Business Visa Application

Visa types are related to the purpose of the applicants’ visit to Turkey. According to the bilateral agreements between governments, applicants may come to Turkey with a visa / electronic visa or visa exemption.

Most Electronic Visas allow foreigners to enter Turkey for business/trade and touristic purposes directly.

You can see which foreigners can come to Turkey with an Electronic Visa at the link below.

Following countries are eligible for the e-visa provided that they meet required criteria. 


AfghanistanEquatorial GuineaNepal
Antigua and BarbudaEthiopiaNigeria
BangladeshGreek . Southern CyprusPortugal
BelgiumGuineaSaint Lucia
BeninGuinea-BissauSaint Vincent and the Gr.
BermudaHaitiSão Tomé and Príncipe
BhutanHong Kong (BN(O))Saudi Arabia
Burkina FasoIraqSierra Leone
BurundiJamaicaSolomon Islands
CameroonKuwaitSouth Africa
Cape VerdeLesothoSri Lanka
Central African RepublicLiberiaSudan
Congo, Republic of theMalawiTanzania
Congo, the Democratic Repub.MaldivesTogo
Côte d’IvoireMaliU.S.A
DjiboutiMauritaniaUnited Arab Emirates
Dominican RepublicMexicoVietnam
East TimorMozambiqueYemen

Other foreigners coming to Turkey for business or trade must obtain a business or trade visa from the Turkish Consulate in their home country. The validity period of the visa and approval process will be evaluated and finalized by the consulate and the ministry,  Therefore the required documents should be prepared in full and professional manner.

We contact the Turkish Embassies or Consulates in relevant countries to obtain this visa on behalf of the applicant.  We provide 24/7 support with our team.

Note: If the validity period of the visa is shorter than staying planned period in Turkey, the residence permit application should be started providing that the visa and other conditions are eligible.

Our Services for residence permit

Making a preliminary examination for the residence permit application: If it is possible this process should be done while the applicants are outside of Turkey. 

Note: According to the bilateral agreements between governments, there may be some restrictions on entry procedures into Turkey and some special application documents may be requested from outside Turkey.

RL Turkey Immigration & Relocation office will inform the applicants which visa is accepable/suitable for the residence permit application in Turkey.

Determining the interview date: We compare the immigration office system with the applicant’s schedule to determine the convenient date.

Eligibity checking of the application documents: the required documents list will be shared with the applicants , We will provide support at every step of the process.

Making the application at the immigration office: Our team will meet the applicant at the immigration office. ( If applicants give us POA, our lawyer is going to accompany them.)

Government fees will be paid by us and the application file will be prepared.

Follow-up of the application process: Immigration Officers are going to evaluate and conclude the application file in a certain period. Our team will access the immigration system to check the status of the application.

If needed, our authorized lawyer will submit the additional application documents to the immigration office within determined period.

Obtaining the resinde permit card: The card is sent to the applicant’s registered address, ( As a rule, the applicant or authorized person can get it from the relevant institute.)

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