Entry conditions/visas

Living in Europe | Entry conditions/visas | Turkey

Entry into Turkey

Entry into and exit from Turkey shall be through the border gates with a valid passport or travel document. Please click for the document checks.

To see the "Passport Validity Requirements While Entering Turkey in Accordance with Law on Foreigners and International Protection" click here.

 

Visa Information For Foreigners

  • The Electronic Visa (e-Visa) Application System was launched on 17 April 2013 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. This system allows visitors travelling to Turkey to easily obtain their e-Visas online, in approximately three minutes. 

  • It is possible to obtain e-Visa 7/24 at everywhere with internet connection. The applicants can obtain their visa after they fill in the necessary information concerning their identity, passport and travel dates and pay visa fee online. 

  • Please note that e-visa is only valid when the purpose of travel is tourism or commerce. For other purposes, such as work and study, visas are given by Turkish Embassies or Consulates. 

  • The term "official passports" covers diplomatic, service, special and official passports. 

  • You are kindly advised to have a travel document/passport valid for at least 6 months as from the date of your arrival in Turkey. 

  • Please click here to check your country's status in terms of visa procedures in Turkey. 

 

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