Turkey Visa application

Check what requirements you need to meet to apply for electronic vise to Turkey

All about Turkey e-Visa

The Turkey e-Visa is an official electronic travel permit issued by the Turkish Government to citizens of certain countries. Thanks to the electronic visa system, travelers from eligible countries no longer need to visit an embassy in person to obtain a visa for Turkey.

Eligible travelers can obtain a Turkish visa online using any electronic device with a stable Internet connection. Every applicant needs to have a valid passport, means of online payment as well as a few additional documents that may vary depending on the nationality.

After maximally 3 business days (on average within 19 hours), an applicant will receive the approved Turkey visa in the email inbox.

The visa fee may be either 69,99 or 129 Euro, depending on the applicant's nationality.

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Turkey e-Visa characteristics

Your nationality determines what type of visa you can apply for. Turkey e-Visa can be issued either as a:

  • single-entry visa for a stay of up to 30 days
  • multiple-entry visa for a stay up to 90 days

Regardless of the type of Turkish visa and your nationality, you may use it for business or tourism purposes. You will need to contact the nearest Turkish Embassy and obtain a regular visa for any other travel purposes.

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Turkey Visa Application Form

The Turkish visa application is very straightforward and intuitive. Start by going to the application panel, and next follow these simple steps:

  1. Fill out the online form: provide the necessary details, including standard personal data, travel information, passport details as well as an email address. Carefully check whether all the information provided is error-free.
  2. Attach supporting documents: after selecting your nationality, you may be asked to upload a few additional documents. All the details will be shown when filling out the form.
  3. Cover the processing fee: use your credit/debit card or other valid online payment means and pay the service fee.
  4. Check your inbox: after covering the processing fee, go to your email and check for the confirmation number, which is necessary to check the progress of your e-Visa application.
  5. Receive your e-Visa: the approved Turkey visa will also be delivered to your email inbox. As soon as you receive your e-Visa, print it out, and don't forget to take its copy for your trip!

The processing time may take up to 3 business days. Nevertheless, our applicants can often enjoy the earlier approval of their visa application. On average, it takes only 19 business hours! Remember to refresh your email inbox!

e-Visa Turkey requirements

Standard documents

No matter the country you are coming from, you will always need:

  • a passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of the planned entry to Turkey

Supporting documents

Nationals of certain countries may need to upload some additional documents, including:

  • a return ticket
  • hotel reservation
  • a round trip booked with one of the Turkish airlines

The details regarding the required documents will be shown once you provide all the necessary details like your nationality.

Should you have any questions regarding the required documents, feel free to contact our support team.

Other requirements

Apart from the required documents, you will also need to meet some technical requirements, which are as follows:

  • access to an active email address
  • valid means of online payment
  • working electronic device (laptop/PC/smartphone/tablet)
  • stable Internet connection to submit the visa application without any issues
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Important information

  • The Turkish visa remains valid for 6 months and its validity period starts from the date of issue
  • The visa application needs to be completed at least 3 business days before departure
  • Every traveler needs to show a printed copy of a valid visa when entering Turkey
  • Tranist passengers can enter Turkey visa-free as long as they do not plan to leave the airport tranist zone
  • Turkey visa cannot be extended, while any attempt to overstay in Turkey may result in fines or even deportation and a ban on entry to Turkey in the future
  • Every visitor to Turkey must apply for a visa separately; the e-visa application on behalf of minor travelers should be submitted by their guardians or parents
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Eligible countries for an online visa to Turkey

All the countries listed below may apply for the electronic visa to the Turkey:

Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda ArmeniaArmenia AustraliaAustralia
BahamasBahamas BarbadosBarbados BermudaBermuda
CanadaCanada ChinaChina DominicaDominica
Dominican RepublicDominican Republic GrenadaGrenada HaitiHaiti
Hong KongHong Kong JamaicaJamaica KuwaitKuwait
OmanOman Saint LuciaSaint Lucia Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia South AfricaSouth Africa TaiwanTaiwan
USAUSA United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates AfghanistanAfghanistan
AlgeriaAlgeria AngolaAngola BahrainBahrain
BangladeshBangladesh BeninBenin BhutanBhutan
BotswanaBotswana Burkina FasoBurkina Faso BurundiBurundi
CambodiaCambodia CameroonCameroon Cape VerdeCape Verde
Central African RepublicCentral African Republic ChadChad ComorosComoros
CongoCongo Congo (Democratic Republic)Congo Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire
CyprusCyprus DjiboutiDjibouti East TimorEast Timor
EgyptEgypt Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea EritreaEritrea
EthiopiaEthiopia FijiFiji GabonGabon
GambiaGambia GhanaGhana GuineaGuinea
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau IndiaIndia IndonesiaIndonesia
IraqIraq KenyaKenya LesothoLesotho
LiberiaLiberia LibyaLibya MadagascarMadagascar
MalawiMalawi MaldivesMaldives MaliMali
MauritaniaMauritania MauritiusMauritius MexicoMexico
MozambiqueMozambique NamibiaNamibia NepalNepal
NigerNiger NigeriaNigeria Palestinian TerritoriesPalestinian Territories
PhilippinesPhilippines RwandaRwanda Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome and Principe
SenegalSenegal Sierra LeoneSierra Leone Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands
SomaliaSomalia Sri LankaSri Lanka SudanSudan
SurinameSuriname TanzaniaTanzania TogoTogo
UgandaUganda VanuatuVanuatu VietnamVietnam
YemenYemen ZambiaZambia ZimbabweZimbabwe