1. I would like to visit Turkey, where can I find information about visa and application requirements?
You may find lots of information from the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Please click here. Also for further information please click here
What is Turkey Visa Application Center?
Turkey Visa Application Center is the sole institution officially authorized to receive visa applications for Turkey in India
Is Visa decision given by Turkey Visa Application Center?
No. Turkey Visa Application Center is only obliged to forward the applications to Embassy/Consulate and the visa decision is only given by Embassy/Consulate. Employees of Turkey Visa Application Center have no positive or negative impact on the visa decision. If you encountered the claim that employees of Turkey Visa Application Center have an effect on the visa decision, then please notify it to authorized officers of Turkey Visa Application Center.
Do I need visa for Turkey?
Please click here to inquire if you are needed to receive visa for Turkey.
In which offices can I make my visa applications?
You can apply to the Turkey Visa Application Centres in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Goa, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Nepal/ Kathmandu, Pondicherry, Pune and Trivandrum.. Please click here for more information..
Can I make my visa applications at Consulate/Embassy?
No. You can only make your visa applications at Turkey Visa Application centers, which is the sole authorized body.
Is there any separation between jurisdictions?
Please note the Turkish Embassy in New Delhi, Consulate General of Turkey in Mumbai and the Consulate General of Turkey in Hyderabad will only accept applications as per the jurisdiction below:
Turkish Embassy in New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Chandigarh, Delhi, Nepal, Maldives.
Consulate General of Turkey in Mumbai: Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar, Lakshadweep Islands.
Consulate General of Turkey in Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Orissa and Chhattisgarh.
When should I apply ?
Your departure date must be more than 4 working days for Delhi. If it is less than 4 working days, you can just apply under premium lounge Service in Delhi and Gurgaon. For Mumbai, your departure date must be more than 10 working days. For Hyderabad your departure date must be more than 9 working days. Please click here for more information and appointment.
Can I apply without an appointment?
If you want to apply from Delhi, Gurgaon and Kolkata, you need to book an appointment. Also, for Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai and Cochin You need to book an appointment. However, If you would like to apply from other visa application centres you do not need an appointment. You can book an appointment at our call centre. Please click here for contact information.
How can I book an appointment?
You can only book an appointment by calling our call center or You can send an e-mail to customer care. Please click here for contact information.
Can I send my documents via cargo for application?
No. You must personally submit your visa application at Turkey Visa Application Centers.
Can someone apply on behalf of me?
No. Visa applications must be made in person.
What are your open hours?
Please click here for details about visa application hours.
Can I get the contact information of Turkey Visa Application Centre office?
Please click here for contact details of our all offices.
What are the open addresses for the Turkey Visa Application Center offices?
Please click here for contact details of our all offices.
Where can I get detailed information about the documents required for visa application?
In order to apply for a visa, you need to know the required visa type. Please click here to find out about the visa types and required documents.
Can I apply with missing documents?
Instructions have been given in detail on our web in relation to the required documentation for specific visa types. If you have a missing document, we cannot accept your application.
What is the minimum period of validity of my passport to be able to apply?
To be able to apply for a visa to Turkey, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your return date. If the validity is less than 6 months, we recommend you apply after your passport is renewed. Also, your passport must have at least 2 empty pages.
What is "Sticker Visa"?
A Turkey visa affixed on the passport, by means of which you can travel via aircrafts and land vehicles, for which you can apply at Turkey Visa Application Centers, with long-term and multi-entry if approved by Consulate/Embassy.
How much do I have to pay to Turkey Visa Application Center?
Please click here to find about the visa fees, service fees and additional service fees.
How can minor applicants (under 18) make application?
Minors need consent letter from both parents in all cases (eventhough minor is travelling with both parents). The consent NOC must be on stamp paper with photos of parents and applicant and notarized. Also, for Mumbai, Minor need original parents’ passport eventhough minor is travelling with both parents.
How long does the visa process last?
1. New Delhi- minimum 4 working days.
2. Chandigarh- minimum 6 working days.
3. Jaipur- minimum 6 working days.
4. Jalandhar- minimum 6 working days
5. Gurgaon- minimum 6 working days.
6. Kolkata- minimum 6 working days.
7. Kathmandu- minimum 8 working days.
1. Mumbai- minimum 10 working days.
2. Ahmedabad- minimum 12 working days.
3. Pune- minimum 12 working days.
4. Goa- minimum 12 working days.
5. Bengaluru- minimum 12 working days.
6. Cochin- minimum 12 working days.
7. Trivandrum- minimum 12 working days.
8. Chennai- minimum 12 working days.
1. Hyderabad - minimum 9 working days
I am a foreign citizen resident in India. How much is the visa fee and how / where can I pay the visa fee?
Single Entry Visa Fee is 4280 INR, Multiple Entry Fee is 13550 INR. You can pay for your visa fees at the Gateway Turkey Visa Application centre. For Nepalese national applying in Nepal, Visa fee should be paid at Standard Chartered Bank, Jawalakhel Branch for detailed information please visit visa fees page.
I will be traveling through Turkey to another country. Do I need a visa to Turkey?
If you go by airway and do not leave the transit zone, you do not need to obtain a visa. However, in all other cases you need to obtain a visa.
How can I get a Travel Health Insurance?
You can get your travel health insurance from all Turkey Visa Application Centers. We would like to remind you that insurances made from any other institutions are not accepted for application.
Premium Lounge Servisi ne anlama gelmekte?
Premium Lounge hizmeti bir ek hizmet olup başvurunuzu randevusuz yapıp sonucunuzu daha hızlı almanızı sağlamakta. Eğer saat 15:00(03:00 pm)’a kadar başvurunuzu Premium Lounge hizmeti ile yaparsanız pasaportunuz aynı gün içinde Elçiliğe/Konsolosluğa gönderilecektir. Eğer başvurunuzu Saat 15:00’dan sonra yaparsanız başvurunuz sonraki günün sabahında Elçiliğe gönderilecektir. Bu servis şuan için sadece Yeni Delhi, Gurgaon ve Mumbai’de yapılmaktadır. Yeni Delhi ve Guragoan merkezlerine yapacağınız başvurularınızda seyahat tarihinize 4 iş gününde az bir süre varsa sadece Premium Lounge servisi ile başvuru yapabilirsiniz. Daha fazla bilgi için lütfen buraya tıklayınız
How can I follow up after I apply for a visa?
Click here to track your application. If you want you can use our SMS Service (200 INR) in the submission time ( for all the steps like sending your passport to the Embassy / Consulate, return of your passport to Turkey Visa Application Centre after the process is completed and so on. Also, you can follow your application by calling our call centre (Call Centre Number : 022 67866029 for Nepal/ Kathmandu: +97714235510)
Can I cancel my application?
When you submit with the petition with original signature stating that you withdraw your application along with your identity card to Turkey Visa Application Center; after Embassy / Consulate confirms it, you can cancel your application. We would like to remind you that the cancellation process may take a few days.
How can I follow up after I apply for a visa?
You will receive update e-mails regarding your visa application status. However, If you would like you may use our SMS Service (200 INR).There are multiple texts which are included in this package that will keep you up-to-date on the status of your application at different stages – without you having to come to the Visa Application Centre, checking online from our website or calling our call centre. (Call Centre Number: 022 67866029 for Nepal/ Kathmandu: +97714235510)
How can collect my passport?
Along with your identity card and payment receipt given to you, you can collect your passport from Turkey Visa Application Centres. If you would like to you can use our additional service- Hold At Location. For example; If you have applied from our Delhi office and are residing in Kolkata, you can benefit from our hold at location service to our Kolkata office for your passport in return for 450 INR and you can collect your passport from our Kolkata office.
What documents are required to get my passport back?
After you make your application, you are required to submit the payment receipt given by Turkey Visa Application Center and your original national identity card.
What are the passport delivery hours?
Click here for detailed information about passport delivery hours of Turkey Visa Application Centers.
Can I take a biometric- photograph in Turkey Visa Application Centre?
Yes. We provide photo service in all our offices.
What is the appropriate photo for a visa application?
You need 2 biometric photos (with a white background, taken in the last 6 months, with the face clearly visible, in 2.5inch x 2.5inch size).
Can I get photocopy service in Turkey Visa Application Centre?
Yes. We provide photocopying services at all our offices.
What additional services can use in Turkey Visa Application Centre?
Turkey Visa Application Centres provide additional services such as photocopy, photograph, premium lounge, Courier, SMS and Hold at Location, Courier Insurance and Travel Insurance to offer you convenience.
Do the additional services in Turkey Visa Application Centre affect my visa application?
The additional services offered by Turkey Visa Application Centres are optional and they do not affect your application positively or negatively.
What does premium lounge service mean?
Premium lounge service is an additional service and your issue period is less with this service. If you apply until 3 o’clock, your passport will be forward in the same day to embassy. If you apply after 3 o’clock, your application will be forward next day in the morning. This service is just available for Delhi and Gurgaon offices. Your departure date is less than 4 working days, you can just apply under premium lounge Service in Delhi and Gurgaon. Please click here for more information about our premium lounge service
What are the points I should check after I have received my passport?
After receiving your passport, you need to check the followings in your visa:
What is "Electronic Visa" (C1)?
A single-use Turkey visa which is not affixed on the passport, for 30 days valid for 6 months, by means of which you can only travel via aircrafts.