How to Obtain a Turkish Visa on Arrival?
Who is Eligible for a Turkish Visa on Arrival?
The Turkey Visa on Arrival allows passport holders of 28 countries to travel to Turkey. Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a Turkey Visa on Arrival:
|Antigua and Barbuda||Hong Kong (BN(O))|
|Dominica||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Dominican Republic||Saudi Arabia|
|East Timor||South Africa|
|Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus||Suriname|
|Grenada||United States of America|
|Haiti||United Arab Emirates|
|Antigua and Barbuda|
|Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus|
|Hong Kong (BN(O))|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|United States of America|
|United Arab Emirates|
The Turkey Visa on Arrival can be issued to citizens of the aforementioned nationalities at any port of entry into Turkish territories. However, for their own convenience, it is kindly advised that the traveler fills out the visa application and completes the payment online through the Turkey e-Visa system. This is advised due to possible long waiting lines at port of entry immigration counters. Also, note that the Turkey Visa on Arrival fee must be paid in exact cash at the port of entry and is often more expensive than the online Turkish visa fee.
Turkey e-Visa allows the traveler to pass directly through the immigration gates upon arrival in Turkey, avoiding all the queues waiting for the Turkey Visa on Arrival.
In addition, all citizens of countries eligible for a Turkey visa on arrival are also eligible for Turkey e-Visas. The Turkey e-Visa is considered the fastest and easiest way to meet the Turkish tourist visa and the Turkey visa on arrival requirements.