Turkey Visa For Indians

Turkey Tourist Visa

Turkey a transcontinental country, located mainly in Western Asia, and a smaller portion in Southeastern Europe is the new favorite tourist destination for the Indians, and to visit Turkey People need to hold a valid Turkey Visa for Indians which is an approval to enter Turkey as a tourist.

Turkey visa is offline as well as online process. Offline Process is a paper-based application wherein, the documents are submitted at the VFS center and the visa received will be stamped on the Passport and for the online application, all the details and documents are submitted wherein the applicant doesn’t need to visit VFS center to get the visa done. Visa received will be an E-Visa.

Turkey Offline Tourist Visa Process

As it said offline, it means all the documents are required to be collected on Paper and submitted at the center to get the visa process completed. Turkey’s offline visa process is a bit tedious compared to the other countries as some of the documentation required varies from all other countries’ visa applications.

Eligibility for the Tourist Visa

  • You must hold a valid passport for 6 months on arrival in Turkey.
  • You must prove your social and economic ties in the home country.
  • Hold sufficient balance to cover the trip to Turkey.
  • You need to prove that you will return to the home country before the visa expires.
  • Visa will be valid for 3 months and single entry from the date of issue or as per the duration mentioned on the visa.

Documents required for the tourist visa

Mandatory Documents

  • Original Passport
  • 2 Photographs (80 % face, white background, matt finish with a dimension of 2-inch x 2 inches)
  • Visa Form
  • Cover Letter (in detail covering the purpose & employment details)
  • Travel Itinerary
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Bank Statement (attested by the bank with a minimum balance of INR 1,00,000 per application)
  • Travel Insurance – 30,000 Euros (must cover 2 days extra after landing into the home country).

Employed Applicants

  • Offer/Appointment Letter
  • Leave Letter ( on the letterhead covering your designation, purpose of visit, and number of the days’ leaves are been approved with stamp & sign)
  • Salary Slips of the last 3 months which must be attested by the company. (Bank Statement submitted must show the salary credited to the account).

Self Employed Applicants

  • Company Registration Certificate notarized and attested by Mantralaya.

Applications are submitted based on the jurisdiction. Mumbai accepts applications from Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. Applications outside jurisdiction need to submit the Address Proof mentioning your current residence. You can submit a rent agreement or Electricity Bill and it must be notarized.

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Process for the Tourist Visa Applications

  • Visa form has to be filled online and required documents are to be uploaded online as well as to be submitted on paper when visiting the center.
  • After completing the form & uploading the documents you need to make an appointment at the nearby VFS center.
  • All the above-mentioned documents in original with the printed form are to be submitted at the nearby VFS center.
  • After submitting the application you need to pay the visa fees in cash.
  • Processing time for the visa is 13 – 15 working days not including the day of submission.
  • It is highly advisable to apply at least a month in advance before your intended travel date.
  • The application can be submitted by the travel agent too. The applicant didn’t need to visit the center if the application is submitted by the agent as there is no biometrics for Turkey Tourist Visa applicants.
  • On the day of the collection, you need to carry the original VFS receipt, one original government ID proof, and the Xerox of it.
  • If collected by the travel agent or representative then the following documents will be required – Authority letter from the applicant, Xerox copy of the government ID of the applicant, original VFS receipt, Original, and Xerox copy of the government id of the person who will be collecting. In the case of Travel agent collecting an additional authority letter from the agency.

Note: If the minor applicant is traveling with parents and parent/parents are having the visa or will be applying for e-visa then parent/parents need to either submit the passport in original and a letter mentioning the reason for not applying or, Need to submit an affidavit if parent/parents are not submitting the passport in original.

Turkey Tourist Online Visa Process

Turkey Online Visa for Indians doesn’t require you to visit the center. You just need to forward the required documents to the travel agent and get the visa processed in 2 days. For applying for an online visa you need to meet certain criteria.

Eligibility for applying for online visa

  • You must hold a valid visa of US, UK, Canada, or Schengen anyone who covers the entire stay period in Turkey.
  • Scanned Valid Passport for 6 months.
  • Scanned Photo.
  • Travel Itinerary.
  • Hotel Accommodation.
  • Visa copy of the above-mentioned country.

Points to Remember

  • All the documents must be in proper order as per the checklist.
  • You can apply for offline visa 60 days in advance. Visa processing time for Turkey is 13 – 15 working days which may vary from case to case.
  • You can book the air tickets once the visa process is completed.
  • Travel Insurance must be 2 days extra after landing into your home country.
  • Apply as per the jurisdiction or provide the address proof if jurisdiction is different.
  • For applying an online visa make sure you hold anyone valid visa for US, UK, Canada, or Schengen covering your stay in Turkey.
  • It is always advisable to take the help of the Visa agent for submission of the application to avoid delays or rejection.

Where to apply?

  • You are not required to visit the VFS center personally. Travel Agents can apply on behalf of the applicant.
  • You need to visit the nearby VFS center to apply.
  • Mumbai accepts applications for Maharashtra, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka.
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Turkey Tourist Visa FAQ’s

1. What is the processing time for online & offline visa process?

Offline visa processing takes 13 – 15 working days not including the day of submission. The online visa process takes 2 days to complete the process

2. Is it mandatory to book Air Tickets & Hotel bookings for applying for the visa?

No, Confirmed Air Tickets & Hotel Bookings are not required. Travel Itinerary can be submitted for the visa process. It is advisable to book refundable bookings.

3. Is travel Insurance mandatory for visa processing?

Yes, Travel Insurance is mandatory of 30,000 Euros for the visa process and it must cover the entire stay in Turkey & must be extended for 2 days after landing into the home country.

4. What will be the visa validity for the tourist purpose?

Visa will be valid for 3 months, single for the stamped visa as well as online e-visa or as per mentioned on the visa.

5. Are the visa fees refunded in case of rejection of Turkey Tourist visa?

No, Visa fees are non-refundable in case of visa rejection.

6. Is there any express service available for Turkey Tourist Visa?

No, there is no express service available for Turkey Tourist Visa.

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Terms & Conditions

Grant of visas are at the sole discretion of the visa officer at the consulate. We at Fly for Holidays will provide you guidance and advise to submit your visa application to the best of our knowledge and as per our information and experience. Possible time taken to process visas and turnaround time as advised by us to you is as per an estimate that is provided by Consulates. Applications are reviewed based on the information and documents submitted by you. Fly for Holidays is not responsible for the validity ,approval or rejection of your visa application at any point of time.

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