Official passport holder

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.

Who can apply for E-visa

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

Following titles are working for sticker visa application.

Application process timing:

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

Travel date and period of insurance and booking:

The Embassy/Consulate takes into account the travel dates on the application form, the travel dates on flight booking and the validity of the travel insurance to determine” the validity” and “the duration of stay” of the visa to be issued. The "validity period" and the "duration stay" cannot be changed/extended after a visa is delivered.

Travel Details Form:

Applicants are required to fill out the “Travel Details Form” outlining the details of their travel history over the past 5 years. The completed form must be attached to the Visa Application. You can get and fill at Gateway Office.

Permit of document verification:

This letter is shown that your permit to make vericition of docs are given during applying for Turkey Visa. It should be filled and signed by the applicant. This process is including verifying the existence and authenticity of following documents are finance, work, Chamber of Commerce, universty/school documents and, if needed necessary, ID card and other docs.



The Embassy/Consulate is not obligated to explain the reason for visa refusal. In case of refusal, the applicant may re-apply after 3 months.


Visa Service Charge non-refundable.

Fake Documents:

Submission of fake documents constitutes a crime according to the Turkish legislation.

Is there absolute guarantee to enter Turkey after visa is issued?

Issuance of visa does not provide an absolute right to entre Turkey: In accordance with Foreigners and International Protection Act no. 6458, Article 11/3.

Professional Certificate:

Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) certificate copy for doctors, Bar Letter for lawyers, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) certificate copy for engineers, Valid Tourism License copy for the Travel Agency owners and their employees must be attached with the Visa application.

Travel Health Insurance Certificate:

In accordance with Foreigners and International Protection Act no. 6458, Article15/E, all foreigners wishing to apply for Turkish Visa shall submit a ‘Travel Health Insurance Certificate’ covering the duration of their stay in Turkey and as well as repatriation cost.

The Turkish Embassy / Consulate reserves the right to request additional documents.

Personal appearance:

For Individual applicants’ personal appearance is must, during applying.

Group Appointment :

Company’s Travel desk should contact Gateway Karachi Visa Application Centre for appointment.

  • Visa request letter is going to be written on Company letterhead   
  • Members of name of group is going to be written on company letterhead (should be stamped and signed by authority of company)
  • Profile of company
  • Date of tour to Turkey and information of travel agency.
  • Chamber of Commerce register, NTN and FPR tax docs.

Email : ( For Group Appointments only )