Nowadays, there are 40 countries whose lucky citizens can now obtain a Turkish eVisa through the internet. Because of this, visiting the Turkish embassy is no longer needed. If you are a citizen from those countries, you can apply online just by using your laptop or smartphone. If that isn’t convenient enough, if you are Eritrean, your Turkish eVisa will be sent to within 30 minutes using iVisa. Is there a better option than this? Keep reading for more information about the Turkish eVisa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have an Eritrean passport, do I need a visa to visit Turkey?
What is a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
This eVisa is an authorization document that allows visitors to enter Turkey. It is linked electronically to your passport.
How long can Eritreans visitors stay in Turkey with a Tourist eVisa?
Visitors with an Eritrean passport, carrying a Tourist eVisa can stay in Turkey for a maximum of 30 days Total.
IMPORTANT: With this type of visa, all your visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
Can I stay in Turkey for longer than the validity period of the eVisa?
If Eritreans wish to stay in Turkey longer than their eVisa permits, they must apply at the nearest Provincial Directorate of Migration Management for a residence permit.
What are the documents required to apply?
iVisa will require Eritreans to provide these documents before applying online:
Your passport or travel document with an expiration date at least 60 days beyond the “duration of stay” of your eVisa.
Certain nationalities require a supporting documentation such as a visa or residence permit from the Schengen, US, UK or Ireland. To view which nationalities, please visit our application page and enter your nationality.
How long is the Turkey Tourist eVisa valid?
Your Turkish Tourist eVisa will be valid for 180 days after arrival.
What are the processing times and prices?
When applying online with iVisa, Eritreans have three options when it comes to the processing times and prices:
Standard processing – this may be the longest processing time but the timeframe is just 24 hours. If you are not in a hurry, this option is perfect for the cost of USD 86.50 (service fees included).
Rush processing – if you want your application moves faster, you can choose this option. You can pay USD 106.50 (service fees included) and your visa will arrive in your e-mail inbox within 4 hours.
Super Rush processing – for a higher fee of USD 126.50 (service fees included), this is the fastest available option. Your visa will be ready to use in just 30 minutes.
Click here to start your application.
How does the Turkey eVisa work?
Your eVisa for Turkey will be issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Turkish Government.
iVisa uses the Turkish eVisa system to process your eVisa. We enter the information provided into the system and after they review it, we are notified of the outcome of the eVisa application.
How long does it take to apply for a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. That's all, you will need to send your application to Turkey with iVisa. We will take care of the rest and, shortly after, we will let you know the status of the application by email.
How can I apply for a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
The application for the Turkey Tourist eVisa is really simple and easy. It has only three steps:
In the first step, Eritreans need to provide personal information like name, address, e-mail, arrival date, passport info. Also,choose the best processing time that fits your needs.
Do a revision and payment in the second step of the application form. All corrections are not permitted once the application has been processed so reviewing and revising is super important.
The last step consists of a questionnaire. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on individual circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance filling out your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
Once the application is done, you will receive your Turkey Tourist eVisa by email. No need to deal with the embassy. Next, present a printed version of your eVisa along with your passport once you enter Turkey.
How many times can I enter Turkey with a Tourist eVisa?
Your Turkey Tourist eVisa will allow you a Single Entry.
Do I need to get a Turkey eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens, including minors, require a visa to travel to Turkey.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can apply for friends and family, just make sure you have all the required documents (you can see above in this article). If you are applying for only one friend or family member, just apply here introducing his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.
Do I need a Turkey eVisa if I am in transit through Turkey?
You do not have to obtain a visa as long as you do not leave the transit area.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
We will notify you by email as soon as the Turkish government approves your visa.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If this happens, please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
Since your Turkey eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, it will NOT be possible to make any changes and 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.