Turkey Visa Application

Foreign citizens who wish to travel to Turkey for tourism, business, or transit purposes, and who are eligible to apply for a Turkey e-Visa, can submit their Turkey Visa application online through the quick and easy Turkey e-Visa system.

The Turkish e-Visa application is a short and straightforward form that is easy to complete and only takes a few minutes to submit. The online process makes applying significantly easier and quicker for travelers, who need only fill out personal data consistent with their official documentation, make easy and secure online payment, and receive the approved Turkish visa straight to their email inbox within 48 hours of application.

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Who is eligible for Turkey e-Visa?

Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply for the Turkish e-Visa:

AfghanistanCape VerdeIraqSaint Vincent and the Grenadines
AlgeriaChinaJamaicaSaudi Arabia
Antigua and BarbudaDominicaKuwaitSenegal
ArmeniaDominican RepublicLibyaSolomon Islands
AustraliaEast TimorMaldivesSouth Africa
BahamasEgyptMauritiusSri Lanka
BangladeshEquatorial GuineaMexicoSuriname
BarbadosGreek Cypriot Administration of Southern CyprusOmanUnited States of America
BermudaGrenadaPakistanUnited Arab Emirates
CambodiaHong Kong (BN(O))PhilippinesVietnam
CanadaIndiaSaint LuciaYemen
Antigua and Barbuda
Cape Verde
Dominican Republic
East Timor
Equatorial Guinea
Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus
Hong Kong (BN(O))
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saudi Arabia
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Sri Lanka
United States of America
United Arab Emirates

Turkey e-Visa requirements

To apply for and obtain the Turkey e-Visa, the applicant must meet the list of basic Turkey visa application requirements. However, some applicants of certain nationalities may be asked to meet additional requirements in order to apply for a Turkey e-Visa.

The list of basic requirements to apply for the e-Visa for Turkey:


Valid for a minimum of 60 days after the approved and stipulated duration of stay in Turkey.

Credit card

A credit/debit card to pay the visa fee.


A valid email address.

The list of additional requirements that may be asked of certain nationalities when applying for a Turkish e-Visa:


Proof of an accommodation (e.g. a hotel reservation).

Booked travel through Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs approved airlines

These airlines vary depending on the traveler’s nationality and country of origin. Travellers can find out which airlines correspond to them, after entering their nationality into the application system online.


A valid, physical visa or resident permit from a Schengen country, the United Kingdom, Ireland, or the United States of America.


Proof of sufficient financial capacity for entire stay in Turkey (approx. $50 for each day).

How to apply for a Turkey e-Visa?

The Turkey e-Visa application is very easy and only takes a few minutes to complete. What’s more, an applicant can apply from anywhere, using any electronic device with internet connection, such as a smartphone, laptop, computer, or tablet.

Get your Turkey visa in 3 easy steps!


Fill out the visa application form online in less than 10 minutes


Pay visa application fee with multiple payment method options

Get visa

Your Turkey visa will be emailed to you upon approval

How to fill out the application form for the Turkey e-Visa

A step-by-step guide to the Turkish e-Visa application process:

  • Start your e-Visa application
  • Fill Out your e-Visa Application Form
    • Select your nationality and your planned arrival date to Turkey.
    • Next you will be shown information specific to your country indicating: how long your e-Visa will be valid for, whether you are eligible for a single or multiple-entry Turkey e-Visa, and the number of days you will be permitted to stay in Turkey.
    • If you are from a country whose citizens do not need to submit any additional requirements, you can continue to the next stage. If your travel document is from a country that does ask for additional requirements, you must click the checkboxes next to each additional requirement confirming that you will provide the required information before continuing to the next point.
    • Use your official travel documentation to fill in details about what type of travel document you will use for entry to Turkey, the document’s identification number, and its expiration date. You will also need to fill in information about your birth place, parents’ names, phone number, email address and current physical address.
    • Then click “Save and Continue” to redirect you to the verification page.
  • Verify Your Turkey e-Visa Application Information
    • Make sure all your information is accurate, as any errors will cause your Turkey e-Visa to be invalid for use. In the case of any mistakes, click “Edit” to go back and modify the errors.
    • Once you have double checked that the information you provided is correct, click “Verify” to be redirected to the secure online payment page.
  • Pay the e-Visa Fee
    • Choose the method of payment you will use to complete the e-Visa fee transaction.

After completing the steps of submitting your application and paying the fees, make sure you receive an email to the address you provided notifying you that your visa application has been received and is now being processed. Once your Turkey e-Visa is approved, you will receive a digital copy directly to the email address you provided. Download it and/or print it, and present the hard or soft copy of your Turkey e-Visa, together with your travel document upon arrival to a Turkey point of entry.

Processing time for Turkey e-Visa

The Turkey e-Visa application system was created to speed up and make more convenient the visa issuance process for travelers. The Turkey e-Visa usually takes approximately 48 hours from submitting the application form to receiving your e-Visa to your email.

Turkey visa FAQ

The Turkey e-Visa online application is a quick process, but you are advised to apply at least 48 hours before your trip. The Turkey sticker visa process takes more time, so you are advised to apply at least one month before travel. In all cases, it is recommended to start the application process early, in case of delays or unforeseen circumstances.
If you are a citizen of one of more than the 90 countries eligible to apply for a Turkish e-Visa, you can apply for a Turkey e-Visa online. Check the list of countries above that are eligible to apply online for the Turkey e-Visa.