Frequently asked questions

An e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Turkey.

The e-Visa 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. Once your visa will be approved a link to download your e-Visa will be emailed to you. You are advised to keep your e-Visa 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, a respective Turkish official at the ports of entry reserves the right to deny entry into Turkey to a holder of an e-Visa without any explanation.

You need to have a travel document (Passport) 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.

An e-Visa can be obtained easily anywhere with an internet connection and it saves time that you would otherwise spend on visa applications at Turkish missions or at the ports of entry into Turkey (if you are eligible).

No. The validity period of your e-Visa begins from the date specified in your application. You can enter Turkey on any date within this period.

Yes. Each traveler must have a separate e-Visa.

No. We cannot refund payments for unused e-Visas.

If you wish to stay in Turkey longer than your e-Visa permits, you must apply at local Police Station for a residence permit. Please note that an e-Visa is granted only for tourism and trade purposes. Application for other types of visa (work visa, student visa etc.) are required to be submitted at Turkish Embassies or Consulates. If you overstay your visa, you might be asked to pay fines, deported or banned future travel to Turkey for a specific period of time.

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You can visit the nearest Turkish Embassy or Consulate for your visa application.

You can apply for your e-Visa any time before your travel. However, you are advised to create an e-Visa application at least 48 hours before your departure.

No. You should contact the respective Embassy or Consulate General to get information about your application.

If you have not attach your passport copy in application form, we will email you to provide passport copy so that we can cross check the details provided in the application form is correct or not. If you not provide the passport copy then we will process the visa application as per the details you have provided in the application form. The applicant assumes responsibility for any mistakes made in his or her application. We are not responsible for any mistake in your E-Visa and we are not able to refund you.

Please enter your middle name right after your name in the “Given Name(s)” section with a space in between the two names.

No. You can only make a payment with a credit or debit card. On the other hand, please note that the card does not have to be under your name.

If you are unable to make the payment by your card. Then you need to contact your bank. If the problem persists in that case you can use another cardholder Credit card or Debit card to make the payment.

CVV / CVC / CVC2 for Visa and MasterCard is the final three digits of the number printed on the signature strip on the back of your card.

According to the Law on Foreigners and International Protection which entered into force on 11th April 2014, those foreigners who arrive at sea ports and intend to visit the seaport city or nearby provinces for touristic purpose are exempt from visa provided that their stay does not exceed seventy two (72) hours. However, if you arrive in/depart from our country by air for your cruise tour, you must obtain a visa.

The only requirement for your visa/residence permit to be used as a supporting document is that it should be still valid (by date) by the time you enter Turkey. Previously used or unused single-entry visas are accepted as long as their validity date covers your entry date to Turkey. Please note that e-Visas of other countries are not accepted as a supporting document.

E-Visa fee varies according to country of travel document (Passport) and type of travel document. Please, click “Apply Now” button on the homepage and select your country of travel document (Passport) to find out the e-Visa fee that you are required to pay.

The validity period of an e-Visa varies according to Country of Travel Document (Passport). Go to Main Page, click on Apply Now button and select your Country of your passport, Current residence country and Type of Passport (if any) to check for how many days you are allowed to stay in Turkey.

Yes, all members of the family must originate from the same country; their travel documents (Passports) must be the same type (e.g. normal, official, diplomatic); and their arrival date must be the same (Please note that the validity period of e-Visas will begin as of the date selected as arrival date. e-Visa holders can enter Turkey on any date within the validity period. In other words, all members of the family are not required to enter Turkey on the same day.) In addition, all prerequisites (if any) for e-Visa application must be met by all in the family.

After you select ‘I am citizen of’ and ‘I am living in’, Passport Type (if any), fill up the form for first member of the family, then click ‘Add Applicant button’ to add other applicants in your family and fill application form one by one for each applicant. Upon completing the application of the last member of the family by clicking the ‘Submit and Proceed’ button. After that you will be redirected to the Payment summary page where you can see the total number of applications you have made and amount you have to pay for all the applicants E-Visa applications.

Service fee is charged to cover the cost for international operations of visa application processing.

When your e-Visa expires, you are not allowed to apply for a new e-Visa without departing from Turkey.

If you overstay your visa, you might be asked to pay fines, deported or banned future travel to Turkey for a specific period of time.