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Passport and Visa information Turkey

Visa free countries for Turkey

For our courses in Izmir have a look in our country list if you need Tourist VISA to enter Turkey. If you country is not listed here you have to apply for a visa at an turkish embassy in your country. While planning your trip to Turkey do not forget to check your passport if it is valid for at least 90 days some european countries can enter turkey with their national ID's.

14 European Countries whose citizens are allowed to enter Turkey with their national ID’s and stay max. 3 month.

Germany, Belgium, France, Georgia, Holland , Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Portugal and of course Greece

Maximum stay up to three months: Need an valid Passport to entry Turkey at any border

Arab Emirates, Argentina, Australia, the Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, Chile, Denmark, , Ecuador, Fiji islands, Finland, Granada, Iran, Iceland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Canada, Qatar, Kenya, Kuweit, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Monako, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Santa Lucia, San Marino, Sweden, the Seychelles, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Trinidad - Tobago, Tunisia, Vatican, South Korea, Uruguay

Maximum stay up to two months: Need a valid Passport to entry Turkey at any border

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Indonesia, Croatia, Macedonia, Romania, Slovenia;

c) Maximum stay up to one month:

Bolivia, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, South African Republic, the Maldives and Bulgarian need no transit visa, but the latter pay a transit fee.

Members of the following countries must acquire a visa on the border:
Maximum for a stay up to three months: Need a valid Passport to abtain a VISA on the border

If you are flying to Turkey, you will buy your visa at the Turkish airport on arrival. You will see the visa desk, situated just before passport control. You must buy your visa, which will be stamped on your passport by the official, before you join the queue for passport control. The visa for UK passport holders currently costs £10 and must be paid for with a Sterling note.

Great Britain, Ireland, Austria, the USA, Hong Kong, Brazil (the visa can be used within the period several times).

b) Maximum for a stay up to one month: Need a valid Passport to obtain a visa on the border

Azerbaijan, Byelorussia, Armenia, Moldavia, Russia, the Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Yugoslavian federation, Slovakia, Czechia, Hungarian, Taiwan, Turkmenien, Jordan, Uzbekistan.

Maxmimum for a stay of 14 days:Need a valid Passport to obtain a visa on the border

Albanians and the inhabitants of Sri Lanka (under presentation of a writing of the honourary consul of Colombo) and Guatemalans receive a 14 day visa.

For more information please www.mfa.gov.tr (english)

Here you can download the visa fee for e-visa and fees for visa on arrival to turkish airports.