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Visa for Syria and Jordan
« on: February 19, 2010, 05:50:30 AM »
Who has recent experience with visas for these countries?
Is the Syrian visa hard to obtain in Turkey? Which city is best?
Can I get the Jordanian visa at the border? Or otherwise in Syria or Turkey?
Are any Letters of Invitation needed?
Peter
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Re: Visa for Syria and Jordan
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2010, 06:13:27 AM »
My experience is not recent (2004) but the visa for Syria and Jordan has always been easy to get in the past (except for people who have an Israeli or American passport - then it becomes a real problem to get the Syrian passport). I got my Syrian visa in Istanbul (the Syrian embassy is just northeast of Taksim).  I dropped off my passport in the morning and picked it up in the evening. Are you planning to go that way anytime soon?
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Re: Visa for Syria and Jordan
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2010, 03:32:09 PM »
Probably by the end of this year. First hanging around Europe in spring and summer. In autumn we will follow the good weather to the south. I am very interested in the Middle East. Syria and Jordan must be wonderful!
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