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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.

This can be done in a matter of minutes and cuts out the need to go to an Embassy or Consulate.

The Turkey e-Visa is typically 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 a visa and when entering the country.

The e-Visa for Turkey is available for nationals traveling for tourism and business (commerce) 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.

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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
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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 or business 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 60 days 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 will receive the e-Visa for Turkey by email.

They must either bring a digital copy on a mobile device or print a copy of the e-Visa to show to border officials when arriving in Turkey (a printed copy is advisable).

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
  • Afghanistan
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • Fiji
  • Grenada
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian Territory
  • Philippines
  • Puerto Rico
  • Republic of Cyprus
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Suriname
  • Taiwan
  • Timor-Leste
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

Complete the Turkey e-Visa online application

You can fill in a Turkey visa application exclusively online in just a few minutes by supplying personal information such as full name, nationality, and date of birth, and passport data such as the document number and issue/expiry date.

Before submitting the form, make sure you double-check that all the information you supplied is correct and free of errors to avoid any unnecessary delays in processing and approval. If the information on your e-Visa does not fully match the information on your passport, your e-Visa is not valid.

Confirm payment for the e-Visa for Turkey

Before you submit the Turkey e-Visa application form, you also need to confirm your payment method for the visa processing fee. You will need to provide details of a current and valid debit or credit card to securely pay the fee and submit the request for approval.

Receive the approved Turkey online visa

Once you have submitted the Turkey e-Visa application, your request will usually be processed within one (1) business day, and you can expect to receive your approved visa sent to the current email address you provided on the form.

After receiving the e-Visa by email, you will need to take a copy with you when traveling to Turkey to present to border officials alongside your passport on arrival. This can either be a digital version on a phone or device, or a printed copy.

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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. The duration of validity of the e-Visa as well as the entries allowed under the e-Visa depend on the applicant’s country of nationality.

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

    The Turkey tourist and business online e-Visa is typically valid for a total period of 180 days from the date of issue. Travelers can enter Turkey at any time 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 a 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. You may be exempt from the visa requirement.

  • 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: the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Austria, China, Norway, Spain, Kuwait and Australia.

  • How long can I stay in Turkey?

    The e-Visa for Turkey allows a maximum stay of either 30 or 90 days, depending on your 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 before entering the country.

  • Can I extend my stay in Turkey beyond 90 days?

    Should you need to extend your stay in Turkey beyond the 90 days allowed by the e-Visa, you may apply for a short-term residence permit at the Provincial Directorate of Migration Administration. Please note that you can only apply for a residence permit within a month of arrival in Turkey.
    If you need to stay longer than 90 days, is advisable, when possible, to leave the country before the 90 days have lapsed 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 60 days 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.

    Once approved, the e-Visa 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, depending on nationality. There is also a service fee, which covers the cost of processing the application as well as any additional information and assistance required in completing the online visa form for Turkey.

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

    No, it is not necessary to print a copy of the e-Visa (although it is recommended). Turkish passport control officers should be able to verify the e-Visa when checking travelers’ passports.

    However, in case of any system issues, travelers are advised to bring either a digital or printed copy of the e-Visa to present upon arrival in Turkey if needed.

    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
    • Barbados
    • Belgium
    • Croatia
    • Dominica
    • Dominican Republic
    • Estonia
    • Grenada
    • Hong Kong
    • Ireland
    • Jamaica
    • Kuwait
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Maldives
    • Malta
    • Mauritius
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Saint Lucia
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • South Africa
    • Spain
  • Once granted can I cancel my e-Visa for Turkey?

    Once granted, an approved e-Visa for Turkey may not be canceled. 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 can check the status of their e-Visa using the OnlineVisa Manager. Updates on the progress of your application will also be delivered by email.

  • 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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