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Turkey Visa for Indians

Turkey Visa for Indians
iVisa | Updated on May 08, 2019

HEY! Are you thinking about taking a trip to Turkey?

Here’s a few things you should know.

In 2013, the Turkish government launched an easy online visa system that issues a paperless e-Visa for citizens of over 40 nationalities. For Indian passport holders, this type of visa is also available under certain additional requirements such as having a valid visa or resident permit issued by the US/UK/Ireland/Schengen governments.

IF you have a valid tourist visa, residence permit, work permit, or permanent residence in any of these countries, we encourage you to apply for a Turkey e-visa with us by clicking here. All you have to do is fill out this online form** and you’ll be set to go.

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Fill out our online application for Indian passport holders.

Turkey e-Visa Frequently Asked Questions

What is iVisa?

iVisa is a multinational corporation that provides simple online solutions to process your travel visas. We enable travelers to process visas from a computer, smartphone or tablet with speed and simplicity, security, minimum chance of rejection and an awesome customer support team at your reach 24x7.

Why choosing us?

Sometimes we simply can’t afford to waste time. By choosing iVisa, you are choosing to leave the frustrating visa process behind you and engaging in a new, commute-free, paperless, experience. No more frustrating Government forms, endless trips to the embassies or ugly surprises. Let our visa specialists handle your visa so you can focus on planning your trip.

Do Indian passport holders need a visa to go to Turkey?

YES, ever since 2013 all travelers entering Turkey are required to apply for an e-Visa. The process is very simple and by filling our online application form all you’ll have to worry about is planning your trip.


Indian citizens who are passengers of a cruise ship docking at Turkish ports are not required to fill in an application; HOWEVER, all Indian passport holders embarking or disembarking from a cruise vessel in Turkey, should fill out an application.

What is the maximum stay allowed in Turkey for Indian citizens

30 days, 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 residency permit.

What are the fees and costs for a Turkey e-Visa for Indians?

US$43.70 and remains valid for an 180 days. There is an additional $20 service fee. The visa is valid for one entry only.

What are the requirements for a Turkey visa for Indian passport holders?

The full list of visa requirements can be found on the online application form. But we’ve narrowed down a list of three things you must have before filling out an application.

  1. Passport: The expiration date must be of at least 60 days beyond the length of your trip. Calculate: Your stay + 60 days

  2. Return Ticket: Show that you have a return ticket, hotel reservation, and at least US$50 for each day of your stay.

  3. Visa or residence permit: From one of the Schengen countries, US, UK, or Ireland.

How long does it take to get a Turkish e-Visa for Indians?

IT DEPENDS on the processing time you choose. There are three options:

  • Standard Processing: 1 business day.
  • Rush Processing: 2 hours.
  • Super Rush Processing: 15 minutes.

How difficult is the Turkey e-Visa application form for Indians?

EASY. iVisa has developed an easy-to-fill online application you can access to through its website. The e-Visa document can be obtained online in 15 minutes**. Once the information and payment is submitted, you will receive your visa by email and must be download and print it.

How does the Turkey e-Visa work?

1. Fill out the online application Complete the online application. Pay the service fee with credit 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 e-Visa is electronically linked to the passport and is accessible to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

PRO TIP: Print a copy of your Turkish e-Visa 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 e-Visa 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.

Visit our website for more information: www.ivisa.com

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.

How long is my Turkish e-Visa valid for?

Your e-Visa is valid for 180 DAYS. This means that you must enter Turkey within 180 days of its issuance.

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 transit visa.

IF you wish to leave the airport, you HAVE TO APPLY for a Turkish visa.

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APPLY FOR YOUR TURKEY E-VISA NOW and start discovering Turkey right now.

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