New Visa Procedure-details

Şanhay Başkonsolosluğu 08.01.2016

I) INITIAL NOTE:

There is no change with regards to “Electronic Visa” (e-visa) for Chinese nationals.Chinese nationals can keepobtainingtheir e-visas either through www.evisa.gov.tr or www.visa.gov.trwithin minutes.

Please note that e-visas are for tourism and business purposes only, and e-visa grants just single-entry permit and 30-day stay in Turkey.

II) VISA APPLICATIONS OF NON-CHINESE NATIONALS:

Visa applications of NON-CHINESE nationals must be lodged through www.visa.gov.tr.The new procedure as explained in Article III hereafterdoes also apply for the NON-CHINESE applicants.

III) MULTIPLE ENTRY VISAS AND SPECIAL TYPES OF VISAS:

Multiple entry visas and other special type visas (work, study, machinery assembly, archaeological excavation, etc.) will only be issued by relevant Turkish Embassies or Consulates-General. As of January 6, 2016, such applications must be first submitted online overwww.visa.gov.tr.Whilst electronically applying, you will be required to,

(a) upload supporting documents as appropriate,

(b) schedule an appointment for an interview at the relevant Turkish Consulate or Embassy,

(c) visit the relevant Turkish Embassy or Consulate-General on the date of the appointment to complete the process.

Please note that originals of all uploaded documents as well as the printed application form obtained viawww.visa.gov.trmust be provided during the interview-in-person.

For further questions about the new procedure, please contact the Consulate-General through consulate.shanghai@mfa.gov.tr

Sabri Tunç Angılı Consul General
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 12:30 / 14:00 - 18:00

Visa applications are received only on mondays, wednesdays and fridays. On these days, Consulate staff starts distributing queue numbers to the applicants at 08.30 o'clock (at Floor-1). Visa applications are then received between 9.30-12.30 o'clock according to the queue numbers. For holidays in 2014, please click the "Contact" icon.
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