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International Information

Turkey
Turkey

                       INSTRUCTION GUIDE FOR TURKEY VISA 

E-VISA:

E-visa for Turkey is available for a number of citizens from different countries. Click here to see if your nationality qualifies to apply for E-visa. You can complete e-visa application by clicking the follow link: E-visa application

TOURIST VISA - Please send the following:

1. U.S. Passport, signed and valid for at least 6 months.

2. Online Pre-Visa Application form

  • Application must be completed online. 
  • You will require to upload documents onto the application form.                                                                           Documents will include: Photograph, Flight reservation, Letter of Invitation or Hotel reservation, Bank Statement, and also Employment Verification letter.
  • Upon completing online application, you will require to make an appointment with Turkish Embassy in Washington DC ONLINE in order for WPVS to submit your documents on appointment date only.

3. One passport quality photo, color.

4. Copy of Hotel reservation or Letter of Invitation from relative or friend who resides in Turkey. Letter of Invitation must be notarized, and in addition, a copy of the passport and/or resident permit is required by the inviter.

5. Travel Itinerary reflecting travel date and traveler's name. It must show onward and return back to US.

6. Letter from Employer verifying employment status and leave of absence. Letter must be on company letterhead and must be signed by a representative.

7. Copy of recent Bank statement. Must show applicant's name, address, and amount available. It is recommended to black-out account numbers.

8. Proof of Worldwide Medical Insurance is required.

BUSINESS VISA - Please send the following:

1. U.S. Passport, signed and valid for at least 6 months.

2. Online Pre-Visa Application form

  • Application must be completed online.
  • You will require to upload documents onto the application form.                                                                  Documents will include: Photograph, Flight reservation, Letter of Invitation or Hotel reservation, Bank Statement, and also Employment Verification letter.
  • Upon completing online application, you will require to make an appointment with Turkish Embassy in Washington DC ONLINE in order for WPVS to submit your document on appointment date only.

3. One passport quality photo, color.

4. Business cover letter from your company stating purpose of travel, dates of travel, name and contact of the company in Turkey and financial guarantee for all your expenses.

5. Letter of Invitation from host company. The host company must also include a copy of company tax registration certificate. Inviting company mus provide statement indicating they will cover costs for food/accommodation expenses.

6. Travel Itinerary reflecting travel date and traveler's name. It must show onward and return back to US.

7. Copy of Hotel reservation is required. Must show applicant's name as guest.

8. Copy of recent Bank statement. Must show applicant's name, address, and amount available. It is recommended to black-out account numbers.

9. Proof of Worldwide Medical Insurance is required.

FEES:

WPVS FEE: $140.00

EMBASSY FEE: $160.00   

   7 BUSINESS DAY PROCESSING       

Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:

                  WASHINGTON PASSPORT & VISA SVC
                       2318 18TH ST NW STE 200
                         WASHINGTON DC 20009

A. Documents received after 10:30am, processing will begin the next business day.

B. Yellow fever vaccinations are recommended and required if arriving from an infected country. 

PLEASE INCLUDE $25.00 FOR RETURN OF YOUR PASSPORT & VISA.

WE DO NOT SHIP BY FIRST CLASS MAIL.

Revised 12/21/2017