Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby Weltradlenker » Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:19 pm

Hey,

we are a german couple and got our Turkmen Visa this morning in Masshad after application in Tehran 2 weeks ago AND we even got 7 days transit!!
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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby lesmolletsauvages » Thu Aug 06, 2015 4:43 pm

roro wrote:Thanks a lot for these infos and for the letter as well!
It sounds a good idea, I think.
Can you tell me where did you applied for your visas: In Teheran?
And if so, how long you're waiting for picking-up your visas?
RR.


It is 7days (not working days) after you applieds... in teheran and pick up in teheran
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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby apetitspasderoue » Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:55 am

We are a French couple and got our transit visa two days ago.
(We did not dare to ask more than 5 days, unfortunately :/ )
We mentioned on our letter that we travel with bicycle.
One Swiss man had his transit visa too the same morning.

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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby steven » Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:16 am

I made this topic unsticky as it seems the visa refusal story was just for about a week and everyone is getting their transit visa normally as before.
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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby jimmyjei » Thu Aug 13, 2015 5:29 pm

I asked for my Turkmen transit Visa, around one month ago in Ankara, and picked up in Tehran. No problem at all. You need entering and exiting countries visas when applying.

If you dont get a transit visa, you could get a tourist visa by hiring a trip through an official tour agency. The price will start around 100$ per day.

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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby Jean-charles Midon » Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:48 am

Hi, just filling up my form for turkmenistan transit visa, point number 20, they ask for the type of transport, is it ok if i say that I am cycling ?
By the way, the link to download the form in the turkmenistan section is not working i think!
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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby steven » Mon Aug 17, 2015 3:45 am

It's ok to cycle, it's only Iran where you cannot say that you're cycling.

PS: thanks for the notice on the dead link (I should have learned my lesson not to trust embassy websites by now). It's updated, the form is now hosted on caravanistan.com.
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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby Mrs800Days » Mon Aug 24, 2015 2:20 pm

Just an update on Turkmenistan transit visa applications...

We applied in Almaty on Monday 17th August and collected our 'application code' the next morning (Tues 18th). They would only issue Farab to Sarahs and told us it would take 10 working days (maybe less). It was fine to request to collect the visa in Tashkent.

We took a risk and went early to the embassy in Tashkent (Monday 24th August)- visa was approved and ready- 5 days transit Farab to Sarahs, $85 each (Britith Passport). Total processing time was 7 days (including weekend).
No problems, went at 9am this morning (were 2nd in the queue after putting our names on the list at 6am!) and collected at 4pm.

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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby roro » Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:33 pm

Hi fellow travellers'
I've made our application for Turkm visa in Ankara on August 11th , they told me they send a email for our visa (to be picked up in Mashad) and no news since today.... 24th August!
Do you know how long it is to have this visa ready and have news about it?
I'm little worrying. ...
Thanks in asvance fir your help.
RR.
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Re: Turkmenistan transit visa refusals

Postby roro » Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:04 pm

No infos about this delay?
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