Evisas has become quite popular in the last few years since it already part of many countries’ visa policies. Included in those countries is Turkey and currently issuing evisa to citizens of 40 countries. The list will be lengthened in the future, definitely. If you are one of lucky people who no longer need to take a trip to the Turkish embassy, you can apply online and have the visa in as fast as 15 minutes.
All you need to do is access iVisa’s website and use the Visa Checker to find out whether or not you are qualified for a Turkey evisa. To use this tool, insert South African as your nationality and Turkey for destination. Your qualification status will be displayed in just a second. Additionaly, you will be able to apply right away if you are eligible.
Although iVisa’s process so much easier for South African, you need to provide a few requirements so that they can initiate the process. Even so, you will be putting in just a little effort. Here is a list of what you need to come up with:
Passport – getting a South African passport is quite easy these days, so you should be able to get one fast. If you do have one, make sure that it remains valid 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.
The visa processing time and service fees are common concerns of people including South African who want to avail the service. Well, you do not have to worry about that since iVisa provides a fast service at competitive prices. The cost of your visa is determined by the processing time you select during the application process. iVisa is offering three excellent choices for South African, and they are as follows:
Standard processing – your application will be processed within 1 business day. Although the longest processing time, it is still prefect for those who have ample time to prepare for their trip. As for the cost, you will be charged $80.70
Rush processing – if you want your application processed faster, you can pay $100.70 and choose this option. Your visa will arrive in your e-mail inbox within 2 hours.
Acquiring a Turkey evisa using iVisa’s services is easier than travelers, including South African, may think. Honestly, it should only take 5 minutes to finish filling in an online form which is divided into two simple steps. There is also a fantastic support service that is available to take your call 24/7 in case you need any assistance with it.
The first step requires you to fill in your basic information. At this point, you must also choose from one of the processing times mentioned above.
The second step consists of payment and revision. You can make the payment using methods mentioned above. It may be taken for granted but revision of your application is more important than you think. It is important that the information you provide is accurate and correct because iVisa will work with what you provide. A simple typo error can have your visa unusable. In such case, you need to repeat the process, wasting time and money. Double-check your spelling for your peace of mind.
The Turkey evisa you receive is valid for 180 days after issue, and it allow South African 30-day stay in Turkey. US, UK, and Netherlands citizens are permitted to stay for up to 90 days in Turkey.