Turkey e-Visa (Electronic Travel Authorization)

The Turkey e-Visa is an electronic travel authorization that was implemented from July 2016 by the Government of Turkey. This online process for Turkey e-Visa grants its holder a stay of up to 3 months in the country.

1. Complete eVisa application

2. Receive eVisa by email

3. Enter Turkey

What is the Turkey e-Visa?


The eVisa for Turkey is an online document granted by the Government of Turkey that allows entry into Turkey. Citizens of eligible countries are required to complete the Turkey e-Visa application form with their personal details and passport information on this website.

Turkey e-Visa is multiple entry visa that allows stays of upto 90 days. Turkey e-Visa is valid for touristic and trade purposes only.

The Turkey e-Visa is valid for 180 days from the date of issue. The validity period of your Turkey e-Visa is different than the duration of stay. While Turkey e-Visa is valid for 180 days, your duration cannot exceed 90 days within each 180 days. You may enter Turkey at any time within the 180 days validity period.

Turkey e-Visa is directly and electronically linked to your passport. Turkey Passport officials will be able to verify the validity of the Turkish e-Visa in their system at port of entry. However, it is advisable to keep a soft copy of Turkey e-Visa that will be emailed to you.

How long does Turkey e-Visa application take to process

While most applications are processed within 24 hours, it is advisable to apply for Turkey e-Visa at least 72 hours before you plan to enter the country or board your flight.

It is quick process which requires you filling an Turkey e-Visa application form online, this can take as little as five (5) minutes to complete. This is a completely online process. Turkey e-Visa is issued after the application form has been successfully completed and fee paid by the applicant online. Once issued, the Turkey e-Visa will be sent directly to the applicant’s email.

Covid Update for Turkey e-Visa

Turkey Govt has opened its broder for international tourism for all travellers for tourism & business purpose. However, travelers to Turkey should be aware of the current COVID-19 travel restrictions:

  • Self-service e-Visa Kiosks and wifi areas in Turkish airports will be removed. Therefore, getting an eVisa on arrival will no longer be available and visitors to Turkey will have to apply in advance for eVisa.
  • Travelers aged 6 and above must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before departure
  • Passengers must present a completed ‘Travel Entry Form’ when checking in for a flight and on arrival
  • Arrivals that have been in Brazil, India, or South Africa in the past 10 days must quarantine for 14 days

Who can apply for Turkey e-Visa

Foreign nationals wishing to travel to Turkey for tourist or business purposes must either apply for regular or traditional visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization called Turkey e-Visa. While obtaining a traditional Turkey Visa involves visiting the nearest Turkey embassy or consulate, citizens from eligible countries can obtain an e-Visa for Turkey by completing a simple online application form.

Applicants can apply for e-Visa Turkey from their mobile, tablet, PC or computer and receive it in their email inbox by using this Turkey e-Visa application form.

Passport holders of following countries and territories can obtain Turkey e-Visas online for a fee prior to arrival. The duration of stay for most of these nationalities is 90 days within 180 days.

Passport holders of following countries and territories can obtain Turkey e-Visas online for a fee prior to arrival. The duration of stay for most of these nationalities is 90 days within 180 days.

Turkey e-Visa is valid for a period of 180 days. The duration of stay for most of these nationalities is 90 days within 180 days. Turkey e-Visa is a multiple entry visa.

Conditional Turkey e-Visa

Passport holders of the following countries are eligible to apply for a single entry Turkey e-Visa on which they can stay for up to 30 days only if they satisfy the conditions listed below:

Conditions:

  • All nationalities must hold a valid Visa (or a Tourist Visa) from one of Schengen countries, Ireland, United States or United Kingdom .

OR

  • All nationalities must hold a Residence Permit from one of Schengen countries, Ireland, United States or United Kingdom

Note: Electronic visas (e-Visa) or e-Residence permits are not accepted.

Turkey e-Visa Requirements

Travelers who intend to apply online for e-Visa Turkey must fulfil the following conditions:

A Valid passport for travel

The applicant’s passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the departure date, that is the date when you leave Turkey.

There should also be a blank page on the passport so that the Customs Officer can stamp your passport.

A valid Email ID

The applicant will receive Turkey e-Visa by email, therefore a valid Email ID is required to receive Turkey e-Visa.

Method of Payment

Since Turkey e-Visa application form is only available online, without a paper equivalent, a valid credit/debit card is required. All payments are processed using Secure PayPal payment gateway.

Information required for Turkey e-Visa Application Form

Turkey e-Visa applicants will need to provide the following information at the time of filling out online application form:

  • Name, surname and date of birth
  • Passport number, expiry date
  • Contact information such as address and email

Documents that the Turkey e-Visa applicant may be asked at the Turkey border

Means of supporting themselves

The applicant may be asked to provide evidence that they can financially support and sustain themselves during their stay in Turkey.

Onward/return flight ticket.

The applicant may be required to show that they intend to leave Turkey after the purpose of trip for which e-Visa Turkey was applied is over.

If the applicant does not have an onward ticket, they may provide the proof of funds and ability to buy a ticket in the future.

Benefits of Applying Online

JUST SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ADVANTAGES OF PROCESSING YOUR TURKEY E-VISA ONLINE

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Correction of missing or incorrect information.
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Support and Assistance 24/7 by E-mail.
Email Recovery of your eVisa in case of loss.
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