Check if you need an eVisa to travel to Turkey
Once the eVisa has been obtained, it is valid for a period of six months with a single stay up to 90 days. The eVisa online application does not qualify for a visa. Your application may be accepted or rejected by the Airport Authority and there is no refund.
When you land in Turkey you are possibly required to provide the following documents:
- Valid hotel booking during your stay in Turkey
- Valid return ticket from Turkey
- Valid Passport for at least six months.
1. Explaining of eVisa
An eVisa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Turkey.
The eVisa is an alternative to visas issued at Turkish missions and at the ports of entry. Applicants obtain their visas electronically after entering required information and making payments by a credit or debit card (Mastercard, Visa or UnionPay). The eVisa will be given on the e-mail once the eVisa has been successfully granted. As it's an electronic Visa, Passport control officers at ports of entry can verify your e-Visa on their system. However, you are advised to keep your eVisa with you either as a soft copy (tablet PC, smart phone, etc.) or as a hard copy in case of any failure on their system. As in the case of other visas, respective Turkish officials at the ports of entry reserves the right to deny entry into Turkey to a holder of an eVisa without any explanation.
2. eVisa Requirements
You need to have a travel document valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter Turkey. Depending on your nationality, there may be additional requirements. You will be informed of these requirements after you select your country of travel document and travel dates.
3. Which are the eligible countries?
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Hong Kong, Turkey, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, USA, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
4. eVisa Expiration Date
The Visitor can access Turkey for 90 consecutive days as maximum since the day they arrive to Turkey.
5. Requirements to enter Turkey:
Applicants must travel to Turkey with the following documents: A valid passport valid at least 6 months on entry with two blank visa pages. Proof of return/onward ticket.
6. Data Provided in the Turkey eVisa Application
For applying to an eVisa for Turkey, applicants are required to have a valid email address, a credit card and a valid passport.
All the information provided in the online application such as name, date and place of birth, nationality, address, and passport number, has to be exactly the same as appears in the passport or any other legal travel document.