You pay a fee for your visa application. The money is not refunded if your application is rejected. The below mentioned fees will be valid as of 1st of May 2019.
Adults: 400 TL Children aged 0 - 6: Fee exempted
Children aged 6-12: 230 TL
The application fee is tied to the euro and is revised in the event of any major shift in the exchange rate.
Outsourcing company, VFS Global, charges a fee of 165 TL per application, in addition to the above fee for the visa.
If you are applying via VFS Global, you pay cash.
If you are applying directly at the General Consulate in Istanbul, you pay in cash.
The following pay no fee:
Citizens of countries that have signed visa facilitation agreements with the EU pay a reduced fee or are exempt from payment. This applies to citizens of:
D-visa Adults and children: 400 TL
Residence permits for a visit Adults: 600 TL Children under 18: 300 TL