Turkey Visa

Having millions of visitors from around the world annually, Turkey aims to ensure that they have a nice vacation with establishing advanced visa system. The E-Visa Application System was launched on 17 April 2013 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. The ministry always does its best to provide a strong e-visa system and to enable foreign nationals to easily obtain their visas.

Tourists can apply for an electronic visa via online application (www.evisa.gov.tr). A minimum 6-months-valid passport is required by the date of application. Visitors have a period of 3 months to enjoy Turkey to the maximum.

Turkish Visa can be easily applied for in just few steps. The applicants can obtain the visa after filling the necessary information: identity, passport, travel dates and after paying visa fee online.

Turkey Visa
  • E-Visa is valid only for travel, tourism or commerce. Visas for work or studying are given by the Turkish Embassies or Consulates.
  • Service, diplomatic, special and official passports are referred to as “Official passports”
  • Adding to English, French and Spanish, the languages of Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, German, Arabic and Chinese will be added to the system. 
  • Along with Visa and Master Card, payment from other commonly used credit nad debit cards is accepted.
  • It is allowed for tour operators to apply for a group e-visas and make lump sum payments for them.
  • Fees for e-visas obtained via the e-visa website (www.evisa.gov.tr) are lower than the fees obtained for visas upon arrival to Turkish airports. 
  • If you will shoot a documentary film or doing an archeological excavation, you should get a special permission from the Turkish authorities in advance.
  • You do not need a residence permit up to 90 days, if you have a valid visa.

Work Visa


For work visa, you should apply to the nearest Turkish mission to obtain a work permit and visa. Passport, visa application form and a letter from employer are required for your application. All the required documents should be submitted by your employer to the Turkish Ministry of Labour and Social Security within 10 working days post your application. Applications are finalized by the MLSS within thirty days. 


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