• Applicants residing in Lahore are hereby informed that their Visa Applications can ONLY be submitted in our Lahore Visa Application Centre

  • Applicants are advised to carry any recent utility bill and a form of ID confirming their residential address.

  • In this case you can attach your Offer Letter or an email from official email address with the application.

  • The issuing of the free of charge single transit visa with 7 days stay in Turkey to Pakistani nationals who are travelling with Turkish Airlines to KSA on condition that they have a valid visa of KSA and are not banned/objectionable for entry Turkey is continuing.

  • You can use the facility in both ways i.e. while going or coming back.

  • No, you can only use your Transit Visa once during your entire visit.

  • Yes, you can avail the service of Travel Health Insurance from the insurance desk inside Gateway Visa Application Centre.

  • No, there isn’t any requirement of the interview for Turkish Visa.

  • Your passport should be more than 6 months valid if you want to apply for Turkish Visa

  • When you arrive at the Gateway office you will collect a token, wait until your token is called to make your application at the submission counter.

  • Application processing time will be 15 calendar days for Islamabad Embassy and 17 calendar days fo Karachi Consulate from the date of submission of application. In some cases, the visa procedure may take 3-4 weeks. Therefore, we strongly advise you to apply at least 4 weeks before the departure date.

  • Embassy/Consulate General and Gateway are not liable to provide any information through call or email for visa status.

  • Gateway will contact the applicant once the passports are received after processing and are ready for collection. 

  • Turkey Visa Application Center is the sole institution officially authorized to receive visa applications for Turkey in Saudi Arabia.

  • 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.

  • Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Turkey up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. 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 Turkey.

  • You can apply for your visa at 12 Gateway Visa Application Centers located in Pakistan.   Click here to see the Visa Application Centers serving in Pakistan.

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

  • 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 single- or multi-entry if approved by Consulate/Embassy.

  • 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.

  • In Pakistan, you can apply without appointment at our 12 Turkey Visa Application Centers located at (Islamabad, Karachi (2 centers), Lahore, Sialkot, Multan, Quetta, Sukkur, Peshawar, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Gujranwala).  To apply for the visa, you can also schedule an appointment at our Call Center. Please click  for our contact details.

  • You can schedule your appointment only by calling our call Center at  0092-51-8439346 or e-mail to our e-mail address at pakistan@gateway.com.tr 

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

  • No. Visa applications must be made in person.

  • 09:00 – 16:00 From Monday to Friday. 

  • Please click here for contact details of our offices in Pakistan.

  • 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.

  • You can apply again after 3 months following the rejection of your application by Embassy/Consulate.

  • Depended child is traveling with one parent then affidavit on notary paper from other parent is must along with parent’s contact details. And similarly, if child is travelling with relatives then affidavit from both parents is required. (Additionally, if parents are separated then affidavit and separation certificate is required or if one parent has expired the death certificate is required.)

  • Some applications are subject to a special permission. It is a procedure where the visa is given upon electronical permission granted by Ministry of Interior to those who are banned to visit Turkey, applications of some foreign citizens, and some visa types such as education visa.

  • If you are subject to "special permission" We would like to remind you that your documents must be sufficient and detailed so you can obtain the visa you have applied for.   After you made your application to the Turkey Visa Application Center, along with documents, which vary depending on the visa type you applied for, you will be called for interview if required. Your documents will be sent to Ankara in the electronic environment, and then you will wait for the answer.  The decision sent by Ankara will be notified by Embassy/Consulate to you as applicant.  Therefore, make sure that the phone number you provided during application is correct.

  • If you are banned to visit Turkey, it is important that your documents are sufficient to enable you obtain relevant visa. It would be beneficial for you if you submit notarized invitation, title deed, etc. additional documents from Turkey.  Applicants you are banned to visit Turkey is subject to special permission, so it will take 1-3 months before the visa decision is made on your application.  For further information, please send an e-mail to pakistan@gateway.com.tr

  • You are not required to obtain visa if you travel by airplane and will not go outside the transit zone. In all other situations, however, you are required to obtain visa.

  • You can take out your Travel Health Insurance at all our Turkey Visa Application Centers.

  • You can receive your passport back by personally visiting Turkey Visa Application Center by submitting the payment voucher that was given to you and your ID Document.

  • If another person will receive your passport back on behalf of you; then said person must visit Visa Application Center in person and submit the payment voucher given to you, the original power of attorney issued by you to said person, and the original and a copy of his/her ID Document. 

  • The payment voucher that was given to you by our Turkey Visa Application Center after your application completed, and the original of your national ID Document.

  • Please click here for details about the passport return hours at our Turkey Visa Application Center.

  • Please click here to learn the proper biometric photograph properties for visa.

  • Additional Services you benefited from Turkey Visa Application Center are optional, and therefore it will not affect your visa application, either positive or negative, by any means.

  • Applicants can benefit from our Premium Lounge Service at our offices for their Turkey visa applications. Your application process will be concluded in the fastest manner at our office that is specially prepared for you.  Please kindly note that your choosing of our premium lounge service will not have an impact on the decision of Embassy/Consulate and the period required for conclusion of your application.

  • No. To visit Turkey via land, you are required to obtain "Sticker Visa" at our Turkey Visa Application Centers.

  • After receiving your passport back, the points that you have to check in your visa:
     

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