Turkey visa on arrival

Can I buy a visa on arrival for Turkey?

Previously it was possible to buy a visa at the airport when arriving in Turkey. Since 1 November 2014 it is no longer possible to buy a visa at the airport in Turkey. You should now apply for an evisa for Turkey before you travel.

What is an e-Visa for Turkey (online visa)?

In order to avoid long queues at customs at Turkish airports, the Turkish government has created the e-Visa for Turkey . This electronic visa replaces the visa issued by customs at the airport or border crossing. Remember it is no longer possible to buy a visa upon arrival. Are you traveling to Turkey in 2018? Make sure you have applied for your visa online before you travel.


Requesting an online visa for Turkey is quick and easy. You fill in the application form on this website and your visa will usually be sent by e-mail the same day after payment. The visa is printed or downloaded on your phone or tablet. Upon arrival in Turkey the customs checks your visa and you can enter Turkey. A big improvement compared to the old procedure, where it could happen that you were standing in line for hours at the airport.

If you want to apply for a visa for Turkey, we recommend that you check whether you meet the terms and conditions of the e-visa . If this is the case, you can apply for your Turkish visa directly online.

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Passport sticker or sticker visa for Turkey

You can apply for a passport sticker or sticker visa for Turkey if you are not eligible for the e-Visa for Turkey. For example, if you want to stay in Turkey for more than 90 days or do not have the required travel documents.

You can apply for this variant of the visa Turkey by making an appointment with the Turkish consulate . You should then travel to the consulate with your passport to receive the passport sticker in your passport.

Please note that the procedure of applying for a sticker visa takes more time than requesting an e-visa and that the visa is more expensive.