Movie Production Visa Application

Movie & documentary production visa allows the applicants to come to Turkey as an actor/actress or film set worker. 

In order to obtain this visa, the producer must get a filming permit from the Ministry of Culture in Turkey.   

We draw a road map to obtain this visa on behalf of the applicant and contact the Turkish Embassies or Consulates in relevant countries.  

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.

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General Procedures

  • Examination of the preliminary documents
  • Determination of the application eligibility,
  • To contact the Turkish consulate in the relevant country,
  • Preparation of the necessary documents,
  • Making an appointment from the relevant consulate,
  • Obtaining the Movie /Documentary Production Visa,
  • Checking the visa before the applicant comes to Turkey

Note: If the validity period of the visa is shorter than the movie/documents project, the residence permit application should be started providing that the filming permit is 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.)

RL Turkey Immigration & Relocation office is going to provide up-to-date information on changes in the immigration laws and regulations.

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