Frequently Asked Questions
I would like to visit Turkey, where can I find information about visa and application requirements?
You may find lots of information from the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also for further information please check our whole website.
What is Turkish visa application Center?
Turkey Visa application center is the sole institution officially authorized to receive visa applications for Turkey in Bangladesh.
Is visa decision given by Turkish visa application center?
No. Turkish visa application center is only obliged to forward the applications to Embassy and the visa decision is only given by Embassy. Employees of Turkish visa application center have no positive or negative impact on the visa decision. If you encountered the claim that employees of Turkish visa application center have an effect on the visa decision, then please notify it to authorized officers of turkish visa application center.
Do I need visa for Turkey?
Please check other information in our website to inquire if you are needed to receive visa for Turkey.
In which offices can I make my visa applications?
You can apply to the Turkish visa application centers in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Please check other information in our website for more information.
Can I make my visa applications at Embassy?
No. You can only make your visa applications at Turkish visa application centers, which is the sole authorized body.
Can I apply without an appointment?
Yes, you can apply without an appointment, we can do to the application procedure step-by-step for you.
Can I send my documents via cargo for application?
No. You must personally submit your visa application at Turkish visa application centers.
Can someone apply on behalf of me?
No. Visa applications must be made in person.
What are your open hours?
Please click here for details about visa application hours.
Can I get the contact information of Turkish visa application centre office?
What are the open addresses for the Turkish visa application center offices?
Where can I get detailed information about the documents required for visa application?
In order to apply for a visa, you need to know the required visa type. Please click here to find out about the visa types and required documents.
Can I apply with missing documents?
Instructions have been given in detail on our web in relation to the required documentation for specific visa types. If you have a missing document, we cannot accept your application.
What is the minimum period of validity of my passport to be able to apply?
To be able to apply for a visa to Turkey, your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your return date. If the validity is less than 6 months, we recommend you apply after your passport is renewed. Also, your passport must have at least 2 empty pages.
What is "Sticker Visa"?
A Turkey visa affixed on the passport, by means of which you can travel via aircrafts and land vehicles, for which you can apply at Turkish visa application centers, with long-term and multi-entry if approved by Embassy.
How much do I have to pay to Turkish visa application center?
Please click here to find about the visa fees, service fees and additional service fees.
How can minor applicants (under 18) make application?
Minors need consent letter from both parents in all cases (even though minor is travelling with both parents). The consent NOC must be on stamp paper with photos of parents and applicant and notarized.
How long does the visa process last?
Minimum 15 working days.
I am a foreign citizen resident in Bangladesh. How much is the visa fee and how / where can I pay the visa fee?
Single Entry visa fee is 5040 BDT, Multiple Entry fee is 15960 BDT. You can pay for your visa fees at the REIRED Turkish visa application center. For detailed information please visit visa fees page.
I will be traveling through Turkey to another country. Do I need a visa to Turkey?
If you go by airway and do not leave the transit zone, you do not need to obtain a visa. However, in all other cases you need to obtain a visa.
How can I get a travel health insurance?
You can get your travel health insurance from Turkish visa application centers. We would like to remind you that insurances made from any other institutions are not accepted for application.
How can I follow up after I apply for a visa?
If you want you can use our SMS Service (200 BDT) in the submission time (for all the steps like sending your passport to the Embassy, return of your passport to Turkish visa application centre after the process is completed and so on. Also, you can follow your application by calling our call centre at +880248811570
Can I cancel my application?
When you submit with the petition with original signature stating that you withdraw your application along with your national ID card to turkish visa application center; after Embassy confirms it, you can cancel your application. We would like to remind you that the cancellation process may take a few days.
How can collect my passport?
Along with your national ID card and invoice given to you, you can collect your passport from Turkish visa application centres.
What are the passport delivery hours?
Click here for detailed information about passport delivery hours of Turkish visa application centers.
Can I take a biometric-photograph in Turkish visa application centre?
We provide photo service in all our offices.
What is the appropriate photo for a visa application?
You need 3 biometric photos (with a white background, taken in the last 6 months, with the face clearly visible, in size 2x2, met paper).
Can I get photocopy service in Turkish visa application centre?
Yes. We provide photocopy services at all our offices.
What additional services can use in Turkey Visa Application Centre?
Turkish visa application centre provide additional services such as photocopy, photograph, premium lounge, air ticket & hotel reservation, courier, SMS and travel insurance to offer you convenience.
Do the additional services in Turkish visa application centre affect my visa application?
The additional services offered by Turkey Visa Application Centres are optional and they do not affect your application positively or negatively.
What are the points I should check after I have received my passport?
After receiving your passport, you need to check the followings in your visa:
What is Biometric system?
The chosen biometric identifier method is a digital photo and electronic fingerprints. All fingers of a visa applicant are electronically scanned in a quick, inkless process. The best known biometric is the fingerprint, but others include facial recognition and iris scans.
Do we need to give Biometric to apply for Turkish Visa?
What is the age limit for giving Biometric for Turkish visa?
If you are applying from Bangladesh for Turkish visa the age limit is 12 to 67 years old. No need of biometric if you are younger than 12 years old or elder than 67 years old.
What should people do who has disabilities?
No fingerprints will be taken from applicant who have some physical disability. If any applicant have problems such as loss of a finger or hand they do not need to give biometric.