All applications from Nigerians wishing to visit Turkey are to be directed to the Turkey Embassy located in Abuja.
Turkey is one of the popular countries many Nigerians visit. Apart from the fact that the country has grown to become a large business center, the exciting economy has drawn many people from all over the world to the country.
With a lot already said about the visa application, flight tickets, and other related subjects, there are still questions about how much the Visa goes for.
Turkey Embassy In Nigeria Visa Fee
Turkey VISA Application Fee for Single Entry – USD 250 – (₦95, 000 – ₦100, 000)
Turkey Visa Requirements in Nigeria
While applying for Turkey VISA, there are some documents that will be required. These documents are expected to be submitted before the process is initiated. Some of these documents include the following;
- Valid Nigerian Passport
- An appropriately filled application form
- Passport-size photos
- Documents supporting the purpose of the planned visit.
- Evidence of health insurance
- Proof of payment of visa application fee
- Papers of financial capacity
- Visa processing fee (depending on the type of visa the applicant is applying for)
Types of Turkey Visa in Nigeria
1. Tourist Visa
The Turkish tourist visa is issues to applicants that are looking to visit their family members, and friends in Turkey. These Visas usually come as single entry and are valid for up to 90 days, which equates to about 3 months. While applying for this type of visa, the applicants are required to provide their travel plans and evidence that they can financially fend for themselves during their stay in the country.
2. Business Visa
This is another type of visa that comes as single-entry. This is required for applicant intending to travel to the country for conferences, business meetings, or other similar events. The visa is usually valid for a period of 90 days. To apply for this kind of visa, applicants are expected to provide essential documents that state the reason for their trip.
3. Student Visa
The Turkish student visa is a multiple-entry visa granted to visitors that want to study in the country. Before the applicant is granted this visa, they must tender evidence of their admission into the institution in Turkey. This evidence usually comes in the form of letter of admission from the institution. In addition to this, the applicant must also provide evidence that they can pay the tuition and other fees during the period of study. They can tender evidence of sponsorship or their bank statement.
4. Work Visa
Turkish work Visa is issued to applicants looking to get a job in Turkey. For the applicant to be granted this Visa, the Turkish employer will have to send the proof of employment and other necessary documents to the Turkish Ministry of Labor and Social Security, before the visa application process is initiated.
Once the applicant arrives into the country, they are expected to apply for residence permit within 30 days.
In this case, applicants also have to tender documents and evidences to confirm they can cater for themselves financially.
They have to prove they can at least pay for their accommodation and other maintenance charges once they get to Turkey.
5. Transit Visa
The Turkish transit visa is generally issued to applicants that are looking to pass through Turkey to another country.
The visa is valid for only three days and applicants are required to tender the visa of their destination to apply for this.
Turkey Embassy In Abuja
333, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District
(+234) 803 648 89 81
Monday-Friday: 09:00 – 13:00 / 14:00 – 17:00
Turkey Visa Application Centre in Kano
13 Bello Road
P.O. Box 2589
(+234) 64 63 23 97 / 33 47
Fax: (+234) 64 63 23 95
Monday-Friday: 09:00 – 13:00 / 14:00 – 17:00
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How Can I Apply For Turkey Visa in Nigeria
- Visit Turkey Immigration Site. To submit your application, you need to do so online on the Turkey immigration website.
- Click on Visa Pre-application. The visa pre-application takes you to an online form where you can enter your details.
- Enter Your Details. Ensure you enter correctly your details. You have a total of five sections to fill. Your Nationality and Visa Details, Personal Information, Contact Information, Travel Information, and Required Documents.
- Upload Required Documents. You will need to upload your supporting documents like a bank statement and investment document, passport photograph, hotel and flight reservations, invitation letter (if applicable) and introduction letter.
- Book Appointment. Once you are done uploading, the next step is appointment booking. You must download a copy of your application before booking an appointment.
- Download and Print Out Application. Print out a copy of your appointment, visa application, and add to the Turkey visa requirements for Nigerian citizens as shown.
How Long Does It Take To Get A Turkey Visa
The Turkey eVisa system is fast and efficient. It takes just a few minutes to fill in and submit the application form.
Most requests are reviewed and approved in 24 hours. The visa is sent to the traveler by email. Visitors should allow extra time in case of unexpected delays.
A priority service offering guaranteed 1-hour processing is also available.
How To Apply For Turkey Visa Online
Turkey E-visa for Nigeria is an electronic visa issued to Nigerian passport holders with a valid USA, UK, Schengen, or Ireland visa/permit.
The validity of a Turkey e-visa is usually 90 days. However, you can only spend 30 days from the date of arrival.
Turkey e-visa is done online at the Turkish official website.
Turkey receives about 40,000 tourists every year. The country is transcontinental and located mainly on the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia and the Balkan peninsula in Southeastern Europe.
Nigerians are welcome to visit Turkey provided they have the required travel documents. Citizens of Nigeria need a valid passport and Turkish visa.
Nigerians who have a valid Schengen, UK, US, or Ireland visa or residence permit can get their visa online.
Entry restrictions are subject to change at short notice. Nigerians must check all the latest travel advice before making any arrangements.