Entering Turkey – The e-Visa

Entering Turkey

Besides your Passport, everyone entering Turkey must also have a valid visa which ‘permits entry into and travel within Turkey’.

Turkey E-Visa logo

Turkey E-Visa logo

It used to be that people visiting Turkey from other countries would fill in visa application forms before going to the visa desks at airports across Turkey. The visa fee is then paid and a visa sticker is put in your passport. After which you would head over to the passport desk to get the visa stamped. Then be free to head off and collect your luggage. Now the authorities have made the process much simpler and you can apply for your visa online beforehand.
Here is the all-important link www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
All the information you will need is contained in this website, including an FAQ section and a useful ‘You Tube’ video under the ‘Contact’ section on the homepage.
Payments can be made via Debit or Credit card on the website. You will then be informed that your application has been completed successfully.
Visas are typically valid for 180 days though not more than 90 days for a continuous visit. The cost of this visa is currently 20 US Dollars at the time of this blog.
If you would like any help or more information about visiting Turkey then you are very welcome to drop us an email at info@bespoketurkey.com