Traveling to Turkey and don’t know where or how to start planning your trip? Let me give you some tips that will help you organize and simplify your trip by applying online to an eVisa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need a visa to visit Turkey?
It depends on your country of origin. There are some nationalities that require a visa to enter Turkey. You can check your eligibility for an eVisa by using our Visa Checker. Just click here, select your country of origin and Turkey as your destination.
What is a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
This eVisa is an authorization document that allows visitors to enter Turkey.
How long can foreign visitors stay in Turkey with a Tourist eVisa?
People carrying ordinary passports who have obtained a visa for tourism purposes can enter Turkey for a maximum of 90 days Total with a Multiple Entry, but must not engage in paid or unpaid work. If you wish to stay longer, you must apply to your local police station for a residency permit.
What are the documents required to apply?
Below is the list of what you need to apply online:
Passport – getting a passport is not hard and it is quite a basic document nowadays. If you already have one, make sure that it stays valid for the duration of your trip. Always check its expiration date.
E-mail address – your Turkey eVisa will be linked to your passport electronically, but you still need a printed copy to show at the immigration office in Turkey. iVisa will send you a PDF version via e-mail. Make sure that you provide a valid address.
Mode of payments – prior to submission of the application, you need to pay for your visa and iVisa’s service fee. You can do that using a credit or a debit card or a PayPal account.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa offers three alternatives:
Standard processing –although the longest processing time, it is still perfect for those who have ample time to prepare for their trip. For USD 45.70, your application will be processed within 24 hours.
Rush processing – you can pay USD 65.70 and choose this option if you need your application processed faster. Your visa will arrive in your e-mail inbox within 4 hours.
Super Rush processing – this is the fastest available option for USD 85.70. Your visa will be ready to use in just 30 minutes.
Click here to start your application.
How can I apply for a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
To apply online will take you less than 10 minutes. iVisa also has an excellent support service that is available to assist 24/7.
You will be inputting your basic information during the initial step. Also, you need to choose from one of the processing times mentioned above at this point.
The second step will focus on payment and revision. Payment can easily be done but revision and review of your application need attention. The information you have provided should be accurate and correct. iVisa will process your visa based on pieces of information that you have provided. Your visa can be rendered null and void with a simple error. Double-check your spelling is a good way to assure that you will not waste time and money.
Click here to start.
What does the Turkish eVisa look like?
Can I get a visa on arrival?
Yes, we suggest that you get a visa online though as the queue at the border can be long and result in a lot of delays.
I am traveling with my children. Can they enter Turkey with my eVisa?
No. Every person who is from a country requiring an eVisa to Turkey is obligated to pay the fee and process an eVisa separately.
Use your child’s passport information, there are no exceptions regarding age.
Apply for your visa here
NOTE - If your child does not have a passport then you will have to contact your nearest Turkish Embassy to apply for the correct type of visa.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You just need to have all the required documents (you can see above in this article) and introduce his or her data in the application form. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ and completing the data required.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake while filling in the online application then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
You can NOT make any changes if you already sent your application. So you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Turkey Tourist eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.