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Turkey e-Visa Information

The Turkey online e-Visa, introduced in 2013, is a single or multiple entry visa, that allows stays of 30 or 90 days, depending on the nationality of the passport holder.

Eligible citizens are required to complete the Turkey online e-Visa application form to enter the country.

The Turkey e-Visa is valid for 180 days, from the date of issue.

The Turkish e-Visa, which replaces the previous “sticker visa,” was created to expedite the visa application process which in turn allows visitors to save time when applying for the visa and when entering the country.

The e-Visa for Turkey is available for nationals traveling for tourism and business purposes.
Travelers that are planning to go to Turkey for other purposes, such as to work or study, should apply through a Turkish Embassy or Consulate.

Highlights
Issued for either a single entry or multiple entries
Allows stays of 30 or 90 days with each entry
Valid for 180 days from approval
For purposes of tourism or business
What is Necessary?

Passport with minimum validity of 6 months after the trip

Current email address

Credit/Debit card details

Turkey Online e-Visa Requirements

Applicants from Turkey e-Visa eligible countries are required to complete the online eVisa application form with information such as personal details and passport information to enter the country for tourist purposes or for transit. To apply for a Turkey tourist online visa, applicants from Turkey eVisa eligible countries, are required to:

  • Have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the duration of the stay in Turkey.
  • Provide a current email address to receive the approved Turkey tourist online visa.
  • Provide a credit or debit card to pay the Turkey e-Visa fee.

Upon approval, the traveler must print a copy of the e-Visa for Turkey, to show to border officials when arriving in Turkey.

There may be certain additional requirements for supporting documentation depending on your nationality.

Countries Eligible for Turkey

Citizens from the countries listed below are eligible to apply online to enter Turkey

Countries Eligible for Turkey

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian Territory
  • Philippines
  • Republic of Cyprus
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Application Steps

STEP 1
Complete online application
STEP 2
Confirm Payment
STEP 3
Receive approved Visa

Covid Update for Turkey

Last update: 28/01/2021

Flights to Turkey from Brazil, Denmark, South Africa, and the United Kingdom are suspended with the exception of diplomatic, humanitarian, and repatriation flights. Passengers permitted to enter Turkey who have been in Brazil, Denmark, South Africa, or the UK in the previous 10 days must quarantine for 14 days after arrival. All passengers entering or transiting through Turkey, with the exception of those under the age of 6 and merchant seamen, must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers must complete a “Passenger Information Form” and present it on arrival. All passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening upon arrival. Consult Turkey’s visa policy

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Turkey Visa FAQ

  • What is the Turkey e-Visa?

    The Turkey e-Visa, introduced in 2013, is an Electronic Travel Authorization that allows eligible foreign citizens to travel to Turkey for tourism or business purposes. It is a single or multiple entry visa, valid for 180 days from the date of issue.

  • How long is the Turkey e-Visa valid for?

    The Turkey tourist and business online e-Visa is valid for a total period of 180 days from the date of issue. Travelers are required to enter Turkey within 180 days of the visa being issued. If the traveler’s passport information has changed since the eVisa was approved, it will be necessary to complete a new e-Visa application for Turkey.

  • Who can apply for an Turkey e-Visa?

    Citizens of eligible countries traveling for tourism, business, or to transit through Turkey can apply for the Turkey e-Visa. Use the visa checker above to find out which nationalities are eligible.

  • Who is eligible for a Turkey e-Visa?

    Applicants are able to check their eligibility for the Turkey e-Visa using the visa checker at the top of this page.

    The top visitors to Turkey with the e-Visa come from the following eligible Turkey e-Visa countries: United Kingdom, Netherlands, Belgium, United States, Poland, Austria, Saudi Arabia, China, Norway, Spain, Kuwait, Australia, and Canada.

  • How long can I stay in Turkey?

    The eVisa for Turkey allows a maximum stay of between 30 to 90 days, depending on nationality.

  • What are the restrictions of Turkey Online e-Visa?

    The Turkey e-Visa permits a short stay for tourism or business purposes in the country.

    For other purposes such as to work or study, travelers should apply for a travel document from a Turkish Embassy or Consulate in their country of residence.

  • Can I apply for an e-Visa in Turkey?

    Travelers are required to have an eVisa Turkey to enter the country.

    Should travelers want to extend their stay in Turkey, they are required to leave the country and submit a new Turkey online e-Visa application form.

  • How do I apply for a Turkey e-Visa Online?

    To apply for an online Turkey e-Visa, eligible citizens are required to complete the Turkey online eVisa application form. Travelers will need to provide personal details, as well as their passport information, and pay the e-Visa fee using a credit or debit card, before submitting the application.

  • What do I need to submit an application?

    To submit an e-Visa for Turkey, applicants are required to have a passport validity of at least 6 months after the visit to Turkey. In addition, they must provide a current email address and method of payment to cover the e-Visa processing fee.

    There may be additional requirements for supporting documentation depending on nationality.

  • How long will my Turkey e-Visa take to process?

    The online Turkey e-Visa application form can be completed in just a few minutes. Once all requested information has been provided and the respective payment has been made, the Turkey e-Visa processing time is one (1) business day to receive the approved e-Visa.

    Once approved, the eVisa is immediately sent to the email address provided during the application.

  • Do I need a Turkey e-Visa for all my children? Should I include them on my application?

    All eligible citizens, including children, are required to apply for an e-Visa for Turkey, including minors.

  • What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

    Applicants should revise all the information provided during the application process before submitting the online form. Should there be a mistake on the application after submission, applicants are required to complete and submit a new Turkey eVisa application form.

  • How much does the Turkey Online Visa cost?

    The Turkey online e-Visa application government fee varies from $35 to $60, depending on nationality.

  • Do I need to print a copy of my Turkey e-Visa?

    Yes, the approved e-Visa must be printed and presented upon arrival to Turkey.

    Travelers are also advised to keep the copy of the Turkish online visa with them at all times during their stay in the country.

  • Is the Turkey Online Visa valid for multiple entries?

    The e-Visa for Turkey is available as a multiple-entry permit for certain nationalities. Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply for a multiple entry visa for Turkey online:

    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Armenia
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Bahamas
    • Bahrain
    • Barbados
    • Belgium
    • Canada
    • Croatia
    • Dominica
    • Dominican Republic
    • Estonia
    • Grenada
    • Haiti
    • Hong Kong
    • Ireland
    • Jamaica
    • Kuwait
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Maldives
    • Malta
    • Mauritius
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Oman
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Saint Lucia
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Spain
    • United States
    • United Arab Emirates
    • United Kingdom
  • Once granted can I cancel my e-Visa for Turkey?

    Once granted, an approved e-Visa for Turkey may not be cancelled. However, the traveler can choose not to use it.

  • Do I need travel or health insurance to be granted a Turkey e-Visa?

    Health insurance is not mandatory to obtain an approved Turkey e-Visa. However, travelers are advised to have up-to-date health insurance to cover the cost of any medical needs during their stay.

  • How can I check my e-Visa status?

    Applicants may proceed with the visa verification directly on the Turkey government website, to check visa status online.

  • Can I apply for the Turkey e-Visa in an Embassy?

    No. The Turkey e-Visa is an online visa that can only be obtained exclusively online. Applicants do not need to go to an Embassy or Consulate in order to apply for a Turkey tourist online visa.

    However, those planning to travel to Turkey for purposes other than tourism or business, such as to work or study, are required to apply for a visa from a Turkish Embassy or Consulate in their country of residence.

  • Do I need to get an e-Visa if I am just in transit?

    All travelers in transit through Turkey by air may not exit the international airport if they do not hold a Turkey eVisa. If travelers, while in transit, wish to visit Turkey, they must apply for an e-Visa.

    Those arriving at a Turkish seaport are allowed to visit the city or surrounding area for a maximum of 72 hours.

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