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by rcabecos
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates
Replies: 39
Views: 15789

Re: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates

We had our letter of invitation prior to our arrival but it took about 4 hours to get our visa. Priority given to locals with local passports. A lot of confusion and waiting around, you go to the first booth and give your passport, then get called into second booth and get asked some strange questi...
by rcabecos
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates
Replies: 39
Views: 15789

Re: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates

We crossed the border Howdan/Gaudan-Bajgiran from Turkmenistan to Iran by foot/public transportation. From our hotel we took a taxi to a first border check around 18 km south of the city center. The taxi was 30 manat. There they checked our passports and we had to go into a bus. By bus we went the ...
by rcabecos
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa poll
Replies: 81
Views: 46213

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa poll

I received a 5 day transit letter from the embassy in London. I'm about to see (tomorrow) if the scanned letter works at the boarder. The embassy in London were very friendly (I did it over the phone and by post). They said it would take 10 days, it was about 15 in the end and they just emailed the...
by rcabecos
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa poll
Replies: 81
Views: 46213

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa poll

Applied at the London Turkmenistan embassy via post (photocopies of my passport was enough) and after a few phone calls to chase up my application from a friend (as I was on my travels), I received the confirmation letter via email. Woop! :) Where did you get your visa stamped? how long did it take...
by rcabecos
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa poll
Replies: 81
Views: 46213

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa poll

Just got my confirmation letter from the state Migration Service of Turkemenistan. Got it from the Austrian Embassy (I'm Portuguese citizen). Aplied 30th of July, got it yesterday, August 27th. Since I have a letter, but no stamped VISA on my passaport I plan to submit my passport along with the Let...
by rcabecos
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates
Replies: 39
Views: 15789

Re: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates

Any updates on this border crossing? I plan on doing it the 8th of September