VISA INFORMATION FOR LAO CITIZEN, 5.01.2017
As of 5thJanuary 2016, an “online visa application system” will come into effect for foreigners who will travel to Turkey for various purposes.
Starting from 5th January 2016, persons who are required to have visa and who are not eligible for e-visa, must apply primarily via the “online visa application system”. The applicant will visit the embassy when an appointment is scheduled, after the online application is submitted.
Furthermore, all foreigners applying for a visa will be required to have a valid health insurance.
Laopassport holders have to apply visa to enter to Turkey. You should apply for Turkish visa in Thailand. These documents are required in case application is made to the Turkish Embassy in Bangkok. Here are the required documents.
-Applicant’s original passport and a copy of passport (valid at least 2 months after expiration of visa)
-Completely filled application form and 1 photo
authorized by Turkish Notary (If applicable). Invitation letter should have following details;.
Turkish I.D. of inviting person, I.D. details, list of invited people, inviting persons residence address, contact no, kindship information between inviting and invited people,visit duration and visit purpose
Invitation letter should state that inviting person/establisment will cover the invited person ledging and accommodation expenses
If institutional invitation, then tax no of the institution is needed
- Financial guarantee documents (personal bank statement (original) and copy, original passbook for the latest 3 consecutive months) or other financial supporting documents (title decd etc) and/or inviting persons financial guarantee documents.
-If the visit is organized by tour agency, original letter from agency on visit dates, visit area, visit purpose,
-Constent letter form guardian (in case the applicant is below 18 years old) authorized by Thai authorities.
-If the person applies from a country other than his/her homeland, he/she need to submit his/her valid residence permit or any document that proves he/she legally stays in that country.
The visa process forLao passport holders is as below:
Your application will be send to Turkey. When we have got the approval we will be able to issue your visa. This process takes time. (A few weeks) The Embassy can not recommend any agency. We don’t accept applications by mail. Visa fee (only cash):2171.- Baht. Please don’t pay the visa fee when you apply. You’ll pay when the approval received.
Office Hours for consular section
Visa Section: 09.00-12.00 Monday-Friday
Monday - Friday
09.00 - 12:30
Our Consular section will be open from 09:30 to 12:30 every week day (for Turkish nationals). Our Embassy and Consular Section are closed on public holidays in Thailand. For Visa Applications and Legalization of Documents, please apply to the Consular Section between 09:30 and 12:30 on Monday-Friday.
+ 90 312 292 29 29