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Do I need transit visa if travel via Istanbul.

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Do I need transit visa if travel via Istanbul.

Hi ,

I am travelling to "Czech Republic", via Istanbul. I am an Indian national, I will travelling from Mumbai to Istanbul (6 hours lay over) then to Czech Republic.

Can please advise if i need to take any visa for Turkey. I hold an "Schengen Visitor Visa".

Please advise

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1. Re: Do I need transit visa if travel via Istanbul.

usually,if you are not leaving the airport to go into the city,probably not.best to check with your embassy to make sure. if you are staying in the airport.no visa is usually needed.

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2. Re: Do I need transit visa if travel via Istanbul.

Syed I, If you stay at the transit area of the airport during your layover, then you do not need any visa. But if you want to visit the city for 2 hours, then you need an evisa that you can get at: "www.evisa.gov.tr". Your Schengen visa will be your supporting document.

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