If you are a citizen of Bhutan or Cambodia and you want to visit Turkey, now is the time to apply for a visa. The Turkish embassy in Bangkok has started issuing visas on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are planning to visit Turkey anytime in the near future, it is best to apply as soon as possible.
Turkey Visas for Bhutan and Cambodia
Bhutan and Cambodia are both members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), and Turkish nationals have visa-free access to both countries. Turkey Visa for Bhutan Citizens
Citizens of Bhutan must obtain a visa before travelling to Turkey, but citizens of Cambodia do not require a visa for tourism purposes. Both countries require a valid passport with at least six months left on its validity. Citizens of Bhutan and Cambodia must also carry a passport-sized photo ID.
Turkish Airlines is the only carrier that flies to both Bhutan and Cambodia, so travellers should make arrangements in advance if they wish to visit either country.
What is the process for getting a Turkey Visa?
To apply for a Turkish visa, you will need to complete an online application form and submit it with the required documents. The application process can take up to two weeks to complete, but may be expedited in some cases. You will also need a valid passport and a visa fee. If you are a citizen of Bhutan or Cambodia, you can apply for a Turkish visa through your respective embassy or consulate.
How Long is a Turkey Visa Valid for?
Turkey is a popular visa-free travel destination for citizens of Bhutan and Cambodia. Here are the specifics on how long each country’s visa valid for:
Bhutan Visa: 6 months
Cambodia Visa: 3 months
What if my visa is rejected?
If you are a citizen of Bhutan, and you have a valid passport, you can apply for a tourist visa to Turkey. The visa application process is the same as any other foreign tourist visa that you would apply for. However, because Bhutan is not in the Schengen Area, your passport must be stamped with an “E” entry stamp in order to enter Turkey. Turkey Visa for Cambodia Citizens
If you are a citizen of Cambodia, and you have a valid passport, you can apply for a tourist visa to Turkey. The visa application process is the same as any other foreign tourist visa that you would apply for. However, because Cambodia is not in the Schengen Area, your passport must be stamped with an “E” entry stamp in order to enter Turkey.
Other Rejected Countries that cannot get a Turkey Visa
Turkey is one of the few Muslim countries that have visa-free entry for Bhutan citizens. Cambodia also has a visa-free entry with Turkey. Both countries are listed in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) which allows for travel to the United States and most other Schengen Area countries without a visa. However, some other countries that are not part of the VWP (such as Syria) are not able t