Turkish passport- types and advantages

Turkish passport- types and advantages

Turkish passport

holding the Turkish passport is The biggest motivation for those looking for Turkish citizenship, and enjoying its advantages. Where the Turkish passport holder has protection by the Turkish government and the right to enter many countries around the world without a visa.

Turkish passport Types 

The Turkish government grants several types of passports to citizens, where each passport includes customized advantages that vary according to its type 

The Turkish passport types are:

-The Ordinary Turkish passport

 The red passport, any Turkish citizen can hold it, and even foreigners with dual citizenship are entitled to obtain the Turkish passport immediately after the issuance of the Turkish personal identity.

-The special Turkish passport 

The green passport, this passport is granted to senior government officials in Turkey

-The sealed Turkish passport

The gray passport, this passport is granted to public officials, journalists, and others.

-The Turkish diplomatic passport

 The black passport is granted to diplomats and ambassadors.

The Advantages of Turkish Passport

The Turkish passport holders benefit from several advantages as follows:

Turkish Passport Ranking Globally

 The Turkish passport ranked 39th in the world and 18th in Europe according to the Henley Index. The Henley Index monitors the passport rankings for 199 countries around the world, the evaluation is based on the number of countries or territories that the passport holder can enter, without a visa or a with a visa upon arrival.

 Henley Corporation cooperates with the International Air Transport Association to access the latest official data to conduct its assessments of global passports.

Turkish passport was ranked 50th in the world a few years ago, but Turkey was able to advance to 39th place in a short period, thanks to the strength of tourism in Turkey, the government's interest in the air transport sector, and the good relations with the world countries. It is also expected that the Henley Index will give Turkey more advanced ranks by 2023 due to the significant progress in the air transport and tourism sectors in Turkey.

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The Power of Turkish Passport 

 The holder of the Turkish passport is allowed to travel to 72 countries without the need to issue a travel visa in advance. It is also allowed to travel to 40 countries with a visa issued from the airport upon arrival, as well as 8 countries with an electronic travel visa via the Internet. 

Countries You Can Visit With Turkish Passport:

1-Turkish Passport Visa Free Countries List

Iraq

Jordan

Palestine

Qatar

Libya

Lebanon

Morocco, West, sunset

Tunisia

Syria

Sultanate of Oman

Albania

Argentina

Belarus

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Dominica

Ecuador

El Salvador

Georgia

Guatemala

Haiti

Honduras

Iran

Kyrgyzstan

Kazakhstan

Jamaica

Japan

North Korea

Kosovo

Macedonia

Malaysia

Mauritius

Moldova

Mongolia

the black Mountain

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay

Peruvian

Philippines

Russia

Serbia

Singapore

South Africa

Thailand

Ukraine

Uruguay

Venezuela

2-Countries that grant Turkish passport a visa at the airport:

 

Armenia

Kuwait

the two seas

Sudan

Mauritania

Comoros

Djibouti

Azerbaijan

Cambodia

Indonesia

Guinea

Madagascar

Maldives

Mozambique

Nepal

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Togo

Uganda

Zambia

East Timor

Ivory Coast

3-Countries that grant Turkish passport holders a visa online:

Mexico

Myanmar

Rwanda

Senegal

Sri Lanka

Australian

Countries that impose a visa on the Turkish passport holder 

The number of foreign countries that impose a visa on the Turks is about 94 countries, including about 28 countries of the European Union, and so far, negotiations are underway between Turkey and several European countries to remove the visa between them.

Benefits of the Turkish passport

In addition to the advantages, we talked about in the previous paragraphs, the Turkish passport has the following advantages:

-The possibility to apply for a Turkish passport immediately after obtaining Turkish citizenship without the need for a residence unlike is the case in many countries that grant their citizenship to foreigners.

-Extracting the Passport processing within a short time about a month only

-Ability to obtain a Turkish passport with10 years validity without the need to renew during this period 

-The Turkish passport grants full civil rights while the Turkish citizen is abroad, such as medical care, voting in elections, and benefits from the retirement programs for Turks.

-Syrians who have obtained Turkish citizenship have the right to enter Syria from the land crossing borders for an unlimited period and to return from the land crossings borders whenever they want

Procedures for Obtaining a Turkish Passport

here we will learn about the steps of issuing the Turkish passport for citizens

 -Book an appointment from the population directorate website in Turkey via the Internet or by calling 199

-Pay the fees of issuing the passport by sending it through the Turkish Postal office PTT and you must keep the receipt

-You must go to the Turkish population Department on the date that was booked in advance and submit the following documents:

- A copy of the ID card  

-  2 Biometric photos  

 -The receipt of the amount paid in PTT

-Proof of residence document for address confirmation.

-Fill out the application sheet with the required data

After completing the previous steps, the passport will be sent to you to the address you registered in about 30 days at the latest.

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Turkish Passport - Fee Amount

The issuance fees vary according to the following points:

-The validity period of the passport

-The fees increase annually, and this is associated with the tax rates in Turkey, in general.

the following is an explanation of these fees:

Fees are in Turkish Lira

Passport validity period 

170 TL

6 months 

249 TL

1 year 

405 TL

2 years 

575 TL

3 years 

811 TL

4-10 years 

 

Passport Book Fees

 the fees are about 133 Turkish liras, and it increases annually according to the tax laws in Turkey

Additional costs 

The rest of the costs are simple, and they are the costs of personal photos, the necessary documents copying and extracting the residence registration if requested, which generally does not exceed 1000 Turkish liras which equal to around 147 US dollars.

 

 

In this article, we talked about the most important details of the Turkish passport, starting with the definition of its importance, passing through its advantages and types, and how to obtain the passport and the costs. hoping this article serves as a comprehensive guide to clarify all the information related to the passport.

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