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 Pre-Application System of Turkish Sticker Visa
01/01/2016 - Announcement

Beginning from 5 January 2016, all kinds of applications for Turkish visas will have to be made through the Pre-Application System of Turkish Sticker Visa (www.visa.gov.tr). 

Data required for visa applications will be uploaded to the system by the applicants. Following the online application, the applicants should apply to the Turkish Missions to complete the procedures including submission of their visa application forms duly signed and their passports as well as original copies of the application documents that have been already uploaded on the system.

Turkish Consulate General in London will only accept visa applications through Pre-Application System beginning from 5 January 2016. Applicants who already got an appointment for 5 January 2016 and afterwards should come to the Consulate after completing their online pre-application. The appointments already taken will be valid and should not be taken again through the new system.

(Please make sure you have completely filled the forms with correct spellings and in capital letters)

 

According to the new regulation all applicants are required to have a medical insurance that will be valid during their stay in Turkey.

 

The applicants who meet the requirements will be directed to the e-Visa system (www.evisa.gov.tr)

An information note concerning the visa types granted by Turkey is available in the following address: ( http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa).


OVERSTAYING IN TURKEY

According to the regulation of the Turkish Ministry of Interior, this entry ban will only be lifted in case the overstayed person applies to the Turkish missions abroad for the relevant type of visa such as work, family reunion, study, long term residence, meeting, conference, cultural activity etc.

The visa applications will be forwarded to the Turkish Ministry of Interior for approval and the relevant type of visa will be issued after the Ministry's instruction. This process generally takes four weeks to finalize
Once the visa is granted, then it is possible to travel to Turkey and pay the fine at the port of entry.
According to the general visa rules, British passport holders have the right to stay 90 days in 180 days. The day you enter Turkey (not the day you get visa) is the first day of the period of 180 days which means your right to stay 90 days duly starts on the day you enter Turkey.


Requirements for application:

  1. Visa application form (www.visa.gov.tr) to be filled in capital letters.
  2. A copy of original passport
  3. A passport size photo attached to the visa application form
  4. Latest 2 months bank statement (original to be returned) and a photocopy. Bank statement must show the applicant's current financial standing.
  5. Reference letter from your employer or school / if you are retired, your pension documents.
  6. A letter specifying the reasons for the applicant's overstay and reasons for revisiting Turkey.
  7. Details of pensions or assets from which the applicant receive a regular income and a photocopy.

Any other evidence supporting your application.may be included.

 
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Tourism in Turkey    

Number of tourists visiting Turkey has reached 25 million in 2009. Around 2.5 million of which are British and this figure is expected to continue its upward trend in 2010.

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