Turkey Visa
Made Easy

Turkey visa is easy to get! All you need to do is; show your passport, pay the fee in cash and stick your visa to your passport.

It just takes minutes…


Basically this visa is just a formality. The officer doesn’t run your passport through any database.


Do You Need a Visa for Turkey

It depends on your nationality.

There is a good chance that you don’t need a Turkey visa. You can check here which passport-holders need a visa.


Where and How to Buy the Visa?

It depends on how you enter the country;

  • If you are flying to Turkey, you can easily buy a "sticker visa" at the airport.
  • If you are cruising, you can buy the sticker visa for Turkey at the maritime port.
  • If you are travelling by land, you can buy the sticker visa for Turkey at any border-crossing point.

There is another option: You can get your visa for Turkey beforehand. Any Turkish Consulate can provide it for you. But it takes time and it is expensive.

So buying your visa at the airport or at the border is the best option. But if you really want to do it, here is how to buy the visa beforehand.



Steps for buying the Turkey visa:

  • Show your passport to the officer,
  • Pay the fee in cash,
  • Stick your visa to your passport.
  • Simple and easy! It just takes minutes.


How Much Is the Visa?

The fee for the visa depends on the validity of the visa. Here you can find out what you need to pay, depending on your nationality.


How to Pay for the Visa?

Only cash in Euros or US dollars or UK pounds is accepted.

Credit cards, traveler’s cheques or other currencies are not accepted.

So make sure you have enough cash with you.


Passport Requirements:

Make sure that you have a passport which is valid for at least 6 months. Otherwise it might cause you a problem at the borders.

Even if you will stay for a weekend; this is a must.


Where to Find Official Information?

You can find more information about visa for Turkey from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Regulations may change in time so check the website or get in contact with a Turkish Consulate for accurate info before you travel here.

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You can check here which passport-holders need a visa and how much it costs:

Turkey Visa for Different Nationalities


Here is how to buy the visa beforehand:

Turkey Visa: Buy It Beforehand


Coming here for working? Here is how to get the visa for working in Turkey:

Turkish Visa for Working in Turkey

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