iDATA was established in 1998 and is a company specialised in providing visa application support services to Diplomatic Missions.

iDATA is the only company officially authorized by the the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs to collect visa applications in Turkey. Moreover, iDATA is authorised by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to collect visa applications on behalf of the Italian Consulate General in Istanbul.

iDATA, provides logistic services for applicants who apply for a visa to Italy and Germany. iDATA is authorised to provide the following services:

  • To collect the relevant documentation from the applicant including the applicant’s passport, the complete application form, the support documentation (defined as ”documents”) and applicable fees;
  • To deliver the collected visa applications to Germany to the German Embassy in Ankara / the German Consulate General in Istanbul / the German Consulate General in Izmir;
  • To deliver the collected visa applications to Italy to the Italian Consulate General in Istanbul;
  • To collect the applicant passport from the relative Diplomatic Mission and pass it back to the applicant either by hand (in iDATA offices) or by cargo.

iDATA, notwithstanding any provision, is not responsible for the consequental damages due to the request of extra documents or visa application refusal of the German Embassy in Ankara / the German Consulate General in Istanbul / the German Consulate in Izmir and of the Italian Consulate General in Istanbul.

iDATA takes all the necessary precautions during the visa application process. However, iDATA is not responsible in case of loss of documents during the transportation and in cases including (but not limited to): accident, theft, natural disasters, or any other situation that is out of the control of iDATA. Moreover, iDATA will not be responsible for any agreement or civil wrongdoing of the visa applicant. THE VALID TURKISH LAWS ALLOW EXCEPTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITY RESTRICTIONS FOR THE ABOVE MENTIONED SITUATIONS.

The collected fees are not refunded to the applicant by iDATA. Regardless of whether the visa application is approved or not, HEREBY THE SERVICES MENTIONED IN THE SECOND PART OF THE LEGAL NOTICE WILL BE CARRIED OUT.

The applicant or his/her agent, before the application process, accept/approve to have read and understood all the limited hereby mentioned conditions and information.

Moreover, the applicant accepts and approves the use and share of his/her personal data as mentioned in the approval process agreement to be gathered, stored, and saved for at least 90 days, processed for visa applications and delivered to the affiliated Diplomatic Missions within the purpose of travel.

iDATA DANIŞMANLIK VE HİZMET DIŞ TİCARET A.Ş. (iDATA CONSULTANCY AND FOREIGN TRADE SERVICE INC.)