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About the US consulate and its location in Istanbul, Turkey.

About Turkey

Turkey is a transcontinental country located mainly in Western Asia. The main language spoken in Turkey is Turkish. The current population (as of 2018) is 82,003,882. Turkey has a human development index (HDI) of 0.791 and therefore can be considered as country with high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Turkey. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Istanbul

Istanbul is the most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural and historic center. 15,067,724 people are living in Istanbul (as of 2018). The city is very important and represents Turkey internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US consulate in Istanbul, Turkey

Offices located within the US consulate located in Istanbul include:

  • Consular Section
  • Human Resources
  • Public Affairs Section

Visa services offered by the US consulate in Istanbul, Turkey

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone +251 111 30-6000.

American citizen services offered by the US consulate in Istanbul, Turkey

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US consulate in Istanbul, Turkey

This consulate offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.