eVisas has become quite widespread in the last few years because it is included in many countries’ visa policies. Turkey is included in those countries and currently issuing eVisa to citizens of 40 countries. Definitely, the list will be lengthened in the future. You may be one of the lucky people who no longer need to take a trip to the Turkish embassy. Instead, you get to apply online and have the visa in as fast as 30 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do Cameroonian passport holders need a visa to go to Turkey?
YES, ever since 2013 all travelers entering Turkey are required to apply for an eVisa. The process is very simple and by filling our online application form all you will have to worry about is planning your trip. To check requirements, click here.
What is the maximum stay allowed in Turkey for Cameroonian citizens
30 days Total, REMEMBER travelers must NOT engage in paid or unpaid work. If you wish to stay longer, you must apply at your local Police Station for a residence permit.
How long is the Turkey eVisa valid?
This visa is valid for 180 days after arrival.
What are the processing times and prices?
One of the common concerns about electronic visas is the cost. With iVisa, applicants have three available options when it comes to processing time and this will determine the price. The three options are:
Standard processing – your application will be processed within 24 hours. Although the longest processing time, it is still perfect for those who have ample time to prepare for their trip. As for the cost, you will be charged USD 86.50
Rush processing – if you want your application processed faster, you can choose this option. Your visa will arrive in your e-mail inbox within 4 hours, and you will pay USD 106.50 for it.
Super Rush processing – this is the fastest available option. Your visa will be ready to use in just 30 minutes. However, this will cost you more. You will be charged USD 126.50.
Click here to start your application.
What are the requirements for a Turkey visa?
iVisa’s service definitely makes the process so much easier for Cameroonians. Still, you need to provide the proper information so that they can initiate the process. Even so, you will be exerting little effort. Here is a list of what you need to come up with:
Passport – getting a Cameroonians passport is quite easy these days, so you should be able to get one fast. If you do have one, though, make sure that it is valid and remains as such for the duration of your trip. Just take a quick look at the expiry date.
E-mail address – your Turkey eVisa will be linked to your passport electronically, but you still need a copy to show at the immigration office in Turkey. iVisa will send you a copy, and it will do so via e-mail. Make sure that you provide a valid address.
Mode of payment – the payment for your visa and the service fee for iVisa is made before the submission of the application. You can do that using a credit or a debit card. Moreover, if you have a PayPal account as many people do, you can use that as well.
How difficult is the Turkey eVisa application form?
EASY. iVisa has developed an easy-to-fill online application you can access to through its website. The eVisa document can be obtained online in 10 minutes**. Once the information and payment are submitted, you will receive your visa by email and must be download and print it.
How does the Turkey eVisa work?
1. Fill out the online application Complete the online application. Pay the service fee with a credit/debit card or via PayPal.
2. Receive your visa via email No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time.
3. Entry Turkey
You will be asked to present your passport and the document we provided upon entering Turkey. The Turkey eVisa is electronically linked to the passport and is accessible to the Department of Foreign Affairs.
PRO TIP: Print a copy of your Turkish eVisa in case there is a problem with the computer terminals at the immigration office upon your arrival.
What can I do if I made a mistake entering my passport number on my Turkey visa application?
If you made a mistake when entering your data, please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat so they can assist you.
IMPORTANT - Your eVisa is linked to your passport number. IF we already submitted your application, then you CANNOT make any changes and you will have to apply again.
My passport expires in less than 6 months. Can I apply for a Turkish visa online?
NO. Your passport needs to have at least 6 (six) months of validity from the date of entry.
IF your passport expires within 6 months of the arrival date, then you need to renew your passport in order to get any travel visa.
I want to extend my stay in Turkey. What should I do?
IF you are in Turkey and wish to extend your stay, you must apply at a local Police Station for a residence permit.
NOTE- If you overstay your Turkey visa, you may be fined, banned from future travel to Turkey, or deported.
What are the requirements for the validity of supporting documents?
Your documents 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 from other countries are not accepted as a supporting document.
Do I need a visa if I am in transit through Turkey?
If you will NOT leave the transit lounge at the airport while in Turkey, then you are not required to have a transit visa.
IF you wish to leave the airport, you HAVE TO APPLY for a Turkish visa.
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