Turkey visa

Turkey is becoming a very popular tourist destination among UAE residents. Turkey is just a 3-hour flight from Dubai, a fact which makes this amazing country very attractive to tourists. There’s also the sameness of religion, the incredible architecture, and the magnificent markets which make Turkey irresistible.

If you are a UAE resident or citizen and looking to apply for a Turkey visa from Dubai, you will need to apply for a tourist visa in order to visit Turkey. In this blog post, we have listed the procedure for procuring a

Turkey visa from Dubai.

Obtain An E-Appointment for Turkey Visa

Contact a Rayna Tours representative and provide your name, address, employment details, and other relevant information. Rayna will obtain an appointment for you with the Turkish Consulate General, to file your Turkey Tourist Visa from UAE.

The Consul General will review your application and grant you an appointment, after which you will have to personally appear for the interview. Make sure you have all your supporting documents ready to present to the authorities at the Turkish Consulate General office.

Turkey Visa Requirements for UAE Citizens

1. Your visa application form, duly filled in and signed. Take care not to make mistakes, and don’t overwrite or strike out information. Your visa application will be rejected if your application form is not clear.

2. Two passport-size photographs (5cm x 6cm). Attach one of these photographs to your Turkey Tourist Visa in Dubai application form.

3. Your original passport that is valid for 180 days before your estimated date of travel, and at least 6 months after your travel. Your passport must have at least 2 blank pages for visa stamping.

4. Copies of your passport (first and last pages) and also your UAE residency visa, if applicable. Bring your original residence visa documents too, just in case you’re asked for them.

5. Obtain a No Objection Certificate from your employer stating that there is no objection to your travel at this time.

6. If you are self-employed, type a cover letter on your personal business letterhead along with your complete authorized signatory, name and designation along with company seal. If the cover letter is on the business letterhead, make sure you provide a copy of the original attested company registration certificate.

7. If you have a business of your own, whether it is a sole proprietorship or partnership, make sure you provide your company’s Memorandum of Association, Incorporation Certificate, Partnership Deed or any other proof of proprietorship.

8. Submit bank statements for 3 months, endorsed and stamped by the bank. Your bank account should show in excess of AED 5000, as proof of funds for your travel. If you don’t have a bank account, or if you are unemployed, submit your sponsor’s bank details for the past three months.

9. A salary certificate detailing every aspect of your pay structure, both per month and a total cost to the company per annum. If you are unemployed, submit your employer’s passport copy instead.

10. Copy of your travel itinerary, round trip travel tickets, and hotel reservations.

11. If your trip is being organized by a travel agency, then enclose a letter from them, providing details of the trip.

12. Invitation letter from your Turkish host. This can be a company or an individual. The Consulate General will require this document so be sure to include it. Make sure the letter includes the host’s name and address, phone number and email Ids, and your host’s Turkish identification number. The invitation letter should include a declaration from your host stating that he or she will be responsible for all your costs during the trip.

13. Travel insurance that covers medical and evacuation expenses is a must. Make sure it covers your daily allowance in case you’re admitted to the hospital. Your insurance should also cover personal accidental death. Take out insurance coverage for a minimum of 30,000 Euros.

Your Rayna representative will review your gathered documents and ask you to bring additional ones if required by the Turkish embassy. They will also coach you on how to provide the right answers to the questions that you’ll be asked at the Embassy.

Turkey Visa


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Once you submit all these documents, your

Turkey visit visa

will take about 4-7 workdays to get approved. Your Rayna representative will follow up on the visa progress and keep you updated.

Turkey Visa Application Process from Dubai

  • Contact your Rayna Tours representative in Dubai.
  • On the day of your appointment, submit all your documents and clearly answer the questions asked.
  • Once your documents are verified and accepted, you will be asked right there to pay your visa fee in cash. Your visa fee will be around AED 330. Pay this in cash, as credit cards are not accepted.
  • After accepting the fee, the Consulate General office will hand over a token which allows you to pick up your passport with the Turkish Visa stamp on the scheduled date. If you wish, Rayna Tours can pick up your passport for you and courier it to any destination as per your requirement.

How to Retrieve Turkey Visa from Dubai

If you are retrieving your passport in person, be sure to bring the following documents with you:

  • The payment receipt document (ICR), that you received when you submitted your visa application Official proof of identification such as National ID or any other. Your ID should contain a photograph.
  • If you’re authorizing Rayna Tours to collect your passport with the visa stamp, be sure to give them an authorization letter and the ICR.

Tips For Obtaining a Turkish Visa Online from Dubai

  • Apply for your visa well in advance of your trip to Turkey. You can apply for a Turkish visa online, a maximum of 60 days in advance.
  • If you have minors traveling with you, be sure to obtain an NOC for them from their school. If you’re a single parent traveling with your child or children, you will need to carry a letter from your spouse offering no objection. If you’re divorced, then a copy of the divorce certificate would be required to clear custodial questions. Look for a blog post that provides detailed information on taking minors to Turkey from the UAE.


Travel to Turkey is any tourist’s dream. It is a fantastic country, with quaint customs, magnificent architecture and incredibly rich history. After you’ve traveled to Turkey once, you’ll want to return there time and again.

Turkey Visa


Apply Hassle-free Turkey Visa with Rayna Tours and Get your visa within 4-5 Working Days


Starting fromAED 200

Aanchal is a writer by profession and an avid foodie. She loves travelling, exploring and adding cherished experiences to the book of life.

  • 2 thoughts on “How to Apply for a Turkey Tourist Visa from Dubai?
    1. Avatar for Aanchal Iyer


      I need a Turkish Visa for my family of 4, my expected travel dates are from 16th August to 24th August

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