Revised May 2017 – Resource by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkey
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The Directorate General of Migration Management has been established under the Ministry of Interior in order to; implement migration policies and strategies, ensure coordination among relevant agencies and organisations, and carry-out functions and actions related to the entry into, stay in and exit from of foreigners in Turkey as well as their removal, international protection, temporary protection, the protection of victims of human trafficking; and facilitate harmonization of foreigners into society
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LAW ON FOREIGNERS AND INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION
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As of 1 January 2015, in accordance with the article 7.1b of “the Law on Foreigners and International Protection” no. 6458, foreigners wishing to enter Turkey should carry a travel document (passport) with an expiration date at least 60 days beyond the “duration of stay” of their visa, e-Visa, visa exemption, or residence permit.
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The Electronic Visa (e-Visa) Application System was launched on 17 April 2013 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. This new system allows visitors travelling to Turkey to obtain their e-Visa online in approximately three minutes. You should obtain e-Visa before travel to Turkey.
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HOW TO GET STICKER VISA FOR TRAVEL TO TURKEY
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A traveller who does not have a valid Schengen Visa and has never to travel to one of 27 European Union countries before, must apply to Turkish Consulate/Embassy to obtain the classic Sticker Visa to travel and enter Turkey. To learn whether your national passport requires visa or you are visa exempt, you may check and apply here http://visa.gov.tr
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HOW TO GET ELECTRONIC VISA (E-VISA) FOR TRAVEL TO TURKEY
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A traveller who has a valid Schengen Visa and travelled to one of 27 European Union countries before, can purchase evisa online fast and easy. To learn whether your national passport requires visa or you are visa exempt, you may check and apply here http://evisa.gov.tr
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  • It is possible to obtain e-Visa 7/24 at everywhere with internet connection. The applicants can obtain their visa after they fill in the necessary information concerning their identity, passport and travel dates and pay visa fee online.
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  • Please note that e-visa is only valid when the purpose of travel is tourism or commerce. For other purposes, such as work and study, visas are given by Turkish Embassies or Consulates.
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  • The term “official passports” covers diplomatic, service, special and official passports.
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  • You are kindly advised to have a travel document/passport valid for at least 6 months as from the date of your arrival in Turkey.
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  • Information on Residence Permit Application in Turkey: If you have a valid entry visa, you do not need a residence permit up to 90 days. On the other hand, foreigners who shall reside to stay longer than 90 days, to work in a job in Turkey or study at an education facility, should immediately apply for short term residence permit in Turkey before arrival, or after arrival regardless of the validity of their visa.
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  • Information on Work Permit Application in Turkey: To obtain a work permit you can apply 2-ways; in Turkey or outside Turkey. To apply in Turkey you (or representative) should immediately first apply for short term residence permit and then you will be able to obtain foreigners work permit in Turkey.

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ENTRY INTO TURKEY AND EXIT FROM TURKEY FOR FOREIGNERS

  • Entry into and exit from Turkey are through the border gates with a valid passport and travel document.
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  • Foreigners; should submit their passport or travel document or document to the officials at the time of entry into exit from Turkey.
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  • Document checks regarding border crossings may also be carried out on vehicles while they are on route. Foreigners using the transit areas at the airports may be subject to (document) check by the competent authority.
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  • At the time of checking, persons regarding whom  a comprehensive check is needed may only be held  for maximum four hours. Within this time period, the foreigner may either return to his/her country at any time or may wait for completion of the actions for admission into country, without limiting with the four-hour period.
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TURKEY ENTRY VISA REGULATIONS FOR FOREIGNERS

  • Foreigners who wish to stay in Turkey for up to ninety days on condition that provisions on visa exemption will be reserved  shall obtain a visa that indicates the purpose of their visitation to Turkey.
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  • The period of stay in Turkey provided by the visa or visa exemption  cannot exceed ninety days within a period of one hundred and eighty days.
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  • Visas do not confer an absolute right of  entry into Turkey.
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  • Visas shall be issued by the consulates and, in certain circumstances by the governorates at border gates.
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IN THIS CONTEXT LEARN MORE ABOUT

  • In addition to English, French, and Spanish; Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, German, Arabic and Chinese language options will be added to the e-Visa system.
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  • In addition to Visa and Master Card, payment is accepted from other commonly used credit cards and debit cards.
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  • Tour operators may apply for group e-Visas and make lump sum payments for them.
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  • Visitors arriving to Turkey without visas may obtain their e-Visas via interactive kiosks placed in Turkish airports.
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  • Necessary arrangements will be made to allow foreign visitors to obtain e-Visas from authorized airline companies offices, including those companies’ offices in airports.
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  • Fees for e-Visas obtained online are lower than the fees for visas obtained upon arrival to Turkish airports. Information regarding Ministry of Foreign Affairs visa fees can be viewed online or download here.
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  • Visa regime for truck drivers of a country may differ from the overall visa regime effective for citizens of that particular country. For further information, please contact the nearest Turkish mission.
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  • Regardless of the visa regime applied towards the citizens of a country, the travel document holders of that country need to obtain visa from Turkish missions beforehand.
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  • Foreigners who will shoot a documentary film conduct a research or an archeological excavation should get a special permission from the Turkish authorities in advance.
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  • As of 1 January 2015, in accordance with the article 7.1b of “the Law on Foreigners and International Protection” no. 6458, foreigners wishing to enter Turkey should carry a travel document (passport) with an expiration date at least 60 days beyond the “duration of stay” of their visa, e-Visa, visa exemption, or residence permit
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  • The citizens of the countries which are stated at the below link are exempted form this Article;
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  • Example A: In order to enter Turkey having a visa with 90 days “duration of stay”, foreigners should hold a travel document valid at least for an additional 60 days which totals to 150 days (90 days + 60 days) of validity at the time of entrance.
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  • Example B: In order to enter Turkey having a visa with 30 days “duration of stay”, foreigners should hold a travel document valid at least for an additional 60 days which totals to 90 days (30 days + 60 days) of validity at the time of entrance.”
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THE FOLLOWING CATAGORIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM THIS PROVISION

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO BELOW COUNTRIES
  • FOR FOREIGNERS WHO MAY NOT USE E-VISA ONLINE SYSTEM DUE TO THE SCHENGEN VISA REQUIREMENT and must obtain the sticker visa instead. Prior to your travel you will have your registered Residence Permit Application Form No: 2017-XX-XXXXXXX (official government document of the Republic of Turkey “the Law on Foreigners and International Protection” no. 6458) and reasons to the appointment you will attend in Turkey approved, already with your passport number and name. The Turkish Consulate / Embassy should issue the touristic (sticker) visa to travel and enter to Turkey. GET READY TO TRAVEL TO TURKEY.
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  • AFTER YOUR RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATION FORM your may apply for touristic sticker Visa http://visa.gov.tr or simply purchase touristic electronic Visa http://evisa.gov.tr online fast and easy in 2 minutes.
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    turkey residence permit application - Get Your e-Visa Online For Travel To Turkey

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Afghanistan: Ordinary, Special and Service passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions. Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Albania: Official passport holders, who are appointed to the diplomatic, consular missions or representations of international organizations accredited in Turkey, are exempted from visa for the period of their assignments. Official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit from Turkey, up to 90 days within six months starting from the first entry date.

Algeria: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Algerian nationals aged below 18 and over 35 holding ordinary passports may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website visa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Andorra: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Angola: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Antigua-Barbuda: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain three-month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. They can also get their visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad or they can obtain their three month-multiple entry visas upon their arrival to Turkey at the ports of entry.

Argentina: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Armenia: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain one-month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Australia: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Austria: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Azerbaijan: Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa requirement for their travels to Turkey up to 30 days. Official passport holders are exempt from visa requirement for their travels up to 90 days.

Bahamas: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three-month multiple e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Bahrain: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey and they can obtain their 90 day period multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr

Bangladesh: Bangladeshi nationals holding diplomatic and official/service passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions.

Barbados: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travel up to 90 days.

Belarus: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days. Total period of stay should be no longer than 90 days within 1 year.

Belgium: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three-month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Belize: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Benin: Ordinary, Special and Service passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions. Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Bhutan: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can get their 15 day period visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad.

Bolivia: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 60 days.

Botswana: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Brazil: Official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Brunei: Official and Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry date.

Bulgaria: Diplomatic and service passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days. Ordinary passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date.

Burkina Faso: Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Official/service and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Burkinabe passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Burundi: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Cambodia: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Cameroon: Official passport (Diplomatic, Service and Special) holders and members of official delegations are exempted from visa requirements to enter into, exit from, transit through and stay temporarily in Turkey for a maximum period of 90 days, reckoned from the first entry date. Official passport (Diplomatic, Service and Special) holders, who are not members of official delegations, are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Ordinary passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Canada: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain three-month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr

Cape Verde: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Central African Republic: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Chad: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Chile: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

People’s Republic of China: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. These passport holders can obtain their 30 days single entry e-Visas via the web site evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr

Colombia: Colombian nationals holding diplomatic, official and ordinary passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Comoros: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Costa Rika: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Cote d’Ivoire: Diplomatic and service passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Croatia:Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr or from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad.

Cuba: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Czech Republic: Official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Democratic Republic of Congo: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Denmark: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Djibouti: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Dominica: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. They can also get their visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad or they can obtain their three month-multiple entry visas upon their arrival to Turkey at the ports of entry.

Dominican Republic: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. They can also get their visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad or they can obtain their three month-multiple entry visas upon their arrival to Turkey at the ports of entry.

East Timor: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. East Timor citizens may get their 30 days single entry e-Visas via the web site evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr

Ecuador: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Egypt: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.
Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders may obtain their 30-day single-entry e-Visas via evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they have a valid Schengen or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit and that they travel to Turkey with Turkish Airlines or Egypt Air.

Besides, those ordinary passport holders who are under 20 or over 45 years old may get their 30-day single-entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

El Salvador: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Equatorial Guinea: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Eritrea: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Estonia: Official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date.

Ethiopia: Ethiopian nationals holding diplomatic passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Official/service and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Fiji: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders may obtain their one-month single-entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. They can also get their 90-day multiple-entry visas from Turkish missions.

Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Finland: Official and Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry date.

France: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Gabon: Gabonese nationals holding diplomatic passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Official/service and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Gabonese passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may obtain their 30-day single-entry e-visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Gambia: Ordinary, Special and Service passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions. Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Georgia: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Germany: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Ghana: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Greece: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Grenada: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Guatemala: Official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Guinea: Guinean nationals holding diplomatic passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Official/service and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Guinean passport holders who are travelling with Turkish Airlines or Pegasus Airlines with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one-month-period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Guinea-Bissau: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Guyana: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days.
Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey and they can get their 15 day period visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad.

Greek Cypriot Administration: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Both official and ordinary passport holders may obtain their 30-day single-entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Haiti: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. They can also get their visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad or they can obtain their three month-multiple entry visas upon their arrival to Turkey at the ports of entry.

Honduras: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of PRC: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the PRC: Ordinary and official “Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China ( SAR ) Passport” holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Hong Kong citizens who have “British National Overseas Passport” are subject to visa and they can obtain their three month period multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr Holders of “Document of Identity for Visa Purposes-Hong Kong (D.I)” must get their visas from the Turkish diplomatic or consular missions abroad.

Hungary: Official and Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days reckoned from the date of first entry.

Iceland: Ordinary and Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

India: Diplomatic passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels to Turkey up to 90 days. Ordinary, Special and Service passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary, Special and Service passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions.

Indonesia: Indonesian nationals holding diplomatic and official/service passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. These passport holders can obtain their one month period entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Iran: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Iraq: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions.

Ireland: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain three-month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Israel: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Italy: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Jamaica: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Japan: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Jordan: Diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within six months starting from the first entry date. Diplomatic and official passport holders, who are appointed to the diplomatic, consular missions or representations of international organizations accredited in Turkey, are exempted from visa for the period of their assignments. Truck and bus drivers and co-drivers, crew members of civil airplanes, trains and ships, engaged in international transport of goods and passengers, are exempted from visa for their travels and transit to/from Turkey, up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date.

Kazakhstan: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Kenya: Citizens of Kenya holding diplomatic, official, service and special passport are exempted from visa for their travels and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within 180 days, starting from the first entry date. Ordinary passport holders can get their three-month period multi entry visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad. Ordinary passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Kiribati: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Kosovo: Citizens of Kosova holding diplomatic, official and ordinary passport are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date.

Kuwait: Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days within last 180 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey and they can obtain their three-month period multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr or from Turkish diplomatic Representations abroad.

Kyrgyzstan: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Laos: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Latvia: Ordinary passport holders are exempt from visa requirement for their travels up to 30 (thirty) days. Diplomatic, special and service passport holders are exempt from visa requirement for their travels up to 90 (ninety) days.

Lebanon: Official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date. Diplomatic and official passport holders, who are appointed to the diplomatic, consular missions or representations of international organizations accredited in Turkey, are exempted from visa for the period of their assignments. Truck and bus drivers and co-drivers, crew members of civil airplanes, trains and ships, engaged in international transport of goods and passengers, are exempted from visa for their travels and transit to/from Turkey, up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date.

Lesotho: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Liberia: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Libya: Diplomatic and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Liechtenstein: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Lithuania: Official and Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry date.

Luxemburg: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.
Macao Special Administration: Ordinary and official Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Macedonia: Macedonian nationals holding diplomatic, service and ordinary passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Madagascar: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Malawi: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Malaysia: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Maldives: Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 30 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Mali: Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Official/service and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Malta: Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three-month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Marshall Islands: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Mauritania: Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can their 15 day period visa from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Mauritius: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain one month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr or three month period multi entry visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad.

Mexico: Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.
Ordinary and service/official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Holders of such passports may get their 90-day multiple-entry visas from Turkish missions abroad or obtain their 30-day single-entry e-visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Moldova: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the date of first entry.

Monaco: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Mongolia: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa up to 30 days for their touristic visits to Turkey.

Montenegro: Official and Ordinary passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date.

Morocco: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Mozambique: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Myanmar (Burma): Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Namibia: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Namibian nationals may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Nauru: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can get their 15 day period visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad.

Nepal: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Official passport holders can get one month period visas and ordinary passport holders can get 15 day period visas from from the Turkish diplomatic or consular missions abroad. Nepalese passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions.

Netherlands: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

New Zealand: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Nicaragua: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Niger: Nigerien nationals holding diplomatic passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Official/service and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. Nigerien passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Nigeria: Ordinary, official/service passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions.

Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea): Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary and Official passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry visas from Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

Northern Mariana Islands: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Norway: Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr and stay in Turkey up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date.

Oman: Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr and stay in Turkey up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date.

Pakistan: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Turkey up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders with a valid Schengen, USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Palau Republic: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Palestine: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Only diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Panama: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry date.

Papua New Guinea: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Paraguay: Official and Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 6 months starting from the first entry date.

Peru: Official and Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days.

Philippines: Nationals of the Philippines holding diplomatic and official/service passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. Holders of such passports may obtain their 30-day single-entry e-visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they have a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit.

Poland: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three-month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Portugal: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

As of 1 March 2013, Portuguese citizens may also use their valid national identity cards and passports which have expired within the last five years when entering Turkey for touristic purposes. They can obtain their visas through the e-visa system (evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr) or upon arrival by submitting identity cards or passports expired within the last five years.

Portuguese citizens who wish to enter Turkey for other purposes such as working, transportation, education, long-term stay etc. should obtain their visas from the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Lisbon by submitting their valid passports.

Qatar: Diplomatic, service, special and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date.

Republic of Congo: Congolese nationals holding diplomatic passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Official/service and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Congolese passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one-month-period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Romania: Official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry date.

Russian Federation: Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their touristic and business travels up to 60 days. Service passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Rwanda: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

St. Christopher (St. Kitts) & Nevis: Nationals of St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis holding diplomatic, official/service and ordinary passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

St Lucia: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

St Vincent and the Grenadines: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey and can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. They can also get their visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad or they can obtain their three month-multiple entry visas upon their arrival to Turkey at the ports of entry.

San Marino: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Sao Tome and Principe: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Saudi Arabia: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Turkey with touristic purposes up to 90 days within 180 days, starting from the first entry date. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain their three month period multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Senegal: Senegalese nationals holding diplomatic passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Official/service and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. Senegalese passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Serbia: Diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders and holders of travel document are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date. Diplomatic and official passport holders, who are appointed to the diplomatic, consular missions or representations of international organizations accredited in Turkey, are exempted from visa for the period of their assignments. Truck and bus drivers and co-drivers, crew members of civil airplanes, trains and ships, engaged in international transport of goods and passengers, are exempted from visa for their travels and transit to/from Turkey, up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date.

Seychelles: Seychelles nationals holding diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Sierra Leone: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Singapore: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Slovakia: Ordinary passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels to Turkey with touristic purposes up to 90 days within 180 days, starting from the first entry date. Official passport holders are exempt from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days, starting from the first entry date.

Slovenia: Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Turkey with touristic purposes up to 90 days within 180 days, starting from the first entry date. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Turkey up to 90 days within six months.

Solomon Islands: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can get their 15 day period visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad.

Somalia: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

South Africa: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three-month period multiple entry visas from Turkish representations abroad or one month period single entry visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Republic of Korea (South Korea): Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

South Sudan: Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within 180 days, starting from the first entry date. Ordinary, service and special passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Spain: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Sri Lanka: Official and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.
Sri Lankan nationals with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Sudan: Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels and transit to/from Turkey up to 90 days within 180 days, starting from the first entry date. Ordinary, service and special passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Surinam: Diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Surinamese nationals may obtain their 30-day single-entry e-visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Swaziland: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Sweden: Official and Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry date.

Switzerland: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Syria: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Taiwan: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders may get their single entry e-Visas valid for one month via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr, provided that they meet certain conditions.

Tajikistan: Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Turkey up to 30 days within six months, starting from the first entry date. Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Turkey up to 90 days within six months, starting from the first entry date. Service passport holders, who are appointed to the diplomatic, consular missions or representations of international organizations accredited in Turkey, are exempted from visa for the period of their assignments. Service passport holders, who are not appointed to Turkey, are exempted from visa for their travels with touristic purposes and transit from Turkey, up to 60 days within six months, starting from the first entry date.

Tanzania: Tanzanian nationals holding diplomatic and service passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Thailand: Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Togo: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Tonga: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Trinidad and Tobago: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Tunisia: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa.

Turkmenistan: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempt from visa requirement for their travels to Turkey up to 30 days.

Tuvalu: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Uganda: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Ukraine: Ukrainian nationals holding diplomatic and official/service passport are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

United Arab Emirates: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can obtain their three-month period multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

United Kingdom: Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days. Ordinary, service and special passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders (British citizens) can obtain three month-multiple entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. UK passports holders with “British National Overseas”, “British Subject” and “British Protected Person” nationality are subjected to visa and they can only get their visas from the Turkish diplomatic or consular missions abroad.

United States of America: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. They can obtain three month-multiple entry visas from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad and also via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Uruguay: Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Uzbekistan: Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa requirement for their travels to Turkey up to 30 days. Diplomatic passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels to Turkey up to 90 days. Service and special passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Vanuatu: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Ordinary passport holders can get their 15 day period visa from Turkish diplomatic representations abroad.

Vatican (Holy See): Ordinary and official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Venezuela: Ordinary passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days in each six-month period. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days.

Vietnam: Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr. Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 90 days.

Western Samoa: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey.

Yemen: Official passport holders are exempted from visa for their travels up to 30 days. Ordinary passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Zambia: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. Zambian nationals may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr.

Zimbabwe: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to have visa to enter Turkey. These passport holders with a valid Schengen members or USA, UK, Ireland visa or residence permit may get their one month period single entry e-Visas via the website evisa(dot)gov(dot)tr..

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