Turkey visa for Iraqi passport holders

Do citizens of Iraq need a visa to Turkey? The answer is yes, Iraqi citizens need an electronic or even a regular entry visa when planning to travel to Turkey in order to be allowed to enter through the border crossings.

The Turkish visa forms for Iraqi citizens differ according to the issuing authority, as they vary between online visas or what is suitable for electronic visa and stamp or sticker visas that are requested through the Turkish embassy in Baghdad or any Turkish embassies in various countries of the world:

Electronic tourist visa B1

Most visitors prefer to request an electronic tourist visa B1 when visiting Turkey for being easy to be obtained, and it also gives the holder the ability to do business in addition to tourism purposes, but for Iraqi citizenship, the electronic visa needs additional conditions, as well as a passport that is valid for a period of 6 months, the applicant must have a Schengen visa (entry visa to one of the European Union countries) or valid residence in one of the countries, or entry visas to the United States of America, Britain, Ireland, or residence in one of them.
Upon approval of the issuance of the visa, an entry visa is granted once for a stay of not more than thirty 30 days on Turkish territory, and the visa is valid for a period of 6 months, starting from the date of visa issues , which is in the form below from the date of 14.01.2021 to 12.07 2021
An electronic B1 Turkey visa for Iraqi visitor
An electronic Turkish visa for a citizen holding an Iraqi passport

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Direct Passport / Sticker Visa

- A direct visa on the passport, or what is termed as a sticker visa, which is a visa granted only through the missions of the Turkish state representation in the countries of the world (Turkish embassies and consulates). Tourist, commercial, medical treatment, and study visas can be requested through it. The visa is granted with single entry or multiple entries according to the purpose of the visit. The direct visa can be requested from the Turkish embassy in Baghdad or the Turkish consulates in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah or the offices delegated by the Turkish embassy in the State of Iraq, after taking an appointment to visit the embassy from the Turkish representation missions around the world website https://www.konsolosluk.gov.tr/Visa/Index and prepare all required documents.


C1 Tourist Visa

The C1 tourist visa, which is an electronic visa granted to visitors for the purpose of tourism, and the Turkish embassy in Baghdad grants it with the guarantee of one of the tourism companies present on Turkish soil until the date of April 15, 2020, and it has been suspended after this date to be limited to other types of visas.


S1 Medical Visa

The S1 medical visa, which is a visa that takes place after obtaining an invitation to visit a medical center or hospital in Turkey or Iraq to receive treatment and obtain the necessary health support after submitting medical reports that prove the health status of the applicant, and the S1 medical visa can be obtained through the Turkish visa application page by entering the required information easily without reviewing the Turkish embassy, so that we, on your behalf, submit your application to the Turkish embassy in Baghdad and study your request and evaluate the case within 7 working days. When the visa is issued, we will send it to you in case of acceptance to print it and attach it to your passport. In case of rejection, you are not obligated to pay any fees for applying, and the amount paid will be returned to your credit card account.
It is preferable when requesting a medical visa S1 to send a copy of the latest medical reports to expedite the processing of your request and to expedite the issuance of the visa, and the visitor is asked for a copy of his passport, which is valid for at least 6 months, with clear accuracy, and it is better to be scanned and a clear biometric photo with a white background, phone number and an email.
Knowing that the visa is not suitable for travel through the land ports, but rather for flights only.

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Note: No visitor is required to have a transit or entry visa to Turkey if he has a transit flight or transit through any of the Turkish airports to another travel destination

For example, a traveler from Baghdad to London crossing Istanbul airport does not need a transit visa, as crossing any of the Turkish airports without leaving the transit hall does not require any visa.


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