Turkey’s visa are split into 3 groups, depending on their nationality.

  • Visa-free countries
  • Countries eligible for the eVisa
  • Sticker visa required countries

Countries whose citizens are allowed to enter Turkey with their national ID’s

Countries whose citizens are allowed to enter Turkey with their national ID’s





The Netherlands










Countries whose citizens are allowed to enter Turkey with their expired passports

Germany – Passports expired within the last year / ID’s expired within the last year Belgium – Passports expired within the last 5 years.
France – Passports expired within the last 5 years.
Spain – Passports expired within the last 5 years.

Switzerland – Passports expired within the last 5 years. Luxemburg – Passports expired within the last 5 years. Portugal – Passports expired within the last 5 years. Bulgaria – Valid ordinary passport

Multiple-entry visa for Turkey

Travelers from the countries listed below can get a multiple-entry visa for Turkey, provided they meet the other Turkey eVisa requirements. They can stay in Turkey for up to 90 days, 30 days in some cases.









Dominican Republic



Hong Kong BNO






St Lucia

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Saudi Arabia

South Africa


United Arab Emirates

United States of America

Single-entry visa for Turkey

  •  Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Cote D’Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • East Timor
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Greek Cypriot Administration
  • India
  • Iraq
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian Territory
  • Philippines
  • Republic of Congo
  • Rwanda
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Nationalities that do not meet Turkey eVisa requirements

  • Passport holders from these countries cannot apply for a Turkey visa online. As they do not meet the Turkey eVisa eligibility requirements, they must apply for a traditional visa through a diplomatic mission, They may only enter with a conventional sticker visa, which individuals can only obtain at a Turkish embassy. This includes national citizens of:





Marshall Islands




North Korea

Papua New Guinea Samoa

South Sudan




Some specific nationalities are allowed to enter Turkey without a visa

Not all foreigners require a visa for Turkey. Visitors from some countries can enter without a visa for a limited time. Only tourism activities are permitted without a visa, for all other purposes of visit, the relevant entry permit must be obtained please check here the list.

What's the Covid situation in Turkey?

Turkey’s death toll stands at 89,741, with more than 12.6 million cases registered. After a tough first year, the situation improved markedly following a number of strict lockdowns and restrictions on socializing, although numbers rose again in July. Omicron is now spreading rapidly throughout Turkey. The country has fully vaccinated just over 63% of the population as of February 11.

US CDC travel advisory

Level 4: Very high level of Covid-19 in Turkey.

What can visitors expect?

After enduring lockdowns and curfews, Turkey returned to relative normality last year, but now Omicron is taking hold. Shops are now open, as are cafes and restaurants, but masks are mandatory in all indoor and outdoor public spaces. Entry into more crowded venues like theaters, cinemas or concerts will require proof of vaccination, or a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to the event. In most cases, for non-residents, a printed copy of a vaccination certificate should suffice.

Smoking remains banned in open public areas.

Nightly curfews and Sunday lockdowns have now been removed and cafes and restaurants can serve unlimited numbers

Museums have reopened, although mask wearing, social distancing and hygiene measures remain in place.

Use of public transport, including buses, trains, and airplanes will also require proof of vaccination or negative test taken within 48 hours of travel. Capacity may be reduced on some services and passengers required to wear a mask.

Can I travel to Turkey without a COVID vaccine?

Yes, international travelers do not need a COVID-19 vaccines to enter Turkey. Alternatives to a vaccination certificate include the following:

  • ●  Negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before arriving
  • ●  Negative antigen test taken within 48 hours before arriving
  • ●  Recovery certificate from the past 6 months Passengers arriving from most places must either have one of these documents or a vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arriving in Turkey.

Which COVID vaccine is accepted in Turkey?

Currently, Turkey accepts all vaccines when it comes to international travelers.

  1. There is no requirement for travelers to have any specific type of COVID-19 vaccination. The rules simply state that individuals who were fully vaccinated 14 days or more before arriving in Turkey may enter. Turkey approved vaccines
    There are 3 vaccines approved for use in Turkey. These are the types of COVID-19 vaccines administered in the country itself. Turkey’s approved vaccines are as follows:

● Pfizer/BioNTech ● Sputnik V ● Sinovac

How do I apply for a visa to Turkey?

Applying for a Turkish e-Visa

-Complete the online application form in this website.

-Confirm your application. Within minutes, you must receive an email asking you to confirm that you have started an application for an eVisa. …