eVisas are part of many countries’ visa policies, which is why it has become quite widespread in the last few years. At the moment, Turkey is one of the countries that issue such documents so only the citizens of 40 countries can apply for one. Surely, the list will be lengthened. Until then, you may be one of the lucky people who no longer need to take a trip to the Turkish embassy. Instead, you get to apply online and have the visa in as fast as 30 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a passport issued in Uganda, 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 from Uganda stay in Turkey with a Tourist eVisa?
Uganda visitors carrying ordinary passports who have obtained a visa for tourism purposes can enter Turkey for a maximum of 30 days Total with a Single Entry, but must not engage in paid or unpaid work. If you wish to stay longer, you must apply to your local police station for a residency permit.
What are the documents required to apply?
Using the services provided by iVisa definitely makes the process so much easier for Ugandans. Still, you need to provide the proper information so that they can initiate the process. Even so, you will be exerting minimal effort. Here is a list of what you need to come up with:
Passport – getting a passport is quite easy these days, so you should be able to get one fast. If you do have one, though, make sure that it is valid and remains as such 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.
Mode of payment – the payment for your visa and the service fee for iVisa is made before the submission of the application. You can do that using a credit or a debit card. Moreover, if you have a Paypal account as many people do, you can use that as well.
What are the processing times and prices?
iVisa is offering three excellent choices for Ugandans, and they are as follows:
Standard processing – while this may be the longest processing time, in reality, your application will be processed within 24 hours. That does not seem that long, does it? As for the cost, you will be charged USD 76.50.
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 96.50 for it.
Super Rush processing – this is the fastest available option. Your visa will be ready to use in just 30 minutes. However, this will cost you more. You will be charged USD 116.50.
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How can I apply for a Turkey Tourist eVisa?
Applying for a Turkey eVisa using the services provided by iVisa is easier than travelers, including Ugandans, may think. All you have to do is fill in an online form which is separated into two simple steps, and it should take you about 10 minutes to finish. In case you need any assistance with it, there is a fantastic support service that you can call day or night.
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 one of the methods mentioned above. As for the revision of your application, it is more important than you think. iVisa will work with what you provide, which is why it is important that the information you give us accurate and correct. A simple spelling mistake can have your visa void. In such a case, you need to repeat the process, wasting time and money. Double-check your spelling for your peace of mind.
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 data 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.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake while filling in the online application then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
You can NOT make any changes if you already sent your application. So 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.