Employment Visa

Required Documentation for Employment Visa:   

Applicants who hold their residency permits in United Arab Emirates: Dubai/Sharjah/Ras Al Khaimah/ Ajman / Umm Al-Quwain/ Fujairah can make their visa application in our Dubai Application Center. 

Applicants who hold their residency permits in United Arab Emirates: Al Ain/Abu Dhabi/ make their visa application in our Abu Dhabi Application Center. 

Applicants who are applying for a visa from our Dubai office may apply 60 days prior at maximum prior to their travel date. Applicants who are applying for a visa from our Abu Dhabi office may apply 45 days prior at maximum prior to their travel date. 

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.)    Visa Application Form:

  • All areas must be complete. For further information you may visit our application form section on our web page. 

2.)    Passport:

  • The original of the passport which is at least valid for 14 months starting by the arrival date in Turkey and has at least two empty pages. Copies of previously sustained visas must be sustained. 

3.)    Biometric Photograph:

  • 2 biometric photographs, a size of 5X6CM, with white background, shot in the last 6 months.  

4.)    Valid Residency Permit:

  • İn 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 residency permit, visa and Emirates ID Copy.

5.)    Travel Documentation:

  • The documentation foreseen for transport as means of proof, this could be (one-way flight tickets and if shall arrive with car legal documentation of the related car, license of driver, insurance documentation. During applicant’s visa procedures it is recommended not to purchase travel documentation and only provide reservations.)

6.)    Criminal Record:

  • An up to date Criminal Record must be sustained from the authorities of United Arab Emirates. 

7.)    Company Documentation in Turkey for Working Permit:

  • An Employment contract signed by owner of the company in Turkey and applicant, must be signed and stamped. Document must be presented in Turkish.
  • Tax Chart of the company, Trade Gazette, Signature Circulars, Operating Certificate of the Company. 

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 and a documentation proving the applicant will return to his/her country and contact details including a name surname signature and official stamp.) 

If a Company Owner: 

  • Company Registration Documentation (The originals.)
    If available bank statements for the previous 3 months, signed and stamped.   The last date of transaction must not be older than 10 days. 

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: 

  • Bank account summary for the last 3 months, must be signed and stamped. Last date of transaction must be 10 days old at latest. 
  • If any, the documents related to the properties owned by applicant (title deed, license, etc.)
  • If any, bank account summaries of a bank in Turkey or documents related to the properties. 

10.)    Accommodation Documentation in United Arab Emirates: 

  • İf available a rent contract or proof of ownership of the accommodation.
  • İf shared documentation, a letter indicating the situation.

11.)    Additional Documentation:

  • If applicant previously resided in Turkey, relevant residence document or work permit
  • If applicant previously resided in a country other than Turkey, relevant residence document.
  • If any, previously received Turkey visa. 
  • If any, current or previously received Schengen / USA / UK visa, 
  • Applicants with dual citizenship are required to submit documents related to 2nd citizenship.