VISA REQUIREMENTS

The Government of Turkey will facilitate visa procedures for participants to the Summit. The participants who require visas to enter Turkey can obtain them from the nearest Turkish mission abroad. Valid invitation letters provided by the United Nations should be submitted at the time of application. The applications should be made online prior to submitting the original documents to the Turkish missions. Visas will be issued free of charge to participants.

Participants who require visas to enter Turkey, yet not able to contact a Turkish mission abroad due to a force majeure, will be able to obtain their visas at the border gates with the supporting documents mentioned above and free of charge. This option should be used as an exceptional case to avoid unnecessary queues at the airport.

The participants who prefer to obtain electronic visas should visit the official website www.evisa.gov.tr. E-visas cannot be issued free of charge.

The validity period of the passports or travel documents of foreigners wishing to enter Turkey must be at least sixty (60) days longer than their visa, visa exemption period or residence permit.

ARRIVAL IN ANTALYA

To facilitate the reception of delegations on arrival and departure, an Information Desk will be set up at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul and also at Antalya Airport. Delegates are requested to always carry a copy of the letter of invitation with them at all times in addition to their travel documentation as these documents may requested by the immigration desk on arrival and departure and by the airlines at the final check-in desk before boarding.

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION


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Heads of Delegation at Head of State, Head of Government and Minister level will be provided by the host country with a sedan car with driver, security and a liaison officer. Heads of Delegation at the level of Ambassador and above but below Minister will be provided by the host country with a sedan car with driver.

Depending on the composition of the Delegation, each Delegation will be provided by the host country with either one additional sedan car or one minivan.

Delegations requiring access to the MTR venue for their own vehicles other than those provided by the host country must complete this form and return it together with photos of drivers (file name must be the driver’s name) via email to mehmet.macit@mfa.gov.tr and mtr.transport@mfa.gov.tr no later than May 20, 2016. Each delegation will be allocated a maximum of 2 additional non-transferable vehicle and driver passes.

Download:

PDFLDC MTR 2016 Vehicle and Driver Registration Form

PDFLDC MTR 2016 Security Officers and Firearms Form

PDFLDC MTR 2016 Communication Devices Form

PDFLDC MTR 2016 Arrival Departure Form for Head of Delegation


Transfer service will be provided between the Antalya Airport and MTR venue for all the accredited Member State delegates, parliamentarians, sponsored civil society and media representatives.

In addition, there will be a regular shuttle service operating between the MTR venue and the designated hotels (listed under Annex A) from 24 to 30 May 2016. Participants travelling outside this period will not receive transportation service. Details of all transportation services will be available at the MTR Info Desks located within designated hotels for the Midterm Review.

Taxis will also be available in the vicinity of the hotels. Taxi fares between the Antalya Airport and Titanic Belek Hotel would be 125-150 Turkish Lira (40-45 USD).