Transit/Double Transit Visa

Documents needed for this visa mentioned here. All documents should be in English.

Transit visa is valid for up to three months and allows the person to travel to third country transiting the Turkish territory. Single transit visa allows one entry within three months. Duration of stay is limited to 5 days. Double transit visa allows two entries within three months. Duration of stay for each entry cannot exceed 5 days.


  • A passport with 6 months validity on the date of application and it should have at least 2 empty pages
  • Passport biodata page photocopies (3 copy)
  • 3 copies biometric photos with white background that were taken within the last 6 months covering the full-face including ears and all hair, clearly and completely visible without shadow, in size 2x2 matte paper
  • National ID card or birth certificate photocopy (ID mandatory)
  • Travel insurance (Including packages)
  • The visa copy of the third country / residence permit
  • Airline ticket or flight reservation
  • Hotel reservation
  • NOC + Visiting card + Official ID (Only for employee)
  • Membership + Memorandum + Incorporation + Export + Import certificate attested by a notary public (Only for businessman)
  • Applicant aged below 18 travelling with one parent needs to provide a permission letter from another parent
  • Introduction letter (Yourself)
  • Additional documents might be requested (Please check information about tourist visa for the conditions of transit visa)

  • Note: Passengers who will have to wait at the international airports in Turkey for their next connecting flights are not required to obtain an “Airport Transit Visa (ATV)”. However, should those passengers wish to take a tour at the city or stay over, they have to obtain their transit visas at the Turkish Embassies/Consulates in advance. Please be informed that the Turkish border security officials have the authority to grant or deny entry.