As of now, citizens from 40 countries can apply online to obtain their Turkish eVisa. Applying at the Turkish embassy is no longer required. If you are a Somalian citizen, you can simply use your laptop or smartphone to apply online. By using iVisa's services you can have your Turkish eVisa in as little as 30 minutes. What could get better than this?
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Somali 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 visitors with a Somali passport stay in Turkey with a Tourist eVisa?
Visitors carrying a Tourist eVisa can enter Turkey for a maximum of 30 days in Total. Remember that with this type of visa, all your visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
To submit your application, we require the following:
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 Turkey Tourist eVisa will be valid for 180 days after arrival.
What are the processing times and prices?
With iVisa, Somali applicants have three available options when it comes to processing time with different pricing. The three options are:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 24 hours, and the price is USD 66.50 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 4 hours, and the total price of it is USD 86.50 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Turkey eVisa in only 30 minutes, and you will be charged USD 106.50 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the Turkey eVisa work?
The Turkey eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Turkish Government.
Travelers, travel agents, airlines and specialist service providers like us around the world can use the Turkey's eVisa system to process an eVisa. We enter the applicant's information into system and after they review it, we are notified of the outcome of the application.
How long does it take to apply for a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. That’s how long it will take you to fill out our application form. Then, we take care of the rest.
How can I apply for a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
The application for the Tourist eVisa from Turkey is really simple and easy. It has only three 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 necessary payment.
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 to fill 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 Turkish Tourist eVisa by email. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time. 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 kids, require a visa to travel to Turkey.
Do I need to obtain a separate eVisa for the people accompanying me?
Yes. Each traveler must have a separate eVisa.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You just need to make sure to 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 need 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. iVisa provides 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 satisfied customers say about us here.