Turkey Visa - Frequently Asked Questions

What is an e-Visa?

An e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within Turkey.

The e-Visa is an alternative to visas issued at Turkish Embassies and at the ports of entry.

Applicants obtain their visas electronically after entering required information and making payment. The visa is emailed to you.

Passport control officers at ports of entry can verify your e-Visa on their system. However, you are advised to keep your e-Visa with you either as a soft copy (on tablet PC, smart phone, etc.) or as a hard copy in case of any failure on their system.

As in the case of other visas, respective Turkish officials at the ports of entry reserves the right to deny entry into Turkey to a holder of an e-Visa without any explanation

What do I need for my e-Visa application?

You need to have an ordinary passport valid for at least 6 months from the date you intend to enter Turkey. Depending on your nationality, there may be additional requirements. You will be informed of these requirements on application as it is different for every passport holder, if any.

What are the advantages of using our e-Visa services?

There are several advantages, but the main one is that it can be obtained easily anywhere with an internet connection. You benefit in using services by getting access to visa specialists that enjoy a fast track approval history. There are also many other ways in which you will benefit. See the home page for 14 ways how you would benefit by using this service.

Do I need to enter Turkey on the exact date specified in my application?

No. The validity period of your e-Visa begins from the date specified in your application. You can enter Turkey on any date within this period.

Do I need to obtain a separate e-Visa for people accompanying me?

Yes. Each traveller must have a separate e-Visa.

Are there any refunds for unused visas?

No. We cannot refund payments for unused e-Visas.

Are all visas Multiple-entry visas?

No. Depending on which passport you hold. Some passport holders get single entry visas and others get Multiple-entry visas.

The information on my e-Visa does not fully match the information on my passport can I enter Turkey with this visa?

No, your e-Visa is invalid. You must obtain another e-Visa.