Updated December 2022
Travellers around the world adore Turkey for its intriguing marriage of cultures, gorgeous vistas, and the intense blue of the Mediterranean. Fortunately, the process for Turkey is simple, straightforward and can be quickly accessed online.
Here’s the complete guide on applying for a Turkey visa if you’re a Kuwait resident.
Do Kuwaiti residents need a visa to visit Turkey?
Yes, they do. Kuwait falls under the category of countries that can apply for an e-visa for Turkey, which can be quickly completed online.
Turkey visa online application
The application process to obtain is a straightforward questionnaire that can be completed online. Kuwaiti travellers do not need to schedule a visit at an embassy or consulate.
What are the requirements for a Turkey visa from Kuwait?
The Turkey e-Visa for Kuwaitis must be obtained online as a tourist or business person for short trips. Travellers must meet the following requirements:
- Passport with a validity of 60 days or more after the trip: It is necessary to renew your passport before applying if it is due to expire sooner than this.
- Email address: An email address is needed to receive the Turkey e-Visa. All correspondence will be made to the account registered in the application.
- Travel tickets to Turkey. You must apply for the visa at least 48 hours before travel.
How to apply for a Turkey visa from Kuwait?
The application process consists of 2 simple steps:
Step 1: Apply
Visit www.evisa.gov.tr and enter your basic personal and contact details, such as the following:
- full name
- date of birth
- residential address
- email address
- phone number
- passport number
- passport issue and expiry date
- dates of travel
- proof of accommodation
Carefully review the answers for any mistakes before submitting their form, as it cannot be edited once delivered. Any errors will lead to the rejection of your application.
Step 2: Download the visa
The link to download your eVisa will be e-mailed to you after you have completed the application process. It usually takes less than a day to receive the visa download link. It is still advisable to apply at least 3 business days before your date of travel to Turkey.
Passport control officers at the ports of entry can verify your e-Visa in their system. However, you are advised to keep your eVisa with you either as a softcopy (on tablet pc, smartphone etc.) or as a hardcopy in case of any failure in the system.
Turkey visa centre in Kuwait
In case your visa cannot be processed online due to technical or other issues, visit the Embassy of Turkey in Kuwait.
Embassy of Turkey:
Al Daiyah, Embassies Area Plot No. 16, Yemen Street, Kuwait.
Phone: +965 2253 14 66/+965 2253 17 85/+965 2256 40 29
E-mail address:[email protected]
Turkey visa validity from Kuwait
The Turkey Visa is a multiple-entry permit that allows Kuwaiti residents to stay in Turkey for up to 90 days. The visa has a validity of 180 days. However, the stay of visa holders must not exceed a 90 days period.
Turkey visa fees from Kuwait
Kuwaiti nationals are exempted from paying any processing fee while applying for a Turkey visa.