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e-Visa - Turkey

An e-Visa is a document that allows the bearer to legally enter Turkey.

Applicants can obtain an e-visa from www.evisa.gov.tr (official government website)
Once the applicants details have been entered online and payment made (by credit card) the e-visa will be sent to the registered email address.

Prices are approx. 12GBP or 20USD

Applicants need to print out their e-Visa and show it to customs officials when entering Turkey.

Please note: Turkish authorities can deny entrance of a holder of e-Visa to Turkey in certain cases. Holders of visas issued by Turkish embassies or consulates are subject to the same procedure too, thus can be denied entrance.
e-Visa is granted only for tourism and trade purposes. Application for other types of visa (work visa, student visa etc.) are required to be submitted through Turkish Embassies or Consulates.

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You will need a valid passport (see guide lines here) and a credit card (Master or Visa).

Applicants need to visit the official government website www.evisa.gov.tr and purchase an e-visa online.
Please follow the online step-by-step process from the e-visa website.

Applicants need to print out their e-Visa and show it to customs officials when entering Turkey.

Prices are approx. 12GBP or 20USD

There are a number of unofficial websites offering 'e-visa' stickers, however, these are not official and not endorsed by the Turkish government. It is advisable that you do not use these websites.

Please note: Turkish authorities can deny entrance of a holder of e-Visa to Turkey in certain cases. Holders of visas issued by Turkish embassies or consulates are subject to the same procedure too, thus can be denied entrance.

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Yes, you can obtain a multiple-entry e-visa if you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below:-

United Kingdom
Ireland
U.S.A
Canada
Australia

Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, Jamaica, Kuwait, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, United Arab Emirates

The Turkish Tourist Visa or e-Visa is a document that allows the bearer to legally enter Turkey.
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Each visa is valid for 180 days and allows the visitor mullitple entries of up to 90 days in Turkey.

The e-visa or entry visa can be purchased online or on entry to Turkey. Visitors arriving to Turkey can purchase an entry visa from Turkish airports, either by interactive kiosk placed at arrivals, or directly from border authorities.

The cost of an e-visa online is 20 USD, and the cost of a visa at arrivals to Turkey is 20 GBP.

More about the e-visa can be found » here



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The e-visa applies to the following countries:-

United Kingdom
Ireland
U.S.A
Canada
Australia

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jamaica, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Please note: If your country is not listed, you are either exempt or you need to make an application to your nearest Turkish Embassy/Consulate General

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No, 'family' and 'group' applications which will allow up to 10 people traveling together to apply under the family e-Visa application and up to 300 people (e.g tour groups, large wedding parties etc) to apply under the group application.

These application types will require only one bulk payment at the end of the process.

Family Application;
Families should provide a single e-mail address to be used for a family application. Upon completing the application of the last member of the family by clicking the ‘Save and Continue’ button, the Foreign Ministry will send a confirmation e-mail to the provided e-mail address. A lump sum payment can be made after this stage. Upon receiving the payment, the Foreign Ministry will make the e-Visas available for download. If requested, a payment receipt will be issued under the name of the first applicant.

Please note; all members of the family must originate from the same country; their travel documents must be the same type (e.g. normal, official, diplomatic); and their arrival date must be the same.

for further information, please visit the official e-visa website; www.evisa.gov.tr

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No. If you obtained an e-Visa and did not enter Turkey, you are not eligible for a refund.

Also, if you made a mistake on your e-visa application and paid the full amount, you are not eligible for a refund.
According to the official e-Visa government website; The responsibility of any mistake is with the applicant.

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No, you cannot. If your travel dates have changed for any reason, you must apply for a new e-Visa.

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Unfortunately, not. You can only purchase an e-visa with a credit or a debit card (only Mastercard or Visa).
However, the card does not have to be under your name.

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Yes, every family member is required to have their own e-visa when visiting Turkey.

What if my child is included in my passport?
Also, yes. please use her/his name along with your passport information in the application.

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You should apply for your e-Visa at least 24 hours before your departure.
However, you are advised to make an application at least one week before your departure.

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