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TURKEY – Consulate General Karachi


Notice for Turkish visa applicants (Karachi)

1) Applications with original acceptance letter will be accepted as normal.
2) Applications without original acceptance letter will not be accepted anymore, applicants are informed to request his/her university to email the acceptance letter to the consulate keeping Gerry’s in the loop.
3) Once the email is received from the university by Gerry’s, we will call the applicants and inform them to submit their applications and attach a print out of the email to that application for onward submission to the consulate.

Additionally, Medical reports are no more required for Education/student visa, however, students going for Turkish Burslari (government-based scholarship open once in a year) must submit medical reports.


17th July 2019
Applicants are requested to fill their interview forms personally at our Visa Application Centres.


3rd June, 2019

All applicants who are 18 years or above would have to appear personally along with their parents/family for submission as they have to fill out their visa interview forms. The visa interview forms must be filled personally by the aplicants.


1st April, 2018

Applicants residing in Lahore are hereby informed that their Visa Applications can only be submitted in our Lahore Visa Application Centre, applicable from 1st April 2018. Applicants are further advised to carry any recent utility bill and a form of ID confirming their residential address.

Applicants from the other locations are advised to submit their Visa Application in their respective side stations.


8th February 2018

Applicants are now required to fill out the “Travel Details Form” outlining the details of their travel history over the past 5 years. The completed form must be attached to the Visa Application.

Click here to download the "Travel Details form"


1st March 2017

Polio Certificate: Photocopy of Polio Certificate is a mandatory requirement for Visa Applications w.e.f. 1st March 2017.
E-visa: Applicants with a valid UK, USA, Ireland or Schengen visa may apply for a Turkish E-visa from https://www.evisa.gov.tr.
Refusal: The consulate is not obligated to explain the reason for visa refusal. In case of refusal, the applicant can re-apply after 3 months.
Refund: Visa fee is non-refundable.
Fake Documents: Submission of fake documents constitutes a crime according to the Turkish legislation.
Issuance of visa does not provide an absolute right to enter Turkey: In accordance with Foreigners and International Protection Act no. 6458, Article 11/3.
Professional Certificate:  Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) certificate copy for doctors, Bar Letter for lawyers, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) certificate copy for engineers, Valid Tourism License copy for the Travel Agency owners and their employees must be attached with the Visa application.
Travel Health Insurance Certificate: In accordance with Foreigners and International Protection Act no. 6458, Article15/E, all foreigners wishing to apply for Turkish Visa shall submit a ‘Travel Health Insurance Certificate’ covering the duration of their stay in Turkey and as well as repatriation cost.
The Turkish Consulate reserves the right to request additional documents




Checklists for Visa Applications:


Touristic Visit

Single Transit

Double Transit

Business meeting / Commerce

Conference / Seminar / Meeting

Festival / Fair / Exhibition

Sportive Activity

Cultural / Artistic Activity

Official Visit

Visit Turkish Republic of Northen Cyprus



Assigned for Duty




Internship Visa

Internship ERASMUS

Internship AIESEC

Turkish Language Course Purpose

Course Purpose

Education Purpose

Education in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Visit the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus



Employment Purpose / Special Employment Purpose

Assigned Lecturers / Academics

Assigned Sportsperson

Assigned Artists

Assigned Free Zone Workers

Assigned Journalists

Montage and Repairment Purposes



Archaeological Excavation, Exploration Purpose

Filming / Documentary Purpose


Tour Operator Representative

Medical Treatment Purposes

Accompaniment Purpose

Family Unification Purpose

Freight Visa

Seafarer Visa



Gerry’s Visa Offices:


43/1/E Razi Road Block 6, P.E.C.H.S. Karachi
Bahria Complex 4, 4th Floor Chaudhry Khaliq-uz-Zaman Road, Gizri


Shop #3 & 12, Indus Ranches Ground Floor Near R.T Restaurant Auto Bhan Road, Shah Latifabad


Shop# S-9, Swiss Plaza M.A. Jinnah Road.


Unit # C-7, City Bangalow, Shikarpur Road, Sukkur


Processing Time

Touristic visa takes upto 17 working days (for Pakistani Passport holders); all visa types except for touristic purposes may require more days for processing. Applicants are advised to submit their applications well in advance prior to their travel date. Applications can be accepted with Consent Letter / Affidavit if less than 17 working days but limited to 15 working days. 


Users calling 9999

August 17, 2019

Jazz users unable to connect to Gerry's Contact Centre are requested to dial 0900 07860 instead.

Important notice

August 17, 2019

Applicants are requested to pay only for the published charges/applicable fees. Anyone demanding charges/fees other than the ones listed, should be reported immediately to the Visa Application Centre Manager and file a complaint at: [email protected]

ARGENTINA - New visa application and legalization requirements

August 17, 2019

New visa application and legalization requirements will be implemented by the Embassy of Argentina from the 1st of February, 2019.

Even more options to submit UAE attestations  in Karachi

August 17, 2019

4 FedEx offices are now accepting UAE attestation applications in Karachi

Eid timings 2019

August 17, 2019

Click here for more information about the opening hours of our Visa Application Centres during Eid-ul-Fitr 2019.

Gerry’s Visa partners with Saaf Suthra Sheher to responsibly recycle their waste

August 17, 2019

Gerry’s Visa, under the umbrella of corporate social responsibility, has recently partnered with Saaf Suthra Sheher to reduce their footprint by collecting and disposing of recyclable waste generated in their Islamabad office and to help mainstream recycling into society.

Gerry's signed an agreement with China

August 17, 2019

Gerry’s International Pakistan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China have signed an agreement on the development of Chinese visa application centres in Pakistan at an impressive ceremony held in Beijing on 6th March 2019.

New telephone numbers for UAE inquiries

August 17, 2019

Call now toll free to learn more about attestation applications to the United Arab Emirates' diplomatic missions. Our new dedicated number is 051-843-9332!

Gerry’s Visa accredited ISO 9001-2015 & 27001-2013

August 17, 2019

Gerry’s Visa was recently awarded certificates of the International Standardization Organization for their excellence in Information Security Management and Quality Management.

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