• Preliminary Türkiye Visa Application Center is the sole institution officially authorized to receive visa applications for Türkiye in Kuwait. 

  • No. Preliminary Turkish 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 Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Center have no positive or negative impact on the visa decision. If you encountered the claim that employees of Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Center you claim to have an influence on the visa decision, then please notify it to authorized officers of Turkish Visa Application Center..

  • Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Türkiye up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Türkiye. Ordinary passport holders with a valid Schengen, USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month single entry e-Visas via the website www.evisa.gov.tr. If you are a citizen of another country, please click here to learn if you are needed to receive visa for Türkiye.

  • No. You can only make your visa applications at Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Centers , which is the sole authorized body.

  • A Türkiye visa affixed on the passport, by means of which you can travel via aircrafts and land vehicles, for which you can apply at Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Centers , with long-term and single- or multi-entry if approved by Consulate/Embassy.

  • A single-use Türkiye 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.

  • Unless there is a case of urgency applicant cannot apply without an appointment

  • You can schedule your appointment only by calling our call Center or Email us On: 

  • No. You must personally submit your visa application at Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Centers.

  • For our Visa Application Center working hours please click the link below.

  • For our contact details in Kuwait please apply for the link below. 

  • Please click the link below for address details and directions. 

  • To make your visa application, first you need to know the type of your visa. Please click here to inquire your visa type and relevant documents.

  • No, the Turkish Embassy in Kuwait does not accept visa application with missing documentation. 

  • Your passport should be more than 6 months valid if you want to apply for Turkish Visa. If you have less than 6 months remaining, we recommend that you re-new your passport before your application.

    Certain Countries Passports such as Syria, Pakistan validity need to be at least for one year. For further information you may contact our call center on:

  • Kuwait nationals are exempt from a visa fee however for foreign national’s visa fees may differ according to type of visa and the number of times a visa has been sustained. Service fees is an additional charge that must be paid to the Visa Application Center and the fee is 15KWD per application. The service fees may differ according to the duration of your travel health insurance and other additional services you may use during your application. For detailed information about our fees please click the link. 

  • Depended children that are traveling with one parent then an affidavit that is notarized from other parent is requested along with parent’s contact details. And similarly, if child is travelling with relatives then affidavit from both parents are required. (Additionally, if parents are separated then affidavit and separation certificate is required or if one parent is dead the death certificate is required.)

  • Certain applicants need a special permit. Individuals who are forbidden entry into Türkiye, applicants of certain foreigners, persons who want to apply for a residency permit from Türkiye etc. These types of applications are requested for a special permit and after applications are made, approval from Ankara shall be granted. We would like to remind you that these types of applications usually take from 15 days up to 1 month to be processed. You may contact our call center for further clarification and information. 

  • We recommend that applicants who are required a special permit to provide detailed and strong documentation. After applying for a visa through our preliminary application center you will be invited for an interview at the Consulate or Embassy. Your application will be sent electronically to Ankara. According to the decision the representatives makes in Ankara, your visa result will be declared to you during your interview at the consulate.

    We recommend that applicants who are required a special permit to provide detailed and strong documentation. An invitation letter notarized from Türkiye, documentation proving employment status, ownership of properties (if available,) bank account details etc. are required to be presented. Applicants who are forbidden entry are requested a special permit to entry hence the application can take from 15 days up to 1 month to be processed. For further clarification and detailed information, you may contact our call center agents on +965 220 62 100

  • The processing time of your application shall differ according to the volume of work the Embassy/Consulate has during that time period. Occasionally the processing times could be delayed, hence it is advisable for the applicant to apply 90 days prior to their travel date. Application process usually takes around 15 working days under regular circumstances. 

  • After the Embassy/Consulate reviews your application file, they may decide for an interview. In the event of a interview request, the date and time of the interview shall be informed directly to the applicant via our staff in our preliminary application center. 

  • You may obtain a Travel Health Insurance from all our Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Center. We kindly would like to remind applicants that Travel Health Insurance obtained from elsewhere shall not be accepted for the visa application.

  • After providing a statement declaring request of withdrawal if the Consulate/Embassy approves cancelation may be processed. Applications may take up to a couple of days. We kindly would like to remind applicants that refunds are not processed for cancellations. 

  • Please click the link below for further information.

  • In the event of traveling with aircraft, and not leaving the transit area the applicant does not need to obtain a visa. If there shall be a short stay in Türkiye, or the return shall also be done over Türkiye, you may need to obtain a transit visa. We recommend you examine our information and documentation section on transit visa or call our call center team for further information.

  • After the application has been made, the file will be sent to the Embassy/Consulate, and once processed applicant’s passport will return to our preliminary visa application center. 

    In every stage during the application process, and as soon as the passport reaches Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Center an information text message will be shared with the applicant. 

    Additionally, the application may be tracked from our webpage, section that states follow your application enter link by using your passport number or via calling our call center team on 0096522062100.

  • You may receive your passport from our visa application center alongside your ID and payment receipt that has been provided during your application. 

  • Only first-degree relatives may pick up your passport. (For instance, mother, father, siblings or children), they can pick up your passport using the payment invoice that has been given during your application alongside your ID proving your relationship. Apart from this exception no other third party may collect your passport.

  • You need your national Identity Card and the proof of payment receipt issued by our Preliminary Turkish visa application center in order to collect your passport. 

  • Please click the link below for Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Center passport delivery times. 

  • No, this service is not currently available in the Kuwait.

  • Please click the link below, to check the required details for a biometric photo for your visa application.

  • Currently our Kuwait offices provide this service our agents shall assist, please inquire in our centers.

  • You may receive the following services at the Preliminary Turkish Visa Application Center: Photocopying, photograph, travel health insurance, biometric photograph and Premium Lounge Services. These additional services shall ease your application process.

  • Additional services could be used upon request and are not compulsory, the usage of these services shall not affect your application in a positive or negative manner. 

  • Türkiye Visa applicants may utilize Premium Lounge Services in our application centers.

    Your visa process shall proceed in a very quick manner in our specially designed offices for you, alongside treats that shall be served. We would kindly like to note that utilizing our premium lounge services will not have an effect in the Embassy/Consulates decision in regards of your visa application process.

  • No, an Electronic visa is a single-entry visa type valid for only 30 days and can only be utilized during travel with aircraft.
    To travel through highway to Türkiye you need to apply for a sticker visa from our application centers. 

  • We will provide this service soon. 

  • After receiving your passport back, the