Working Holiday Scheme

New Zealanders aged between 18 and 30 can apply for a 12-month working holiday visa for Turkey.

To apply from New Zealand go to the Turkish Consular (external link) website.

Fill in the nationality and visa details as follows:

  • In the drop down boxes, an applicant should pick for type of visa: 'other'
  • For the purpose of the trip, click on any category (it doesn’t matter which one you use)
  • For Country, select ‘New Zealand’
  • For Mission click on  Turkish Embassy in Wellington.

You will then be contacted by the Turkish Embassy and you will need to tell them that you wish to obtain a working holiday visa.

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