Frequently Asked Questions about Turkey e-Visa

What is a Turkey e-Visa?

A Turkey e-Visa is an electronic travel authorization that gives its owner the right to enter Turkey for a period of time with the purposes of either business or tourism. Other reasons such as studying or staying more than the time allowed are not accepted. In those cases, you will have to go to the consulate to ask for a normal visa including taking an interview.

What do I have to prepare for a Turkey e-Visa?

All you need for a Turkey e-Visa are:

  • A passport: the first thing you have to prepare for your application is a passport. To be well-prepared for it, you should have a check to see if your passport is still valid. 
  • An email address: it is a tool for you to get the latest information as well as your e-Visa. Do not forget to check it regularly to see if there is anything wrong during the process.
  • A means of payment: Mastercard, debit cards, credit cards, or PayPal accounts are accepted. Therefore, you can pick any among those methods to make payments for your e-Visa.

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Who needs to apply for a Turkey e-Visa to enter this country?

Everyone who would like to enter Turkey for tourism or business is required to show a visa or an e-Visa at the checkpoint except for travelers of exempt countries. Hence, make sure that you hold one before turning up here for a perfect trip.

My e-Visa is going to be expired, what should I do?

As you cannot visit Turkey without a valid permit, you will have to apply for another one for your next trip. If you are holding a tourist visa, you can enter Turkey with it instead of an electronic one.

How long is a Tukey e-Visa valid for?

An e-Visa is valid for 180 days from the date it is issued. However, please take note that the period of time one can stay here depends on their nationality.

How many times can I enter Turkey with an e-Visa?

There are two kinds of entries that a Turkey e-Visa provides, namely single and multiple entries. Similar to the length of stay, the number of times you are allowed to show up in this nation is also relied on where you are from. 

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How long do I have to wait for my e-Visa?

Your e-Visa will be sent to you via email as soon as it is done, which usually takes a few business days. However, if your trip is urgent, you can consider picking one of the following choices to make it fit your plan:

  • Normal Processing: 3 business days
  • Emergency Processing: 12 business hours
  • Rush Processing: 4 business hours

Can I get a refund if I make mistakes in my application?

You cannot get your money back once making payment for your e-Visa. Hence, kindly check every detail carefully before submitting it to avoid troubles later.

Is an e-Visa the same as a normal visa?

No, they are not the same. An e-Visa is issued for those who are planning for a short trip to Turkey with wither tourism or business purposes. If you would like to come here for studying or long-term work, you will have to ask for a sticker visa at the consulate. 

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I have a sticker visa for tourism, do I need to apply for an e-Visa?

No, you don’t. If you already have a tourist visa, you can enter Turkey with it by showing your permit at the checkpoint at the moment you set your foot on this land.

Can I share my e-Visa with other family members on a trip?

Everyone who wishes to go on holiday or business in Turkey is required to have their own visa. Hence, you cannot share your one with any person even if they are members of your family.

How can I get further information about Turkey e-Visa?

Should you need more details about Turkey e-Visa, do not hesitate to contact us by leaving a message in the box on our website. We are always willing to support you with the latest information so that you can get this permit successfully. 

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