Cultural-Scientific-Sport Visa

Applicants with residence visa issued by the Emirates of Dubai / Sharjah / Ras Al Khaimah / Ajman / Umm Al-Quwain/ Fujairah would need to submit their applications at the Visa Application Centre in Dubai while those issued by Al Ain and Abu Dhabi will have to submit their application at the Visa Application Centre in Abu Dhabi.

Applicants who are applying at the Türkiye visa application center in Abu Dhabi and Dubai can apply maximum 60 days in advance.
It is compulsory for all documentation to be in English or Turkish. Documentation that is any other language should be translated prior to the visa application.

1.)    Passport:
 The original of the passport which is at least valid for 6 months starting by the arrival date in Türkiye and has at least two empty pages. Copies of previously issued visas must be sustained. 

2.)    Biometric Photograph:
2 biometric photographs, a size of 5X6CM, with white background, shot in the last 6 months. 
It should be in sharp focus and clean.
The photograph must show you looking directly at the camera.
It is to be taken without headgear.
It should be without hat/cap and without spectacles.

3.)     Valid Resident Permit:
In order to apply in United Arab Emirates, starting from the date of application, applicant must have a valid resident permit for at least 6 months. 
Photocopy of resident permit, visa and Emirates ID Copy.

4.)    Travel Documentation: 
Round trip flight pre-reservation. (It is highly recommended that you do not confirm the flight ticket before the visa is issued).

5.)    Accommodation Documentation: 
Hotel reservation (It is highly recommended that you do not confirm the hotel reservation before the visa is issued).
 If any, title deed in Türkiye or rent agreement.

6.)     Travel Health Insurance: 
Travel Health Insurance valid for the duration of the visa or copy of the insurance card and policy certificate indicating the area of coverage in Türkiye. We provide travel health insurance services in our offices.

7.)     Documents Regarding Programme:
An invitation from the Organization stating the following details: applicant’s information, reason for attendance, programs detailsn and duration. 
 Document proving that the payments necessary for the program have been made (for programs with scholarship; a document regarding the scholarship is required).
Accommodation details of where the applicant shall stay. 

8.)     Employment Documentation of The Applicant

If an Employee: 
A original guarantee letter from the related company (Company owner or a responsible individual must indicate the position of the applicant, start date of employment, the dates that has vacation approved from work,  salary details with payrolls for the last 3 months and a documentation proving the applicant will return to his/her country and contact details including a name surname with original-wet signature and official stamp.) 

If a Company Owner: 
 A letter in the company letter head mentioning exact purpose, travel dates, and a documentation proving the applicant will return to his/her country and financial undertaking with original signed and stamped.
Company’s trade license 
Company’s bank account statement showing transactions for the last 3 months (with original stamp).

If Retired: 
The original retirement documentation and a documentation proving the amount of last pension received.  

If Another person is Sponsoring Applicant:
Above mentioned documentation of sponsor.

9.) Financial Standing Documentation of The Applicant: 
Personal bank account summary for the last 3 months, must be original signed and stamped. Last date of transaction must be 10 days old at latest. Please note that it is a must to submit your bank account with a sufficient amount for your travel.
If any, the documents related to the properties owned by applicant (title deed, license, etc.)
If any, bank account summaries of a bank in Türkiye or documents related to the properties.  

10.) Accommodation Documentation in United Arab Emirates: 
 If any tenancy contract or title deed.
 If it is shared accommodation, a letter indicating the situation.

11.) Additional Documentation:
 If applicant previously resident in Türkiye, relevant residence document or work permit.
 If applicant previously resident in a country other than Türkiye, relevant residence document.
 If any, previously issued Türkiye visa.
 If any, current or previously issued Schengen / USA / UK visa.
Applicants with dual citizenship are required to submit documents related to 2nd citizenship. 

12.) Documentation Required for Minors: 
Besides above-listed documents, the following documents must also be submitted for minor applicants.
 If he/she alone makes application, a notarized letter of consent signed by both parents must be submitted and passport & UAE residence visa copy.
 If only one parent accompanies the child, the consent letter of the parent who will remain in the country and passport & UAE residence visa copy (The letter should also contain an approval for the acquisition of a residence permit if their stay surpasses the duration provided with the visa).
 If application is not made jointly with child, then said letter of consent must be submitted with passport & UAE residence visa copy.
In case of divorce, both parents must each submit letter of consent.
If one of the parents is demised, then the death certificate of demised parent must be submitted.
Please click to view an example of a sponsoring documentation for spouses.
Please click to view an example for of Power of Attorney document and for a children’s sponsoring  letter document for children. 

13) Additional Documentation for Group Travels 
 The details of travel documented by the company who is organizing the travel, 
A declaration of statement by every individual shall be given indicating they shall return to their country, (signed and stamped.)