Arriving in Turkey

Detailed information about the kinds of visa needed for entry to Turkey...

Most foreigners require a visa to enter Turkey. Where and how to get a visa depends on citizenship, the purpose of the visit and intended duration of stay. Visas are issued for the following purposes:

  • Tourist visa
  • Work visa and permit
  • Education visa
  • Research visa
  • Transit visa

A visa should be applied for at a Turkish embassy or mission in the country of residence before leaving for Turkey. The process and supporting documentation required varies depending on the purpose of the visit. A passport must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the intended date of departure from Turkey. The visa is entered into the passport.

  • To find the contact information of the local Turkish representative: Click here and select the relevant country