To enter a foreign country, the official permission from the authorities of that country is called a visa. Getting a visa is the biggest obstacle in our travels abroad. Although freedom of travel is one of the fundamental human rights, it is also an indisputable international law principle that states have the power to decide which foreigners enter their country.
If you have not yet applied for a visa , you will need to know what a visa is , where to get it and what it takes to get it. You need a passport to get a visa.
What is a Visa?
A visa is issued by a state in the passport of a foreigner traveling to his country through foreign representations or border authorities, indicating that the foreigner can enter the border gate of his country and apply for entry to the border authorities. The visa is stuck on the page of your passport.
Where to get a visa?
Many countries want visas from citizens of the Republic of Turkey. Visas, the country of travel
- Consulate Department of the Embassy;
- Consulate or
- Available from the Consulate
- Some countries may also issue visas through Honorary Consulates or Honorary Consulates.
According to international rules, it is the right way to apply for a visa from your permanent residence. The country you are going to have multiple Consulate and Consulate in Turkey, the need to make a representation that is close to where your visa application your domicile. Check the website of the relevant consulate for information on this, or call them and find out where the nearest consulate is located.
Tourism companies selling foreign tours can do the necessary work for obtaining a visa. There are also companies that specialize in obtaining visas.
What is a Schengen visa?
The Schengen Visa is a type of visa you must obtain if you plan to visit any of the Schengen countries. Which country you are going to go to that country’s visa issuing agency must apply.
You need a Schengen visa for: Austria, Belgium, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia , Greece are member states of the European Union that have signed the Schengen Convention. Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland are not members of the European Union.
A Schengen visa is a short-term visa that gives visa holders the right to travel up to 90 days from the start date of the visa within 180 days (6 months). If you are going to get a Schengen visa, you have to apply directly to the brokerage house instead of the country’s consulate.
What documents are required when obtaining a visa?
When applying for a visa, you need to determine in advance what purpose you will get a visa (work visa, student visa, tourist visa, etc.) and make an appointment for the interview with the appropriate authority.
The documents required for a visa application may vary from country to country, the purpose of travel (tourist, business, education, etc.) or the applicant’s passport type (diplomatic (red), service, private (green), public passport (burgundy) or travel document).
Common documents required for visas based on your departure purpose:
Biometric photograph (usually 2) with white background taken in the last six months, travel health insurance (30,000 Euro guarantee for Schengen countries), visa application form must be completed and completed with your signature. Please make sure that your hotel and flight reservations and your passport are at least 6 months and have enough blank pages.
Proof of economic means (bank cards, photocopies of real estate, if any); invitation letter received from the country to be visited, if any; For the employees: Last 3 months SGK Service Breakdown, last 3 months payroll, SGK Job Entry Declaration, stamped on letterhead and signed work permit is required.
Is it difficult to get a visa?
First of all, a working person has to prepare all the documents requested from the workplace completely. If your company is a very corporate company and you have been working there with stability for a long time, your chances of getting a visa will be easy. If the company you are working with is not a recognized company, be sure to prepare the documents completely. A photocopy of the car license, title deed, and especially a passbook with regular money transactions simplifies the process of obtaining a visa.
It may be difficult to obtain a visa if you do not have enough documents. It is not easy for unemployed people who do not have enough money in the bank to get a Schengen visa.
You are expected to prove that you have the economic means to make your trip. If you are unemployed or you do not have a regular and adequate income level to support yourself and your dependents, you will be considered a potential immigrant, so your chances of getting a visa are very low. Avoiding a request that you know will be rejected will save you time and money.
How much visa fees?
The amount of the visa fee may vary depending on the nationality of the applicant and the age of the applicant and the country of destination. The Schengen visa fee is € 60 and additionally the Schengen visa is charged separately from the brokerage house at a fee of € 29 for the iDATA and VFS service fee.
How much time is required to get a visa for visiting foreign place?
Consulates work by appointment, so you need to call in advance. If you are applying to intermediary companies and visa issuing countries, you need to make an appointment first. Sometimes it may take 1-2 weeks just to make an appointment. This period may be much longer during holidays and holidays. It is useful to apply early.
The duration of the visa will vary depending on your purpose and urgency. The density of the Consulate will also affect the duration of the visa. It can take about 2 to 15 days to get a tourist visa. If you are going to visit someone abroad and you intend to stay in it, the process of obtaining a Visitor Visa may take up to 14 days.