Planning a trip to Turkey? you need a visa to travel to Turkey, for tourism or business travel up to 90 days within Turkey. Now UAE Residents can obtain a tourist visa online before their arrival. UAE Residents with a valid home country passport can apply for Turkey Tourist Visa online. The visa process is very simple the first part is submitting the required documents and getting an appointment with the VFS centre. Successful applications will be getting the visa printed on their passport with a validity of 30 days (stay up to 30 days).
Turkey is one of the best destinations to visit from Dubai. The country has something for everyone. Turkey is known as a mecca for art and history lovers. The land once ruled by the Ottomans is shrouded in an elegant archaic aura. Turkey welcomes you with great food, gorgeous beaches, Turkish baths, Archaeological sites, Excellent museums, Natural wonders and Off-the-beaten attractions to give you a memorable vacation.
The stunning architecture of Hagia Sophia will leave you awestruck. The ancient port city of Ephesus houses well preserved Roman and Greek ruins along with a temple, theatre and a library. Aspendos is a Roman Theatre that is considered a fine model of classical history and is a star attraction. The Topkapi Palace gives you a glimpse of the lavish Ottoman Empire. Cave resorts in Cappadocia are creating a unique and cozy hospitality experience while keeping the region’s history and heritage. The hot air balloon ride gives you somewhat a magical experience where you can explore the weird and wacky landscape of this region.
Tourist visa applicants with residence visas issued by the Emirates of Dubai / Sharjah / Ras Al Khaimah / Ajman / Umm Al-Quwain/ Fujairah need to submit their Turkey visa application at the Visa Application Centre in Dubai. And the residents of Al Ain and Abu Dhabi can apply for a tourist visa at the Visa Application Centre in Abu Dhabi.
would need to submit their applications at the Visa Application Centre in Dubai while those issued by Al Ain and Abu Dhabi will have to submit their application at the Visa Application Centre in Abu Dhabi.
Applicants who are applying at the Turkey visa application centre in Abu Dhabi can apply a maximum of 45 days in advance and those who are applying at the Turkey visa application centre in Dubai can apply a maximum of 60 days in advance for Turkey Visa. All documentation must be in English or Turkish.
Below are the documents and other requirements to apply for a Turkey Tourist visa from UAE. From application form to documents check, we will assist you in each step. If you have any questions or concerns about the below-listed requirements, you can talk to our visit visa experts they will assist you in each step. Please note that all documentation must be in English or Turkish.
01. Visa Application Form – (Tourist visa Application form is prepared by the application and center)
Home country passport with a minimum validity of 06 months when arriving in Turkey. And the passport should have at least two empty pages. If any Turkey visa was issued previously the same should be submitted. (Even if the visa is stamped on the old passport).
Personal Photograph: a size of 5X6CM, clear photo with white background (shot within the last 6 months and should be taken without headgear. It should be without a hat/cap and spectacles)
All applicants should be a resident in the UAE with a minimum validity of six months when arriving in Turkey. (Photocopy of residency permit, visa, Emirates ID should be attached with the application).
Round trip flight ticket confirmation (the same will be provided by our office)
Hotel reservation (The same will be provided by our team). If any, title deed in Turkey or rent agreement. Petition of the inviting person (it must include the reason for the invitation, its duration, the person’s commitment guaranteeing that he/she will return to his/her country after the travel, and his/her contact details) and ID copy of inviting person
All applicants should have original health insurance valid for the duration of the stay or if any medical insurance has coverage in Turkey a copy of the same should be submitted (Travel insurance will be provided us)
If the applicant is an Employee:
An original guarantee letter from the employer (Company owner or a responsible individual) the letter should indicate the position of the applicant, start date of employment, the dates mentioning the approved vacation from work. The guarantee letter should be prepared on the company letterhead with the original signature and official stamp.
The applicant should provide a self-declaration on his company letterhead stating the exact purpose of visit, travel dates, and documentation proving the applicant will return to his/her country. The applicant should also attach the financial undertaking. Company’s trade license and six months bank statement.
Personal bank account statement for the last 3 months, must be original signed and stamped (statement taken within the last 10 days). If any, the documents related to the properties owned by the applicant (title deed, license, etc.) If any, bank account summaries of a bank in Turkey or documents related to the properties.
If any tenancy contract or title deed. If it is shared accommodation, a letter stating the same.
Previously issued Turkey Tourist visa, Residency visa or work permit in Turkey. If any, current or previously issued Schengen / USA / UK visa. Applicants with dual citizenship should submit the documents related to the second citizenship. Applicants with dual citizenship are required to submit documents related to 2nd citizenship
Along with the above-listed documents, the following documents should be submitted for minor applicants.
If the minor apply alone for tourist, a notarized letter of consent signed by both parents should be submitted with a valid passport copy and UAE Residency copy.
If only one parent accompanies the child, the consent letter of the parent who is accompanying the child along with the passport copy and proof of the UAE residency. (The letter should also contain an approval for the acquisition of a residence permit if their stay surpasses the duration provided with the visa).
If parents are divorced, both parents must each submit a letter of consent. If one of the parents is demised, then the death certificate of the demised parent should be attached.
DUBAI ADDRESS: Turkey Visa Application Centre WAFI Mall, Level 3, Falcon, Phase 2, Umm Hurair2, Dubai 114 100, UAE,
Working Hours: 09:00-15:00
Passport Delivery Hours: 09:00-17:00
ABU DHABI ADDRESS: Turkey Visa Application Centre, Level B2 (Lower Ground), The Mall World Trade Centre, Khalifa Bin Zayed the 1st Street (Airport Road) Abu Dhabi, UAE
Working Hours: 09:00-15:00
Passport Delivery Hours: 09:00-17:00
Gateway Service Fee+ Health Insurance : AED 489.00 (Mandatory appointment fee and Insurance fee)
Go Kite Service Fee: AED 200.00
UAE residents and citizens of the below nationalities can apply for a Turkey Tourist Visa (Stamped visa) from Dubai or Abu Dhabi with Go Kite Tours.