Why do I need an e-Visa to Turkey?
A: The Turkey e-Visa is a requirement for citizens from around 100 countries, such as the UK, US or Netherlands, to enter the country. From January 1st, 2015, airlines will no longer board travelers to Turkey without a printed copy of an e-Visa.

What do I need for the e-Visa application?
A: Your passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months after your arrival in the country. Besides, you may need to have additional documentation depending on your nationality. You should be informed of these additional requirements when applying to the e-Visa. You can check these requirements in www.turkishvisa.com

What are the advantages of the e-Visa?
A: Before, people wishing to travel to Turkey had to spend a lot of time in the Turkish missions or embassies or even worse, queue upon arrival to the country at the border crossings, in order to obtain their tourist visas. Now it can easily and quickly be obtained anywhere with an Internet connection.

How much does an e-Visa cost?
A: Its price ranges from $20 to $60 depending on your country of origin.

How long is my Turkey e-Visa valid for?
A: The validity period varies from one country to another. The starting date of your e-Visa is the arrival date you put in your application. Depending on your nationality you can enter the country either once (single-entry) or as many times as you like (multi-entry) during the validity period. Travelers can only stay in the country from 30 to 90 days once they have entered the country, depending on their country of origin.

Do I have to enter Turkey on the same arrival day specified in my application?
A: No. Your e-Visa is valid from the date specified in your application, and you are allowed to enter the country on any date within its validity period. The validity of the visa begins the day you set foot in the country.

Can I get a refund for my e-Visa?
A: No. Once you apply for an eVisa, no single provider will refund your e-Visa after it has been approved. The reason is that the government itself has a no-refund policy, even if your e-Visa is unused or the information is wrong.

The personal information in my e-Visa does not match the information in my passport. Can I change it?
A: We’re afraid you can’t. If you made a mistake in your application, your e-Visa is invalid and you will have to obtain a new e-Visa.

What happens if my e-Visa is denied?
A: In this case, we recommend trying a different service provider or visiting the nearest Turkish embassy or mission.

I have lost my passport. Do I have to buy a new e-Visa?
A: Yes, in this case we are afraid you will have to process a new e-Visa.

Can my children enter Turkey with my e-Visa?
A: Every national from a country requiring an e-Visa needs to buy an e-Visa to enter Turkey, regardless of the age. If your children are included in your passport, use your passport information in their applications.

I have a flight connection in a Turkish airport? Do I need an e-Visa?
A: No. You are not required to obtain an e-Visa if you’re not leaving the international transit area. You may want to contact the airline to ensure that you don’t leave the international airport area.

I am on a cruise ship that stops in a Turkey port for one day. Do I need an e-Visa?
A: No. Foreign tourists who arrive at sea ports to visit the seaport city and surroundings are exempt from the e-Visa, as long as they stay in the country no more than 72 hours (Law of Foreigners and International Protection, April 11th, 2014).

What happens if I lost the email with the PDF e-Visa document?
A: You will need to contact the vendor you used to get your e-Visa. We know for a fact that turkishvisa.com saves copies of each application and can send you your e-Visa upon request.

What if I want to stay in the country for longer than the validity period of my tourist visa?
A: If you would like to extend your stay, you should apply for a residence permit in a local Police Station. Otherwise, you will be an illegal foreigner in the country, and you may be deported, asked to pay a fine, or even banned from future trips to Turkey.