Visa Issues

Dubai Başkonsolosluğu 04.03.2009

1-UAE Nationals

a) “Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the United Arab Emirates On Mutual Visa Exemption for Holders of Diplomatic, Special and Service Passports” was signed on 5th May 2008 in Ankara and entered into force as of 24th August 2008.

In accordance with the above mentioned memorandum, holders of official passports of both countries are exempted from visa on their visits to Turkey and the UAE up to 90 days.

b) As for holders of ordinary passports of the two countries, they are required to get visas for their visits to Turkey and UAE.

On the other hand, the UAE citizens can get a three months-valid visa from the Turkish missions abroad, as well as at the border gates till 31st October 2009.

2-Other nationalities:

You can find the necessary information regarding visa requirements, application procudres and forms on

If you need further information, you are kindly invited to call our Consulate General during working hours.

Tel: 00-971-4/331 47 88
Fax: 00-971-4/331 73 17

Working days and hours: Sunday-Thursday 08:30-14:30 (Applications are received between 10.00 -12.00)

If you live in Abu Dhabi, you can apply to our Consular Section of our Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

Tel: 00-971-2-446 09 41-42
Fax: 00-971-2-445 25 85

Mustafa İlker Kılıç Consul General
Sunday - Thursday

08:00 - 14:00

For all matters regarding visas, please contact VFS Global For legal translation and other notary applications such as Power of Attorney (when written or verbal translation to Turkish is needed), kindly contact Moscow Legal Translation (04 255 59 87) No Consular applications will be possible without an appointment. Documents that need attestation can be dropped off before 12.00 and picked up the next day during the same time frame.
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