair, clearly and completely visible without shadow, in 2.5inch x 2.5inch size.

4 : Covering letter with all necessary details along with name list from Indian Film Production House with authorized signatory, name and designation with company seal

5 : Confirmed reservation of round trip flight ticket

6 : Travel insurance (valid for at least duration of the trip in Turkey)

7 : Hotel reservation

8 a) Production House’s bank statement for last 3 months, in original or copies attested by bank

b) Personal bank statement for last 3 months, in original or copies attested by bank

c) Salary slips / Certificates of the last 3 months and Form 16 (for employee)

9 : Production House registration certificate (copy)

10 : Approval/ Permission to shoot in Turkey from Turkish Ministry

11 : Turkish Production House’s covering letter mentioning all the necessary details with the name list, expense clause, etc.

12 : Crew details: Designation, Crew contract, Crew ID copy and equipment list

13 : Minors need consent letter from both parents in all cases (even though minor is travelling with both parents). The consent NOC must be on stamp paper with photos of parents and applicant and notarized.

14 : If Agent is making the application on behalf of the applicant, letter of attorney from every applicant, in original

15 : Copies of first and last pages of the passport


3- FAQ (Visa, Passport, Travel to Turkey or TRNC)

The length of stay provided by visa or visa exemption cannot exceed 90 days within each 180 days. The regulation of 90 days of stay within the last 180 days is binding for all foreigners that will travel to Turkey.

The length of stay provided by visa or visa exemption cannot exceed 90 days within each 180 days. The regulation of 90 days of stay within the last 180 days is binding for all foreigners that will travel to Turkey.

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Visa regulations (documents and issue period) are not flexible. All criteria should be met.

Embassy is not collecting missing documents after application is submitted.

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Visa application can be submitted to the VAC earliest 6 months before the travel date.

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If travelling to Turkey involves both business and tourism you should apply for business visa.

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E-visa and sticker visa are not refundable. Unused e-visa or sticker visas cannot be renewed or extended, new application should be conducted and paid for.

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Passport Validity Periods

- Diplomatic, official and special passport holders are advised to have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months as from the date of arrival in Turkey.

- Ordinary (tourist purpose) passports should be valid for additional 6 months beyond the duration of visit.

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Either pages are finished or expiry date is passed visas on cancelled passports cannot be used. Visas are not transferrable between old and new passports. New application should be conducted

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To enter TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) via Turkey, Turkish sticker visa (special for TRNC) issued by Turkish Embassy/Consulate is required. Just standard visa application documents are required.

Check also below site if you need to apply for another visa from TRNC Representative Office to enter TRNC

http://mfa.gov.ct.tr/consular-info/visa-regulations/

You may travel to TRNC also with Turkey e-visa.

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For transit passengers: If you will not leave the international transit area at the airport you are not required to have transit visa.

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- Any nationals who shall reside, work or study in Turkey, should register themselves at the nearest local police department upon their arrival in Turkey, regardless of the validity of their visa.

- Persons from any nationals who have valid Turkish resident or work permit do not need visa to enter Turkey in validity period of said permits. At arrival, they should submit their Turkish permits along with passport.

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Tourist guide and information about your trip to Turkey

https://hometurkey.com/en

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Visa and Consular Homepage

Monday - Friday

9:30 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 17:30

- Consular&Visa: consulate.newdelhi@mfa.gov.tr - Transportation note: The Embassy is at the same cross road with Rail Museum.
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