Validity Of Passports For Visa Applications

Guanco Başkonsolosluğu 04.03.2015

Validity of Passports for Visa Applications

As of 1 January 2015, in accordance with the article 7.1b of “the Law on Foreigners and International Protection” no. 6458, foreigners wishing to enter Turkey should carrya travel document (passport) with an expiration date at least 60 days beyond the “duration of stay” of their visa, e-Visa, visa exemption, or residence permit.

Example: In order to enter Turkeyhaving avisa with 30 days “duration of stay”, foreignersshould hold a travel document valid at least for an additional 60 days which totals to 90 days (30 days + 60 days) of validity at the time of entrance.

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