Turkey Visa – How To Apply For A Turkish Visa

TURKEY VISAAre you and your family going to Turkey? If so, you will need to obtain a Turkey visa for tourism, business and official purposes. Official visas will be a single entry visa, while business and tourism visas will be multiple entry visas. Also, you should make sure that your passport is up to date and in order before your trip to Turkey. Your passport should have a minimum of 6 months validity when traveling to Turkey to avoid any issues. As of current, Turkey requires travelers to have a passport that is valid for a minimum of 2 months after their visa expires. In addition, your passport should have a minimum of (2) blank visa pages when your travel to Turkey. A transit visa may be required as well when connecting flights in another country. Some countries will require travelers to provide a transit visa when they are connecting flights in that country, be sure to double check the specifics of your flight.

For business and tourism visas, all travelers must obtain their passports electronically before they depart their countries of residence. Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs no longer provide visas upon arrival to any foreign traveler.

To obtain an official visa, your documents should include a Turkey visa application form, an original, signed United States passport, (1) approved passport photograph, and a State Department Letter that states the purpose of the trip, traveling dates, applicant’s name and passport number. It should be addressed to the “Embassy of Turkey, Washington, D.C.”

Turkey Embassy & Consulate Information

 

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of Turkey –Washington DC
2525 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W
Washington, D.C. 20008
United States
Phone
202.612.6700
202.612.6701
Fax
202.612.6744
Consulate of Turkey –
New York
825 3rd Avenue, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10022
United States
Phone
646.430.6560
Fax
212.983.1293
Consulate of Turkey –
California
6300 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 2010
Los Angeles, CA 90048
United States
Phone
323.655.8832
323.655.8039
323.655.8056
323.655.8329
Fax
323.655.8681
Consulate of Turkey –
Illinois
455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive NBC Tower, Unit: 2900
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
Phone
312.263.0644
312.263.1295
312.263.3085
312.263.3086
Fax
312.263.1449
Consulate of Turkey –
Texas
1990 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 1300
77056-3813
Houston, TX
United States
Phone
713.622.3276
713.622.5849
713.622.0324
713.622.3205
Fax
713.623.6639
Consulate of Turkey –
Massachusetts
31 St. James Avenue Suite 840
Boston, MA 02116
United States
Phone
857.250.4700

Additional Turkey Information

CapitalAnkara
CurrencyTurkish Lira (TRY)
LanguageTurkish
ElectricityVoltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type F
Country Code+90
Time ZoneEET (UTC+2)
EEST (UTC+3)

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