Turkey is one of the most popular destinations in the world and it’s easy to see why. One of the reasons why Turkey is so appealing to tourists is due to how welcoming and accommodating they are, which makes it an ideal place for Armenians who have Turkish citizenship or a close relative who lives there. In this article, we’re going to be going over some of the requirements for obtaining a visa from Armenia, as well as some of the benefits that come with traveling to Turkey. Turkey Visa for Armenian Citizens
Armenia Visa Requirements
Turkey is a popular destination for Armenians traveling for tourism or business. Turkish nationals are not required to have a visa to enter Turkey, but Armenian citizens must obtain a tourist visa from the Turkish consulate in their respective country. Cruise visitors should check the specific requirements of their cruise line before traveling to Turkey.
Cruise Visitors Visa Requirements
If you are a citizen of Armenia, and you want to visit Turkey for tourism purposes, you need to have a valid passport that is not more than six months from the date of your planned departure from Turkey. You also need a visa if you are a non-citizen.
The visa requirements for vistors vary depending on your nationality and whether or not you are traveling as a cruise passenger. For Armenians, the most common type of visa required is the tourist visa. If you are traveling as a cruise passenger, however, you will need to apply for a transit visa at the port of entry into Turkey.
What is the Armenian Embassy in Istanbul?
The Armenian Embassy in Istanbul is responsible for issuing visas to Armenian citizens and issuing Cruise Visas for Cruise Visitors from Armenia. Turkey Visa for Cruise Visitors
The process of obtaining a visa or cruise visa can be a complex one, but the Embassy makes every effort to make it as smooth as possible.
In order to apply for a visa, you will need to provide documentation that proves your citizenship (passport, ID card, etc.), your relationship to the person you are traveling with (if traveling as a family), and proof of sufficient funds to cover your stay in Turkey.
If you are applying for a cruise visa, you will also require a letter of invitation from an authorized tour operator in Turkey.
Once all of the required documents have been submitted, the Embassy will contact you to schedule an appointment for an interview. During the interview, they will verify all of the information provided and ask any additional questions they may have.
If everything is in order, the Embassy will issue your visa or cruise visa within two business days.
Questions to Ask When Applying for a Turkish Visa
- When is the earliest date I can apply for a Turkish visa?
- Do I need a visa to visit only Istanbul or all of Turkey?
- What are the requirements for tourist visas?
- Is there a fee for a Turkish visa application?
- How do I know if I am eligible for a Turkish visa?
- What documents do I need to provide when applying for a Turkish visa?
- Can I get my Turkish visa in advance of my trip?
- Will my passport be valid while I am in Turkey?
- Can I travel to Turkey with any other passports besides my American passport?
- How will I know if my Turkish visa has been issued and active?
What are the Consular Fees for a Turkish Visa?
The Turkish consulate in Armenia charges a visa fee for citizens of Armenia. The fee is USD60. For cruise visitors, the consulate also charges a USD20 visa fee, regardless of nationality.