Currently, there are 40 countries who have access to a Turkish electronic visa. You no longer required making a trip to the Turkish embassy to apply for a visa if you belong to one of those countries. You can do an online application right from the comfort of your home. If you are from The Gambia, you can have your eVisa from Turkey in as little as 30 minutes, using a laptop or smartphone with internet connection. It definitely beats going to the embassy, does it not?
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Gambian 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.
How long can visitors with a Gambian passport stay in Turkey with a Tourist eVisa?
For Gambian passport holders with a Turkey Tourist eVisa, the maximum stay is 30 days Total.
KEEP IN MIND all visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, this means you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
The list of documents citizens from The Gambia are required to have in order to apply is short:
Your passport or travel document with an expiration date at least 60 days beyond the “duration of stay” of your eVisa.
Certain nationalities require supporting documents 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?
It is valid for 180 days after arrival.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa has three options for Gambians wishing to obtain a eVisa from Turkey:
Standard processing – while this may be the longest processing time, in reality, your application will be processed within 24 hours. That does not seem too long, does it? As for the cost, you will be charged USD 66.50 (service fees included).
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 86.50 (service fees included).
Rush processing – this is the fastest available option. Your visa will be ready to use in just 30 minutes for a higher fee of USD 106.50 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the Turkey Tourist eVisa work?
What iVisa does is use Turkey's eVisa system to process your eVisa. Our services make this process easy, allowing you to spend more time planning your trip. We enter the information provided by you into Turkey's eVisa system and after the government reviews it, they let us know of the outcome of your application.
How long does it take to apply for a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. We'll take care of the rest and send you your eVisa by email in the timeframe you chose.
How can I apply for a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
Fill in our application form consists of three simple steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. At this point when you need to upload your passport scan. 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, just wait for your eVisa to be sent by email in PDF format. No need to deal with the embassy. Then, you just need to print a version of your eVisa to be shown when you enter Turkey.
How many times can I enter Turkey with a Tourist eVisa?
The Turkey Tourist eVisa allows a Single Entry.
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 information 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.
Do I need a Tourist 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 government from Turkey approves your visa.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
Since modifications cannot be possible after your application is submitted by iVisa, if you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
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.