To get a letter of invitation to Turkmenistan (LOI), please do the following:
An Invitation letter to Turkmenistan is free of charge if you book a tour package with tour operator GLOBAL CONNECT.
To enter Turkmenistan all travelers are required to have a tourist or transit visa. The tourist visas are delivered on the basis of an issued visa support letter, also referred to as a Letter of Invitation. The Letter of Invitation (LOI) requires usually up to 3-4 weeks to process.
With an approved Invitation Letter you can apply for your visa at a Turkmen embassy or consulate abroad. It is also possible to obtain the visa directly at the Turkmen land border at:
or at the sea port in Turkmenbashi or at the international airport in Ashgabat upon arrival.
Please note that the last decision about result of the letter of invitation depends on the Turkmenistan Migration Department.
Transit visas are issued only directly at Turkmenistan embassies abroad. You can contact the relevant embassy directly for detailed information about prices and procedures.
Turkmenistan Embassies can be found in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Germany, France, China, India, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, UK, USA, UAE, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
Contact the embassies prior to arriving there to collect your Turkmen visa, as there may be differences between various embassies in terms of visa cost and duration, and processing requirements and their duration.
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