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TURKEY – Consulate General Karachi

 

Notice for Turkish visa applicants (Karachi)

1) Applications with original acceptance letter will be accepted as normal.

2) Applications without original acceptance letter will not be accepted anymore, applicants are informed to request his/her university to email the acceptance letter to the consulate keeping Gerry’s in the loop.

3) Once the email is received from the university by Gerry’s, we will call the applicants and inform them to submit their applications and attach a print out of the email to that application for onward submission to the consulate.

Additionally, Medical reports are no more required for Education/student visa, however, students going for Turkish Burslari (government-based scholarship open once in a year) must submit medical reports.

3rd June, 2019

All applicants who are 18 years or above would have to appear personally along with their parents/family for submission as they have to fill out their visa interview forms.

1st April, 2018

Applicants residing in Lahore are hereby informed that their Visa Applications can only be submitted in our Lahore Visa Application Centre, applicable from 1st April 2018. Applicants are further advised to carry any recent utility bill and a form of ID confirming their residential address.

Applicants from the other locations are advised to submit their Visa Application in their respective side stations.

8th February 2018

Applicants are now required to fill out the “Travel Details Form” outlining the details of their travel history over the past 5 years. The completed form must be attached to the Visa Application.

Click here to download the "Travel Details form"

 

1st March 2017

Polio Certificate: Photocopy of Polio Certificate is a mandatory requirement for Visa Applications w.e.f. 1st March 2017.
E-visa: Applicants with a valid UK, USA, Ireland or Schengen visa may apply for a Turkish E-visa from https://www.evisa.gov.tr.
Refusal: The consulate is not obligated to explain the reason for visa refusal. In case of refusal, the applicant can re-apply after 3 months.
Refund: Visa fee is non-refundable.
Fake Documents: Submission of fake documents constitutes a crime according to the Turkish legislation.
Issuance of visa does not provide an absolute right to enter Turkey: In accordance with Foreigners and International Protection Act no. 6458, Article 11/3.
Professional Certificate:  Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) certificate copy for doctors, Bar Letter for lawyers, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) certificate copy for engineers, Valid Tourism License copy for the Travel Agency owners and their employees must be attached with the Visa application.
Travel Health Insurance Certificate: In accordance with Foreigners and International Protection Act no. 6458, Article15/E, all foreigners wishing to apply for Turkish Visa shall submit a ‘Travel Health Insurance Certificate’ covering the duration of their stay in Turkey and as well as repatriation cost.
The Turkish Consulate reserves the right to request additional documents

 

Checklists for Visa Applications:

TOURIST / BUSINESSPERSON:

Touristic Visit

Single Transit

Double Transit

Business meeting / Commerce

Conference / Seminar / Meeting

Festival / Fair / Exhibition

Sportive Activity

Cultural / Artistic Activity

Official Visit

Visit Turkish Republic of Northen Cyprus

 

OFFICIAL VISA

Assigned for Duty

Courier

 

STUDENT / EDUCATION VISA

Internship Visa

Internship ERASMUS

Internship AIESEC

Turkish Language Course Purpose

Course Purpose

Education Purpose

Education in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Visit the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

 

WORK VISA

Employment Purpose / Special Employment Purpose

Assigned Lecturers / Academics

Assigned Sportsperson

Assigned Artists

Assigned Free Zone Workers

Assigned Journalists

Montage and Repairment Purposes

 

OTHER VISAS

Archaeological Excavation, Exploration Purpose

Filming / Documentary Purpose

Sportive

Tour Operator Representative

Medical Treatment Purposes

Accompaniment Purpose

Family Unification Purpose

Freight Visa

Seafarer Visa

 

 

Gerry’s Visa Offices:

Karachi: 

43/1/E Razi Road Block 6, P.E.C.H.S. Karachi
Bahria Complex 4, 4th Floor Chaudhry Khaliq-uz-Zaman Road, Gizri

Hyderabad: 

Shop #3 & 12, Indus Ranches Ground Floor Near R.T Restaurant Auto Bhan Road, Shah Latifabad

Quetta:

Shop# S-9, Swiss Plaza M.A. Jinnah Road.

Sukkur

Unit # C-7, City Bangalow, Shikarpur Road, Sukkur

 

Processing Time

Touristic visa takes upto 17 working days (for Pakistani Passport holders); all visa types except for touristic purposes may require more days for processing. Applicants are advised to submit their applications well in advance prior to their travel date. Applications can be accepted with Consent Letter / Affidavit if less than 17 working days but limited to 15 working days. 

 

09:00 - 17:00

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